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Crime, police reports, accident reports, police blotter in Leesburg, Florida and surrounding communities. Local police department press releases and alerts, local citations for golf cart DUI’s, robberies and more in Leesburg, Tavares, Eustis and other cities in Lake County, Florida.

Man accused of videoing woman in Kohl’s dressing room out on bond

A man accused of videoing a woman changing clothes at a Kohl’s department store was arrested Saturday and is out of jail on $5,000 bond.

Search is on for man caught videoing woman in department store dressing room

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging area residents to assist the Tavares Police Department in locating a man who was caught filming a woman changing clothes Monday in a Kohl’s department store dressing room.

Groveland man found in attic after ramming Sumter sheriff’s deputy’s patrol vehicle

A Groveland man is behind bars after ramming a stolen SUV into a Sumter County sheriff's deputy’s patrol vehicle early Tuesday morning.

Sumter sheriff seeks help in identifying thief who targeted Bushnell Wal-Mart

Sumter County sheriff’s detectives are seeking help in locating a bandit who recently hit the Bushnell Wal-Mart.

Leesburg woman found with drugs and coffee creamer claims mom pushed her from vehicle

A Leesburg woman who claimed she was pushed out of a vehicle by her mother with someone else’s methamphetamine found herself behind bars Monday night.

Undercover Lake County drug stings net 44 arrests and huge haul of illegal narcotics

Undercover narcotics detectives from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office worked in conjunction recently with officers from three police departments – Clermont, Leesburg and Eustis – in two simultaneous operations targeting high-level drug traffickers.

Convicted felon captured after manhunt in Sumter County

A convicted felon was captured after a manhunt that included a helicopter and bloodhounds Saturday afternoon in Sumter County.

Bandit sought after residence and shed in Webster get burglarized

Sumter County sheriff’s detectives are looking for a bandit who burglarized a residence and detached shed in the Webster area.

Sumter detectives seek help in nabbing bandit that robbed Bushnell Dollar General store

Sumter County sheriff’s detectives are asking for help in identifying a man who recently robbed the Dollar General store in Bushnell.

Massive drug raid at Webster house nets 14 arrests and infant taken by DCF

Fourteen people were arrested last week when multiple units from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office raided a home in Webster.