Two arrested in July 4th fireworks tent shooting

The shooter was a 14-year-old

Two arrested in July 4th fireworks tent shooting

  Silver Springs Shores — Marion County sheriff’s deputies arrested two people on Monday who were involved a shooting at a fireworks stand in the 7100 block of Maricamp Road. Quinnesha Roberts, 20, and Anquan Rashard Everett, 14, attempted to rob the fireworks stand and shot the security guard in the process. The shooting took […]

Murder suspect says he was compassionate, did not kill kid

Murder suspect says he was compassionate, did not kill kid

Dunnellon, Florida — Since January 2016, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, Levy County Sheriff’s Office, Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, and the Williston Police department have all been investigating a string of burglaries that are now linked to suspects Jessica Baker, 44, and […]

Woman arrested for sudden snatching

Woman arrested for sudden snatching

Ocala, Florida — A woman was arrested after she snatched a necklace from a victim while she was shopping in a CD store, located at 1943 West Silver Springs Boulevard, Suite A. Police said that Tyeshia Swain, 30, approached the victim, struck her in the chest, and snatched a gold ruby necklace from the victim’s neck. The […]

Suspects kidnapped, beat, and raped a female juvenile

Suspects kidnapped, beat, and raped a female juvenile

[Last updated on March 3, 2016, at 9:28 p.m.] Ocklawaha, Florida — Three suspects have now been arrested after a female juvenile victim reported that she was raped and “stuffed” into the trunk of a car. On January 18, 2016, Marion County sheriff’s investigators responded to UF Health Shands Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to meet […]

Teen arrested for home invasion shooting

Teen arrested for home invasion shooting

Ocala, Florida — Ocala Police Department detectives arrested a teenager after he admitted to shooting a 38-year-old man in the abdomen. According to a press release, on February 14, officers responded to Laurel Park Apartments, located at 100 Northwest 23rd Place, in reference to a home invasion in which five unknown, armed, black males entered a […]

Dangerous teen on the run in Ocala

Dangerous teen on the run in Ocala

Ocala, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives are asking for the public’s help in the search for Raeqwon Emmanuel Munnerlyn, 19. According to a press release, detectives have obtained warrants for Munnerlyn’s arrest for Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Armed Robbery with a Firearm, Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and Attempted […]

Arrest made: Cloud 9 shooter had been questioned in previous shooting

Arrest made: Cloud 9 shooter had been questioned in previous shooting

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Special Investigations has  made an arrest in the September 13, 2015, Cloud 9 nightclub shooting. On Monday, MCSO and the US Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Laquan Ria’Mel Barrow, 24. He has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Benetria Robinson, […]

Teen arrested for beating and shooting of 91-year-old woman

Second suspect at large

Teen arrested for beating and shooting of 91-year-old woman

Ocala, Florida — A boy was arrested on Wednesday and charged with Attempted Felony Murder and Home Invasion Robbery for the beating and shooting of a 91-year-old woman that occurred in June. According to the arrest affidavit, someone called in an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers after reading about the incident in the media. The tipster provided […]

OPD: Concerned over escalation of violence; robberies, 91-year-old beat and shot

OPD: Concerned over escalation of violence; robberies, 91-year-old beat and shot

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is investigating a series of robberies that have occurred over the the past four months at the following locations: Dollar General — 1111 W SILVER SPRINGS BLVD  on 03/26/2015  at 10:56 a.m. Kangaroo Express — 909 NE 28TH ST  on 04/01/2015 at 1:55 a.m. Family Dollar — 2195 […]

3 arrested in case where 2 men claimed they were lured from bar

3 arrested in case where 2 men claimed they were lured from bar

Belleview, Florida — Detectives have arrested three individuals for their involvement in the beating of two men that were lured to a Belleview residence by two women. One person, who the sheriff’s office has not identified, remains at large. Irvin Savier Chavez Sanchez, 30, and his friend, Baudilio Galicia Diaz, originally told investigators they had […]

Bank robber captured in Ocala

Bank robber captured in Ocala

Ocala, Florida — On Thursday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Investigations Unit along with its Fugitive Apprehension Unit, arrested and charged Randall Williford, 27, with Robbery, Attempted Robbery, and Resisting Arrest. Williford was located at 15220 SE 211th Court, he was found hiding in a closet of the residence. K-9 Deputy Winkler and his […]

Days Inn clerk robbed and beaten

Days Inn clerk robbed and beaten

Ocala, Florida — On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Days Inn located at 3811 Northwest Blitchton Road was robbed. The female clerk working the front desk advised that a black male came into the lobby, jumped over the desk and stated, “Shut up b**ch.” At that point, the suspect tackled her […]