40-year-old Frederick Pohl of Clermont thought he had been chatting online with the girl and her father, but was actually talking with undercover federal agents, according to a complaint filed in federal court.
After the theft was mentioned in a May 17 arrest warrant, Orange County Sheriff's Office clarified to Orlando Rising that the Buzzy animatronic "is stolen" and the theft remains a "very active investigation."
With the financial and creative resources needed to create an attraction in a Universal or Disney park, there are few instances where rides are such flops that they’re substantially altered within their first year of operation.
The opening of Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway has been pushed back to spring 2020, leaving Disney's Hollywood Studios without a ride that could have diverted some guests away from Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.
"Universal always keeps their plans close to the vest. In this case it worked out well for Universal, as they began to realize that the project was big enough to be in a new theme park rather than being added to one of the existing parks."