- Associated Press - Friday, December 9, 2016

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FORMER GANG ENFORCER GUILTY OF KILLING 3 PEOPLE

Local media outlets say 35-year-old Wesnel Isaac was found guilty Friday of three counts of second-degree murder and other charges. Authorities say Isaac, Loubert Jules, Peter Belvilus and George Guerrier went to a Bonita Springs home in 2007 planning retribution against drug dealers who robbed Jules. The group didn’t find the robbers but abducted three men who were there. Their bodies were later found in a vehicle in Lehigh Acres.

2 ARRESTED AFTER DEPUTY SEES THEM POINTING LASER AT TRAFFIC

One of the motorists was a deputy in an unmarked Volusia County Sheriff’s vehicle. He followed them into a nearby apartment complex late Wednesday night. The laser, which was also a lighter, was designed to look like a pistol. Deputies say 25-year-old Uleseyc O’Neal and 19-year-old Terry Howard ran from the car. A deputy called for backup.



6 MIAMI ELEMENTARY STUDENTS EVALUATED AFTER TAKING DRUG

Fire rescue officials tell local news outlets the students took an unknown medication on Friday and were being checked out as a precaution. Miami-Dade Public Schools spokesman John Schuster says a fifth grade student brought the medication to school and passed it around.

1 KILLED IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SCHOOL BUS CRASH

The Florida Highway Patrol said in a news release that 34-year-old Juan Carlos Quijada Amaya failed to negotiate a curve in the road and hit a school bus that was heading in the other direction early Friday. Troopers say the driver died at the scene. The driver of the bus was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. No students were on the bus.

TEEN ACCUSED OF BRINGING LOADED GUN TO FLORIDA MIDDLE SCHOOL

Harllee Middle School officials tell news outlets they received information on Thursday that the teen had a firearm on campus. Manatee County Sheriff’s deputies found the weapon and a small amount of marijuana in the boy’s backpack. The boy told investigators he found the gun on the side of the road.

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