Body cam records would-be NFL player Jermaine Green being shot

Body cam records would-be NFL player Jermaine Green being shot

  Daytona Beach, Florida — A man was shot by two officers in Dayton Beach early Wednesday morning after police say he held a knife to his girlfriend’s neck. At around 2:45 a.m., police were called to a residence located at 822 Magnolia Avenue in Daytona Beach regarding a fight inside the home. When police […]

Deborah Thompson Arrested Search Over Grandson Still At Large

Deborah Thompson Arrested Search Over Grandson Still At Large

Polk County, Florida — Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help from the public with an Attempted Murder Investigation. At approximately 6 a.m., on Saturday, September 21, 2013, a shooting incident occurred in the area of Edwin Street, NE Winter Haven. 31-year-old Kelvin Lewis Key-Herrington of 518 Sears Avenue NE, Winter […]

Volusia County 911 System Down In Some Areas

Volusia County 911 System Down In Some Areas

Volusia County is currently experiencing intermittent problems throughout the area with its emergency 911 system. Because of the problems, some callers have been unable to reach 911 and are receiving a recording. The situation appears to be affecting both landline and cell phones.     If this situation occurs, callers should hang up and immediately […]

Joshua Ortiz Arrested For Fracturing A Baby’s Skull

  A man in Osceola County was arrested after an 11 month old baby he was watching ended up with bruises on his body, a fractured skull, and a broken tibia. According to authorities, Joshua Mellow Ortiz, 25, was watching the child at a home in St. Cloud earlier this month when he notice the […]

Missing Girl Chanel Phillips Has Been Found Dead

Missing Girl Chanel Phillips Has Been Found Dead

Jupiter, Florida — A missing South Florida woman has been found at the bottom of a pond. Chanel Phillips, 23, who had been missing since early Saturday morning was found inside her 2001 Cadillac Deville at the bottom of a pond in the Jupiter Subdivision, Mallory Creek.     At around 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, September […]

Florida Highway Patrol Ticketing Aggressive Drivers

Florida Highway Patrol  Ticketing Aggressive Drivers

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) announced today an additional enforcement week dedicated to the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) campaign will begin September 23, 2013 and run through September 27, 2013.   The TACT campaign is targeted to highlight the danger of aggressive driving behaviors when interacting with large trucks on the road. Motorists […]

Health Plans Selected For The Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Managed Medical Assistance Program

Health Plans Selected For The Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Managed Medical Assistance Program

  The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) selected the health plans it will contract with for the Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) program. The Agency selected 10 general, non-specialty MMA plans via a competitive bidding process. In addition, the Agency selected five companies to provide specialty plans, including specialty plans focused on HIV/AIDS, child welfare […]

Deborah Thompson And Kelvin Key-Herrington Wanted And On The Run

Deborah Thompson And Kelvin Key-Herrington Wanted And On The Run

Polk County, Florida — Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help from the public with an Attempted Murder Investigation. At approximately 6 a.m., on Saturday, September 21, 2013, a shooting incident occurred in the area of Edwin Street, NE Winter Haven. 31-year-old Kelvin Lewis Key-Herrington of 518 Sears Avenue NE, Winter […]

Charles Lee Arrested For Embezzling From Police Department

Charles Lee Arrested For Embezzling From Police Department

Arcadia, Florida — Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Ft. Myers Regional Operations Center arrested Charles Junior Lee, 47, of Arcadia, Florida., on one count of Organized Scheme To Defraud (greater than $50,000.00), one count of Grand Theft (over $100,000) and one count of Official Misconduct. Lee resigned his position as City Marshal […]

Worst child pornography case In U.S.history

Worst child pornography case In U.S.history

  WARNING: THIS ARTICLE MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME READERS Worcester, Massachusetts/Largo, Florida — An investigation led by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, named “Operation Holitna” that originated in Boston back in 2010 has led to the arrests of 54 predators in at least six different countries, and the rescue of around 167 child […]

Dash cam release showed Marlon Brown being run over by police car

Dash cam release showed Marlon Brown being run over by police car

  DeLand, Florida — DeLand Police Officer James Harris was fired from his job after he accidentally ran over Marlon Robert Brown as he was fleeing from officers. FHP spokesperson, Sgt. Kim Montes, says 38-year old Marlon Robert Brown “failed to stop” for a Volusia County deputy who attempted to pull him over for a […]

Human Remains Found In Polk County

Human Remains Found In Polk County

  Polk County, Florida — Homicide detectives in Polk County are conducting a death investigation after a man found human bones in the woods. It was around 8:55 a.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2013, when a witness from Tampa was looking for scrap metal along North Wabash Avenue in Lakeland, between Memorial Blvd and Crutchfield Road, […]

Christopher Dwight Allen Forensic Investigator Arrested

Christopher Dwight Allen Forensic Investigator Arrested

Jacksonville, Florida — A forensic investigator has been arrested after reports of jewelry of a deceased woman being stolen led investigators directly to him. Agents from the Florida department of Law Enforcement arrested Christopher Dwight Allen, 46, of St. John’s on September 13, 2013, on charges of official misconduct, dealing in stolen property, and false […]

John Paul Stanton Arrested For Promoting Sex With Children

John Paul Stanton Arrested For Promoting Sex With Children

Brooksville, Florida — A man in Brooksville has been arrested for promoting sexual performance by a child following the execution of a search warrant on his home.           John Paul Stanton, 31, of Brooksville was arrested on September 10, 2013, by The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tampa Bay Regional Operations […]

Winn-Dixie “buy one get one free” scam

Winn-Dixie “buy one get one free” scam

When you see the Winn-Dixie sale paper do you rush out to take advantage of the BOGO sales? Well you may want to think twice before you reach your hand into your wallet. Ocala Post was contacted by a Winn-Dixie employee who gave us some information that was quite a shock. This employee does not […]

Ocklawaha man charged with premeditated murder

Ocklawaha man charged with premeditated murder

Ocklawaha, Florida — On August 28, 2013, the Marion County Sheriffs received a 911 call from Robin McCumber, telling dispatchers she had done a well check on her neighbor. Robin stated that she had walked to the neighbor’s house and noticed the door was ajar and that it was covered in blood. Robin told dispatchers […]

Marion County Commissioners Admit They Did Not Comply With State Law Rejecting Blair’s Request

Marion County Commissioners Admit They Did Not Comply With State Law Rejecting Blair’s Request

  Marion County, Florida — It appears the county tried to pull the wool over Sheriff Blair’s eyes. The commission recently snubbed Blair, turning his budget proposal down. County Commission Chairwoman Kathy Bryant and County Attorney Guy Minter confirmed that the commission’s rejection of Blair’s request did not comply with a state law that grants […]

Once Again No Charges For George Zimmerman

  Lake Mary, Florida — Shellie Zimmerman dialed 911 claiming George Zimmerman was threatening to shoot her. Police say that based on video surveillance footage from inside the house charges will not be filed. Investigators say the surveillance system was set up inside the home after George Zimmerman was acquitted of shooting and killing Trayvon […]