Teen brothers arrested in Citra shooting

Teen brothers arrested in Citra shooting

Citra, Florida — Two juveniles were arrested Wednesday and charged with multiple felonies. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said that, Jeffrey Williams, 15, and his brother, Mario Williams, 17, kicked in the back door their uncle’s home, located in the 17400 block of U.S. 301 North, and burglarized it. According to reports, the brothers stole a […]

Woman arrested at Gator Joe’s

Woman arrested at Gator Joe’s

Ocklawaha, Florida — On August 21, 2016, Marion County sheriff’s deputies responded to Gator Joe’s, located at 12431 Southeast 135th Avenue, in reference to a disturbance. One victim told police that the suspect, later identified as Holly Pomeroy, 24, had struck him in the head with her fist. A second victim stated that Pomeroy had […]

Video: Volkswagen of Ocala break-in, cars stolen

Video: Volkswagen of Ocala break-in, cars stolen

    [Last updated on July 27, 2016, at 11:35 a.m.] Ocala, Florida — Video for the July 23, 2016, break-in at the Volkswagen of Ocala dealership, located at 5135 SW College Road, Ocala, has been released. The video shows several black males, who concealed their identity, smash a glass door and enter the business. […]

Craigslist ad lead to capture of two multi-county burglars and murder suspects

Craigslist ad lead to capture of two multi-county burglars and murder suspects

Ocala, Florida — Two burglary suspects, dubbed the “Pillowcase Burglars,” have now been named as persons of interest in a Marion County murder. The nickname was given to the suspects because they would use a pillowcase from the crime scene to carry stolen property. Jessica Baker, 44, and Darren Decker, 41, who are husband and […]

Man burglarized same bar multiple times

Man burglarized same bar multiple times

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man who burglarized the same bar on three separate occasions. According to reports, Darryl Kissell, 51, burglarized Duffy’s Bar, located at 16620 West Highway 40, Ocala. The burglaries took place on April 15, 18, and 19. On one occasion, deputies say Kissell pried open […]

Video: Two arrested for armed home burglary

Video: Two arrested for armed home burglary

Ocala, Florida — Two people are in custody following an armed residential burglary Sunday. According to reports, Lane Ravey, 30, and Natalie Kaiser, 31, entered a residence and allegedly stole $100,000 in cash, jewelry, two gold coins, one silver coin, two hats, and a motorized bicycle. MCSO detectives are working to verify the total loss […]

Two teens arrested for burglary, one suspect on the run

Two teens arrested for burglary, one suspect on the run

Two teens were arrested on Tuesday for a burglary that they committed on or around Thanksgiving. A third suspect is still on the run. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Cheyann Walls, 18, and Cendra J. Rawlings, 19, broke into a house and stole approximately $3,000 of the victim’s personal belongings. The Victim told […]

MCSO corrections officer who resigned after investigation, arrested

MCSO corrections officer who resigned after investigation, arrested

[Last updated on October 26, 2015 at 1:33 p.m. A previous version of this article stated that CO Foiles witnessed Remmele give Gray money for drugs. However, it was actually another former inmate who stated [that] to CO Foiles. Foiles then relayed that information to investigators.] Ocala, Florida—A Marion County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer, who resigned […]

Multiple burglaries in Raven Glen Subdivision

Multiple burglaries in Raven Glen Subdivision

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is urging residents who live in the Raven Glen Subdivision to lock their vehicles. According to reports, there have been multiple vehicle burglaries in the area. In all of the cases, the victim’s vehicle was left unlocked. Ocala police recently placed an electronic sign on Northeast 26th Court, […]

Teens face a plethora of charges following multiple commercial burglaries

Teens face a plethora of charges following multiple commercial burglaries

Summerfield, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two teens for a string of burglaries throughout Marion County. On Friday, Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the BP Gas Station located at 9945 Southeast Highway 42, Summerfield, in reference to two suspects who were breaking into the store. According to reports, the […]

Priceless video message from deputy: “Look at me son, I’m talking to you.”

Priceless video message from deputy: “Look at me son, I’m talking to you.”

  St. Landry Parish, Louisiana — Lieutenant Higgins with St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office had a strong video message for a criminal who burglarized his favorite restaurant. Lieutenant Higgins  said, “Look at me son, I’m talking to you. The sheriff likes Stelly’s Restaurant, and so do I. The food here is good, and the folks […]

Woman enters home and assaults ex-boyfriend’s mother

Woman enters home and assaults ex-boyfriend’s mother

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala woman who deputies say broke into a house and assaulted her ex-boyfriend’s mother, was released from jail Wednesday morning. According to reports, deputies responded to the 2000 block of Southeast 88th Street, Ocala, in reference to an occupied residential burglary. When deputies arrived, the victim stated that she had been sleeping […]

Fireworks stolen from inside tent

Fireworks stolen from inside tent

Summerfield, Florida — Authorities said approximately $1,000 in fireworks were stolen from a Summerfield fireworks stand on Sunday. The owner of the fireworks stand, who stays on the property, stated that he had taken a short nap — from 5 a.m. to approximately 7:45 a.m. He said that when he awoke, he entered the tent and discovered that […]

Burglary suspect on the run

Burglary suspect on the run

Silver Springs — Marion County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a burglar in the Silver Springs area after a man came home to find his house had been burglarized. The homeowner saw a white van pulling away from his home and called 911. As deputies responded, a white male driving a white Chevy van rounded […]

Burglar entered home through doggie door

Burglar entered home through doggie door

Fort McCoy, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 18-year-old after it was determined he was the suspect in a home burglary last month. Authorities said that on March 17, 2015, Brandon Algarin, 18, entered a home in the 22-thousand block of Northeast 107th Avenue, through a doggie door. Once inside, Algarin stole a […]

Home of sick elderly woman burglarized in Fort McCoy

Home of sick elderly woman burglarized in Fort McCoy

Fort McCoy, Florida — A home in Fort McCoy was burglarized while the 72-year-old homeowner was in the hospital. Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Timothy Marton, responded to 22,000 block of Northeast 107th Avenue, Fort McCoy, after the victim’s daughter in law found that [her] house had been burglarized. The woman stated that the victim has […]

Christmas gifts stolen from Marion Oaks home

Christmas gifts stolen from Marion Oaks home

Marion Oaks — A Marion Oaks thief robbed a family of their Christmas gifts. Earlier today, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 13000 block of S.W. 84th Terrace Road, Marion Oaks, in reference to a burglary. A resident called 911 after arriving home to find that the front door of their residence had been […]

Summerfield man arrested in string of burglaries

Summerfield man arrested in string of burglaries

Summerfield, Florida — Marion County Property Crimes Detectives are actively investigating 44-year-old Duane Helvie, of Summerfield, in a string of burglaries that might extend beyond Marion County. Helvie was apprehended this morning while he was attempting to burglarize a storage shed in the 9000 block of Baseline Road in Ocala. After interviewing Helvie and witnesses, […]

Home burglarized, girl’s pets killed

Home burglarized, girl’s pets killed

  Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) who burglarized a home and killed a child’s pet turtles. On Monday, a home in the 4800 block of Southwest 166th Loop was burglarized, at which time the thief stole some loose change from the son’s […]