Fireworks that give back to the community

Fireworks that give back to the community

Ocala, Florida — Do you plan on celebrating the Fourth of July with a bang this year? If so, you might want to consider purchasing fireworks from a tent that would benefit a great cause. Extensions Dance Studio will have three firework tent locations set up in Ocala. Extensions Dance Studio is the same company […]

Woman charged with 8 counts of Animal Cruelty-Cause Cruel Death Pain and Suffering

Woman charged with 8 counts of Animal Cruelty-Cause Cruel Death Pain and Suffering

Ocklawaha, Florida — An Ocklawaha woman was charged with 8 counts of felony Animal Cruelty-Cause Cruel Death Pain and Suffering following an inspection of her property by Marion County Animal Services. Animal Control Officer Richard Pratt responded to 16750 Southeast 95th Street Road, Ocklawaha, after receiving a tip that Melanie A. Owen, 52, had been […]

MCFR fire chief candidate accused of harassment against women and lack of higher education

MCFR fire chief candidate accused of harassment against women and lack of higher education

Ocala, Florida — On August 26, acting County Administrator Mounir Bouyounes selected Deputy Fire Chief Paul Nevels as the candidate to become the next Marion County Fire Chief. Bouyounes will present his selection to the Marion County Board of County Commissioners during its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 1. According to Marion County Public Information […]

Man busted little girl’s nose

Man busted little girl’s nose

Anthony, Florida — A man, who deputies say struck a little girl in the face over the weekend, was released from jail on a $3,500 bond Monday. An adult victim stated that she and David J. Dees, 39, were involved in a verbal altercation when the 8-year-old female victim told Dees to stop yelling at […]

Man blamed his crimes on a male escort

Man blamed his crimes on a male escort

Silver Springs – A credit card thief got caught after he left a receipt from items he had purchased in a stolen car. Deputies say and elderly woman notified authorities when she awoke and discovered her car parked in front of her neighbors house along side of the road. The victim said, “At first I […]

Man solicited undercover officer for sex

Man solicited undercover officer for sex

Ocala, Florida — On August 21, members of the United Drug Enforcement Strike Team arrested Joseph A. Moseley, 22, for Solicitation of Prostitution. An undercover officer, who was posing as an escort on backpage.com, was contacted by Moseley via telephone. Moseley arranged to meet the undercover officer at a motel in the 3800 block of Southwest […]

Aggravated assault outside Cowboys Saloon

Aggravated assault outside Cowboys Saloon

Ocala, Florida — A Leesburg man was released from jail on a $5,000 bond after he assaulted a man at a local bar. On Saturday, Ocala police responded to Cowboys Saloon, located at 718 South Pine Avenue, in reference to an assault. Upon arrival, police made contact with Jeff Langley, 28. Langley told police that […]

Traffic crash at 326 and 441

Traffic crash at 326 and 441

A Hawthorne woman was cited for careless driving following a crash at the intersection of U.S. 441 and State Road 326 on Friday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2002 Chevy TrailBlazer, driven by Amber Castor, 41, was traveling north on U.S. 441 in the outside lane as it approached the intersection of State […]

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 […]

Ocala teen has been missing for 16 days

Ocala teen has been missing for 16 days

Ocala, Florida — Victoria Edwards, 14, who was last seen at her home on August 4, 2015, at approximately 11 p.m is still missing. She said goodnight to her twin sister, packed a back-pack full of clothes, and left a letter for her family informing them that she was running away. Victoria has blue eyes […]

Video: Man drives around school bus, tells parents to “get a f***ing job”

Video: Man drives around school bus, tells parents to “get a f***ing job”

[WARNING: Contains adult language. Video courtesy of Shannon Guinther] [Last updated on August 21, 2015, at 2:40 p.m.] Silver Springs, Florida — At approximately 10 p.m. Thursday night, following outrage from multiple parents, MCSO responded to Guinther’s home and took a written statement from him. MCSO also plans to interview other parents present during the incident. According […]

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