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. […]

Father and son drug dealers arrested

Father and son drug dealers arrested

Brooksville, Florida — (Official Press Release) On June 25, 2014, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 18341 Wiscon Road in Brooksville. The search warrant was the result of several months of investigation regarding drug traffic occurring at the residence. Just after 6:30 a.m., the Hernando County Sheriff’s […]

Parents Leave 3-Year-Old Outside While They Party It Up

Parents Leave 3-Year-Old Outside While They Party It Up

Lakeland, Florida — Around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 25-year-old Rhonda Branch, and her boyfriend, 26-year-old Antonio Allen, both of 2103 Reynolds Road in Lakeland, when their neighbors called PCSO to report a three-year-old toddler was locked out of the residence for over an hour, and was […]

DCF walk-through reveals drug house

DCF walk-through reveals drug house

  Ocala, Florida — Jessica Price, 37, and Eric Westman, 37, both of Ocala, were arrested around 3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014, at their residence along NE 37th Street. The incident unfolded when Price, Deputy Mark Swarbrick and a Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) investigator were conducting a walk-through at the listed address. […]

Loud Music Gets Two Brothers Arrested

Loud Music Gets Two Brothers Arrested

  Ocala, Florida — On April 2, 2014 at approximately 9:15 p.m., Lieutenant Turner and Deputy Terrell were parked in the 5700 block of NW 219 Street Road and could hear extremely loud music. After approximately 30 minutes Lieutenant Turner and Deputy Terrell responded to the location in which the loud music was coming from. […]

Ocala Home Invasion With A Twist

Ocala Home Invasion With A Twist

  Ocala, Florida — On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at approximately 1:22 a.m., officers responded to Carrington Lane Apartments located at 3001 SE Lake Weir Avenue in reference to a disturbance called in by a neighbor. When Officer Doug Russell arrived on the scene three subjects exited the residence with blood on them. Officer Russell […]

Power Failure Leads To Grow House

Power Failure Leads To Grow House

  Deltona, Florida — When the lights went out in Deltona on Sunday, an illegal marijuana growing operation was revealed. A transformer fuse on a utility pole had blown, blacking out one to two blocks of homes. Utility workers were dispatched to repair and restore the electricity in the area. Shortly after making the repairs, […]

Ocala Man Beats Pregnant Woman

Ocala Man Beats Pregnant Woman

  Ocala, Florida — On March 16, 2014 deputies met with a pregnant victim in the parking lot of the Marion Oaks Sheriff’s District Office after being rescued by a good Samaritan. The victim stated that she had stayed the night with James Phillips, 40, of 440 Marion Oaks Course, and that Phillips is the […]

Driver Blows 4 Times The Legal Limit

Driver Blows 4 Times The Legal Limit

  Ocala, Florida — Witnesses travelling along U.S. 27, called law enforcement around 6 p.m., Monday, March 10, 2014. The witnesses were concerned about a reckless driver in a red car. A Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived and briefly followed the suspected car. “I noticed that the vehicle straddled and crossed the center line […]

Felon Tried To Hide Gun During Traffic Stop

Felon Tried To Hide Gun During Traffic Stop

  Ocala, Florida — On March 5, 2014 The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit stopped a green Honda at Pine Course Track and Willow Road for traveling 45 MPH in a 30 MPH zone, as well as for the driver not wearing a seat belt. Deputy Hay made contact with the driver, Duboris […]

K-9 Takes Down A Fleeing Drug Dealer

K-9 Takes Down A Fleeing Drug Dealer

    Ocala, Florida — Dash cam video has been released of a chase that ensued on February 24, 2014. Deputy Crawford attempted to pull over a Silver Chevrolet Impala after determining the driver was speeding and the tint on the car appeared to be too dark. Once the vehicle stopped and Deputy Crawford exited […]

Mail Order Drugs; Marion County Bust That Could Get Your Blood Flowing

Mail Order Drugs; Marion County Bust That Could Get Your Blood Flowing

  Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the United States Postal Inspection Service conducted a month long interdiction operation that targeted illegal drugs and firearms shipped through the U.S. Mail destined for Central Florida. The operation ran from January 13, 2014 to February 12, 2014 and involved numerous law enforcement […]

Doctors Busted For $550 Million In Oxycodone; Buyers Even Drove From Florida

Doctors Busted For $550 Million In Oxycodone; Buyers Even Drove From Florida

  New York – James J. Hunt, the Acting Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Bridget G. Brennan, the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York (“SNP”) and William Bratton, the […]

Chemist Joseph Graves Switched Evidence In Thousands Of Cases; Marion County On List

Chemist Joseph Graves Switched Evidence In Thousands Of Cases; Marion County On List

  Tallahassee, Florida – Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey announced that FDLE has begun a review of all cases processed by a chemist in FDLE’s Pensacola Regional Crime Laboratory. Last week, in conjunction with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and State Attorney William Eddins’ Office, FDLE began an investigation into missing prescription […]

Bronx, New York Bust Yields $8 Million In Smack

Bronx, New York Bust Yields $8 Million In Smack

  Bronx, New York — Last night, members of the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force comprised of agents and officers from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York City Police Department (NYPD) and the New York State Police (NYSP) dismantled a massive operational heroin mill at 2910 Wallace Avenue, Apartment #2E, Bronx, New York. […]

Would-be Rapper Raped Woman At Hilltop Manor In Ocala

Would-be Rapper Raped Woman At Hilltop Manor In Ocala

[Last Updated January 30, 2014 at 8:48 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — On January 26, 2014, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a 19-year-old girl that had been raped at the Hilltop Manor Apartments. Upon arrival, Deputy Jones made contact with the victim, who was sitting on the couch in the […]