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Fatal crash on I-75 leaves two dead and one critically injured

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  Ocala, Florida — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash, which occurred on southbound Interstate 75 (I-75) in the area of the 341/342 mile marker. One man seriously injured and a man and woman were killed in the accident. According to FHP, a semi was in the northbound outside lane on I-75 when one […]

FHP: Fatal hit-and-run, public assistance needed immediately

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Ocala, Florida — A mother is without her son today after he was struck on his scooter by a speeding vehicle. The Florida Highway Patrol and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, need the public’s assistance in finding an individual involved in the fatal hit-and-run crash. At approximately 10:25 p.m., on November 19, 2014, a 2014 maroon […]

Woman punched after she threw car wash at her boyfriend

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Ocala, Florida — An Ocala woman refused to provide a written statement or seek medical treatment after being punched in the face by her boyfriend. Robert Stanley Parker, 20, was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery and Possession of Marijuana, after Ocala police responded to a domestic disturbance call. According to reports, Parker stated he and […]

Petit theft leads to felony arrest

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Ocala, Florida — A charge of petit theft leads to a felony arrest after a man stole a $14.99 pair of sunglasses. Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy, Tiffany Warren, responded to the Pilot at 4032 NW Highway 326 after the manager called and reported a theft had taken place. The manger provided dispatchers with the description […]

Summerfield woman charged: X-ray revealed object in vagina

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Summerfield, Florida — It was a sticky situation when more evidence was discovered after a woman who stole from Walmart was being booked into the Marion County Jail. Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy, Gregory Snodgrass, responded to the Walmart in Summerfield on November 15, 2014, in reference to a theft. Store security witnessed Jamie S. Thalgott, 22, remove merchandise […]

Pregnant woman hospitalized after beating

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Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man was finally caught after an arrest warrant was issued on November 8, 2014, for beating  a pregnant woman. On November 8, 2014, Ocala Police responded to Ocala Regional Medical Center in reference to a battery on a woman who was eight-month pregnant. The victim advised police that she was […]

Holiday fall festival carnival in Belleview

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Belleview, Florida — Florida Kids Helping Kids is having a Holiday Fall Festival on Thursday, November 20th through November 23rd. Florida Kids Helping Kids is a non-profit organization that is operated solely by volunteers, and the organization is completely dependent upon donations. If you would like to volunteer at an event follow this link, For more information […]

Charity event: Hosted by Jacked up for a Cause, mud pit will be open

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Ocala, Florida — This charity event will benefit Toys For Tots. Hosted by Jacked up for a Cause. Live music, food, raffles, and fun. November 22, 2014, 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

FWC: Two cited for shooting at buck from vehicle

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Ocala, Florida — While patrolling the area of Forest Road 8 and Old Forest Road 573, FWC Officer, Washburn Wear, heard gunshots in the distance. As Officer Wear headed in the direction of the gunshots, he saw a vehicle with one headlight driving slowly toward him. When the driver spotted the FWC officer, the vehicle […]

Reckless driver had to urinate

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Ocala, Florida — On November 13, 2014, Ocala Police Officer, Megan Ferguson, responded to Parkside Garden Apartments, 621 NW 2nd Street, concerning a reckless driver. When she arrived, she made contact with Sergeant Hay, who had been in the area of NW 2nd Street and NW 6th Avenue. Sergeant Hay had seen a black 1998 […]

Three arrested in fuel theft ring

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Ocala, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Roilan Cabrera Linares, 29, Dan Gonzalez, 24, and Alondra De La Caridad Oliva, 19, for their involvement in three diesel fuel thefts in Marion County. The thieves went to three different gas stations in Marion County and used a van equipped with an elaborate gas siphoning […]

Scheduled protest against Churchill Dentistry, LLC, formerly Polliwog Dental, LLC

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Ocala, Florida — There will be a protest against Churchill Dentistry, LLC., formerly Polliwog Dental, LLC, at 255 Se 17th Street, Ocala, on Saturday, November 15, 2014, from  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The protest is being organized by E.j. Raines, and many other concerned parents in Marion County. The protest is in regards to […]

2014 Ocala Christmas Parade

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Ocala, Florida — The annual Ocala Christmas Parade is December 13, 2014, and begins at 5:30 p.m.! The 2014 parade theme is “Home for the Holidays.” The friends of the Christmas Parade are striving to make being a part of the parade easier than ever by selling Bleacher Seat tickets online! Tickets are only $8 (Plus […]

Man with Schizophrenia heard voices; charged with 3 felonies

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Dunnellon, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Alan W. Green, 53, of Dunnellon, on charges of Felony Domestic Battery by Strangulation, Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, and Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer following a 911 call Saturday, November 8, 2014. The victim told the dispatcher that her husband had choked her […]

Marion County mobile jail cell

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Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has developed an extensive crime prevention program that includes many tools such as their award-winning kiosks, DUI prevention vehicle, their PSA “Hummer” vehicle, and other PSAs involving billboard ads, TV, and radio spots. Because they do not have a Scared Straight program at the Marion County Sheriff’s […]

Man hit by bus in front of strip club

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Ocala, Florida — A pedestrian that was arguing with staff at Body Shots strip club on U.S.-411, Ocala, was struck and killed by a bus early Saturday morning. According to witnesses, Body Shots staff were walking toward Charles Davis Jr., 52, of Ocala, attempting to make him vacate the premises. Witnesses said Davis was walking […]

UPDATED: Missing / Endangered teen in Ocala / Marion County

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Ocala, Florida —  SHE HAS BEEN LOCATED! 17-year-old Hayle Wallace was last seen at 24 Pecan Run Way, Ocala, at around 6 p.m. on November 5, 2014. She was wearing a red shirt, black cargo pants, and a black backpack. She did not show up for school at Forest High Thursday and Friday. Hayle moved […]

Scam alert issued for Ocala/Marion County

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Ocala, Florida — Residents are warned about a nationwide phone scam now in Marion County, after a 74-year-old man was harassed multiple times yesterday. The caller was threatening to arrest the man’s son-in-law for “illegally possessing rental property” if money was not paid. The man said he immediately knew it was a scam and called […]

Man arrested for wearing Guy Fawkes mask

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Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man, who refused to remove his Guy Fawkes mask while on Starbucks property, was arrested on Wednesday. Officer Tuck was patrolling the Downtown Square area when he saw what appeared to be a man, later identified as Christian Mimms, 24, sitting on a park bench wearing a Guy Fawkes mask, […]

More patient abuse allegations for Churchill Dentistry, LLC., formerly Polliwog Dental, LLC.,

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Ocala, Florida — Michael Tarver, the former owner of Polliwog Dental LLC, now Churchill Dentistry LLC, is back in the spotlight following new allegations of patient abuse. On April 28, 2014, Kembra Henderson took her 3-year-old daughter to Churchill Dentistry to see Dr. Michael Tarver, known to children as Dr. Mike. After her daughter’s procedure, Henderson […]



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