Monroe County Sheriff’s Office

Yoan Chavez Estenoz (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Man Wanted For Murder Found Fishing Off 7 Mile Bridge

A Hialeah man wanted for murder was found fishing off the Seven Mile Bridge in the Keys.


Brandon Funkhouser mug (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Florida Keys Police Arrest Sleeping Burglar

Police in the Keys arrested a 30-year-old man Sunday for entering an elderly man’s sailboat, refusing to leave, and then falling asleep on the victim’s couch.


Sean Michael Stacey  (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Florida City Police Apprehend Escaped Keys Inmate

An escaped inmate is headed back to Monroe County to face new charges after he was apprehended in Florida City on Sunday.


Florida Keys

Tourists Die In Three Keys Snorkeling Incidents

A trio of tourists died in three separate snorkeling incidents in the Keys on Monday.


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Phone Scam Costs Ocean Reef Man Thousands

An Ocean Reef resident paid thousands to bail his grandson out of jail—but two money orders later, he realized the whole thing was a hoax.


A pelican is recuperating after its pouch was slashed and its wing was hacked off. (Source: cbs4)

Local Vet Rehabilitates Pelican, Amid Search For Culprits

A South Florida vet is helping rehabilitate a pelican found with his pouch slashed and his wing hacked off.


A pelican is recuperating after its pouch was slashed and its wing was hacked off. (Courtesy: South Florida Veterinarian Don Harris )

Pelicans Turning Up With Slashed Pouches, Missing Wings

Florida Wildlife officials are searching for a person or people who slashed a number of pelicans’ pouches and hacked their wings off.


Kayla Gregg (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Keys Stripper To Cop: Drugs In My Purse Are For My Back

A Key West stripper found passed out in her car on the side of the road in Sugarloaf Key told a sheriff’s deputy that the illegal drugs in her purse were for her back pain.


Mario Salazar (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Second Man Sought In Beating, Robbery Of Keys Homeless Man

Sheriff’s deputies in the lower Keys are trying to track down a second man who beat and robbed a homeless man in Bernstein Park on Stock Island.


Duglas Hernandez Morel (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Homestead Man Charged With Kidnapping, Rape Of Woman

More charges are expected to be filed against a Homestead man who reportedly kidnapped a woman and repeatedly raped her.