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Sebastian and Vero Beach arrests in prostitution sting; Logan Spencer death

It’s been a crazy week in Sebastian and Vero Beach as more warrants were issued in the recent prostitution sting. We then learned that was an arrest warrant issued for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft as one of the clients who paid for sex at the massage parlors in Jupiter.


John Childs, Billionaire Businessman, Charged with Prostitution Solicitation

VERO BEACH – Police have charged John Childs of J.W. Childs Associates with solicitation of prostitution in the massage parlor sting in Sebastian and Vero Beach. Childs, 77, said police did not contact him about the charge and that the “accusation of solicitation of prostitution” was false. He has r


Man charged with murder after stabbing wife late Friday

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A 58-year-old man faces a first-degree murder charge after deputies said he slashed his wife several times with a knife-like object at their county home.


Sebastian Teenager Found Dead in Fellsmere

SEBASTIAN – The body of a Sebastian teenager who went missing Monday has been found, according to family members. “At this time, the case is being investigated as a homicide. Positive identification of the body and cause of death are yet to be determined. An autopsy will be conducted later today at


Florida man charged in death of grandma found in maggot-infested bed

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has been charged after his 87-year-old grandmother died and authorities said her bed was filled with live maggots. Brevard County Sheriff's deputies say Allen Arias brought an unresponsive Anita Arias to the hospital last month. The woman was covered in bed sores


Police looking for missing 16-year-old boy in Sebastian

SEBASTIAN, Fla. (CBS12) — Sebastian Police are asking for help in finding a missing 16-year-old boy. They say Logan Ray Spencer was last seen wearing dark pants, a T-shirt, flip-flops and a green backpack.


Florida cop disciplined after suspects caught on camera fondling each other on trip to jail

A Florida police department has disciplined an officer for allowing two shoplifting suspects he was transporting to jail cuddle, kiss and perform sex acts on each other, according to a report.


Driver seriously hurt in single vehicle crash in Sebastian

SEBASTIAN — A driver was seriously hurt in a single-vehicle crash early Thursday after his car struck a pipe near the driveway of a home, fire rescue crews said. The wreck involving a Sedan happened at 5:41 a.m. Thursday in the 1700 block of Laconia Street, said Indian River County Fire Rescue Batta


Flight instructor dies after aircraft crashes into Florida home, deputies say

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - A flight instructor has died after a plane crashed into a home in Winter Haven, Florida, on Saturday, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Lakeland flight instructor James Wagner, 64, was identified by deputies as the victim who died in the crash.


3 Former Law Enforcement Officers Busted in Prostitution Ring

SEBASTIAN – Two former police officers and a former undersheriff for Indian River County were among clients who were arrested for prostitution during the massage parlor raid last Tuesday.


Prominent Treasure Coast man caught in prostitution case

VERO BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Another prominent person is among the men arrested in a crackdown on human trafficking and prostitution involving several law enforcement agencies stretching from Jupiter to Orange County.


Deputies release video of triple fentanyl overdose in Florida parking lot

(WESH) A new video from deputies in Seminole, County Florida paints a picture of the overdose epidemic in the state. The video shows three people suffering from symptoms of drug overdose at the same gas station.


Deputies investigating homicide in Vero Beach

VERO BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Deputies are investigating a homicide on the 700 block of 41st Avenue, the Indian River County Sheriff's Office. No further information is available at this time.


Body found in Fellsmere sparks homicide probe

FELLSMERE, Fla. (CBS12) — A person out walking their dog made a grim discovery in Fellsmere. The Indian River County Sheriff's Office said a person found a partially decomposed body along 87th Street Thursday night.


Detectives investigating fatal stabbing in Vero Beach

VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Detectives with the Indian River County Sheriff's Office (IRCSO) are investigating the stabbing death of a woman by her husband in Vero Beach. According to IRCSO, a 59-year-old man stabbed his 69-year-old wife and then called authorities on himself.


Billionaire Democrat NFL Owner Arrested in Human Trafficking Bust

Billionaire Democrat NFL owner Robert Kraft was arrested Friday in connection to a human trafficking bust in Florida. The New England Patriots owner was charged on two counts of soliciting prostitution, according to law enforcement sources.


What could be next for the Florida massage parlor workers?

On Friday, Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots, was charged with two misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida.


NEW: Motorcyclist killed, passenger injured in West Palm wreck on Florida's Turnpike

WELLINGTON — A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger critically injured in a wreck early Saturday on Florida's Turnpike. Florida Highway Patrol authorities say Matias Rasuk, 25, lost control of his 2010 Kawasaki ZX100 while heading south shortly after 12:30 a.m. near mile marker 94, west of Okee


YNW Melly Is Reportedly A Suspect In The Murder Of A Florida Police Officer

In 2017, Indian River County Sheriff’s deputy Gary Chambliss died after being shot in a first-degree murder, and now, Florida rappers YNW Melly and YNW Bortlen are reportedly suspects.


Vero Beach police searching for man accused of robbing Metro PCS store

VERO BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Vero Beach police are looking for a man accused of robbing a Metro PCS store on Friday. Police say a black male wearing a dark red hoodie sweatshirt, ripped blue jeans, sneakers and a red baseball cap robbed the store at 1031 21st St.