Police step in, aid woman who appeared on Dr. Phil show, investigation moves forward

Police step in, aid woman who appeared on Dr. Phil show, investigation moves forward

 The Ocala Police Department is currently working in collaboration with the State Attorney’s Office with the investigation involving Ocala couple Jourdon Bryant and Richard Sherrets. On a November 2 Dr. Phil show, the couple publicly gave detailed accounts of his violence toward her over the past few years. “We are working in collaboration with […]

Extreme domestic violence, Ocala couple appear on Dr. Phil show

Extreme domestic violence, Ocala couple appear on Dr. Phil show

 On Dr. Phil, Friday, Ocala couple Jourdon Bryant and Richard Sherrets, publicly gave detailed accounts of his violence toward her over the past few years. Bryant’s family says they feel like local law enforcement has failed her. According to state records, in 2016 Sherrets was arrested for domestic violence against Bryant. The state dropped […]

Woman enraged after she was denied sex

Woman enraged after she was denied sex

Vero Beach — A man was transported to Indian River Medical Center Thursday after a woman cut his face with a kitchen knife. According to the arrest affidavit,  Katherine Nieves-Tavarez, 27, cut the man’s face because he turned down several requests to have sex with her. When police arrived at the scene, the man stated, […]

Maintenance man uses keys to enter home, severely beats man

Maintenance man uses keys to enter home, severely beats man

Ocala, Florida — Two felons remain behind bars after they used a master key to enter a man’s apartment and severely beat him. Ocala police were alerted to Village Green Apartments, located at 500 Southwest 33rd Avenue when the person the victim was FaceTiming witnessed the incident. The suspects, Anthony Caban, 53, and Michael Swint, 38, […]

Woman bound, beaten after she denied man sex

Woman bound, beaten after she denied man sex

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man remained behind bars Wednesday after he battered a woman who denied him sex. According to reports, 29-year-old Shannon Gene Farris came home from work Sunday and wanted to have sex with his partner. The woman, 36, stated that when she told Farris no, he became enraged and an argument ensued. […]

Woman attacked, cut with knife

Woman attacked, cut with knife

  Ocala, Florida — An Ocala woman was arrested after she attacked another woman with a knife. Ocala police responded to Berkley Pointe Apartments Monday in reference to an altercation. Police met with the victim, who stated that she had been arguing with Paige Ray-Markwith, 24, when she was attacked. According to the arrest affidavit, […]

Man batters girlfriend for working late

Man batters girlfriend for working late

On December 6, Ocala police responded to Berkeley Pointe Apartments in reference to an assault. When police arrived, they saw a woman, later identified as the victim, standing outside with blood on her shirt. The victim had blood coming from her face, mouth, and neck. The victim told police that during an argument, her boyfriend, […]

Man attempted to strangle girlfriend after being released on bond

Man attempted to strangle girlfriend after being released on bond

Ocala, Florida — A pregnant, domestic violence victim found herself acting nicely toward her abuser in order to give herself a chance to escape. The victim stated that on November 16, she woke her boyfriend, Christopher John Smith, 24, up for work and he became angry. According to reports, Smith began to shout at the […]

Pregnant woman attacked by boyfriend over Facebook post

Pregnant woman attacked by boyfriend over Facebook post

A pregnant woman who became angry over a Facebook post was attacked when she confronted her boyfriend about it. Nemuel Rosario-Vega, 20, was heavily intoxicated when his girlfriend (victim) arrived home. The victim told Ocala police that she confronted Rosario-Vega about the Facebook post, and when she did, the two began to argue. During the […]

Daughter attacked father, both arrested

Janine told police that she attacked her father because she knew she was going to lose custody of her child.

Daughter attacked father, both arrested

Ocala, Florida — A father and his daughter were arrested after a domestic dispute turned physical in the parking lot of a Dunkin Donuts. Ocala police say the confrontation started after the daughter, Janine Oehlbeck, 22, found out that her father, Daniel Oehlbeck, 58, had contacted her child’s attorney regarding a custody case. When Janine […]

Woman attacked child at bus stop, blames bullying

Sims stated that the victim's daughter had been bullying her child.

Woman attacked child at bus stop, blames bullying

31-year old Tameka Sims was arrested Wednesday and charged with Child Abuse after she attacked a 12-year-old girl at a bus stop. On September 26, Ocala police were called to the 500 block of Southwest Martin Luther King Boulevard after a caller reported multiple assaults. A mother, who is the victim, told police that her […]

Man angry, grandmother cut him off financially

Man angry, grandmother cut him off financially

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man who was wanted by the Ocala Police Department was arrested Wednesday and charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Police say that sometime in early September, Searron Brooks III, 20, was angry and became involved in a verbal argument with […]

Woman threatened to kill boyfriend with knife

Woman threatened to kill boyfriend with knife

Ocala, Florida — A Parkside Apartments resident was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon after she threatened to kill her boyfriend with a knife. Ocala Police Department Officer Jason Rodriguez said when he arrived at the apartment complex, he made contact with a male victim who identified his girlfriend, Kacey K. […]

Jealous rage lands woman in jail

Jealous rage lands woman in jail

Ocala, Florida — A 29-year-old woman was arrested Thursday and charged with multiple felonies. Ocala police said Melissa Keil had been separated from her husband for approximately three months. Police said that while the two were separated, Melissa began to suspect that her husband had started a sexual relationship with a 16-year old girl. According […]

Woman, pregnant, recovering from beating

Woman, pregnant, recovering from beating

A pregnant woman is recovering from her injuries after her boyfriend physically attacked her during an argument. An Ocala Police Department police officer responded to Burger 21 after receiving a call about a domestic battery. The victim told police that she had just ran away her boyfriend, Joshua Fidalgo, 25, after living with him for […]

Teen attacked pregnant girlfriend, confronted him about another woman

Teen attacked pregnant girlfriend, confronted him about another woman

Ocala, Florida — A teen was arrested on a warrant for aggravated battery after he attacked his pregnant girlfriend. On January 5, 2017, deputies responded to an apartment on Northeast 23rd Circle, Ocala, in reference to a domestic violence call. The victim stated that she was asleep in her room when her boyfriend, Corey Cohen, […]

Belleview man faces felony charges following road rage incident

Belleview man faces felony charges following road rage incident

The Florida Highway Patrol responded to Southeast 112th Lane, just west of County Road 25A, after a caller reported a road rage incident. Troopers say two victims were riding their bicycles northbound on County Road 25A in the northbound travel lane close to the white line, when a pickup truck, driven by Michael A. Izzo, […]

Two men robbed, one viciously attacked at campground

Two men robbed, one viciously attacked at campground

Marion County — A Georgia man faces multiple charges after he attacked and robbed two individuals who were staying at the Lake Bryant Campground off of 314-A, Marion County. When deputies responded, they found that one victim, Johnathan Brazil, had been beaten on his face. Deputies said his face and hands “were covered in blood”. According […]

A woman who refuses to accept a break-up faces felony charges

A woman who refuses to accept a break-up faces felony charges

Ocala, Florida — A man got more than he bargained for when he decided it was time to end his relationship with his girlfriend of three and a half years. Ocala police say the man broke off his relationship with the woman near the end of November. On December 3, the man returned home from […]

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