Man threatened to kill woman with machete

Man threatened to kill woman with machete

Ocala, Florida — Authorities say a man was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Domestic Battery, and Kidnapping-False Imprisonment after an argument with his on-and-off girlfriend turned physical. According to reports, Kevin L. Hill, 37, of Ocala, was temporarily living with his on-and-off girlfriend when they began to argue about the fact that he […]

Mother beat child, stabbed partner

Mother beat child, stabbed partner

Silver Springs, Florida — A Silver Springs woman faces several charges after authorities were notified about possible abuse on a child. Authorities say that Ann Montross, 25, became angry when her child “pooped” in her pants. A second victim in the house, Montross’ partner, stated that Montross became so agitated that she threw the child […]

Teen struck girlfriend with baseball bat

Teen struck girlfriend with baseball bat

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala teen was arrested after she struck her girlfriend with a baseball bat. Ocala Police responded to the Checkers, located at 1239 East Silver Springs Boulevard, and made contact with a female victim who stated that she and her girlfriend, Ke’asha Pullings, 18, had been in a physical altercation. The victim said […]

Aggravated assault outside Cowboys Saloon

Aggravated assault outside Cowboys Saloon

Ocala, Florida — A Leesburg man was released from jail on a $5,000 bond after he assaulted a man at a local bar. On Saturday, Ocala police responded to Cowboys Saloon, located at 718 South Pine Avenue, in reference to an assault. Upon arrival, police made contact with Jeff Langley, 28. Langley told police that […]

Man assaulted pregnant girlfriend over XBOX

Man assaulted pregnant girlfriend over XBOX

[Last updated on July 21, 2015, at 1:20 p.m.] Summerfield, Florida — A Summerfield man remained behind bars Monday after he assaulted his pregnant girlfriend over a video game console. On Saturday, July 18, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Vernon Reese responded to The Villages Regional Hospital and met with the assault victim. The victim told the […]

Off-duty deputy disarmed suspect at Ocala restaurant

Off-duty deputy disarmed suspect at Ocala restaurant

Ocala, Florida — On January 14, 2015, at approximately 8:55pm, officers responded to the El Toreo restaurant, located at 3510 SW 36th Ave., in reference to an altercation that involved an armed female. Off-duty Marion County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, John Lightle, was in the restaurant at the time, eating with his family. Deputy Lightle stated […]

A mother and three children threatened at gunpoint

A mother and three children threatened at gunpoint

Ocala, Florida — After arriving at Sam’s Big Apple, 1943 West Silver Springs Boulevard, a woman and her three children were threatened at gunpoint before they had a chance to exit their vehicle. When Ocala police arrived on scene, they found the suspect, Reginald Howard, 36, hiding in the bathroom of the business. Upon searching […]

Man with dirt bike tries to run family down

Man with dirt bike tries to run family down

Ocala, Florida — A 19-year-old Ocala man was arrested on June 20, 2014, after he intentionally tried to run down a family with his dirt bike. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the victim, along with her four children, were attempting to move their golf cart when Daniel Lincoln came within inches of hitting […]