Julian Keen’s Memorial Service is today

The FWC Fallen Officer Service for Julian Keen will be held tomorrow, June 22, 11:00 am, at The Venue at Mudge Ranch.  Full honor guard will be in attendance. The Venue at Mudge Ranch 1323 Loblolly Bay Rd SW LaBelle, FL 33935 Everyone is asked to park onsite, once this area is full, there will be […]

LHS cheerleaders raise thousands with bake sale

During the day, before the Julian Keen, Jr. candlelight vigil on June 17, 2020, the LHS cheerleaders held a bake sale at Barron Park. They raised $3790.35 to go towards the Julian Keen Memorial Scholarship. “We would like to thank everyone who dropped off baked goods for the girls to sell and everyone for their […]

20-year old arrested for the shooting death of off-duty Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer

Eliceo Hernandez, 20, was arrested and charged with homicide-negligent manslaughter in connection with the early Sunday shooting death of a 30-year-old off-duty Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer, Julian Keen, jr, in LaBelle. It has been reported that Keen was off-duty, in the area of Nobles Road and Apache Circle trying to stop a […]

FDLE continues to investigate block party shooting

Hendry County Sheriff’s Office’s major crimes unit and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) continue to investigate a deputy-involved shooting that occurred during a block party in LaBelle that took place on May 17. Recently, the mother of one of the men who was shot said she plans to sue the Hendry County Sheriff’s […]

HCSO officer involved shooting being investigated

Sheriff: ‘People will lie. Body cameras do not.’LaBelle – The Hendry County Major Crimes Unit and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred on Saturday, May 16, around 1:45 a.m. Hendry County Deputies were in the area of Kissimmee and Selma Daniels Ave., breaking up a block party […]

HCSO Deputy involved in shooting in LaBelle

At approximately 1:45 a.m. Hendry County Deputies were in the area of Kissimmee and Selma Daniels Ave., in LaBelle, breaking up a block party when gunshots were heard. Deputies responded to that area an officer involved shooting occurred.  At this time, Hendry County Major Crimes Unit and FDLE are investigating. HCSO is asking if anyone […]

One arrested in death of Jamal Hubert

Jamal Hubert was found dead in a canal in Palm Beach County on June 7. Detectives said they were investigating the case as a homicide. Earlier Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 30 yr old Terrance Demetrius Thomas of Clewiston, was arrested in connection with the death of Jamal Hubert. He is being held in $100,000.00 bond. […]