Kevin Bailey Assaulted His Family SWAT Was Dispatched

Kevin Bailey Assaulted His Family SWAT Was Dispatched

Ocklawaha, Florida — A call came in around 1:30 a.m., September 22, 2013 about an assault and battery, however it soon escalated and SWAT had to be dispatched to 12220 S.E. 134th Court, Ocklawaha. Detectives say the victim called about Kevin Roger Bailey, 34. It was reported to the Sheriff’s Office that Bailey was armed […]

Elin Peterson DUI Five Times The Legal Limit

Elin Peterson DUI Five Times The Legal Limit

Ocala, Florida — On Tuesday, September 18, 2013, Marion County Sheriff Deputy Elizabeth Hart, responded to a call of a possible drunk driver around the 7000 block of East Highway 40. When Deputy Hart arrived on scene she observed a white Toyota facing eastbound on the south side of E Hwy 40, with the driver […]

Gabriel Quinones Arrested For 5.5 Kilos Of Cocaine

Gabriel Quinones Arrested For 5.5 Kilos Of Cocaine

Ocala, Florida — On September 18, 2013 the Orange County Sheriff’s located a package that contained cocaine. The cocaine had been placed in a steel picture frame that had been welded and turned into artwork. It was being shipped via FedEx. The package was addressed to an Oscar Ortiz of 34 Fir Dr. Trc. Ocala, […]

Patricia Elkhateeb Is Fourth Arrest In K2 Marijuana Bust

Patricia Elkhateeb Is Fourth Arrest In K2 Marijuana Bust

Dunnellon, Florida — A fourth arrest has been made in the largest synthetic marijuana bust in Marion County history. On Tuesday, September 17, 2013, authorities arrested 30-year-old, Patricia Elkhateeb in connection with the K-2 operation that took place at a closed doughnut shop in Dunnellon. According to reports, agents recovered documents inside an office located […]

Silver Springs Shores thugs back on the loose, residents beware

Silver Springs Shores thugs back on the loose, residents beware

Silver Spring Shores — One of three suspects arrested in connection with an armed burglary that occurred on September 11, 2013, has been arrested again on drugs and gun charges. Detectives, along with deputies, including one K-9 deputy, returned to Silver Springs Shores on Friday, September 13, 2013, after obtaining probable cause to confiscate the […]

Boy Critically Injured in ATV Accident

Summerfield, Florida — A 10-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was partially ejected from the ATV he was riding in as a passenger. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the off road vehicle was traveling through an open field on private property in the 5000 block of County Rd 42 in Summerfield. The driver […]

Voting For The Ocala Drive-In Extended Cast Your Vote Now

Voting For The Ocala Drive-In Extended Cast Your Vote Now

The voting has been extended for Project Drive-In and four more projectors will be donated to the Drive-In with the highest votes. The Ocala Drive-In opened in 1948 and was renovated in July of 2011.       The Drive-In is truly a piece of Ocala’s history, and residents are most certain to be devastated […]

Andrew Roberts might have more child victims

Andrew Roberts might have more child victims

  Andrew William Roberts, 32, of Fort McCoy has been charged with molestation after being accused of having inappropriate contact with a minor. The victim reported that Andrew Roberts had watched her take a shower, grabbed her vaginal area over her clothing, and touched her breast on different occasions. Investigators interviewed the victim on July […]

Sheriff Chris Blair Says He Will Not Apologize For Standing Up For Citizens

Sheriff Chris Blair Says He Will Not Apologize For Standing Up For Citizens

  “It is with great honor and pride that I stand ready to serve you, the citizens of Marion County. I am humbled beyond words at the opportunity to work with you and my fellow board members in making the decisions involving growth management, solid waste, economic development, and the protection of our precious natural […]

Detective Chases Man To Grandmas House

Detective Chases Man To Grandmas House

An Ocala man was arrested after taking a Marion County Detective on a chase to grandma’s house. On September 10, 2013, around 3:00 p.m., a Marion County detective observed a beige four-door Buick driven by Courtney Lamar Carpenter, 31, of Ocala run a stop sign at SW 23rd Avenue and SW 7th Street. As the […]

Nathan Francis Love Arrested For Sex With Minor

Nathan Francis Love Arrested For Sex With Minor

A Marion County man has been arrested and charged with having sex with a juvenile. Nathan Francis Love, 22, of Ocala was arrested after investigators spoke with the victim who told them the sexual contact with Love happened while they “hung out”. When Love was interviewed by detectives he admitted to having sexual contact with […]

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 […]

Man Points Bow And Arrow At A Deputy

Man Points Bow And Arrow At A Deputy

Marion County, Florida — On September 7, 2013, Deputy Writer responded to a call at 15545 NE 148 Ter. Rd. in Ft McCoy, after Richard Hummel , 53, dialed 911. Hummel told 911 dispatchers that he was having thoughts of suicide and would like to be taken to the Centers for help. Deputy Writer arrived […]

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 […]

Sheriff Chris Blair wants you to know the truth about the budget

Sheriff Chris Blair wants you to know the truth about the budget

Ocala, Florida — On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at 11 a.m., there will be a ribbon cutting at the CNG fuel station, located at 3230 SE Maricamp Road. This will be the first CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) station in Marion County making that a total of eight in the State. “The Marion County Board of […]

Ocala Regional May Have Caused A Fathers Death

Ocala Regional May Have Caused A Fathers Death

OCALA, Florida — Recent allegations among healthcare facilities seems to be the topic in every Facebook status in the past month. First Polliwog Dental and most recently Ocala Regional Medical Center.       Ocala Regional Medical Center was recently investigated by the Agency for Health Care Administration and found that laws had been broken […]