Pit bull bandit strikes again

Pit bull bandit strikes again

Ocala, Florida — Authorities are now issuing an alert to all Marion County residents in regards to pit bull puppies. On Monday, June 10, 2014, 17 more pit bull puppies were stolen from a yard in the 7600 block of NW 49th Avenue. The victim told deputies that she left her home around 8 p.m. […]

Ocala man pulls police dogs tail

Ocala man pulls police dogs tail

Ocala, Florida — On June 1, 2014, Ocala Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call from an anonymous caller in regards to a man having approached her asking for help. The caller told dispatch that the man had exited the woods in the area of the 300 block of NW 10th street, at the railroad […]

Five newborn puppies stolen from Ocala home

Five newborn puppies stolen from Ocala home

Ocala, Florida — Five pit bull puppies that were stolen from an Ocala home and away from their mom last week, are still missing. On May 21, 2014, Matthew Layfield and Ashley Ann left their home at approximately 1:30 p.m. When they returned at approximately 4:30 p.m., they found their home had been burglarized. The […]

A pit bull defends his home from a burglar

A pit bull defends his home from a burglar

Deltona, Florida — A pit bull in Volusia County literally took a bite out of crime while defending his home and sleeping owner. At approximately 4:30 a.m., a man was awakened by a loud crash and the sound of his pit bull barking. The 24-year-old jumped out of bed and ran into the front room […]

Puppies Rescued From 123 Degree Car

Puppies Rescued From 123 Degree Car

Palm Beach, Florida — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Wellington Mall, 10300 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington in regards to animal cruelty. According to deputies, a good Samaritan noticed two puppies that were left in a vehicle parked at Wellington Green Mall inside a black SUV, for over 35 minutes. The Samaritan notified […]

But First…Let Me Take A Selfie

But First…Let Me Take A Selfie

Palm Harbor, Florida — Brian Genest, 17, was visiting Chestnut Park with his mom, Paula Genest, in Palm Harbor, Florida when he saw a squirrel on the hand rail of the wooden walk way. Genest approached the squirrel in hopes of capturing a few close up pictures. Genest said when he got close enough to […]

Bloody scene at Ocala home after dog was stabbed

Bloody scene at Ocala home after dog was stabbed

Ocala, Florida — On April 27, 2014, Ocala Police Officers Wabbersen and Drawdy responded to the 1100 block of NE 13th Street in reference to a domestic dispute and beating of a dog. Callers reported hearing lots of screaming and a dog yelping coming from inside a residence. Upon arrival, a group of neighbors were […]

Marion County – Ocala Rabies Alert For April 16, 2014

Marion County – Ocala Rabies Alert For April 16, 2014

  Ocala, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has issued a rabies alert for the downtown Ocala area of Marion County. This is in response to a cat that tested positive for rabies on April 16, 2014. All Marion County residents and visitors should be aware that rabies is present in the wild […]

Dog Tethering Law In Effect

Dog Tethering Law In Effect

  Marion County, Florida — On April 1, 2014, Marion County Commissioners approved a revision to the county animal ordinance relating to dog tethering. The ordinance, approved during a regularly-scheduled board meeting, bans unattended tethering of dogs, with an exception for performing a 30-minute temporary task, and with a further exemption that the ordinance does […]

Anthony Woman Arrested For Aggravated Animal Cruelty

Anthony Woman Arrested For Aggravated Animal Cruelty

  Anthony, Florida — On April 7, 2014 the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a man in reference to his neighbor, Sherry Spears Wilemon, 66, shooting and killing his cat with a pellet rifle. The man told Deputy Calvin Batts that he had not seen [his] cat “Smokey” since early Sunday Morning. […]

Confirmed Case Of Rabies

Confirmed Case Of Rabies

  Polk county, Florida — On Saturday, March 8, 2014, a Lake Wales woman reported that she had been bitten by a raccoon and that her neighbors’ dogs had been fighting with it, in the area of 952 Campbell Avenue. The PCSO Animal Control Section responded, impounded the raccoon, and sent its body to the […]

Deputy feeds an ass

Deputy feeds an ass

  Ocklawaha, Florida — Corporal Porcelli and Deputy Hunt of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office were greeted by a citizen who found a donkey in the 5400 block of SE 180 Avenue Road, Ocklawaha, during a torrential down pour. The citizen gave Corporal Porcelli the halter to the donkey and didn’t stick around. While attempting […]

Ocala woman’s dog gets a mouth full

Ocala woman’s dog gets a mouth full

  Ocala,Florida — On January 14, 2014, at approximately 1 a.m., a call came into the Ocala Police Department about a suspicious object. A woman called and said while her dog, Lady, was digging in her backyard she dug up something and had it in her mouth. The dog owner said when she looked closer […]

21 Horses Rescued From Near Death On Davie Ranch

21 Horses Rescued From Near Death On Davie Ranch

  Davie, Florida — Twenty-one starving horses were rescued from a ranch in Davie, Florida. The horses were rescued by Peaceful Ridge Rescue Group, and they say unfortunately three of the horses may have to be put down. Authorities say the horses were standing in more than two feet of their own feces, and there […]

Man arrested for puppy love

Man arrested for puppy love

Palm Bay, Florida — Palm Bay Police arrested a Palm Bay man at a PaPa Johns located at 2430 Minton Road in West Melbourne; he is accused of having sex with the family dog. According to reports, Joshua Werbicki, 23, has been having sexual intercourse with the family pet for months. Family members became suspicious […]

Cock Ring Fighting Leads to Multiple Men Arrested

Cock Ring Fighting Leads to Multiple Men Arrested

  Polk County, Florida — Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies received an anonymous tip about possible rooster fights taking place at 4560 Carl Boozer Road Haines City. Deputies responded to the location and discovered a fight in progress with 14 suspects at the scene. Agriculture Crimes deputies responded and a search warrant was obtained for […]

Polk County Annual Pet Fest 2013

Polk County Annual Pet Fest 2013

  Polk County, Florida — The Polk County Sheriff’s Animal Control Section is once again hosting its annual Pet Fest from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, December 7, 2013, at the facility, located at 7115 De Castro Road, Winter Haven in Winter Haven just off the Polk Parkway near the Polk County landfill. […]

Dog lover branded his girlfriend’s vagina

Dog lover branded his girlfriend’s vagina

  Arizona — A man and two women have been arrested in Arizona after authorities found videos in the man’s house which contained footage of the three individuals having sex with a dog. Christopher Lynn Jackson, 47, Josephine Erikson, 61, and Mary Kanitz, 48, have all been indicted by an Arizona grand jury on charges […]