Chief Rolando Banasco Racist Against White Officers?

Chief Rolando Banasco Racist Against White Officers?

  Mascotte, Florida — Mascotte Police Department located in Mascotte, Florida has had it’s share of news headlines. In 1984 the city hall burst into flames and burnt to the ground, the police department was the center of that investigation, no one was ever charged with the fire. However then-Chief Gary Birman was later arrested […]

Two Killers Accidentally Released And Still On The Run In Orange County

Two Killers Accidentally Released And Still On The Run In Orange County

  Orange County, Florida — In the past month, two killers have mistakenly been released from the Franklin Correctional Institution in the Florida Panhandle. Reports show that Joseph Ivan Jenkins, 34, was sentenced to life in prison back in May of 2000 for First Degree Murder in Orange County. Charles B. Walker was sentenced to […]

Mother arrested for brutal child beating video posted on Facebook

Mother arrested for brutal child beating video posted on Facebook

Polk County, Florida — Vivian Vosburg, 30, of 3143 Crystal Hills Drive, has been arrested. Vosburg is the mother of Guadalupe Shaw, the 14-year-old charged with Felony Aggravated Stalking after the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick. Vosburg has been charged with two counts of Child Abuse with Bodily Harm, and four counts of Child Neglect. […]

Man arrested after getting girl pregnant

Man arrested after getting girl pregnant

  Volusia County, Florida — A convicted sex offender is facing new charges in Volusia County after authorities discovered he was having sex with an underage girl. An investigation began after a family member of the underage girl called the probation officer of Anthony Williams, 36, to report that the teenage girl was living with […]

Corrections Officers Richard Smith and Dustin Lay arrested

Corrections Officers Richard Smith and Dustin Lay arrested

On October 1, 2013, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Special Investigations began looking into a case involving an incident concerning Marion County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officers Richard C. Smith, 51, and Dustin Allen Lay,32, who were employed at the Marion County Jail. Smith was hired August of 2007 and Lay was hired December […]

Millions In Family Jewels Melted Down, Six Arrested

Millions In Family Jewels Melted Down, Six Arrested

  Miami, Florida — Residents in Collier and Miami-Dade Counties can rest a little easier tonight after six people were arrested in connection with a string of burglaries. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement spent a year and a half investigating more than 30 burglaries that were occurring during the day in upscale neighborhoods in […]

UPDATE: Norovirus Confirmed October 9, 2013 Marion County

UPDATE: Norovirus Confirmed October 9, 2013 Marion County

  Marion County, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County determined on October 9, 2013 that Norovirus is the cause of a recent outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at East Marion Elementary School.     The Department wants residents to be aware of the symptoms of the illness, and take precautions to prevent contracting gastrointestinal […]

Ohman, you’re in trouble

Ohman, you’re in trouble

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man faces additional charges after he resisted arrest while being served a warrant for violating his probation. Ocala PD Officers, J.C. Douglas and N. Hardy were responding to the Department of Corrections Probation and Parole Office at 5640 SW 6th Place, to transport 64-year-old Michael Lavern Ohman to jail for […]

Universal’s Rip Ride Rockit Roller Coaster Stuck

Universal’s Rip Ride Rockit Roller Coaster Stuck

  Orlando, Florida — Around 7 p.m. on October 9, 2013, 12 people found themselves stuck in a vertical position on the ‘Rip Ride Rockit’ roller coaster at Universal Studios. The riders were stuck in the vertical position for over two hours. A spokesperson for Universal said that a technical malfunction caused the roller coasters […]

Dangerous Mexican Cartel Associates Arrested In Polk County

Dangerous Mexican Cartel Associates Arrested In Polk County

On September 30, 2013, the Central Florida HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) task force arrested six suspects and seized approximately 19 pounds of Methamphetamine in the Fort Meade area. The investigation began earlier this year when detectives received information about the Gabriel Zamarripa Drug Trafficking Organization operating in Polk County. This organization has ties […]

Timothy Dacey Of Summerfield Arrested Says It’s Child’s Fault

Timothy Dacey Of Summerfield Arrested Says It’s Child’s Fault

Summerfield, Florida — A Summerfield man molested a 5-year-old boy, but says it was the child’s fault. The Marion county Sheriff’s Office received a report on September 27, 2013, stating that Timothy Robert Dacey, 68, had sexually molested a child at his home in Summerfield. The boy had told someone that Dacey touched him with […]

Escaped Convict Todd Brecht Caught

Escaped Convict Todd Brecht Caught

Marion County, Florida — On October 5, 2013, 911 got information that Todd Allan Brecht might be on a bus that’s stopping in Marion County. Brecht, 54, was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1980’s killing of Buffalo County District Attorney Roger Hartman. Hartman was Brecht’s brother-in-law, Brecht shot him in the back after an […]

Sonny’s BBQ Armed Robbery Suspects On The Run

Sonny’s BBQ Armed Robbery Suspects On The Run

    Polk County, Florida — Polk County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help in an Armed Robbery investigation. At approximately 10:00 p.m., on Sunday, October 6, 2013, three black male suspects forced their way into the Sonny’s BBQ Restaurant located at 5910 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, just as the employees were attempting to […]

Roger Aguilera Arrested Marijuana Bust On I-95 Reveals 30 Bricks

Roger Aguilera Arrested Marijuana Bust On I-95 Reveals 30 Bricks

St. Johns County — The Florida Highway Patrol has stopped a large amount of marijuana from hitting the streets. On October 2, 2013, at approximately 10:07 a.m. troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol Criminal Interdiction Unit initiated a traffic stop on I-95 and SR 206. The violation of illegal window tint was observed by the […]

Obamacare facts & what it means for you; creast cancer, the young, the elderly

Obamacare facts & what it means for you; creast cancer, the young, the elderly

  In light of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, there are some facts that should be considered in regards to Obamacare. During a press conference, Obama made reference that “The Affordable Healthcare Act could save the lives of cancer patients.” After careful evaluation of the Affordable Healthcare Act schedules, a person could reasonably conclude […]

Sheriff’s Deputy Edward Lueck Arrested

Sheriff’s Deputy Edward Lueck Arrested

  WARNING: This article contains graphic testimony from the victim. In order for the public to grasp just how horrific the molestation was that the girl endured, Ocala Post chose not to remove the testimony. This testimony may be disturbing to some readers. All names have been withheld to protect the victim and the family […]

Probation Officer Jorge Martir Arrested

Probation Officer Jorge Martir Arrested

Polk County, Florida — A probation officer in Polk County has been arrested after he started a personal relationship with a probationer to whom he was assigned for supervision. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, 38-year-old Jorge Martir, exchanged over 700 text messages and emailed naked pictures of himself to her from his personal […]

Public Safety Alert: Ryan Arrandale Escaped From Florida Department of Corrections

Public Safety Alert: Ryan Arrandale Escaped From Florida Department of Corrections

  West Palm Beach, Florida — Florida Department of Corrections Inmate, Ryan Arrandale, 25, white male, 6’01”, 215 lbs., scar on left wrist, wearing blue pants and blue shirt ran out the back door of the Florida Department of Corrections Facility located at 261 Fairgrounds Road, West Palm Beach. Authorities have indicated that Inmate Arrandale […]

Karen Drake DUI And Naked

Karen Drake DUI And Naked

Ocala, Florida — The sheriff’s office received two calls on Sunday, September 29, 2013 around 10:10 p.m. about a suspicious vehicle that was parked halfway in the road in the area of the 10300 block of SW 129th Terrace Road. When deputy John Lightle arrived at the location, he observed a black 2009 four door […]

Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law

Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law

  On October 1, 2013 at 12:01 a.m., the new “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law” goes into effect. s. 316.305 (3)(a) is defined as the following: A person may not operate a motor vehicle while manually typing or entering multiple letters, numbers, symbols, or other characters into a wireless communications device or while […]