Body of young female identified

Body of young female identified

[Last updated on May 21, 2015, at 4:00 p.m.] Marion County — The body of a young woman that was found under the Ocklawaha River bridge has been identified as Ann E. Sagul, 16. According to authorities, she was a runaway out of Gainesville, Florida, and had been missing since May 13, 2015. Her body was […]

Down South Rodeo ticket giveaway

Down South Rodeo ticket giveaway

At Down South Rodeo, they strive to provide the complete rodeo experience in a family friendly setting. Founder Doug Cartwright comes from a family that lives, sleeps, and breathes rodeo. After years of working on other rodeo’s, he decided to take everyone’s favorite parts and bring them to an arena near you. The next rodeo […]

“Rainbow people” might have information on missing Oregon teen

“Rainbow people” might have information on missing Oregon teen

Ocala, Florida — Today, a family from Oregon reached out to Ocala Post hoping to generate new leads that would help locate their missing 17-year-old daughter. The Oregon family believes the “rainbow people” in the Ocala National Forest, Florida area might have information on their daughter’s whereabouts. Hannah Thomas-Garner, of Ashland, Oregon, was last seen […]

Off-duty deputy disarmed suspect at Ocala restaurant

Off-duty deputy disarmed suspect at Ocala restaurant

Ocala, Florida — On January 14, 2015, at approximately 8:55pm, officers responded to the El Toreo restaurant, located at 3510 SW 36th Ave., in reference to an altercation that involved an armed female. Off-duty Marion County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, John Lightle, was in the restaurant at the time, eating with his family. Deputy Lightle stated […]

Stolen merchandise being sold through Facebook

Stolen merchandise being sold through Facebook

Ocala, Florida — Thieves are using online advertising methods instead of pawn shops more than ever to get cash for stolen goods. Law enforcement agencies everywhere have seen a tremendous spike in theft this holiday season. Thieves are brazenly using Facebook yard sale pages, craigslist, and many other sites that offer free classified advertising. Even […]

Large scale retail theft ring discovered in Marion County

Large scale retail theft ring discovered in Marion County

Ocala, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office Detectives – working with other counties – have identified a retail theft ring responsible for large scale thefts of household products, personal hygiene products, and clothing items such as socks, underwear, and T-shirts. This is a well-organized multi-level operation including low-level professional thieves -with lookouts – entering a […]