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 […]

Armed robberies in Ocala

Armed robberies in Ocala

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating two armed robberies. Both robberies took place on Sunday night between 8 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. In the first robbery, which took place at the Texaco Station, located at 3401 Southwest College Road, a man, along with his accomplice, pointed a gun at the clerk […]

Homeless man beaten with his own crutch

Homeless man beaten with his own crutch

Ocala, Florida — Ocala police recently arrested a man they say beat another homeless man with his own crutches and then robbed him. The incident occurred on Monday near the intersection of Northwest 4th Avenue and Northwest 2nd Street, Ocala. Police stated that the victim was walking with a man, later identified as John Wooten, 34, […]

Armed robbery at Taco Del Mar

Armed robbery at Taco Del Mar

Ocala, Florida — Investigators with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a man they say robbed the Taco Del Mar, located at Southwest Highway 200, Unit 4, at gunpoint. A restaurant employee told MCSO Deputy Paul Youmans that the suspect entered the restaurant, pointed a semi-automatic handgun at him, and demanded money. According […]

More charges for teen involved in Family Dollar robbery

More charges for teen involved in Family Dollar robbery

Ocala, Florida — On Friday, Ocala Police Department Public Information Officer Angy Scroble said Caleb Clayton, 17, who was arrested Thursday for armed robbery of a Family Dollar located at 2370 Northwest 45th Terrace, has been charged with two more armed robberies. In addition to the charges of Armed Robbery (x2), Grand Theft Auto (x2), and Aggravated […]

Stern warning from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office to criminals

Stern warning from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office to criminals

  Ocala, Florida — “I will not tolerate this type of violent criminal behavior, which puts Marion County citizens at risk,” Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair said during a press meeting Thursday. “This agency will be very proactive to stop the violent criminals before they seriously hurt someone.” This message comes after twin brothers Caleb […]

Another Dollar General robbed at gunpoint

Another Dollar General robbed at gunpoint

On Thursday, at approximately 8:30 a.m. the Dollar General, located at 2040 Northeast 35th Street was robbed at gunpoint. Both black males were covering their faces during the robbery. Ocala Post is currently waiting on the details and surveillance video in this case. Marion County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Investigations Unit detectives believe this case is […]

Kangaroo gas station robbed at gunpoint

Kangaroo gas station robbed at gunpoint

Ocala, Florida — The Kangaroo gas station, located at 909 Northeast 28th Street, was robbed at gunpoint at approximately 2.am., Wednesday. The gunmen was so shameless that, he entered the store while — at least three employees and a customer — were in the store. Witnesses said that the thief entered the store and stated, […]

Armed robbery: Victim pistol whipped

Armed robbery: Victim pistol whipped

Ocala, Florida — Two men were arrested after being identified as suspects in an armed robbery. On July 28, 2014, Deputy Wallace responded to the 2000 block of NW 43rd Street (apartments), Ocala. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the victim, whose face was covered in blood and he had several lacerations on his […]

Murphy Express Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

Murphy Express Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

Ocala, Florida — Around 3:40 a.m., Monday, April 28, 2014, a suspect committed armed robbery of the Murphy Express, 17 Cedar Radial Pass, Ocala. Security photos show the suspect wearing a white T-shirt over his head, a dark long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and red sneakers. The witness described the suspect as a black male, […]

Two Men Shot At Alpha Barbershop Hair Studio

Two Men Shot At Alpha Barbershop Hair Studio

  Ocala, Florida — Ocala Police are searching for two black males that robbed and shot two people at a local business. At 11:59 p.m. on November 30, 2013 two black men dressed all in black and wearing hoodies entered the Alpha Barbershop Hair Studio at 1524 North Magnolia Avenue, (which is a 24-hour business) […]