Make no mistake, Mr. King is upset because I don’t always rule the way he wants.
This letter was provided to Ocala Post by Marion County Court judge Robert Landt. I run a courtroom where the law rules supreme and everyone is treated with the fairness they are guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States of America. Over the last few weeks, my record has come under attack by the state […]
Marion County — The Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating a May 15, two-vehicle crash caused by a Marion County sheriff’s deputy. FHP said Deputy Joseph Soucey, 25, was “running code” (lights and sirens on) headed south on Southwest 140th avenue. Troopers reported that the deputy failed to slow or stop at a stop sign and […]
A Miami-Dade police officer, Raymond Rosario, 44, was suspended with pay after he was arrested for hitting his daughter on a school campus. The incident was caught on school surveillance video. Rosario arrived at Pinecrest Cove Preparatory Academy after a teacher called him and stated that his daughter, 14, had been disrespectful to a teacher. […]
Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Schanding and Detention Deputy Dustin Lay resigned during an investigation into their conduct at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. According to records, the two men, who were good friends, violated department policies. The investigation started in May 2017, when the MCSO learned that Schanding and Lay were involved in the […]
Ocala, Florida — Federal corrections officer Wayne Matthew Intihar, 40, was arrested Tuesday after he was pulled over by an Ocala police officer for speeding and reckless driving. As the officer was doing a drivers license check, Intihar took off on foot. After a short foot pursuit, Intihar was found hiding in some bushes. A computer […]
Ocala, Florida — A federal corrections officer was arrested in Ocala Tuesday and charged with Federal Bribery by a Public Official. Federal agents say, Albert Larry Harris, 27, worked at the Coleman Federal Correctional Complex in Sumter County. An undercover investigation revealed that Harris received thousands of dollars in bribes and supplied drugs and other […]
My name is Michael Sands and I’m an eight-year Marine Corps veteran, which includes a tour in Kuwait, as well as a veteran of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office since 2003. The following events occurred, which caused me to lose my career, insurance, and livelihood. On March 29, 2015, Lt. Brian Dotten sent me to […]
A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested Saturday after he beat a handcuffed teenager who was sitting in the back of his patrol car. Deputy Timothy James said he struck 17-year-old Elias Campos because [he] spit on him. It was later determined that James lost his temper because the boy did not have his social […]
Ocala, Florida — An internal affairs investigation found that A Marion County Jail corrections officer violated two Marion County Sheriff’s Office directives. The corrections officer, Deputy Wancarlos Sanchez, resigned before the investigation could be complete. The investigation was initiated after two inmates, James McGraw and Brandon Jimenez, filed excessive force complains against Sanchez. The complaint […]
A Marion County Sheriff’s deputy is out of a job after he “spent time” with a woman while on duty. An internal affairs investigation showed that Cpl. David Patterson was at the woman’s house for approximately five hours on December 5, 2016, and was on duty at the time. The encounter came to light when Patterson’s […]
Former Marion County Sheriff’s deputy Jesse Alan Terrell, was found not guilty Wednesday afternoon. He was facing felony battery charges. Terrell, 33, is just one of five deputies accused of beating suspected drug dealer Derrick Price, 44, during an arrest that took place in 2014 in Marion Oaks. Former Deputies Trevor Wade Fitzgerald, 32, […]
A Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested Monday on numerous felony charges. Deputy Frankie Eugene Bybee, 46, is accused of befriending an elderly woman and then trying to kill her. Bybee befriended the 79-year-old after he responded to a call for service at her house on October 21, 2016. Bybee frequently visited the woman […]
CNN has doubled down on trying to divert the attention of its viewers to Russia after it was made public that CNN allegedly leaked question(s) for the Presidential Debate to the Democratic National Committee in advance. CNN, a large contributor to the Hillary campaign, denies the allegations. Instead, CNN believes that Roland Martin of TV One was responsible for […]
In response to WikiLeaks, Hillary asked, "Can't we just drone this guy?"
[Last updated on October 19, 2016, at 5:33 p.m., to include information on the two DNC operatives who lost their jobs this week.] Last week, CNN’s Chris Cuomo told viewers it was illegal to read Hillary Clinton’s e-mails leaked by the website, WikiLeaks. Cuomo also alleged that the rules are somehow different for the media. […]
Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comA federal case against an arms dealer was dropped by the Department of Justice on October 3, 2016, after the dealer threatened to reveal damning evidence about key “players” in the operation. (Court documents) Those “players” not only include Hillary Clinton, but also the Obama Administration. Arms dealer Marc Turi had […]
Ocala, Florida — In a 4-1 vote, the Ocala City Council Friday accepted Ocala Police Chief Kenneth Gregory Graham’s request to be placed on paid administrative leave. The request comes after the September 15 Grievance filed against Chief Graham for allegations of Sexual Harassment, Hostile Treatment, Retaliation, and Discrimination. Deputy Chief Rodney Smith will run […]
When asked if Chief Graham had ever had issues like this in the past, Mayor Guinn replied, "Never."
Ocala, Florida — During a press conference Monday, Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn displayed favoritism toward Ocala Police Chief Kenneth Gregory Graham, who has been accused of Sexual Harassment, Hostile Treatment, Retaliation, and Discrimination. The complaint was filed on September 15, 2016. Mayor Guinn also seemed to display arrogance toward the media as they asked legitimate […]
Marion County — For more than 22 months, the Memphis-based auto parts giant, AutoZone, which is worth more than $20 billion, secretly negotiated with City of Ocala and Marion County leaders to build a 444,000-square-foot distribution center in Ocala. Commissioner Stan McClain was the driving force behind the deal. Officials said the company will invest […]
Blair will never be able to run for sheriff in the Fifth Judicial District
Marion County — Former Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair withdrew his candidacy for re-election. In a letter to Supervisor of Elections, Welsley Wilcox, Blair wrote, “Having duly qualified for election for the office of Sheriff of Marion County, in the Republican Primary and General Elections of 2016, I hereby immediately and irrevocably withdraw my candidacy […]