Woman remains in critical condition after Christmas morning shooting

Woman remains in critical condition after Christmas morning shooting

Marion Oaks, Florida — Mary Lou Hutson, 55, remains in critical condition following a Christmas morning’s shooting in the 6000 block of SW 131st Lane, Marion Oaks. Detectives believe Preston Daniel Pollard, 23, drove all the way from Venus, Texas, for the sole purpose to shoot the victims. When he arrived at the residence, he […]

Christmas gifts stolen from Marion Oaks home

Christmas gifts stolen from Marion Oaks home

Marion Oaks — A Marion Oaks thief robbed a family of their Christmas gifts. Earlier today, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 13000 block of S.W. 84th Terrace Road, Marion Oaks, in reference to a burglary. A resident called 911 after arriving home to find that the front door of their residence had been […]

Drug ringleader busted in Marion Oaks

Drug ringleader busted in Marion Oaks

Ocala, Florida — A drug ringleader arrested in Marion Oaks yielded weapons, drugs, and a large sum of cash. Six drug dealers, four men and two women, were arrested following an United Drug Enforcement Strike Team investigation. The Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team initiated an investigation that spanned three (3) months. The long-term investigation culminated […]

Man threatened to shoot employee and burn down the business

Man threatened to shoot employee and burn down the business

Marion Oaks — On July 4, 2014, Deputy Bartlett responded to Crazy Dave’s Firework stand, located at 184 Marion Oaks Boulevard, in reference to a disturbance. The victims told Deputy Bartlett that Jason Munda, 36, had purchased fireworks from the stand earlier in the day, and later returned for a refund. According to reports, after […]

Marion Oaks: Mary Alexander arrested for food stamp fraud

Marion Oaks: Mary Alexander arrested for food stamp fraud

  Ocala, Florida — Mary Alexander, 47, of Ocala has been charged with organized fraud. Alexander’s arrest, today, stems from an ongoing investigation by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Medicaid Fraud Unit of the Attorney General’s Office. The first phase of this case started back in June of this year. That’s […]

Arsonist targeting law enforcement in Marion County

Arsonist targeting law enforcement in Marion County

  Ocala, Florida — Marion County law enforcement are under attack, and this time it’s not from the Commission. Marion county has an arsonist that is targeting law enforcement. As with any arsonist, the fear of him/her evolving is always a possibility, according to experts. Experts agree that this is a situation that should not […]