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 […]

Dance instructor Harrison Prater arrested for lascivious behavior

Dance instructor Harrison Prater arrested for lascivious behavior

  Seminole County, Florida — On October 29, 2013, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Crimes Against Children (CAC) Unit arrested Harrison Jonathan Prater, 27, of Orlando, for lewd and lascivious behavior after he inappropriately touched a teenage girl. Prater is a dance instructor and teaches at multiple dance schools in Orange and Seminole County. […]

11-Year-Old Keelin Morris Hit By Car On Way To Belleview Middle

11-Year-Old Keelin Morris Hit By Car On Way To Belleview Middle

  Belleview, Florida — On October 29, 2013, at approximately 9 a.m., a Belleview Middle School student was hit by a car as she rode her bicycle to school. The accident happened on a street where residence say speed is a problem on a daily basis. According to residence, motorists travel the area at high […]

Luis Toledo Has Been Charged With One Murder So Far

Luis Toledo Has Been Charged With One Murder So Far

  Daytona Beach, Florida — Volusia County Sheriff’s investigators filed a murder charge Monday night October 28, 2013 against Luis Toledo, the man at the center of the disappearance of his wife and her two children. Investigators charged Toledo with 2nd-degree murder in the death of his wife, 28-year-old Yessenia Suarez. No charges have been […]

Joseph Politsch wanted to murder family for chicken

Joseph Politsch wanted to murder family for chicken

  Ocala, Florida — On October 28, 2013, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Barker, responded to the 3000 block of NE Jacksonville Road in reference to a 911 hang-up relayed from the Ocala Police Department. Barker checked a frequent problem area at 3027 NE Jacksonville Road when he heard what appeared to be a physical […]

Ocklawaha Civil War Reenactment

Ocklawaha Civil War Reenactment

The 29th Annual Ocklawaha River Raid will be held on November 2 and 3, 2013, and is hosted by the 2nd Battalion, Hardy’s Brigade Civil War Re-enactor/Living History units. We are pleased to announce this re-enactment will be held on a new site. In cooperation with the Florida Horse Park the event will take place […]

David Harrington Dies in Marion County Crash

David Harrington Dies in Marion County Crash

  Williston, Florida — A young man by the name of David Eugene Harrington Jr., 22, of Williston, Florida was killed in an accident on October 27, 2013. Harrington was traveling westbound on CR 326 approaching the intersection of NW 150th Avenue when his 2000 Chevy Pickup truck left the paved portion of the roadway […]

Luis Toledo Attempts Suicide While Being Questioned

Luis Toledo Attempts Suicide While Being Questioned

  Daytona Beach, Florida — Luis Toledo was at the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office’s Operations Center talking with investigators Saturday morning. Toledo is the person of interest in the disappearance of Yessenia Suarez and her two children, 8-year-old Michael Otto and 9-year-old Thalia Otto. The mother and her two children are suspected to be deceased, […]

Philip Chism Killed His Math Teacher Colleen Ritzer With A Box Cutter

Philip Chism Killed His Math Teacher Colleen Ritzer With A Box Cutter

  Danvers, Massachusetts — Philip Chism, 14, murdered Danvers High School math teacher Colleen Ritzer, 24, of Massachusetts on Tuesday October 22, 2013. According to reports Chism may have been infatuated with Ritzer and became enraged after she didn’t show any interest in him. Students from Ritzer’s Algebra class told investigators that she had asked […]

Pam Bondi Petitions Supreme Court On Legalizing Marijuana

Pam Bondi Petitions Supreme Court On Legalizing Marijuana

  Tallahassee, Florida — In accordance with state law, the Attorney General’s Office on October 24, 2013, petitioned the Florida Supreme Court for an advisory opinion on the validity of a proposed constitutional amendment regarding medical marijuana. Florida law requires that proposals be presented fairly and accurately. The petition filed by the Attorney General’s Office […]

Benjamin Boles Of Belleview High Arrested For Aggravated Battery

Benjamin Boles Of Belleview High Arrested For Aggravated Battery

  Belleview, Florida — Belleview High School Student Benjamin Austin Boles,18, has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery. On October 23, 2013, Deputy Nickolas Frost responded to Munroe Regional Medical Center in reference to an incident that occurred at Belleview High School. Upon Frost making contact with the victim and his parents he [Frost] […]

Jonathan Whatley Identified In Surveillance Video And Arrested

Jonathan Whatley Identified In Surveillance Video And Arrested

  Ocala, Florida — On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at approximately 3:11 p.m., Ocala Police Department Detectives Michael Bowman and Melissa Buetti arrested the suspect in the Smash and Grab Burglaries that occurred to three Diamond Oil stores in Ocala. During the burglaries, glass windows were smashed out and beer & cigarettes stolen. The first […]