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 license reinstated this month. Tarver, who 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 filed 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 […]