Panhandler arrested, nothing more than a con artist

Panhandler arrested, nothing more than a con artist

Ocala, Florida — A panhandler was arrested after police say he was scamming money from passing motorists. Ocala police say that Jesse McAuliffe, 26, was standing at Southwest 32 Avenue and State Road 200, with a sign that read “struggling.” According to reports, police witnessed McAuliffe taking money from people as they were driving by. […]

MCSO: Woman, 21, dated widower, 69, then stole from him

MCSO: Woman, 21, dated widower, 69, then stole from him

Ocala, Florida — A 21-year-old Ocala woman has been charged with multiple felonies after she stole from a local business man she was having a relationship with. The victim, 69, hired Miranda Brantley to clean his home and business following the death of his wife. According to reports, during the time that Brantley was working […]