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 […]

Homeless man beaten with his own crutch

Homeless man beaten with his own crutch

Ocala, Florida — Ocala police recently arrested a man they say beat another homeless man with his own crutches and then robbed him. The incident occurred on Monday near the intersection of Northwest 4th Avenue and Northwest 2nd Street, Ocala. Police stated that the victim was walking with a man, later identified as John Wooten, 34, […]

5 days of free medical, dental, and optical coming to Ocala

5 days of free medical, dental, and optical coming to Ocala

[Last updated on June 18, 2015, at 11:36 a.m.] Ocala, Florida — United Hands, Inc. has created FreeD.O.M. Clinic USA to address the growing need for dental, optical, and medical care to the indigent, homeless, and uninsured in America. Their unpaid volunteers are motivated by their love of people and their passion to share their […]

Intoxicated man struck by car as he crossed street

Intoxicated man struck by car as he crossed street

Ocala, Florida — On Wednesday, at approximately 11:14 p.m, Ocala police responded to the 3900 block of East State Road 40, in reference to a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found that pedestrian, Johnny Graybeal, 53, had been struck by a 2015 red Hyundai Elantra driven by Patricia D. […]

Homeless man took advantage of a caring family, had sex with minor

Homeless man took advantage of a caring family, had sex with minor

Ocala, Florida — A homeless man remains behind bars after deputies learned he had sex with a minor. An Ocala father is beyond angry after a homeless man, whom he gave a place to stay, had sex with his minor daughter. According to reports, Michael Fairweather, 28, had been “couch-hopping” between the father’s house and […]

Arrests continue over feeding the homeless

Arrests continue over feeding the homeless

Florida residents are outraged over Fort Lauderdale citizens being arrested for feeding the homeless. The controversy is also the reason dozens of e-mails were recently sent to Ocala Post about the homeless that have arrested in Ocala, and charged with Open Lodging. Many have turned to social media, blasting Fort Lauderdale officials, accusing them of […]