MOUNT DORA, FLORIDA- According to the news, the missing boy alert was canceled on Wednesday upon finding the 9-year-old boy safe.
9-year-old John Weldon was on the lookout since early March by the Mount Dora officials. Later a Missing child alert was issued on Mar. 9.
According to the initial news, the boy was suspected to be missing along with the 42-year-old Daryl Weldon. They were thought to be heading either to Colorado or Wisconsin, according to the authorities.
The case was reported to be solved and closed on Wednesday by the Florida Department of Law enforcement officers. The child was noted to be safe.
Stay with us for more updates on the information pertaining to the case.
The reports say a 43-year-old man was found dead Saturday after he was hit by a car in Mount Dora.
According to the records, the incident happened on Southbound 441 near Lincoln Avenue around 6:30 a.m. Saturday.
The Mount Dora Police Department said the 43-year-old victim later identified as Cameron Cruz, was found just south of Lincoln Avenue.
Records show the driver involved in the crash returned to the scene. The crash is under investigation. No more details have been released.
The reports say a woman was arrested Friday after Mount Dora police say she walked into a local business where a couple had just been shot and did not help.
The 47-year-old Minh Nguyen and 56-year-old Khiem Ba Trinh, known as Tina and Ken in their community, were shot multiple times during an armed robbery at the T&N Market on North Grandview Street on Monday night.
Police arrested 32-year-old Undrea Dixon Friday. Dixon told law enforcement when she entered the T&N store Monday she “saw nothing,” but investigators later learned that Dixon saw both victims, heard them in distress but left and went home. Dixon was recorded on surveillance video entering and leaving the store moments after the shooting.
“Dixon made no effort to render aid or summon for medical assistance. Dixon returned to the scene the night of the incident where she was recognized by investigators,” read a statement from Mount Dora spokesperson Lisa McDonald.
Deputies said Dixon is charged with providing false information to law enforcement and booked into the Lake County Jail.
According to Mount Dora police, the second victim who was shot during a robbery Monday has died.
Records say the 56-year-old Khiem Ba Trinh (Ken) and 47-year-old Minh Nguyen (Tina) were closing T&N Market on Monday night when they were shot multiple times.
Police said Nguyen was pronounced dead at the scene and Trinh was airlifted to Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford.
“I’ve never seen an outpouring of love and dedication and commitment,” Mount Dora Interim Police Chief Brett Meade said, seeing the support people have expressed for the family of the victims. “The city of Mount Dora is a beautiful place.”
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is assisting with the investigation. “Together in our community we can solve this crime, we can bring the perpetrator to justice and we can begin our healing process,” Meade said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Mount Dora police or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.
Deputies said two people were shot and one was killed in Mount Dora Monday night.
According to the reports, the shooting happened inside a convenience store on North Grandview Street around 9 p.m. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
Records say the victims own T&N Market on North Grandview Street. They were closing for the night when they were both shot multiple times.
The victims were later identified as Tony, 56, and Tina, 47. Mount Dora Interim Police Chief Brett Meade said the armed robber is then seen on video leaving the store while carrying a white bag.
“This individual will be caught,” said Meade. “Please help us pass this information on so we can bring this individual to justice.”
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Mount Dora police or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.