Pregnant woman says boyfriend battered her because she wouldn’t have sex

Pregnant woman says boyfriend battered her because she wouldn’t have sex

Marion Oaks — A pregnant woman had to seek medical treatment after she was battered by her boyfriend. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the victim was resting when her boyfriend, Isaac Velazquez-Aponte, 27, returned home. The victim stated that Velazquez-Aponte entered the bedroom and wanted to have sex. According to the victim’s statement, […]

Fetus of pregnant woman being monitored following beating

Fetus of pregnant woman being monitored following beating

Ocala, Florida — An unidentified source from Munroe Regional Medical Center reported that a woman had been battered over the weekend. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says that when the deputy arrived at the hospital, he learned that the female is eight months pregnant. The victim stated that she and Ronald Antasek Jr, 47, had […]

Boy stabbed his mother because he was not allowed to drink

Boy stabbed his mother because he was not allowed to drink

Ocala, Florida — The booking photo and complete arrest affidavit have been released on a 16-year-old who stabbed his mother last week. On September 15, deputies responded to South Pine Avenue in reference to a stabbing. When they arrived, they found a woman who had blood oozing from a head-wound. She told deputies she had been stabbed […]

10-year-old charged with homicide of family member

10-year-old charged with homicide of family member

Silver Springs Shores – A 10-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday and charged with Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child. Marion County sheriff’s detectives say they arrested Berhaun Blyden for the death of his 2-year-old cousin, Journee Blyden. Timeline of the events On June 21, 2016, Journees’s aunt, Brea Blyden, called 911 and stated that her niece […]

Attempted murder suspect video recorded attack

Attempted murder suspect video recorded attack

WARNING: The following video contains graphic content. If you are weak at heart or easily offended, you should not watch this video. Viewer discretion is strongly advised. Ocala, Florida — Marion County sheriff’s investigators say a man who brutally beat a man and left him for dead, video recorded the attack with a cell phone. When MCSO […]

All Nail & Spa employee arrested

All Nail & Spa employee arrested

Ocala, Florida — A nail salon employee was arrested after he threatened another employee with a machete. Ocala police responded to All Nail & Spa, located in the Gateway Plaza, after a witness reported seeing “several Asian people fighting in the parking lot.” The victim, Johnny Chau, told police that he and the suspect, Dieu […]

Pregnant woman assaulted protecting her child from abusive boyfriend

Pregnant woman assaulted protecting her child from abusive boyfriend

Ocala, Florida — A 21-year-old man is still being held without bond after he struck a pregnant woman in the face. According to the Ocala Police Department, Eric McCray Jr., the live-in boyfriend of the victim, was being verbally abusive to a small child in the home. Police say the victim confronted McCray and told him […]

Woman arrested for hitting juveniles with a cooking pot

Woman arrested for hitting juveniles with a cooking pot

Ocala, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s deputies arrested an Ocala woman after an anonymous caller reported that two children had been hit with a cooking pot. Authorities responded to Northwest Gainesville Road and made contact with the two juvenile victims. According to reports, the juveniles stated that, Monica Emanuel, 37, was on the couch and […]

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 […]

Hostage situation ends after two hours of negotiations

Hostage situation ends after two hours of negotiations

Ocala, Florida — On Tuesday, Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Jose Rene Marrero, 42, for Aggravated Domestic Battery with the Use of a Deadly Weapon, Kidnapping/False Imprisonment and Resisting an Officer without Violence. According to reports, MCSO deputies were dispatched to 5478 Northwest 62nd Place, in Ocala Park Estates in reference to a verbal […]

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 […]

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 […]

Woman threw a sausage, then a punch

Woman threw a sausage, then a punch

Belleview, Florida — A Belleview teen was arrested after she assaulted a pregnant woman on Sunday. Marion County sheriff’s Deputy Vernon Reese responded to the Kangaroo store located at 7590 East Highway 25, after a call came in about a physical altercation. The victim, 18, told Deputy Reese that she was standing at the rear of […]