Beware Of Ocala Electric Utility Scams

Beware Of Ocala Electric Utility Scams

  Ocala, Florida — Ocala Electric Utilities customers have recently been targeted with fraud calls. OPD has taken one report report ; where that customer was taken for $500. However OEU says they have received several calls from customers in regards to fraud. The scam is: customers are told to pay $500 using a pre-paid […]

Florida Congressman Trey Radel Guilty

Florida Congressman Trey Radel Guilty

  Florida – DEA and other federal officials announced that U.S. Rep. Trey Radel, 37, pled guilty yesterday in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia to a misdemeanor charge of possession of cocaine. Radel, who represents the 19th Congressional District of Florida, appeared before the Honorable Senior Judge Robert S. Tignor. As a […]

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Rib Sale

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Rib Sale

  Marion County, Florida – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Gigantic Rib Sale is happening. This annual fundraiser will feature 1,100 slabs of succulent pork ribs that are prepared by Marion County Sheriff’s Office professionals who are volunteering their time and energy. The juicy ribs will be ready January 31, 2014 – just in time […]

Two Teens Will Not Be Charged In Rebecca Sedwick Suicide Case

Two Teens Will Not Be Charged In Rebecca Sedwick Suicide Case

  Polk County, Florida — Two juveniles that were previously charged in the suicide death of Rebecca Sedwick have had the charges dropped. Attorney Jose Baez, the attorney that represented alleged murderer Casey Anthony also represented the youngest of the teens in the Sedwick case. Attorney Baez fired off at Sheriff Grady Judd for releasing […]

Cock Ring Fighting Leads to Multiple Men Arrested

Cock Ring Fighting Leads to Multiple Men Arrested

  Polk County, Florida — Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies received an anonymous tip about possible rooster fights taking place at 4560 Carl Boozer Road Haines City. Deputies responded to the location and discovered a fight in progress with 14 suspects at the scene. Agriculture Crimes deputies responded and a search warrant was obtained for […]

Marion County Sheriff’s Swat Team Earns Top Honors

Marion County Sheriff’s Swat Team Earns Top Honors

  Marion County, Florida — On November 15, 2013 the 31st Annual SWAT Round-Up International competition comes to an end with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office taking second overall in the team standings – besting 55 other teams from around the world. Plus, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office earned first place in four individual contests: […]

Tydree Barrow and Gerod Rawls on the run

Tydree Barrow and Gerod Rawls on the run

  Ocala, Florida — Detective Jorge Fernandez and fellow detectives from the Ocala Police Department have been continuing to investigate the homicide of Samuel Washington, which occurred on November 14, 2013. In the course of their investigation they have been able to link the homicide of Washington, to the shooting of Michael Drayton, that occurred […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway For Two Families 2013

Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway For Two Families 2013

  Ocala, Florida — The holidays can be a very stressful and financially difficult time for many families; the Ocala Post understands! That is why this holiday season Ocala Post hopes to ease the financial burden just a little. Ocala Post and Symphony Healthcare, Inc. have teamed up to provide a Thanksgiving meal to two […]

Renita Rayner Arrested On Charges Unrelated To Ocala Bank Robbery

Renita Rayner Arrested On Charges Unrelated To Ocala Bank Robbery

  Ocala, Florida – At approximately 11:00 a.m. on November 13, 2013 an Ocala Post staff member noticed a booking photo taken by the Hillsborough County Jail matched the name and description of wanted felon, Renita Rayner. Ocala Post contacted Hillsborough County and spoke with a public information officer who seemed a little surprised when […]

Five People Added To FBI Cyber Wanted List

Five People Added To FBI Cyber Wanted List

  Five individuals have been added to the FBI’s Cyber Most Wanted list for their roles in domestic and international hacking and fraud crimes collectively involving hundreds of thousands of victims and tens of millions of dollars in losses, according to FBI officials. The new fugitives on the FBI’s Cyber Most Wanted list are: Pakistani […]

Michael Tarver OK’d to practice dentistry again

Michael Tarver OK’d to practice dentistry again

  Ocala, Florida — Despite more than a dozen complaints from parents and employees, former Polliwog owner Michael Tarver was approved by the Board of Dentistry to have his Dentistry License reinstated. Complaints were made to the Ocala Police Department as early as 2012, but it wasn’t until the middle of 2013 that the Department […]

Ex-Military Police Officer Michael Boyce Killed His Pregnant Wife

Ex-Military Police Officer Michael Boyce Killed His Pregnant Wife

  Orlando, Florida — On Thursday November 14, 2013, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence located at 4524 Nikki Court in Orlando, after someone reported a gun shot. When deputies arrived at the address they observed a pregnant black female, who was identified as Alexis Boyce, sitting in a chair inside the […]

Polliwog Dental changes name to Churchill Dentistry

Polliwog Dental changes name to Churchill Dentistry

    Ocala, Florida — As if Ocala residents would not notice, Polliwog Dental has changed its name; Polliwog is now Churchill Dentistry. Michael Tarver is not the registered owner of Churchill Dentistry. A quick search of “Churchill Dentistry” reveals it is registered to a Wendy Churchill. However, Ocala Post realized that “Churchill Dentistry” has […]

Angel Cruz Arraigned in Brooklyn, New York

Angel Cruz Arraigned in Brooklyn, New York

  Brooklyn, New York — Angel Gregorio Liriano Cruz was arraigned yesterday afternoon before United States Magistrate Judge Roanne L. Mann, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, on heroin and cocaine trafficking charges. Liriano Cruz is alleged to be the leader of an international drug organization responsible for shipping more than 200 kilograms […]

Shots fired at Parkside Apartments

Shots fired at Parkside Apartments

  Ocala, Florida — Today, November 14, 2013, at approximately 2:36 a.m., OPD officers responded to calls of shots fired. The calls indicated that shots were fired in the 1900 block of NW 1st Avenue and also in the area of Parkside Gardens Apartments, 621 NW 2nd Street. While officers were investigating the calls at […]

Felecia Scott Parent Of The Year

Felecia Scott Parent Of The Year

  Ocala, Florida — On November 11, 2013 Officer Rossi with the Ocala Police Department responded to the area of 1644 NW 4th Street in Ocala in response to a call about teenagers fighting. According to reports when Officer Rossi arrived only the victim and the witnesses were still on the scene. The victim, a […]