The race for sheriff: You asked, we got answers

The race for sheriff: You asked, we got answers

Marion County — Ocala Post reached out to the four candidates competing in the Marion County Sheriff’s race. Only two responded—former sheriff Ed Dean (D) and 26 year Ocala police veteran Lieutenant Billy Woods (R). Candidates Dennis McFatten (D) and Kerry Crawford (R) did not respond. This article will not address crime rate statistics for […]

Video: 5th deputy indicted in Marion Oaks police brutality case

Video: 5th deputy indicted in Marion Oaks police brutality case

  Ocala, Florida — A federal grand jury has indicted former Marion County Sheriff’s deputy, Jesse Alan Terrell, 33, who is accused of beating Derrick Price, 44, during an arrest that took place in 2014 in Marion Oaks. Terrell is the fifth deputy to face charges in this case. Former Deputies Trevor Wade Fitzgerald, 32, […]