Breaking News: Barricaded suspect apprehended in Winter Garden

first_img TAGSBreaking News Previous articleJuneteenth: The end of slavery in the United StatesNext articleLeadership Orange: What does it take to educate 203,000 students? Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Breaking News:From the Orange County Sheriff’s OfficeAt 6:40 a.m. members of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office/Fugitive Squad along with US Marshals from the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force were attempting to arrest Eddie Lewis Darby Jr., 44, on an outstanding warrant.Eddie L. Darby Jr.Darby had been sentenced to 15 years in prison for charges of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Sell/Distribute. Darby failed to appear for his sentencing on March 13th, 2017. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.Darby eluded Winter Garden Police and OCSO Deputies, so the case was sent to the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force.This morning it was learned that Darby was in the home with three young children: a one-year-old female, a seven-year-old male, and a nine-year-old female. Darby refused to answer the phone or commands to give up. After several hours OCSO/SWAT members were called in around 9:40 a.m. and 4-5 homes were evacuated near the scene.After SWAT members were deployed to the home, Darby gave himself up peacefully around 2:30 p.m. today. The children were unharmed and are back with their mother.Darby was taken to the Orange County Jail. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your name here Please enter your comment!last_img read more