TD Bank and SunTrust Banks robbed; suspect captured

TD Bank and SunTrust Banks robbed; suspect captured

[Last updated on April 10, 2014, at 11:00 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — Ocala Police said two banks were robbed within hours. On Friday, at approximately 9:20 a.m., the TD Bank, located at 2437 Southeast 17th Street was robbed at gunpoint. According to Ocala Police, a man, later identified as James Christian Collier, entered the TD […]

Kangaroo gas station robbed at gunpoint

Kangaroo gas station robbed at gunpoint

Ocala, Florida — The Kangaroo gas station, located at 909 Northeast 28th Street, was robbed at gunpoint at approximately 2.am., Wednesday. The gunmen was so shameless that, he entered the store while — at least three employees and a customer — were in the store. Witnesses said that the thief entered the store and stated, […]

Dollar General robbed by two criminals on bicycles

Dollar General robbed by two criminals on bicycles

Ocala, Florida — Two gun toting robbers held up the Dollar General store located at 1111 West Silver Springs Boulevard Thursday morning. At approximately 11:00 a.m, two young black male suspects entered the store, pointed handguns at the clerks, and demanded money. The clerks gave an undetermined amount of money to the suspects and they […]

McDonald’s management did not immediately report attempted armed robbery

McDonald’s management did not immediately report attempted armed robbery

Ocala, Florida — What would prevent McDonald’s management from calling 911 to report an attempted armed robbery at 1 a.m? Ocala Police said they responded to the McDonald’s located at 3595 West Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala, Florida, in reference to an attempted armed robbery…that had occurred an hour earlier. An employee told police that he […]

Days Inn clerk robbed and beaten

Days Inn clerk robbed and beaten

Ocala, Florida — On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Days Inn located at 3811 Northwest Blitchton Road was robbed. The female clerk working the front desk advised that a black male came into the lobby, jumped over the desk and stated, “Shut up b**ch.” At that point, the suspect tackled her […]

Two men sentenced in Walgreens and CVS robberies

Two men sentenced in Walgreens and CVS robberies

Orlando, Florida — On Monday, Senior United States District Judge John Antoon, II, sentenced Joe E. Clinton, Jr. 23, of Orlando, to 17 years in federal prison for aiding and abetting the attempted robbery of a Walgreen’s store, the robbery of a CVS store, and using and carrying a firearm during those violent crimes. Clinton […]

Belleview man arrested after home invasion with hammer

Belleview man arrested after home invasion with hammer

Belleview, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Investigations Unit arrested Jeremy Easley, 38, on Monday for a home invasion that occurred on December 23rd in the area of Southeast 45th Avenue, Belleview. The 15-year-old female victim told detectives she heard someone knock at the front door, at which time she looked out the […]