Marion Oaks woman arrested, had sex with 14-year-old

The boy stated that he was also rubbing on Castro, but "was high and did not know what was going on because of the marijuana."

Marion Oaks woman arrested, had sex with 14-year-old

A 23-year-old woman remained behind bars Thursday on a $30,000 bond after she was arrested earlier this month and charged with Lewd and Lascivious Battery and Battery. The incident occurred in the 2000 block of Southwest 153rd Loop in Marion Oaks. According to reports, Raisamar Castro was with two boys — ages 14 and 17 […]

Marion Oaks man enters not guilty plea in child pornography case

Marion Oaks man enters not guilty plea in child pornography case

Marion Oaks — A Marion Oaks man entered a written plea of not guilty after he was charged with 26 counts of possession of child pornography which depicted young girls in a lewd manner. Prosecutors say that Edgar Castanon, 43, is currently being held at the Marion County Jail on a $130,000 bond. Investigators were […]

Federal corrections officer arrested

Federal corrections officer arrested

Ocala, Florida — Federal corrections officer Wayne Matthew Intihar, 40, was arrested Tuesday after he was pulled over by an Ocala police officer for speeding and reckless driving. As the officer was doing a drivers license check, Intihar took off on foot. After a short foot pursuit, Intihar was found hiding in some bushes. A computer […]

Woman attacked child at bus stop, blames bullying

Sims stated that the victim's daughter had been bullying her child.

Woman attacked child at bus stop, blames bullying

31-year old Tameka Sims was arrested Wednesday and charged with Child Abuse after she attacked a 12-year-old girl at a bus stop. On September 26, Ocala police were called to the 500 block of Southwest Martin Luther King Boulevard after a caller reported multiple assaults. A mother, who is the victim, told police that her […]

Officials looking for litterbug, dumped tires

Officials looking for litterbug, dumped tires

Marion Oaks — Marion County Code Enforcement officials are seeking information about the person who dumped five tires at the intersection of Southwest 36th Court and Southwest 36th Avenue Road in Marion Oaks. This is the second time this month that a litterbug has dumped tires in this area. The first time the tires had […]

Father viciously attacked a mother during child visitation

Father viciously attacked a mother during child visitation

Ocala — A mother who was attempting to let a father visit with their daughter was attacked and beaten. The mother told Ocala police that she had taken her two-year-old daughter to Long’s Grocery, located at 803 Northwest 4th Street, to visit her father, Antonio Goffe, 30. According to reports, when the mother arrived at […]

Traffic advisory for 49th Ave., SW 95th St. and Marion Oaks Trl.

Traffic advisory for 49th Ave., SW 95th St. and Marion Oaks Trl.

Be advised that Marion County residents traveling along Southwest 49th Avenue will experience a temporary lane closure between the intersections of Southwest 95th Street and Marion Oaks Trail. The closure will be between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on October 26, due to road work. County officials said that there will be […]

Man arrested, masturbated in front of three victims

Man arrested, masturbated in front of three victims

Ocala — A 52-year-old man remains behind bars after he was arrested and charged with Lewd and Lascivious Behavior and Indecent Exposure. Ocala Police Responded to the Edward Croskey Center, located at 1510 Northwest 4th Street after a caller reported that a man had exposed his penis. According to reports, a woman and her 12-year-old […]

Blessed Trinity 68th annual Carnival coupons

Blessed Trinity 68th annual Carnival coupons

Blessed Trinity School is hosting its 68th annual Carnival, located at 5 Southeast 17th Street, Ocala. This is a family-friendly fundraiser for Blessed Trinity School. The carnival will feature carnival food favorites, an Outdoor Marketplace, raffles, and Dreamland Amusements midway rides games and games for all ages. Unlimited ride wristbands are $20 if purchased in […]

15-year-old charged with multiple felonies

15-year-old charged with multiple felonies

Ocala, Florida — A 15-year-old boy was arrested Monday and charged with multiple felonies after he stole a Chevy Camaro. The victim reported the car stolen early Monday morning. The car thief, identified as Carlos Luevano-Velasquez, has stolen the car from the victim’s driveway, but later returned it. The victim told Marion County sheriff’s deputies that […]

Thrill the World 2017, dancers wanted

Thrill the World 2017, dancers wanted

Ocala, Florida — Thrill the World Ocala is back for its seventh year this October which will take place on Saturday, October 21, from 4 p.m.- 9 p.m. This is Ocala’s Biggest Fall Festival and you won’t want to miss it and is being sponsored by Extensions Dance Studio and Just Entertainment, Inc. Thrill the […]

Fort McCoy School teacher’s assistant banned from school following sexual relationship with boy

Fort McCoy School teacher’s assistant banned from school following sexual relationship with boy

Marion County Public Schools Public Information Officer, Kevin Christian, said, Katie Carsey, 36, a Fort McCoy School teacher’s assistant who arrested on September 27, for molesting a former student, abandoned her job. Christian said that Carsey had not contacted the school since her arrest. She has since been banned from entering school property. According to […]

Three-year-old was living with feces and urine throughout residence

Three-year-old was living with feces and urine throughout residence

Marion County Officials said they removed 56 dogs from a home, located at 931 Northeast 12th Avenue. Ocala Police said that a three-year-old child had been living in the urine and feces-filled residence. On October 5, OPD received a call in which the caller reported that there was a foul smell coming from the residence. […]

Marion County spooktacular fall festivities

Marion County spooktacular fall festivities

Marion County Parks and Recreation has teamed up with the Marion County Public Library System to provide activities and events at a location near you! Paws & Pages Pet Expo When –  Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where – Ocala Public Library, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala Looking for a new best […]

Case in legal review after man files false DCF report

Case in legal review after man files false DCF report

The Florida Department of Children and Families is currently reviewing a formal complaint to bring felony charges against Walter Ravon Dawson, 48, also known as Ray Dawson, of Orlando after he filed false reports against a Marion County man. Dawson told DCF that the father of three had injected drugs into his wife, forced wine […]

WARNING: Post Hurricane Irma, mosquito population will become larger

WARNING: Post Hurricane Irma, mosquito population will become larger

Marion County  — In a press release, the Marion County Health Department said that in the near future mosquito populations are expected to be larger than normal due to Hurricane Irma. Florida Department of Health Officials is urging Floridians and visitors to protect themselves against mosquito-borne diseases during as floodwaters continue to recede. Everyone should remain […]

Man angry, grandmother cut him off financially

Man angry, grandmother cut him off financially

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man who was wanted by the Ocala Police Department was arrested Wednesday and charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Police say that sometime in early September, Searron Brooks III, 20, was angry and became involved in a verbal argument with […]

$500 scholarship opportunity for students

$500 scholarship opportunity for students

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Legal Support Association is now accepting applications for the Mary Sullivan Scholarship Award in the amount of $500.00 for students interested in obtaining a degree in the legal field. Deadline to apply for the scholarship is December 1, 2017. No application fee. For scholarship information and/or an application packet, […]

FEMA Disaster Declaration information for individuals and businesses

FEMA Disaster Declaration information for individuals and businesses

On September 13, 2017, FEMA released a Florida Disaster Declaration for areas hit by Hurricane Irma. Marion County is listed for Individual Assistance (IA). Ocala Post spoke with FEMA Thursday and confirmed the information. According to FEMA, individuals seeking assistance must apply within 60 days. FEMA does not provide assistance for food loss. If you […]

Hurricane warning for Marion County, flood watch, concealed carry information

Hurricane warning for Marion County, flood watch, concealed carry information

The National Weather Service Hurricane Center has issued the following warnings for Marion County. ALL information contained within this article came directly from the NOAA. This includes the State Road 200 area, Dunnellon, and Rainbow Lakes Estates area. Hurricane wind conditions are expected somewhere within the Marion county area within the next 36 hours with […]