Red Button Thief free on bond after arrest in damaged gates

Jaramei Evan Amidei

The landscaper known as the Red Button Thief is free on bond following his arrest after allegedly damaging gates in The Villages. Jaramei Evan Amidei, 28, walked out of the Sumter County Detention Center at 5:43 p.m. Friday after posting $2,000 bond. He is also facing charges in Marion County. He was captured on surveillance […]

Fraudulent prescription filled at CVS Pharmacy in The Villages

CVS Lady Lake

A fraudulent prescription for Promethazine-Codeine cough syrup was filled earlier this month at CVS Pharmacy on Avenida Central in The Villages. A pharmacist contacted the Lady Lake Police Department after he was contacted by the CVS corporate office on July 19 in regard to the fraudulent prescription which had been filled and picked up by an unknown […]

Fruitland Park man jailed on child pornography charges

Cameron Robert Martinez

A 23-year-old Fruitland Park man was arrested after allegedly downloading child pornography on his bedroom computer. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement executed the warrant Wednesday at the Spring Lake Cove Apartments residence of Cameron Robert Martinez. During an investigation at the apartment with family members present, Martinez said he had become “bored with normal […]