Andre Pettiford And Luis Maysonet Arrested In Planned Robbery

Andre Pettiford And Luis Maysonet Arrested In Planned Robbery

  Ocala, Florida — On October 6, 2013 a detective with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Investigations Unit responded to the Love’s Truck Stop located at 7791 NW 47th Avenue in reference to a robbery call. Upon arrival, the detective made contact with Deputy Wright who told the detective that a robbery involving a […]

ABC Kidz Daycare worker arrested for rape

ABC Kidz Daycare worker arrested for rape

  Loraine County, Ohio — When police in Ohio were serving a search warrant on a home, they found a lot more than they bargained for. Police in Loraine County, Ohio arrived at a residence to execute a search warrant after the October 2, 2013, arrest of James Osborne, a Tier II Child Victim Sex […]

Update On East Marion Elementary Norovirus

Update On East Marion Elementary Norovirus

  Marion County, Florida — The Marion County Health Department and school officials say parents should keep their children home if they are experiencing symptoms of the virus that broke out at East Marion Elementary on Thursday, October 3, 2013. The virus can still be contagious even if a person does not present with symptoms. […]

Escaped Convict Todd Brecht Caught

Escaped Convict Todd Brecht Caught

Marion County, Florida — On October 5, 2013, 911 got information that Todd Allan Brecht might be on a bus that’s stopping in Marion County. Brecht, 54, was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1980’s killing of Buffalo County District Attorney Roger Hartman. Hartman was Brecht’s brother-in-law, Brecht shot him in the back after an […]

Sonny’s BBQ Armed Robbery Suspects On The Run

Sonny’s BBQ Armed Robbery Suspects On The Run

    Polk County, Florida — Polk County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help in an Armed Robbery investigation. At approximately 10:00 p.m., on Sunday, October 6, 2013, three black male suspects forced their way into the Sonny’s BBQ Restaurant located at 5910 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, just as the employees were attempting to […]

Pot Smoking Mom Philomena Melton Arrested

Pot Smoking Mom Philomena Melton Arrested

Ocala Police responded to the Kangaroo Express located at 3873 SW College Road, regarding a woman sleeping inside her van with an infant child inside. An employee of the convenience store, Rebecca Kiefer, 24, called police stating that there was an unknown white female, sitting inside a purple van in the parking lot and appeared […]

The Mutilated Body Of Gerald VanDyke Was Found

The Mutilated Body Of Gerald VanDyke Was Found

A man identified as Gerald Paul VanDyke, 55, who went missing on September 14, 2013 has been found dead. His mutilated body was found in a field in a rural area in Rockdale, Pennsylvania. VanDyke’s head and feet had been chopped off and his body stuffed into a drum.     DNA tests had to […]

Kevin Patterson (AKA Bubba) Wanted And On The Run

Kevin Patterson (AKA Bubba) Wanted And On The Run

Marion County, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office needs your help to put a violent criminal behind bars. On October 1, 2013, Deputy Mitchell Tucker responded to call involving a battery. The deputy met with the victim at 4730 NW 156th Place, who advised him that 10 minutes prior to the deputies arrival a […]

Roger Aguilera Arrested Marijuana Bust On I-95 Reveals 30 Bricks

Roger Aguilera Arrested Marijuana Bust On I-95 Reveals 30 Bricks

St. Johns County — The Florida Highway Patrol has stopped a large amount of marijuana from hitting the streets. On October 2, 2013, at approximately 10:07 a.m. troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol Criminal Interdiction Unit initiated a traffic stop on I-95 and SR 206. The violation of illegal window tint was observed by the […]

Daniel Loople Dies After Mangled Metal Mess On I-75

Daniel Loople Dies After Mangled Metal Mess On I-75

  At around 4:11 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, two tractor trailers collided on I-75 near mile marker 371. Michele Richardson-Lozano, 43, who was driving the Dollar General semi was stopped in the outside lane of northbound I-75, in her 2009 Volvo Tractor Trailer due to a previous accident that had occurred earlier near […]

Gregory Griffin Charged Aggravated Battery With A Deadly Weapon

Gregory Griffin Charged Aggravated Battery With A Deadly Weapon

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man is jailed after nearly running over his girlfriend and their small child. On October 1, 2013, Deputy Michelle Wright responded to a residence located at 5620 NW 2nd Place in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival the deputy was informed by the victim that she and her live […]

Obamacare facts & what it means for you; creast cancer, the young, the elderly

Obamacare facts & what it means for you; creast cancer, the young, the elderly

  In light of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, there are some facts that should be considered in regards to Obamacare. During a press conference, Obama made reference that “The Affordable Healthcare Act could save the lives of cancer patients.” After careful evaluation of the Affordable Healthcare Act schedules, a person could reasonably conclude […]

Tom Clancy Dies At 66

Tom Clancy Dies At 66

  Tom Clancy, the bestselling author known for titles such as, “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games”, has died at the age of 66. Clancy graduated from Loyola Blakefield High School in 1965 and then went on to Loyola College in Baltimore where he graduated from in 1969. He and his first wife, […]

MCSO Annual Halloween Festival

MCSO Annual Halloween Festival

On Thursday, October 31, 2013, the Marion County Sheriff’s Southwest HWY 200 District Office, which is located at 9048 SW Highway 200, will be hosting their Annual Halloween Festival. This event will include clowns, games, face painting, bounce house, live DJ, along with gift bags and candy which will be provided to the trick-or-treaters. You […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

What are the symptoms of breast cancer? When breast cancer starts out, it is too small to feel and does not cause signs and symptoms. As it grows, breast cancer can cause changes in how the breast looks or feels.         Symptoms may include: New lump in the breast or underarm (armpit). […]

Sheriff’s Deputy Edward Lueck Arrested

Sheriff’s Deputy Edward Lueck Arrested

  WARNING: This article contains graphic testimony from the victim. In order for the public to grasp just how horrific the molestation was that the girl endured, Ocala Post chose not to remove the testimony. This testimony may be disturbing to some readers. All names have been withheld to protect the victim and the family […]