State official suspended over road rage case
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published May 11, 2007
DAYTONA BEACH - AN ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACCUSED OF PULLING A GUN IN A ROAD RAGE INCIDENT WAS PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE WHILE THE CASE IS INVESTIGATED, OFFICIALS SAID. CARLOS A. IVANOR JR., 31, OF ORLANDO, ALLEGEDLY DISPLAYED A HANDGUN ON MAY 3 WHEN ANOTHER MOTORIST WOULDN'T LET HIM OVER INTO HIS LANE, ACCORDING TO A VOLUSIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE REPORT. THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAS RECOMMENDED AGGRAVATED ASSAULT CHARGES. IVANOR HANDLES CRIMINAL APPEALS CASES IN THE 5TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL.
Florida soldier dies in Afghanistan
DeFuniak Springs - A Florida Special Forces soldier was killed in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said Thursday. Sgt. Timothy P. Padgett, 28, of DeFuniak Springs died Tuesday in Tarin Kwot when his unit was attacked during a patrol, officials said. Padgett was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg. He was an Army Ranger medic and former South Walton Fire District firefighter and paramedic. Padgett was a lifelong resident of Walton County, the News Herald of Panama City reported.