Marion felon Mary Alexander playing race card

Marion felon Mary Alexander playing race card

  Marion Oaks, Florida — Mary Alexander, 47, of Ocala is still claiming charges against her are “made up.” As Wesley Snipes did during his trial for failing to pay taxes, Alexander is also claiming Marion County is a racist county. Alexander is claiming the Marion County Sheriff’s Office is targeting her because she is […]

Gainesville Man Arrested For Food Stamp Fraud

Gainesville Man Arrested For Food Stamp Fraud

  Gainesville, Florida — Alachua County Detectives with the assistance of the Florida Department of Financial Services State Law Enforcement Bureau (SLEB) served a search warrant on December 11, 2013 at 4816 SW 80th Place, Gainesville, Florida. The search warrant was the final result of an ongoing covert investigation into the illegal sale for cash […]

Video: Corrections Officer brutally slams inmates head into concrete wall

Video: Corrections Officer brutally slams inmates head into concrete wall

  Ocala, Florida — Corrections Officer, Charles Craig Broaderick, 41, was charged with battery after he slammed the head of inmate James Duckworth,33, into a concrete wall while he (Duckworth) was handcuffed. Duckworth was arrested and transported to the Marion County Jail by the Ocala Police Department for DUI. Broaderick said he slammed Duckworth’s head […]

Marion Oaks: Mary Alexander arrested for food stamp fraud

Marion Oaks: Mary Alexander arrested for food stamp fraud

  Ocala, Florida — Mary Alexander, 47, of Ocala has been charged with organized fraud. Alexander’s arrest, today, stems from an ongoing investigation by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Medicaid Fraud Unit of the Attorney General’s Office. The first phase of this case started back in June of this year. That’s […]

A sweet crime that would steal a woman’s heart

A sweet crime that would steal a woman’s heart

  DeLand, Florida — 911 Operator: When was the last time you saw it? Driver: Three o’clock yesterday [Saturday] was the last time I saw the truck. It’s hooked to a trailer as well, fully loaded, with chocolate. 911 Operator: Fully loaded with chocolate, huh? Driver: Yeah, someone with a sweet tooth. 911 Operator: Well, […]

Samuel Kaham Throws Block At Moving Car

Samuel Kaham Throws Block At Moving Car

  Dunnellon, Florida — On December 8, 2013 Deputies were dispatched after receiving a call about a man battering his girlfriend. Deputy Lightle met with the victim and a witness at the Walmart Parking lot in Dunnellon, Florida. The victim advised that she had been in an ongoing argument with Samuel Kaham, 31, over the […]

Paramedic & Deputy That Are Twin Brothers Arrested

Paramedic & Deputy That Are Twin Brothers Arrested

  Winter Haven, Florida — Polk Fire Rescue Paramedic Warren “Nick” Nichols, 49, was arrested after authorities were made aware of a sexual relationship he had been having with a 17-year-old female. The mother of the 17-year-old girl found text messages between Warren and her daughter. The mother confronted her daughter who denied she was […]

Samuel Bing Wanted For Beating Elderly Man

Samuel Bing Wanted For Beating Elderly Man

  Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in finding Samuel Bing, 25, of Reddick. Bing is accused of beating a 66-year-old elderly man in the face, breaking multiple facial bones. The victim is also mentally disabled due to dementia and schizophrenia, and needs 24-hour care. According to authorities, Bing was […]

Winn-Dixie was scammed by employees

Winn-Dixie was scammed by employees

Lakeland, Florida — Winn-Dixie, a supermarket known for scamming consumers during their BOGO sales, experienced a scam directed at the company via employees today. Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested seven Winn-Dixie Employees for fraud. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Organized Retail Crime Unit , in conjunction with Winn-Dixie Organized Retail Crime investigators, […]

Crossbow killer Pedro Maldonado murders own family

Crossbow killer Pedro Maldonado murders own family

  Broward County, Florida — A husband and father of two reportedly goes crazy and kills his family. Pedro Jose Maldonado Sr., 53, used a hand held crossbow to kill his wife, 47-year-old Monica Narvaez-Maldonado and teenage son Pedro Jose Maldonado Jr., 17, in their townhouse. After killing his wife and son, Maldonado Sr. drove […]

Brandon Lapeikis Kills Friend During Football Game

Brandon Lapeikis Kills Friend During Football Game

  Miami, Florida –A gathering of friends that were watching a Monday Night Football game turns to murder. Brandon Lapeikis, 19, is accused of fatally shooting his 19-year-old friend Christian Salazar while watching Monday Night Football. North Miami Beach police say the shooting happened about 10 p.m. Monday as Lapeikis and three friends were watching […]

Facebook Killer Derek Medina Pleads Not Guilty

Facebook Killer Derek Medina Pleads Not Guilty

  Miami, Florida — Derek Medina, 31, of South Miami with a confession attached to it, posted a picture of his wife’s bloody slumped over body on Facebook after shooting her; Medina plead not guilty yesterday in a Miami court. Prosecutors say evidence shows Medina had previously vowed to kill his wife Jennifer Alfonso, 26, […]

Lonnie Todd Arrested For Stabbing Of An Elderly Woman

Lonnie Todd Arrested For Stabbing Of An Elderly Woman

  Ocala, Florida — On December 3, 2013 at approximately 6:38a.m., the Ocala Police Department received a call that a Home Invasion Robbery had just occurred at 1529 NW 2nd Avenue. Officers responded and found that the resident Connie Cordell, age 65, was sitting in a living room chair with a stab wound to her […]

Public safety communications officer pulled gun on reporter

Public safety communications officer pulled gun on reporter

  Volusia County, Florida — An off-duty public safety telecommunications officer with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office who was arrested after she pointed a gun at a reporter that had went to her house to try to interview her for a news story, resigned today. Justice has been suspended without pay since the incident, a […]

Tydree Barrow captured, Gerod Rawls still on the run

Tydree Barrow captured, Gerod Rawls still on the run

  Ocala, Florida — Detective Fernandez has continued to investigate the shooting homicide of Samuel Washington, 28, that occurred on November 14, 2013. During the investigation, Detective Fernandez arrested two suspects for related charges — Howard Lee Hill, 20, and Laquan Ria’Mel Barrow, 22, were both arrested for one count each of Burglary of a Conveyance […]

Shots Fired Near Emerald Shores Elementary School

Shots Fired Near Emerald Shores Elementary School

  Silver Springs Shores — Emerald Shores Elementary School was put on lockdown today Just before 11 a.m., after a 911 call came in about shots fired in the area of 1 Oak Circle Lane, Ocala. The school was put on lockdown immediately as a precaution as the school is located less than a half-mile […]

Zolia Zdrodowski: Another mother of the year

Zolia Zdrodowski: Another mother of the year

  Marion Oaks, Florida — On December 2, 2013 at approximately 9:30 a.m. Deputy Larry Mcardle responded to 3219 SW 128 street road (Marion Oaks) in response to an unattended 4-year-old child that was in the middle of the street. Upon arrival, the reportee, stated that she had found the 4-year-old in the street looking […]

Brian Thomas Strangled His Wife Unconscious

Brian Thomas Strangled His Wife Unconscious

  Ocala, Florida — On November 26, 2013 deputies responded to a call involving a domestic dispute. While en-route, the victim advised that she was hiding from her husband in the garage. The husband was later identified as Brian William Thomas, 46. Upon arrival deputies made contact with the wife, who was still hiding within […]

Family health history could save your life

Family health history could save your life

  Family health history connects people to their past and their future. Knowing one’s family health history is a key part of reducing future health risks. As Benjamin Franklin once said “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Why is family health history important? According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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