Florida Keys prosecutors filed formal murder and sexual battery charges against a Marathon man in connection with a woman found strangled to death in the woods the day before Thanksgiving. Detectives struggled for days to identify the victim.
A Chinese national, Zhao Qianli, was indicted Friday on six counts of photographing and sketching defense installations in Key West without permission from the commanding officer. He pleaded not guilty in court.
The Islamorada Village Council voted 4-1 last month to write a letter to the Trump White House urging clemency for a local man who was given seven life sentences for smuggling cocaine in the late 1980s.
A Florida City woman was charged with aggravated assault without intent to kill and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after attacking a coworker with a hammer at Lobster Trap Art in Islamorada, cops say.
A Key Largo hair salon owner was busted in an undercover sting operation selling drugs, cops say. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office detectives say he sold an informant an ounce of cocaine from inside his Florida Keys shop
A Marathon man who is a registered sex offender in Missouri was arrested Saturday night after Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies found alcohol and two teenage girls in the car he was riding in. The man denied the charge.
A woman found dead in the woods in the Middle Keys city of Marathon was likely strangled to death, say Monroe County Sheriff’s Office detectives. An arrest was made, but police have yet to identify the victim.
A woman from Massachusetts and a man from Flushing, New York, were arrested in the Florida Keys after cops say they raced each other in a Ferrari and a Lamborghini at speeds exceeding 100 mph on U.S. 1.
The Key West Police Department was called out to a domestic dispute on a 45-foot liveaboard boat Thanksgiving night. While there, the vessel ignited into flames and it sank. Police are investigating the case as arson.
A Florida Keys fisherman found the body of a woman in the woods near the Vaca Cut Bridge in Marathon Wednesday. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a Marathon man in connection with the woman’s death.
Lawyers for a Florida Keys man who is accused in a civil lawsuit of financing a murder-for-hire plot say whether he was or was not behind the crime, he never intended to inflict emotional distress upon the victim.
A Florida City man was arrested on cocaine dealing charges after Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies pulled him over in the Florida Keys. The driver of the car he was in was also arrested on a cocaine charge.
A Key Largo man was arrested this week after Monroe County Sheriff’s Office detectives determined there was enough evidence he molested a young girl. The accused was released from county jail Thursday after posting bond.
Key Largo resident Jesus Noa Rodriguez, accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend, was found by Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies hiding in her tree outside her apartment complex in the city of Marathon. He is in Key West jail.