CSX train hits a young man walking on the tracks

CSX train hits a young man walking on the tracks

  Ocala, Florida — On January 22, 2014, at approximately 3:56 p.m., Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 3900 block of Southeast Lake Weir Avenue, after CSX train operators called and said they believe they had struck a person on the tracks. After arriving on the scene, it was determined that the train had […]

Woman Arrested For Aggravated Battery With Frying Pan

Woman Arrested For Aggravated Battery With Frying Pan

  Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for a disturbance that began in the Marion Oaks Subdivision on January 16, 2014. The victim says he picked up his live-in girlfriend and mother of his two children, Renee M Briggs, 23, at a residence inside of Marion Oaks. Once inside […]

Gassy situation gets Ocala couple arrested

Gassy situation gets Ocala couple arrested

  Ocala, Florida — On January 13, 2014, Deputy Jacobs responded to the Murphy U.S.A. gas station, located at 17840 SE 112 Court Road in reference to a gas drive off. The store clerk told the deputy that a vehicle with one male and one female pulled up to get gas. The clerk said that […]

Ocala woman’s dog gets a mouth full

Ocala woman’s dog gets a mouth full

  Ocala,Florida — On January 14, 2014, at approximately 1 a.m., a call came into the Ocala Police Department about a suspicious object. A woman called and said while her dog, Lady, was digging in her backyard she dug up something and had it in her mouth. The dog owner said when she looked closer […]

Paranoid Man Tapes Bullets To Windows

Paranoid Man Tapes Bullets To Windows

  Ocala, Florida — On January 12, 2014 the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 9000 block of SE 88th Street in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, Jay C. McBride advised that he and his girlfriend, Gina Celona, were having an argument about her smoking marijuana inside the house, and McBride produced a […]

Husband tells wife to refuse sobriety test after hit and run

Husband tells wife to refuse sobriety test after hit and run

  Ocala, FLorida — On January 12, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Ocala Police Officer, Jason Rodriguez, was working a hit and run crash involving an impaired driver. Officer Rodriguez responded to the call and met with a witness that said a dark colored Lexus fled the scene after hitting several mail boxes and a […]

Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory Lifted

Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory Lifted

  Ocala, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has lifted the mosquito-borne illness advisory that was established in July 2013. Officials say, even though the advisory has been lifted you should still take precautions when outdoors. Residence should also continue to be proactive in eliminating standing water as well as moist areas where […]

Mother whose baby was rolled over on and died arrested; grandmother blames probation officers

Mother whose baby was rolled over on and died arrested; grandmother blames probation officers

  Ocala, Florida — On January 6, 2014, deputies were dispatched to the 10800 block of Southeast 45th Avenue in Belleview at 6:35 a.m. Upon arrival, Deputy Jeremiah Jones spoke with a man who claimed that his daughter had fallen asleep an rolled over on his girlfriends 5-week-old baby, Keegan Alexander Ericson. Ericson told investigators […]

Red riding lawn mower man arrested

Red riding lawn mower man arrested

  Ocala, Florida — On January 5, 2014 at approximately 7 p.m. Deputies Franco Porcelli and Jason Hunt responded to a traffic accident that happened on East Highway 40 and SE 162 Terrace. Deputy Porcelli was in the parking lot of Maries Famliy Diner when a man later identified as Michael Lakosky approached Deputy Hunt […]

Temperatures Lowest In Decades – Freeze Warning

Temperatures Lowest In Decades – Freeze Warning

  Meteorologists are calling it a “Polar Vortex.” Most residents across the U.S. are just calling it “Way Too Cold.” The temperature predictions are startling: 25 below zero in Fargo, N.D., minus 31 in International Falls, Minn., and 15 below in Indianapolis and Chicago. At those temperatures, exposed skin can get frostbitten within minutes and […]

We Bike For Kids Charity Ride In The Villages

We Bike For Kids Charity Ride In The Villages

  The Villages — The third annual “We Bike For Kids” charity bicycle ride will be held on March 15, 2014 starting at the SeaBreeze Recreation Center in The Villages. The event features a Metric Century (62 miles) beginning at 8:30 a.m., a 30-mile ride starting at 9:30 a.m., and a 10-mile ride starting at […]

Harley Gant Age 17 Missing

Harley Gant Age 17 Missing

  If you have any information about Harley Gant please contact the Ocala Police Department at 352-369-7000 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678. Harley may also go by the name Holly.     Please follow and like us:

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