Real Estate In Florida Being Sold To Foreigners

Real Estate In Florida Being Sold To Foreigners

  Ocala, Florida — Real estate sales are on the rise in Marion County. The economy seems to be improving, and more people are buying homes and taking advantage of the low prices from short sales. The Florida Realtor Association wrote in July , “U.S. Consumer Confidence is up 7 points from May but even […]

Cole Decker Released After Posting A $75,000 Bond

Cole Decker Released After Posting A $75,000 Bond

  Marion County — Marion County residents beware of a dangerous sex offender who was released from the Marion County Jail on bond at 11:49 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2013. Cole Stephen Decker, 19, as of October 30, 2013, was being held on one count of Capital Sexual Battery on a Child under 12 […]

Police officer Daniel Gonzales Arrested For Sexual Abuse

Police officer Daniel Gonzales Arrested For Sexual Abuse

  Dillingham, Alaska — Alaska state troopers had been investigating accusations that a police officer with the Togiak Village Police Department had sex with a minor in his patrol car for several days when the man confessed. Police officer Daniel A. Gonzales, 22, was arrested Friday after he admitted to having sex with the minor […]

$20,000 Reward For Information On Two Captured Murderers

$20,000 Reward For Information On Two Captured Murderers

  Central Florida Crimeline is joining the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Attorney General Pam Bondi, in offering up to a $20,000 reward for information related to the investigation into escaped inmates Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins. Walker and Jenkins were both serving life sentences but were mistakenly released after someone on the outside […]

30th Annual Light Up Ocala

30th Annual Light Up Ocala

  Light Up Ocala, the community’s official kick off of the holiday season, is held on the Downtown square on November 23, 2013. The Parade begins at 4:30 p.m. and the “Lighting of Ocala” will take place at 7:30 p.m., presuming there won’t be any technical difficulties. There will be entertainment, food, activities, and vendor […]

Family Dollar Robbed Authorities Need Your Help

Family Dollar Robbed Authorities Need Your Help

  Volusia County, Florida — The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help to catch a man who committed an armed robbery in Deltona on the morning of Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Around 7:30 a.m. a woman called the sheriff’s office to report that she had been robbed as she walked out of the […]

Robert Buchanan Arrested For Sexual Battery

Robert Buchanan Arrested For Sexual Battery

  Summerfield, Florida — On November 4, 2013, a woman called the Marion County Sheriff’s to report that the 19-year-old boy identified as Robert Lee Buchanan, had sexually molested her daughter. According to reports, the victim’s mother advised deputies that Buchanan is a family friend who had been living with them for several months. The […]

Drug Take-Back Day 2013 Was A Success

Drug Take-Back Day 2013 Was A Success

  Washington – The American people have again responded in droves to the most recent DEA-led National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Last Saturday citizens turned in 647,211 pounds (324 tons) of expired and unwanted medications for safe and proper disposal at the 4,114 take-back sites that were available in all 50 states, the District of […]

U.S. Postal Worker Alzet Parker Arrested

U.S. Postal Worker Alzet Parker Arrested

  Palm Beach County, Florida — U.S. Postal Employee Alzet Parker, 51, of 1767 North Jog Road, Apt 106, West Palm Beach was arrested and transported to the Federal Court house for fraudulent use of credit cards. Parker had been steeling credit cards from postal customers since 2012 and then using the cards for her […]

Big Oak Tow Truck Carjacked

Big Oak Tow Truck Carjacked

  Marion County — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two suspects who carjacked a tow truck driver. This incident took place around 12:45 a.m., Wednesday, November 06,2013 along the 8400 block of NW 193rd Street in Reddick. The victim [driver] told detectives he got a call to tow a vehicle to Gainesville. […]

Arsonist targeting law enforcement in Marion County

Arsonist targeting law enforcement in Marion County

  Ocala, Florida — Marion County law enforcement are under attack, and this time it’s not from the Commission. Marion county has an arsonist that is targeting law enforcement. As with any arsonist, the fear of him/her evolving is always a possibility, according to experts. Experts agree that this is a situation that should not […]

Sheriff Chris Blair Boosts Office Morale Before The Holidays

Sheriff Chris Blair Boosts Office Morale Before The Holidays

  Ocala, Florida — Since Sheriff Chris Blair was elected as Sheriff in 2012, Blair and the Sheriff’s Office have been under constant attack. The most recent attack on the Sheriff’s Office is scrutiny for the disbursement of Longevity Pay that was due to staff. Longevity pay is nothing new with the Sheriff’s Office, it […]

Rafael Caro Quintero Wanted $5 Million Reward

Rafael Caro Quintero Wanted $5 Million Reward

  Washington – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today applauded the announcement by the U.S. Department of State of a new reward offering under the Narcotics Reward Program for the arrest and/or conviction of Rafael Caro-Quintero. The Department is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or […]

Search Continues For Yessenia Suarez And Her Two Children

Search Continues For Yessenia Suarez And Her Two Children

  Daytona Beach, Florida — Sheriff Ben Johnson and the commanders of both the investigative and search components of Yessenia Suarez case met Monday afternoon with the family of Yessenia Suarez and her children, Michael and Thalia Otto. At the meeting, the group reviewed the progress of the ongoing search efforts that have been undertaken […]

Julio Alvarez Chases A Boy Down And Corners Him

Julio Alvarez Chases A Boy Down And Corners Him

  Ocala, Florida — The Ocala police Department was dispatched to the area of the 700 block of NE 28th Street in Ocala, on November 3, 2013, after an anonymous caller dialed 911 reporting that a man was chasing a child and attempting to grab him. After the anonymous caller hung up, 911 received a […]

Michael Tarver, owner of Polliwog, hopes to get license back

Michael Tarver, owner of Polliwog, hopes to get license back

  Ocala, Florida — Michael Tarver, the owner of Polliwog Dental, LLC., is hoping to have his licensed reinstated this month. Tarver, whom practices pediatric dentistry, got his medical license suspended in early September 2013 after serious allegations of child endangerment surfaced. Starting in 2012, Tarver has had multiple complaints files against him at the […]

Trick-Or-Treat 2013 Operation Candy Sweep

Trick-Or-Treat 2013 Operation Candy Sweep

  Marion County, Florida — (October 31, 2013) – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Department of Corrections, the Dunnellon and Ocala Police departments, will conduct Operation Candy Sweep VIII “2013”. It is happening from 4 p.m. until 11 p.m., Thursday, October 31, 2013 throughout Marion County. The focus of this multi-agency operation […]

Michelle Lucus arrested after Chevron bathroom incident

Michelle Lucus arrested after Chevron bathroom incident

  Ocala, Florida — On October 25, 2013, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a six-year-old boy was sexually battered by an adult female, later identified as Michelle Lucus, 46, of Ocala. During a forensic interview, the six-year-old told authorities that on October 25, 2013, he was walking to the Chevron gas […]