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FDLE Announces Additional Arrest in the Windermere Police Department Investigation

 
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Orlando Regional Operations Center today arrested Raul Carvajal, 40, of Orlando, Fla.  Carvajal is a former reserve officer with the Windermere Police Department.  He was charged with one count of bribery, one count of giving of unlawful compensation for official behavior, one count of conspiracy to commit bribery and one count of conspiracy to give unlawful compensation for official behavior. 

 

Agents allege that Carvajal and Humberto Enrique Garcia, 34, of Kissimmee, Fla. offered Windermere Police Chief Daniel Saylor money and a trip to Puerto Rico in exchange for hiring Garcia as a reserve officer.  Garcia was never hired.  The offenses were uncovered during FDLE’s ongoing investigation into alleged improprieties at the Windermere Police Department.
 
Carvajal was booked into the Orange County Jail and bond was set at $37,000.  Garcia is currently wanted on the same charges and bond amount as Carvajal.  Anyone with information is requested to contact FDLE at 800-226-8521. The Office of State Attorney Lawson Lamar, 9th Judicial Circuit, will prosecute this case.
 
FDLE’s investigation continues.
 
For Further Information Contact:
Heather Smith, Keith Kameg or Kristi Gordon
Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001