FDLE News


FDLE honors new member, support staff, lifetime achievement winners | 8/24/2023
FDLE honors members at Annual Awards

FDLE Pensacola member recognized for Innovation of the Year | 8/23/2023
FDLE Pensacola Crime Laboratory Analyst Supervisor Melissa Seifert earned the distinguished award.

FDLE agent honored with Life Saving Medal | 8/22/2023
Special Agent Frank Gorski builds trust, gets citizen to safety

FDLE Jacksonville crime lab supervisor recognized as Member of the Year | 8/22/2023
FDLE Crime Laboratory Analyst Supervisor Marcella “Marcie” Scott was recognized as FDLE’s Jessie B. Dobson, Jr. Distinguished Member of the Year during FDLE’s Annual Awards ceremony. Scott spearheaded Florida’s Sexual Assault Kit Tracking Program.
 

FDLE members recognized for exceptional performance | 8/21/2023
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement recognizes members for their exceptional performance.

FDLE arrests Rockledge man for Covid-19 mask scheme | 8/17/2023
FDLE agents arrested Esmeraldo Enrique, 79, of Rockledge on one count of organized fraud after he offered to sell more than 20 million N95 masks that did not exist. 

Following FDLE investigation, school teacher in Nigeria is arrested | 8/14/2023
Following an FDLE investigation, Eric Horton, 52, was arrested in Abuja, Nigeria for 18 counts of possession of child sexual abuse material and one count of promoting a sexual performance by a child. 
 

AG Moody, FDLE, HCSO to hold press availability about the Olympus Pools investigation | 8/14/2023
Join us at FDLE Tampa Bay Regional Operations Center at 10:30 AM.

FDLE arrests two Pensacola men for drug trafficking in multi-agency investigation | 8/14/2023
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) arrested Erik Gabriel Sterling, 39, and Martin James Sterling, 35, both of Pensacola, on one count each of trafficking in 1,4-Butanediol (over 10 kilograms), an illicit GHB analog drug.

FDLE arrests two Pensacola men for drug trafficking in multi-agency investigation | 8/14/2023
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) arrested Erik Gabriel Sterling, 39, and Martin James Sterling, 35, both of Pensacola, on one count each of trafficking in 1,4-Butanediol (over 10 kilograms), an illicit GHB analog drug.

ICYMI: Governor DeSantis Announces Successful First Year of State and Local Law Enforcement Interdiction Strike Force | 8/10/2023
Spotlighting the success of the first year of strike force efforts in interdicting human smuggling and trafficking and the seizure of illegal weapons and illicit narcotics transported through the state.

FDLE agents arrest Spring Hill woman for possession, transmission of child sexual abuse material | 8/10/2023
Ronda Hawkins, 42, faces charges including possession and transmission of CSAM.

FDLE, ACSO, GPD and FDC Operation Won’t Back Down nets area sexual offenders | 8/9/2023
FDLE requests the public to be on the lookout for absconders

FDLE agents extradite Wauchula murder suspect | 8/8/2023
Following a murder investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Wauchula Police Department, suspect Mathew Scott Flores, 36, was extradited back to Hardee County from Rutherford County, North Carolina.

FDLE Fort Myers ESD K-9 clearing cache of criminals across region | 8/4/2023
Fort Myers Special Agent Justin Gilmer and K-9 Cache give skills demonstration to local media

FDLE appoints new Criminal Justice Professionalism division director | 8/1/2023
Chad Brown has more than 28 years of law enforcement experience.

Meet FDLE’s ESD K-9 Cache for skills demonstration | 8/1/2023
Please join us at FDLE Fort Myers on August 4 at 10:30 a.m. 

FDLE arrests Cantonment woman for impersonating a law enforcement officer | 7/31/2023
Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) arrested Bobbie Lei Sales, 35, of Cantonment, for falsely impersonating a police officer. 
 

FDLE arrests retired officer for possession of child sexual abuse material | 7/27/2023
Baker County Sheriff's Office assisted in the case.

FDLE issues statement regarding Miami-Dade Police Director Freddy Ramirez | 7/24/2023
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) are investigating an incident involving Miami-Dade Police Director Freddy Ramirez last night on I-75 South of Tampa.

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