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Inmate Returned After Inadvertent Release From Jail

Jan. 1, 2023 - Seminole County deputies have returned inmate Alan Dixon into custody following an inadvertent release that occurred at approximately 9:00 PM on Sunday, January 8, 2023, from the John E. Polk Correctional Facility in Sanford...
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SCSO Detention Deputy arrested for Smuggling Controlled Substances into the Correctional Facility

Nov. 28, 2022 - The Seminole County Sheriff's Office today arrested Starr Ariel Muhammad, a Detention Deputy employed by the agency and assigned to the John E. Polk Correctional Facility, on felony charges of Sale, Manufacture or Delivery of a Schedule III Controlled Substance and Smuggling or Introduction of Contraband into a County Detention Facility...
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Deputies Investigate Fatal Shooting on Petunia Terrace

Nov. 23, 2022 -The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred last night in unincorporated Sanford. On November 22, deputies responded to the 200 block of Petunia Terrace in the Vista Haven Apartments complex around 8:12 p.m. after residents reported hearing gunshots...
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Sanford, Florida 32773
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