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7 customer cars damaged after fire at Vero Beach dealership

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Seven customer vehicles were damaged in a fire at Dyer Chevrolet in Vero Beach late Monday. Deputies responded to a call of fire alarms ringing at the dealership about 11 p.m. Thick, black smoke was emanating from the building as 10 fire units and 28 personnel responded to the

TCPALM - 2018-03-20 12:42:33

Man Arrested For Disorderly Intoxication At Sebastian ShrimpFest

SEBASTIAN, Florida - Police made only one arrest during last weekend's ShrimpFest, an Indian River Harbour Beach man who already appeared intoxicated when he arrived to Sebastian. Tre Scott Bishop, 24, who witnesses say showed signs of intoxication when he arrived at Riverview Park, was charged with

SEBASTIANDAILY.COM - 2018-03-19 18:33:44

Driver just misses hitting Fort Pierce Police Station; faces several charges

FORT PIERCE, Fla.-- A Fort Pierce man has been arrested for a weekend crash where he just missed hitting the city police department. Police say late Friday night,43-year-old Jose Torres Rodriguez drove his pickup truck over a small tree, knocking down a light pole, a marble police memorial, and the

WPTV - 2018-03-19 20:47:55

No crying over spilled milk, but arrest over drunken milk

VERO BEACH - There's no crying over spilled milk, but there's an arrest involving imbibed milk in Indian River County. Steven McGuffey, 60, of the 1800 block of 7th Avenue, was jailed on a felony aggravated battery charge after the March 1 incident, an affidavit states. Vero Beach police about 1 p.m

TCPALM - 2018-03-20 09:00:03

Man Accidentally Shoots Himself In Hand With Own Gun

VERO BEACH, Florida - A 24-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the hand with his own gun last week in Vero Beach, according to the Indian River County Sheriff's Office. On Wednesday, at approximately 12:10 a.m., deputies responded to the Indian River Medical Center in reference to a shooting.

SEBASTIANDAILY.COM - 2018-03-19 13:15:08

Former Indian River County deputy Steve Peek pleads guilty to child abuse

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY- A former deputy who was accused in 2016 of molesting a teenage girl negotiated a deal Thursday in which he pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated child abuse. Steve Peek, 47, was charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation on a child between the ages of 12 and

TCPALM - 2018-03-19 18:47:26

Family's plea to bring missing woman home struggling with dementia

VERO BEACH, Fla - Have you seen her? Assunta 'Susy' Tomassi, who has dementia, has been missing since Friday afternoon and her family is now offering a $5,000 reward for her safe return. Susy was last seen on surveillance video from the Wildwood Antique Mall of Vero Beach outside camera, which captu

WPTV - 2018-03-20 03:39:55

Mystery solved: Tips lead to suspected vandal in Punisher T-shirt at FPL solar farm

Authorities are crediting several residents with helping to solve the mystery of who shot up a Florida Power and Light sign and other property at the company's Barefoot Bay solar farm. Michael Bradley Raglan, 35, of Barefoot Bay was charged with criminal mischief after several residents called to id

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-03-19 14:41:02

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Cat Saves Capsized Boaters Near Captain Hiram's

SEBASTIAN, Florida - A cat named CC alerted his owner when he saw a 15-year-old boy in the water screaming for help near Captain Hiram's in Sebastian. Captain Jim lives on his boat, Dewers & Lures, with his cat CC at the end of the dock at the Captain Hiram's Marina in Sebastian. On Monday night Cap


Nursing assistants' spending spree with John's Island couple's credit began over a year ago, police say

Nursing assistants' spending spree with John's Island couple's credit began over a year ago, police say INDIAN RIVER SHORES - The two Vero Beach certified nursing assistants charged Tuesday with organized fraud against a couple on John's Island started their crime spree more than a year ago, with fr


Rotary Club of Vero Beach Host 3rd Annual Twisted Tail Ribfest

VERO BEACH, Florida - The Rotary Club of Vero Beach has ten professional rib vendors competing for the Twisted Tail Ribfest trophy Saturday, March 24th 12 PM - 8 PM & Sunday, March 25th 12:00-6:00 p.m. at Riverside Park in Vero Beach. The professional rib vendor competitors include Cross Country BBQ


Woman flown to hospital after car goes in water in Stuart

Here are tips on what to do if you are involved in a traffic crash, according to Master Sgt. Frank Sabol, Port St. Lucie police spokesman. Wochit STUART - Martin County Fire Rescue responded to a call of a car in a lake Wednesday afternoon. Martin County Fire Rescue was called about 3:20 p.m. for


All lanes blocked on I-95 for crash in Vero Beach

A multi-vehicle crash has all lanes blocked on I-95 on Tuesday in Vero Beach. The crash happened on I-95 northbound beyond Exit 147, near State Road 60. Traffic was being re-routed off of I-95 northbound. A multi-vehicle crash has all lanes blocked on I-95 on Tuesday in Vero Beach. The crash happene


Video released of shootout at Sebastian bar

SEBASTIAN, Fla. - Inside Earl's Hideaway in Sebastian, several people posted on social media the exchange of gunfire between a wanted man and city police officers. Moments earlier, the officers tried to arrest Ward Kenyon, a convicted felon with active warrants. Bar surveillance video shows Officer