Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway For Two Families 2013

Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway For Two Families 2013

  Ocala, Florida — The holidays can be a very stressful and financially difficult time for many families; the Ocala Post understands! That is why this holiday season Ocala Post hopes to ease the financial burden just a little. Ocala Post and Symphony Healthcare, Inc. have teamed up to provide a Thanksgiving meal to two […]

Renita Rayner Arrested On Charges Unrelated To Ocala Bank Robbery

Renita Rayner Arrested On Charges Unrelated To Ocala Bank Robbery

  Ocala, Florida – At approximately 11:00 a.m. on November 13, 2013 an Ocala Post staff member noticed a booking photo taken by the Hillsborough County Jail matched the name and description of wanted felon, Renita Rayner. Ocala Post contacted Hillsborough County and spoke with a public information officer who seemed a little surprised when […]

Michael Tarver OK’d to practice dentistry again

Michael Tarver OK’d to practice dentistry again

  Ocala, Florida — Despite more than a dozen complaints from parents and employees, former Polliwog owner Michael Tarver was approved by the Board of Dentistry to have his Dentistry License reinstated. Complaints were made to the Ocala Police Department as early as 2012, but it wasn’t until the middle of 2013 that the Department […]

Shots fired at Parkside Apartments

Shots fired at Parkside Apartments

  Ocala, Florida — Today, November 14, 2013, at approximately 2:36 a.m., OPD officers responded to calls of shots fired. The calls indicated that shots were fired in the 1900 block of NW 1st Avenue and also in the area of Parkside Gardens Apartments, 621 NW 2nd Street. While officers were investigating the calls at […]

Felecia Scott Parent Of The Year

Felecia Scott Parent Of The Year

  Ocala, Florida — On November 11, 2013 Officer Rossi with the Ocala Police Department responded to the area of 1644 NW 4th Street in Ocala in response to a call about teenagers fighting. According to reports when Officer Rossi arrived only the victim and the witnesses were still on the scene. The victim, a […]

Charles Messina Molested A 91 Year Old

Charles Messina Molested A 91 Year Old

  Ocala Florida — An arrest was made by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on November 12, 2013, after a man allegedly molested a 91-year-old woman. According to reports, the staff of Emeritus House at Ocala West, notified authorities stating that Charles W. Messina, 63, was visiting an elderly dementia patient in the Memory Care […]

Alarion Bank Robbery Suspect Renita Rayner On The Run

Alarion Bank Robbery Suspect Renita Rayner On The Run

  Ocala, Florida — The hunt is on for a black female who robbed a bank just before 1:00 p.m. on November 12, 2013. It happened at the Alarion Bank located at 7605 SW State Road 200 in Ocala. Authorities say the woman got away with an undetermined amount of money. The woman was described […]

Bruce Robinson Arrested Bail Set At $100,000

Bruce Robinson Arrested Bail Set At $100,000

  WARNING: This article contains graphic testimony from the victim. Ocala, Florida — A registered sex offender from Ocala is in jail again after sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl back in September 2013. On October 30, 2013, the victim reported that on the evening of September 26, 2013, Bruce M. Robinson forced her to have […]

Bring The Harvest Home Helping The Needy For The Holidays

Bring The Harvest Home Helping The Needy For The Holidays

  Marion County food pantries are facing nearly bare shelves, having seen an estimated 25 percent increase in the amount of new families requesting help with groceries. And while new face after new face has shown up at Brother’s Keeper, Interfaith and the Salvation Army, donations have dwindled. This has left our food pantries in […]

Michael Dunning Arrested After His Wife Turned Him In

Michael Dunning Arrested After His Wife Turned Him In

  Panama City Beach, Florida — A man has been arrested for voyeurism after his wife found a video tape containing images of women in the restroom at Pineapple Willy’s located at 9875 South Thomas Drive in Panama City Beach. Michael Edward Dunning, 29, of North Longwood Circle, Panama City, who was an employee of […]

Real Estate In Florida Being Sold To Foreigners

Real Estate In Florida Being Sold To Foreigners

  Ocala, Florida — Real estate sales are on the rise in Marion County. The economy seems to be improving, and more people are buying homes and taking advantage of the low prices from short sales. The Florida Realtor Association wrote in July , “U.S. Consumer Confidence is up 7 points from May but even […]

Cole Decker Released After Posting A $75,000 Bond

Cole Decker Released After Posting A $75,000 Bond

  Marion County — Marion County residents beware of a dangerous sex offender who was released from the Marion County Jail on bond at 11:49 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2013. Cole Stephen Decker, 19, as of October 30, 2013, was being held on one count of Capital Sexual Battery on a Child under 12 […]

$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 […]

Family Dollar Robbed Authorities Need Your Help

Family Dollar Robbed Authorities Need Your Help

  Volusia County, Florida — The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help to catch a man who committed an armed robbery in Deltona on the morning of Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Around 7:30 a.m. a woman called the sheriff’s office to report that she had been robbed as she walked out of the […]

U.S. Postal Worker Alzet Parker Arrested

U.S. Postal Worker Alzet Parker Arrested

  Palm Beach County, Florida — U.S. Postal Employee Alzet Parker, 51, of 1767 North Jog Road, Apt 106, West Palm Beach was arrested and transported to the Federal Court house for fraudulent use of credit cards. Parker had been steeling credit cards from postal customers since 2012 and then using the cards for her […]

Arsonist targeting law enforcement in Marion County

Arsonist targeting law enforcement in Marion County

  Ocala, Florida — Marion County law enforcement are under attack, and this time it’s not from the Commission. Marion county has an arsonist that is targeting law enforcement. As with any arsonist, the fear of him/her evolving is always a possibility, according to experts. Experts agree that this is a situation that should not […]

Sheriff Chris Blair Boosts Office Morale Before The Holidays

Sheriff Chris Blair Boosts Office Morale Before The Holidays

  Ocala, Florida — Since Sheriff Chris Blair was elected as Sheriff in 2012, Blair and the Sheriff’s Office have been under constant attack. The most recent attack on the Sheriff’s Office is scrutiny for the disbursement of Longevity Pay that was due to staff. Longevity pay is nothing new with the Sheriff’s Office, it […]

Michelle Lucus arrested after Chevron bathroom incident

Michelle Lucus arrested after Chevron bathroom incident

  Ocala, Florida — On October 25, 2013, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a six-year-old boy was sexually battered by an adult female, later identified as Michelle Lucus, 46, of Ocala. During a forensic interview, the six-year-old told authorities that on October 25, 2013, he was walking to the Chevron gas […]