Michael Rogers Arrested For Facebook Post

Michael Rogers Arrested For Facebook Post

Ocala, Florida — On October 6, 2013 the Marion County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Bloomington, Indiana Police. Deputy Zackary Hughes was the point of contact. Bloomington, Indiana Police Officers called in reference to a threat that had been posted on Facebook by Michael Scott Rogers, 27, of Ocala. The threat post by Rogers was […]

UPDATE: Norovirus Confirmed October 9, 2013 Marion County

UPDATE: Norovirus Confirmed October 9, 2013 Marion County

  Marion County, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County determined on October 9, 2013 that Norovirus is the cause of a recent outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at East Marion Elementary School.     The Department wants residents to be aware of the symptoms of the illness, and take precautions to prevent contracting gastrointestinal […]

Ohman, you’re in trouble

Ohman, you’re in trouble

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man faces additional charges after he resisted arrest while being served a warrant for violating his probation. Ocala PD Officers, J.C. Douglas and N. Hardy were responding to the Department of Corrections Probation and Parole Office at 5640 SW 6th Place, to transport 64-year-old Michael Lavern Ohman to jail for […]

Universal’s Rip Ride Rockit Roller Coaster Stuck

Universal’s Rip Ride Rockit Roller Coaster Stuck

  Orlando, Florida — Around 7 p.m. on October 9, 2013, 12 people found themselves stuck in a vertical position on the ‘Rip Ride Rockit’ roller coaster at Universal Studios. The riders were stuck in the vertical position for over two hours. A spokesperson for Universal said that a technical malfunction caused the roller coasters […]

Dangerous Mexican Cartel Associates Arrested In Polk County

Dangerous Mexican Cartel Associates Arrested In Polk County

On September 30, 2013, the Central Florida HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) task force arrested six suspects and seized approximately 19 pounds of Methamphetamine in the Fort Meade area. The investigation began earlier this year when detectives received information about the Gabriel Zamarripa Drug Trafficking Organization operating in Polk County. This organization has ties […]

Timothy Dacey Of Summerfield Arrested Says It’s Child’s Fault

Timothy Dacey Of Summerfield Arrested Says It’s Child’s Fault

Summerfield, Florida — A Summerfield man molested a 5-year-old boy, but says it was the child’s fault. The Marion county Sheriff’s Office received a report on September 27, 2013, stating that Timothy Robert Dacey, 68, had sexually molested a child at his home in Summerfield. The boy had told someone that Dacey touched him with […]

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 […]

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 […]