Resident shoots intruder who had defecated himself

Home invasion turned into a stinky situation

Resident shoots intruder who had defecated himself

  A burglar was taken to a local hospital after he was shot by an occupant of the home he had entered. On Sunday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ocala Park Estates, in reference to a burglary in progress with shots fired. According to a press release, the suspect, Victor Alex Etherington, 27, […]

Craigslist ad lead to capture of two multi-county burglars and murder suspects

Craigslist ad lead to capture of two multi-county burglars and murder suspects

Ocala, Florida — Two burglary suspects, dubbed the “Pillowcase Burglars,” have now been named as persons of interest in a Marion County murder. The nickname was given to the suspects because they would use a pillowcase from the crime scene to carry stolen property. Jessica Baker, 44, and Darren Decker, 41, who are husband and […]

Man burglarized same bar multiple times

Man burglarized same bar multiple times

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man who burglarized the same bar on three separate occasions. According to reports, Darryl Kissell, 51, burglarized Duffy’s Bar, located at 16620 West Highway 40, Ocala. The burglaries took place on April 15, 18, and 19. On one occasion, deputies say Kissell pried open […]

Video: Two arrested for armed home burglary

Video: Two arrested for armed home burglary

Ocala, Florida — Two people are in custody following an armed residential burglary Sunday. According to reports, Lane Ravey, 30, and Natalie Kaiser, 31, entered a residence and allegedly stole $100,000 in cash, jewelry, two gold coins, one silver coin, two hats, and a motorized bicycle. MCSO detectives are working to verify the total loss […]

Two teens arrested for burglary, one suspect on the run

Two teens arrested for burglary, one suspect on the run

Two teens were arrested on Tuesday for a burglary that they committed on or around Thanksgiving. A third suspect is still on the run. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Cheyann Walls, 18, and Cendra J. Rawlings, 19, broke into a house and stole approximately $3,000 of the victim’s personal belongings. The Victim told […]

Illegal immigrant beats woman and attacks two deputies

Illegal immigrant beats woman and attacks two deputies

Ocala, Florida — Officials say an illegal immigrant from Mexico was arrested after he broke into a house, assaulted a young woman, then later attacked two deputies. Victor Daniel Garcia, 19, entered a house located in the 1000 block of Northwest 112th Court, Ocala, through a window and immediately made his way to a back bedroom where […]

MCSO corrections officer who resigned after investigation, arrested

MCSO corrections officer who resigned after investigation, arrested

[Last updated on October 26, 2015 at 1:33 p.m. A previous version of this article stated that CO Foiles witnessed Remmele give Gray money for drugs. However, it was actually another former inmate who stated [that] to CO Foiles. Foiles then relayed that information to investigators.] Ocala, Florida—A Marion County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer, who resigned […]

Multiple burglaries in Raven Glen Subdivision

Multiple burglaries in Raven Glen Subdivision

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is urging residents who live in the Raven Glen Subdivision to lock their vehicles. According to reports, there have been multiple vehicle burglaries in the area. In all of the cases, the victim’s vehicle was left unlocked. Ocala police recently placed an electronic sign on Northeast 26th Court, […]

Teens face a plethora of charges following multiple commercial burglaries

Teens face a plethora of charges following multiple commercial burglaries

Summerfield, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two teens for a string of burglaries throughout Marion County. On Friday, Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the BP Gas Station located at 9945 Southeast Highway 42, Summerfield, in reference to two suspects who were breaking into the store. According to reports, the […]

Dumb criminals: Felon taunts deputies on Facebook and gets arrested

Dumb criminals: Felon taunts deputies on Facebook and gets arrested

Lakeland, Florida — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man who taunted Sheriff Grady Judd and his deputies on Facebook. On August 20, Northwest District Patrol deputies arrested 21-year-old Logan Hale, who had a Polk County warrant for his arrest for Armed Burglary, Grand Theft of a Firearm, Giving False Info to Pawn […]

Priceless video message from deputy: “Look at me son, I’m talking to you.”

Priceless video message from deputy: “Look at me son, I’m talking to you.”

  St. Landry Parish, Louisiana — Lieutenant Higgins with St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office had a strong video message for a criminal who burglarized his favorite restaurant. Lieutenant Higgins  said, “Look at me son, I’m talking to you. The sheriff likes Stelly’s Restaurant, and so do I. The food here is good, and the folks […]

Vehicle burglaries at gyms and parks, windows shattered

Vehicle burglaries at gyms and parks, windows shattered

Ocala, Florida — Thieves are targeting vehicles in Ocala, and it doesn’t look like keeping your vehicle locked will stop them. Over this past weekend, there were multiple vehicle burglaries at Jervey Gantt, Planet Fitness, the Aquatic Center & Dog Park, and YMCA. Additionally, there were multiple vehicle burglaries in the Fore Ranch area. Detectives […]

Woman enters home and assaults ex-boyfriend’s mother

Woman enters home and assaults ex-boyfriend’s mother

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala woman who deputies say broke into a house and assaulted her ex-boyfriend’s mother, was released from jail Wednesday morning. According to reports, deputies responded to the 2000 block of Southeast 88th Street, Ocala, in reference to an occupied residential burglary. When deputies arrived, the victim stated that she had been sleeping […]

Fireworks stolen from inside tent

Fireworks stolen from inside tent

Summerfield, Florida — Authorities said approximately $1,000 in fireworks were stolen from a Summerfield fireworks stand on Sunday. The owner of the fireworks stand, who stays on the property, stated that he had taken a short nap — from 5 a.m. to approximately 7:45 a.m. He said that when he awoke, he entered the tent and discovered that […]

Silver Springs burglary suspect arrested

Silver Springs burglary suspect arrested

Silver Springs — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the man that fled from a traffic accident after he had burglarized a home in Silver Springs on Thursday. He was booked into the Marion County Jail shortly after 5:00 p.m., Tuesday. According to reports, Robert Loucks, 32, drove to the 5000 block of 138th […]

Burglary suspect on the run

Burglary suspect on the run

Silver Springs — Marion County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a burglar in the Silver Springs area after a man came home to find his house had been burglarized. The homeowner saw a white van pulling away from his home and called 911. As deputies responded, a white male driving a white Chevy van rounded […]

Burglar entered home through doggie door

Burglar entered home through doggie door

Fort McCoy, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 18-year-old after it was determined he was the suspect in a home burglary last month. Authorities said that on March 17, 2015, Brandon Algarin, 18, entered a home in the 22-thousand block of Northeast 107th Avenue, through a doggie door. Once inside, Algarin stole a […]

Doctor’s vehicle robbed of $130k in surgical equipment

Doctor’s vehicle robbed of $130k in surgical equipment

Ocala, Florida — A trauma surgeon on contract with Ocala Regional Medical Center was robbed of $130,000 in surgical equipment during the early morning hours on Wednesday. Doctor Samuel Gerard Agnew told police that, around midnight, on Wednesday, he placed five trays of highly specialized surgical equipment valued at $130,000 in his Hummer H3. Agnew […]