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Four-month probe ends with largest fentanyl bust in Lake County history

Undercover narcotics detectives from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office recently wrapped up a four-month investigation with a huge bust that netted the largest amount of fentanyl (over 3 pounds) ever confiscated in the history of the county.

First case of Monkeypox reported in Lake County

The first case of Monkeypox has been reported in Lake County, according to the Florida Department of Health.

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Leesburg man admits to stealing lumber to build barn

A Leesburg man who admitted to stealing lumber from a construction site is apparently building a barn in his back yard.

Woman charged with battering and pouring beer on drunk boyfriend

A 40-year-old Leesburg woman was arrested after she allegedly battered her live-in boyfriend while he was drunk and in bed.

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20-year-old man arrested with stolen gun after report of negligent discharge

A 20-year-old man was arrested with a stolen gun after a report of a negligent discharge in Leesburg.

Woman charged with dating violence after allegedly biting boyfriend

A Leesburg woman was arrested on a warrant last week charging her with dating violence. She allegedly bit her boyfriend.

Major accident ties up traffic on U.S. Hwy. 441 in Leesburg

A major accident was tying up traffic Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Hwy. 441 in Leesburg.

Leesburg man circling historic Mote Morris House nabbed on DUI charge

A Leesburg man circling the historic Mote Morris House was nabbed on a DUI charge. The man's girlfriend said he had been following her.

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Four-month probe ends with largest fentanyl bust in Lake County history

Undercover narcotics detectives from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office recently wrapped up a four-month investigation with a huge bust that netted the largest amount of fentanyl (over 3 pounds) ever confiscated in the history of the county.

Leesburg man admits to stealing lumber to build barn

A Leesburg man who admitted to stealing lumber from a construction site is apparently building a barn in his back yard.

Woman charged with battering and pouring beer on drunk boyfriend

A 40-year-old Leesburg woman was arrested after she allegedly battered her live-in boyfriend while he was drunk and in bed.

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THC wax found on Leesburg man who failed to use his blinker

A 22-year-old Leesburg man was charged with possession of THC wax after being pulled over for failing to use his turn signal.

Belligerent tailgater in Camaro accused of threatening officers on the way to jail

A Winter Garden man who reportedly followed a vehicle all the way from Orlando to Leesburg is accused of verbally abusing and threatening the police officers who arrested him on drunk-driving charges.

Man who downed 15 Coronas charged with DUI after passing out behind wheel

A 22-year-old Leesburg man who claims he drank 15 beers was charged with DUI after being found passed out behind the wheel of his pickup truck, which was blocking traffic on North Boulevard.

Teen charged with snatching gold chains off man’s neck in broad daylight

A Leesburg teenager was arrested for allegedly for allegedly grabbing several religious-themed gold chains valued at $8,000 off a man’s neck while passing him on Picciola Road.