FDLE: Crime rate up in Marion County

FDLE: Crime rate up in Marion County

Marion County — A Uniform Crime Report released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tuesday shows that crime is up by four percent in Marion County. According to FDLE, the number of violent, serious crimes in Marion, have increased. These crimes include robberies, rapes, aggravated assaults, larcenies, and motor vehicle thefts. Murder dropped by […]

The Ocala Police Department says Ocala is in a crisis

The Ocala Police Department says Ocala is in a crisis

  Ocala, Florida—Ocala Police Chief, Greg Graham, said the City of Ocala is in a crisis over senseless crimes, and he wants to see the community come together. According to researchers with Home Security Shield, the City of Ocala is now in the top 20 for most dangerous cities in Florida, and Marion County is […]

Plot to sue Florida prison system uncovered

Plot to sue Florida prison system uncovered

Lake City, Florida — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tallahassee Regional Operations Center, charged seven individuals based upon a scheme by two inmates to sue the Florida Department of Corrections after self-inflicting gunshot wounds. Five are in custody and two are at-large. FDLE began its investigation on March 22, 2014, after two inmates were […]

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 […]

$20,000 Reward For Information On Two Captured Murderers

$20,000 Reward For Information On Two Captured Murderers

  Central Florida Crimeline is joining the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Attorney General Pam Bondi, in offering up to a $20,000 reward for information related to the investigation into escaped inmates Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins. Walker and Jenkins were both serving life sentences but were mistakenly released after someone on the outside […]

Two Convicted Florida Killers Have Been Captured

Two Convicted Florida Killers Have Been Captured

  Panama City, Florida — Citizens can sleep a little better tonight knowing two killers are back behind bars. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins, were captured around 6:40 p.m. Saturday, October 19, 2013, at the Coconut Grove Motor Inn on Front Beach Road. The two were taken into […]