Public Safety Warning About Convicted Felon Michael Masse

Public Safety Warning About Convicted Felon Michael Masse

Lecanto, Florida — The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office wants residents in the Lecanto area to be aware of a convicted felon moving into the area. Michael J. Masse, 48, is being released from prison and moving into a home located at 6515 S. Esmeralda Terrace, Lecanto. Masse was convicted of a homicide involving a 10-year-old […]

Sheriff Chris Blair Strong Armed By Commission But Says, “I Still Have To Protect My Deputies”

Sheriff Chris Blair Strong Armed By Commission But Says, “I Still Have To Protect My Deputies”

  The September 26, 2013, Marion County Board of County Commissioners meeting was nothing short of political strong arming. Residents of Marion County witnessed the door to catastrophe opening. Ocala.com wrote, “Blair conceded.” However, it wasn’t a concession at all. Commissioners gave Sheriff Chris Blair an ultimatum; an ultimatum that Blair was not prepared to […]

Manuel Rodriguez Dressed Like A Woman To Shoplift

Manuel Rodriguez Dressed Like A Woman To Shoplift

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man was arrested after shoplifting while dressed like a woman. Deputies responded to the Wal-Mart on HWY 200, on September 25, 2013, after receiving a call regarding a theft. When deputies arrived they were informed by the A.P. Officer that a man identified as Manuel Rodriguez, was dressed as a […]

Marcelo Mesa & Stefano Squartino Arrested In Dunnellon

Marcelo Mesa & Stefano Squartino Arrested In Dunnellon

  Dunnellon, Florida — Two men have been arrested in Dunnellon after a traffic stop turns up a large amount of drugs. 21-year-old Stefano Squartino and 20-year-old Marcelo Mesa, both of whom are from Marion County were arrested Tuesday, September 23, 2013, after being pulled over by a Dunnellon Police Officer for failing to use […]

Sherry Lewis To Be Sentenced In Ocklawaha Murder

Sherry Lewis To Be Sentenced In Ocklawaha Murder

Ocklawaha, Florida — The Ocklawaha woman who killed her husband back in September of 2012 has plead guilty and faces up to 30 years in prison. The Marion County Communication Center received a 911 call on September 22, 2012, around 12:08 a.m. from Sherry Wilson Lewis, 50, of 3715 SE 174th Court in Ocklawaha, who […]

Levy County Fatal Crash Leaves Two Dead One Fighting For Her Life

Levy County Fatal Crash Leaves Two Dead One Fighting For Her Life

  An early morning crash in Levy County has left two people dead and one person in critical condition. Around 5:00 a.m., a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling southbound on U.S. 19 in the northbound inside lane. A 2002 Toyota Camry was traveling northbound on U.S. 19 also in the inside lane. The Jeep […]

Body cam records would-be NFL player Jermaine Green being shot

Body cam records would-be NFL player Jermaine Green being shot

  Daytona Beach, Florida — A man was shot by two officers in Dayton Beach early Wednesday morning after police say he held a knife to his girlfriend’s neck. At around 2:45 a.m., police were called to a residence located at 822 Magnolia Avenue in Daytona Beach regarding a fight inside the home. When police […]

Deborah Thompson Arrested Search Over Grandson Still At Large

Deborah Thompson Arrested Search Over Grandson Still At Large

Polk County, Florida — Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help from the public with an Attempted Murder Investigation. At approximately 6 a.m., on Saturday, September 21, 2013, a shooting incident occurred in the area of Edwin Street, NE Winter Haven. 31-year-old Kelvin Lewis Key-Herrington of 518 Sears Avenue NE, Winter […]

Joshua Ortiz Arrested For Fracturing A Baby’s Skull

  A man in Osceola County was arrested after an 11 month old baby he was watching ended up with bruises on his body, a fractured skull, and a broken tibia. According to authorities, Joshua Mellow Ortiz, 25, was watching the child at a home in St. Cloud earlier this month when he notice the […]

Vicki Laspina Ripped Off An Elderly Villages Woman

Vicki Laspina Ripped Off An Elderly Villages Woman

A Villages woman is in jail after officials say she stole almost $15,000 from the woman she was supposed to be caring for. Vicki Lee Laspina, 59, was supposed to be taking care of the 92-year-old woman who Laspina says is like a mother to her. Instead, she used the victim’s checking account to make […]

Florida Highway Patrol Ticketing Aggressive Drivers

Florida Highway Patrol  Ticketing Aggressive Drivers

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) announced today an additional enforcement week dedicated to the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) campaign will begin September 23, 2013 and run through September 27, 2013.   The TACT campaign is targeted to highlight the danger of aggressive driving behaviors when interacting with large trucks on the road. Motorists […]

Kevin Bailey Assaulted His Family SWAT Was Dispatched

Kevin Bailey Assaulted His Family SWAT Was Dispatched

Ocklawaha, Florida — A call came in around 1:30 a.m., September 22, 2013 about an assault and battery, however it soon escalated and SWAT had to be dispatched to 12220 S.E. 134th Court, Ocklawaha. Detectives say the victim called about Kevin Roger Bailey, 34. It was reported to the Sheriff’s Office that Bailey was armed […]

Deborah Thompson And Kelvin Key-Herrington Wanted And On The Run

Deborah Thompson And Kelvin Key-Herrington Wanted And On The Run

Polk County, Florida — Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help from the public with an Attempted Murder Investigation. At approximately 6 a.m., on Saturday, September 21, 2013, a shooting incident occurred in the area of Edwin Street, NE Winter Haven. 31-year-old Kelvin Lewis Key-Herrington of 518 Sears Avenue NE, Winter […]

Charles Lee Arrested For Embezzling From Police Department

Charles Lee Arrested For Embezzling From Police Department

Arcadia, Florida — Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Ft. Myers Regional Operations Center arrested Charles Junior Lee, 47, of Arcadia, Florida., on one count of Organized Scheme To Defraud (greater than $50,000.00), one count of Grand Theft (over $100,000) and one count of Official Misconduct. Lee resigned his position as City Marshal […]

Dash cam release showed Marlon Brown being run over by police car

Dash cam release showed Marlon Brown being run over by police car

  DeLand, Florida — DeLand Police Officer James Harris was fired from his job after he accidentally ran over Marlon Robert Brown as he was fleeing from officers. FHP spokesperson, Sgt. Kim Montes, says 38-year old Marlon Robert Brown “failed to stop” for a Volusia County deputy who attempted to pull him over for a […]

Ocklawaha man charged with premeditated murder

Ocklawaha man charged with premeditated murder

Ocklawaha, Florida — On August 28, 2013, the Marion County Sheriffs received a 911 call from Robin McCumber, telling dispatchers she had done a well check on her neighbor. Robin stated that she had walked to the neighbor’s house and noticed the door was ajar and that it was covered in blood. Robin told dispatchers […]

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