Gunshot in Marion County Judicial Center parking garage caused panic

Gunshot in Marion County Judicial Center parking garage caused panic

[Last updated on July 9, 2015 at 9:03 a.m. to include precise information about Chambers’ plea deal offer.] Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department, assisted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the Marion County Judicial Center in reference to an apparent suicide Wednesday afternoon. According to reports, the deceased was identified as Wylie David Chambers, […]

Have sex on the beach and get 2.5 years in prison

Have sex on the beach and get 2.5 years in prison

Bradenton Beach, Florida  — A man who was filmed having sex on a Florida beach was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison on Monday. Jose Caballero, 40, and Elissa Alvarez, 21, were arrested in July 2014, for having sex on Cortez Beach in Bradenton Beach, Florida. The couple was charged with Lewd or Lascivious Exhibition (F). During the […]

Man threatened to kill his father and a juvenile after striking him

Man threatened to kill his father and a juvenile after striking him

Summerfield, Florida — A Summerfield man remained behind bars Tuesday after he hit and threatened to kill a juvenile. On Monday, Deputy Tevyn Gadson responded to Southeast 131st Place, Summerfield, in reference to a disturbance. When Gadson arrived on the scene, witnesses stated that Ronald James Beabout  Jr., became verbally aggressive toward his father. Witnesses […]

Missing and endangered Silver Springs woman

Missing and endangered Silver Springs woman

Silver Springs, Florida — Tuesday, Charlotte Shepherd, 41, of Silver Springs, posted some comments on her Facebook timeline that have her family concerned for her well-being. Charlotte was last seen driving a 2004 White Ford F150 2 door truck, with the Florida tag 9648PK. If you know where she is, call 911. UPDATE Shepherd was found […]

Firefighter exodus continues with stalled negotiations; county may reduce requirements for Fire Chief

Firefighter exodus continues with stalled negotiations; county may reduce requirements for Fire Chief

[Last updated on July 8, 2015, at 9:37 p.m. to include a statement from the county.] Ocala, Florida  — Marion County firefighters are still waiting to hear back from county officials on their contract as the exodus of firefighters and paramedics continues. Last week, a 10-year Firefighter Paramedic promoted to Lieutenant, a 6-year Firefighter Paramedic promoted […]

Another Dollar General robbed at gunpoint

Another Dollar General robbed at gunpoint

On Thursday, at approximately 8:30 a.m. the Dollar General, located at 2040 Northeast 35th Street was robbed at gunpoint. Both black males were covering their faces during the robbery. Ocala Post is currently waiting on the details and surveillance video in this case. Marion County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Investigations Unit detectives believe this case is […]

Ocklawaha killer sentenced to 48 years

Ocklawaha killer sentenced to 48 years

Ocala, Florida — Accused killer, Isaac Duwayne Sheffield, 35, was sentenced to 48 years in prison by Circuit Judge Robert Hodges Monday. Sheffield was convicted of Second-degree Murder for the August 2013 killing of Stanley Yassen, 74, of Ocklawaha. At the time Yassen’s body was discovered inside his home, deputies said it was obvious that […]

Three arrested after disturbance at Carrington Lane Apartments

Three arrested after disturbance at Carrington Lane Apartments

Ocala, Florida — Three people — a man and twin sisters — were arrested, following a domestic disturbance at Carrington Lane Apartments, located at 3001 Southeast Lake Weir Avenue. The Ocala Police Department responded to the apartment complex after a witness reported loud yelling and screaming coming from the parking lot. When Ocala Police Officer […]

Mother and daughter use elderly woman’s language barrier and health issues to exploit her

Mother and daughter use elderly woman’s language barrier and health issues to exploit her

Ocala, Florida — A mother and daughter were arrested after investigators learned they had used an 81-year-old elderly woman’s credit to purchase two vehicles. The criminals used the fact that the victim spoke limited English and her health issues to their advantage. On April 21, 2015, Geneva Palmer, 53, and the victim drove to Jenkins Mazda, located […]

Warning to parents: local playground infested with ants

Warning to parents: local playground infested with ants

Belleview, Florida — Parents who are considering taking their children to play at “Fred King Playground” located at 5641 SE 113 Street, Belleview might want to think twice. On Monday,  Ocala Post received an e-mail from a parent who stated that she had recently taken her child to play at the playground after stopping for ice cream […]

Violent career criminal physically assaulted a pregnant woman

Violent career criminal physically assaulted a pregnant woman

Silver Springs, Florida — A Silver Springs man remained behind bars Friday, after he physically assaulted a pregnant woman. Ocala police responded to Ocala Place Apartments, located at 2135 Northwest 1st Avenue, in reference to yelling coming from one of the apartments. According to reports, when the officer arrived he made contact with a pregnant female, who […]

2-vehicle crash with serious injuries

2-vehicle crash with serious injuries

Marion County – The Florida Highway Patrol has released the report in regards to a crash that occurred on June 22, at the intersection of U.S 27 and County Road 464B. At approximately 12:50 p.m., Marion County Fire Rescue was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident with injuries. Engine 20 was the first to arrive on the […]

1 6 7 8 9 10 39