Two deputies resign during investigation

Two deputies resign during investigation

Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Schanding and Detention Deputy Dustin Lay resigned during an investigation into their conduct at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. According to records, the two men, who were good friends, violated department policies. The investigation started in May 2017, when the MCSO learned that Schanding and Lay were involved in the […]

Alleged ethics violation allegations against city councilman John M. McLeod

Alleged ethics violation allegations against city councilman John M. McLeod

Ocala, Florida — Ocala Post is currently investing city councilman John M. McLeod, after receiving information that suggests he failed to list all real property on his Statement of Financial Interests’ forms. The disclosure of all real property as an elected official is state law. The submitted complaint against McLeod reads: Please accept this complaint against John […]

Commissioner’s aide alleges abuse by police following her arrest

Commissioner’s aide alleges abuse by police following her arrest

Orlando, Florida — When a commissioner’s aide was arrested, she immediately dropped her employer’s name then played the race card. “I’m handcuffed for being black with a white man. That’s what happened to me. I was on a date with a white man… I was targeted.” That is what Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill’s assistant, […]