John Paul Stanton Arrested For Promoting Sex With Children

John Paul Stanton Arrested For Promoting Sex With Children

Brooksville, Florida — A man in Brooksville has been arrested for promoting sexual performance by a child following the execution of a search warrant on his home.           John Paul Stanton, 31, of Brooksville was arrested on September 10, 2013, by The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tampa Bay Regional Operations […]

Andrew Roberts might have more child victims

Andrew Roberts might have more child victims

  Andrew William Roberts, 32, of Fort McCoy has been charged with molestation after being accused of having inappropriate contact with a minor. The victim reported that Andrew Roberts had watched her take a shower, grabbed her vaginal area over her clothing, and touched her breast on different occasions. Investigators interviewed the victim on July […]

Sheriff Chris Blair Says He Will Not Apologize For Standing Up For Citizens

Sheriff Chris Blair Says He Will Not Apologize For Standing Up For Citizens

  “It is with great honor and pride that I stand ready to serve you, the citizens of Marion County. I am humbled beyond words at the opportunity to work with you and my fellow board members in making the decisions involving growth management, solid waste, economic development, and the protection of our precious natural […]

Detective Chases Man To Grandmas House

Detective Chases Man To Grandmas House

An Ocala man was arrested after taking a Marion County Detective on a chase to grandma’s house. On September 10, 2013, around 3:00 p.m., a Marion County detective observed a beige four-door Buick driven by Courtney Lamar Carpenter, 31, of Ocala run a stop sign at SW 23rd Avenue and SW 7th Street. As the […]

Nathan Francis Love Arrested For Sex With Minor

Nathan Francis Love Arrested For Sex With Minor

A Marion County man has been arrested and charged with having sex with a juvenile. Nathan Francis Love, 22, of Ocala was arrested after investigators spoke with the victim who told them the sexual contact with Love happened while they “hung out”. When Love was interviewed by detectives he admitted to having sexual contact with […]

Winn-Dixie “buy one get one free” scam

Winn-Dixie “buy one get one free” scam

When you see the Winn-Dixie sale paper do you rush out to take advantage of the BOGO sales? Well you may want to think twice before you reach your hand into your wallet. Ocala Post was contacted by a Winn-Dixie employee who gave us some information that was quite a shock. This employee does not […]

Ocklawaha man charged with premeditated murder

Ocklawaha man charged with premeditated murder

Ocklawaha, Florida — On August 28, 2013, the Marion County Sheriffs received a 911 call from Robin McCumber, telling dispatchers she had done a well check on her neighbor. Robin stated that she had walked to the neighbor’s house and noticed the door was ajar and that it was covered in blood. Robin told dispatchers […]

iPhone 5C Release

iPhone 5C Release

Today Apple unveiled its new iPhone 5C. Up until recently the phone has just been a rumor.       The new iPhone 5C is reportedly going to be cheaper than previous releases of the iPhone. The reduction in price is undoubtedly an attempt by Apple to try and regain lost ground to the superior […]

Man Points Bow And Arrow At A Deputy

Man Points Bow And Arrow At A Deputy

Marion County, Florida — On September 7, 2013, Deputy Writer responded to a call at 15545 NE 148 Ter. Rd. in Ft McCoy, after Richard Hummel , 53, dialed 911. Hummel told 911 dispatchers that he was having thoughts of suicide and would like to be taken to the Centers for help. Deputy Writer arrived […]

Marion County Commissioners Admit They Did Not Comply With State Law Rejecting Blair’s Request

Marion County Commissioners Admit They Did Not Comply With State Law Rejecting Blair’s Request

  Marion County, Florida — It appears the county tried to pull the wool over Sheriff Blair’s eyes. The commission recently snubbed Blair, turning his budget proposal down. County Commission Chairwoman Kathy Bryant and County Attorney Guy Minter confirmed that the commission’s rejection of Blair’s request did not comply with a state law that grants […]

Once Again No Charges For George Zimmerman

  Lake Mary, Florida — Shellie Zimmerman dialed 911 claiming George Zimmerman was threatening to shoot her. Police say that based on video surveillance footage from inside the house charges will not be filed. Investigators say the surveillance system was set up inside the home after George Zimmerman was acquitted of shooting and killing Trayvon […]

George Zimmerman Being Questioned

George Zimmerman Being Questioned

  Lake Mary, Florida — Shellie Zimmerman has recently taken criticism from the public claiming she is out for the money George Zimmerman stands to gain in a lawsuit filed against NBC and Al Sharpton for editing 911 tapes during the Zimmerman Trail involving the death of Trayvon Martin. Many believe Shellie Zimmerman is purposely […]

Sheriff Chris Blair wants you to know the truth about the budget

Sheriff Chris Blair wants you to know the truth about the budget

Ocala, Florida — On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at 11 a.m., there will be a ribbon cutting at the CNG fuel station, located at 3230 SE Maricamp Road. This will be the first CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) station in Marion County making that a total of eight in the State. “The Marion County Board of […]

Ocala Regional May Have Caused A Fathers Death

Ocala Regional May Have Caused A Fathers Death

OCALA, Florida — Recent allegations among healthcare facilities seems to be the topic in every Facebook status in the past month. First Polliwog Dental and most recently Ocala Regional Medical Center.       Ocala Regional Medical Center was recently investigated by the Agency for Health Care Administration and found that laws had been broken […]

Two Michigan Teen Runaways Found In Chicago

Two Michigan Teen Runaways Found In Chicago

  Michigan — Jayden Nicole Thomas,13, and Braxton Micheal Edward Wood,14, were found safe at a Mobile gas station in Chicago. Police say an anonymous tip led them to the Black Ford Explorer the teens had driven from Michigan. The two teens ran away on August 26, 2013, after Jayden’s mom told her she could […]