Teen arrested for beating and shooting of 91-year-old woman

Second suspect at large

Teen arrested for beating and shooting of 91-year-old woman

Ocala, Florida — A boy was arrested on Wednesday and charged with Attempted Felony Murder and Home Invasion Robbery for the beating and shooting of a 91-year-old woman that occurred in June. According to the arrest affidavit, someone called in an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers after reading about the incident in the media. The tipster provided […]

Man threatened to kill his father and a juvenile after striking him

Man threatened to kill his father and a juvenile after striking him

Summerfield, Florida — A Summerfield man remained behind bars Tuesday after he hit and threatened to kill a juvenile. On Monday, Deputy Tevyn Gadson responded to Southeast 131st Place, Summerfield, in reference to a disturbance. When Gadson arrived on the scene, witnesses stated that Ronald James Beabout  Jr., became verbally aggressive toward his father. Witnesses […]

Mother and daughter use elderly woman’s language barrier and health issues to exploit her

Mother and daughter use elderly woman’s language barrier and health issues to exploit her

Ocala, Florida — A mother and daughter were arrested after investigators learned they had used an 81-year-old elderly woman’s credit to purchase two vehicles. The criminals used the fact that the victim spoke limited English and her health issues to their advantage. On April 21, 2015, Geneva Palmer, 53, and the victim drove to Jenkins Mazda, located […]