Driver had seizure, lost control of vehicle

Driver had seizure, lost control of vehicle

A woman and her 14-year-old nephew are in stable condition after their car crashed into a home Tuesday morning. The driver, Janice Porter, was traveling east on Southeast 108th Street when she had a seizure and lost control of her 2014 Ford Fusion. Marion County Fire Rescue said both occupants were transported to Munroe Regional […]

Video: Firefighters contain blaze in 11 minutes

Video: Firefighters contain blaze in 11 minutes

Belleview, Florida — Firefighters from Marion County Fire Rescue Belleview Station 18, Summerfield Station 30, and the Villages Station 10, worked diligently to extinguish a house fire early Wednesday morning. At approximately 2:29 a.m, MCFR units received a call about a fire at Woodside Apartments, located at 3745 Southeast 107th Street, Belleview. According to a […]

Student killed by hit-and-run driver

Student killed by hit-and-run driver

Belleview, Florida — On May 18, the Florida Highway Patrol was notified of a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on U.S. Highway 301, at the intersection of Southeast 125th Place, Belleview. According to FHP, Zachery T. Holt, 17, who was known by his friends as “Zach”, was walking southbound, adjacent to the roadway, when Vanisha […]

Woman rescued from Belleview housefire

Woman rescued from Belleview housefire

Belleview, Florida — A woman was hospitalized after Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters pulled the homeowner from her burning home Sunday. Dispatch received the call from a neighbor of 5145 SE 107th Place, Belleview, at approximately 2:38 p.m. The caller stated that her neighbor’s home was on fire and someone was trapped in the house. […]

Six arrested in home invasion and shooting

Six arrested in home invasion and shooting

Belleview, Florida — On January 19, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with Belleview Police Department officers, were dispatched to 5469 Southeast 104th Place, Belleview, in reference to a home invasion and shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they found victims Dominique J. Johnson, 19, Emanuel Estada-Portalatin, 17 and Christopher Hillard, […]

Grandmother reported her grandson’s step-father for child abuse

Grandmother reported her grandson’s step-father for child abuse

Belleview, Florida — On September 29, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy, Julie Vowinkel, responded to Belleview Elementary School after a grandmother reported that her six-year-old grandson had been battered by his stepfather, John Hopkins, 33. The boy told the deputy that on September 26, 2014, his step-father hit him in the back with a belt […]

Belleview man sentenced in sexual battery case

Belleview man sentenced in sexual battery case

Ocala, Florida — On July 10, 2014, Cole S. Decker, 20, of Belleview, was released from the Marion County Jail and transported to the Florida Department of Corrections where he will begin serving his sentence. Decker was arrested on October 30, 2013, and charged with Capital Sexual Battery on a Child Under 12-Years-Old(x2) and Lewd […]

Anonymous tip leads to meth lab bust in Belleview

Anonymous tip leads to meth lab bust in Belleview

Belleview, Florida — On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy A. Rodriguez responded to 11820 SE 99 Court, Belleview, Florida , in reference to investigating an anonymous complaint; according to the tipster, methamphetamine was being manufactured within the residence. Upon her arrival, Deputy Rodriguez’s observations lent credibility to the tipster’s allegations. He could […]

Belleview shooting suspects behind bars

Belleview shooting suspects behind bars

Belleview, Florida — Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of 28-year-old Candice Ambrose. Malik Jones, 28, of Belleview, was arrested at 6:30 p.m. on July 1, 2014. He faces a charge of Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Rickey Brown, 26, of Summerfield, was arrested at 8:55 p.m. […]

Shooting in Belleview

Shooting in Belleview

Belleview, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Special Investigations Detectives are currently working a homicide investigation at a home at 12436 S.E. 85th Court in Belleview. The emergency call came around 2:53 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2014 in reference to a possible shooting at that home. At the scene, investigators found Candice Ambrose, […]

Belleview mom arrested for attempting to suffocate two-year-old; released next day

Belleview mom arrested for attempting to suffocate two-year-old; released next day

Belleview, Florida — A Belleview woman that was arrested on June 11, 2014, for attempting to suffocate her daughter was released on $2,000 bond just a day later. Jessica Lehman, 25, is accused of trying to suffocate her daughter nearly two years ago. Belleview Police Department Detective Ray Dwyer, discovered Lehman’s crime after she filed […]

Mom allegedly threatens to blow up Belleview Middle School; Mom says school is neglecting her son

Mom allegedly threatens to blow up Belleview Middle School; Mom says school is neglecting her son

Belleview, Florida — On May 14, 2014, Christina Cochran, 30, of Summerfield, was arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail for making a bomb threat. This incident started when Belleview Middle School officials called Cochran to talk about her child. A Marion County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer could hear the call, according to […]

Former Belleview Sonny’s BBQ manager arrested

Former Belleview Sonny’s BBQ manager arrested

Ocala, Florida — An investigation into the former Belleview Sonny’s BBQ Manager Paul Bryan Orr, 37, which began on March 17, 2014, ended with his arrest on April 28, 2014. The investigation began when the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous cyber-tip in reference to child porn that had been uploaded using a Google […]

Belleview Man Arrested In Massachusetts

Belleview Man Arrested In Massachusetts

  Belleview, Florida — Mark Anthony Bryant, 31, of Burlington, Massachusetts, has been charged with having inappropriate contact with a juvenile. Detectives interviewed the victim who said the sexual contact with Bryant happened during a 2-year period, from the age of six until she was eight, in Belleview, Florida. Bryant left Marion County and was […]

Belleview Christmas Parade 2013

Belleview Christmas Parade 2013

  Belleview, Florida — The Belleview Christmas Parade is Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., This years theme is “White Christmas”. Come on out and enjoy the day along 441 in Belleview, beginning at the intersection of 441 and 110th St. and ending at Robinson Rd. and 441. The Parade will feature the anticipated […]

11-Year-Old Keelin Morris Hit By Car On Way To Belleview Middle

11-Year-Old Keelin Morris Hit By Car On Way To Belleview Middle

  Belleview, Florida — On October 29, 2013, at approximately 9 a.m., a Belleview Middle School student was hit by a car as she rode her bicycle to school. The accident happened on a street where residence say speed is a problem on a daily basis. According to residence, motorists travel the area at high […]

Benjamin Boles Of Belleview High Arrested For Aggravated Battery

Benjamin Boles Of Belleview High Arrested For Aggravated Battery

  Belleview, Florida — Belleview High School Student Benjamin Austin Boles,18, has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery. On October 23, 2013, Deputy Nickolas Frost responded to Munroe Regional Medical Center in reference to an incident that occurred at Belleview High School. Upon Frost making contact with the victim and his parents he [Frost] […]