Good Samaritan saved 4-year-old child

"She should have never left me in charge of [the victim.] Man, I would never have trusted me to watch any kids."

Good Samaritan saved 4-year-old child

Ocala, Florida — A Good Samaritan saved a 4-year-old child Friday from being hit by a car. The Good Samaritan was driving in 3100 block of Southeast 95th Street, when she saw the child running in the roadway. The witness said the child was nearly hit by several vehicles before she stopped her car and rescued […]

8 arrested after meth lab was discovered

8 arrested after meth lab was discovered

[Last updated on August 11, 2016, at 11:30 p.m., to include the current booking photo for Corey Mills and a list of his previous charges. The arrest affidavit had Mills’ name spelled as Cory instead of Corey, therefore Mills’ previous charges were not displayed during the initial investigation by OP.] Ocala, Florida — Eight people were arrested Tuesday after […]

Vacant house was being used as meth lab

Vacant house was being used as meth lab

  Ocala, Florida — Members of the United Drug Enforcement Strike Team were notified after Marion County sheriff’s deputies responded to a residential burglary and discovered a meth lab. When deputies arrived at 5049 Southeast 42nd Street, in response to a burglary in progress, they immediately smelled an odor consistent with cooking methamphetamine. Amanda Bacon, […]

FHP: Meth lab found inside truck

FHP: Meth lab found inside truck

Volusia County – At  approximately 11:44 a.m., on April 12, 2016, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper  saw a 1996 Mazda Protégé with illegal window tint traveling southbound on U.S. 17. The trooper then conducted a traffic stop on U.S. 17, near State Road 40. The driver was later identified as Jesse Wayne Spencer, 32 , […]

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 […]

K-9 sniffs out heroin syringe; woman arrested

K-9 sniffs out heroin syringe; woman arrested

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office received information that a warrant suspect they had been searching for was traveling to the Pilot on Highway 484 and I-75, Ocala, last week. While conducting surveillance of the area, a deputy saw a green Chevy pickup truck being driven by the suspect’s brother and two other occupants pull […]

Crack mom gives birth; chews umbilical cord in half

Crack mom gives birth; chews umbilical cord in half

  Ocala, Florida — On April 12, 2014, Deputies Thomas and Lowrey responded to the Vacation Host Inn on South Pine Avenue in reference to an unresponsive newborn. A female, later identified as Chrystal Hassell, 37, had apparently given birth the baby while alone in her motel room and the baby was breathing intermittently. According […]