Wanted man arrested in Ocala, faces multiple felony charges

Wanted man arrested in Ocala, faces multiple felony charges

This guy is a real piece of…art. A man who was covered in tattoos ran from deputies after they discovered the car he was driving had been reported stolen. A Marion County Sheriff’s deputy was patrolling the 3300 block of South Pine Avenue when he noticed a tan Hyundai, which had been reported stolen out […]

15-year-old charged with multiple felonies

15-year-old charged with multiple felonies

Ocala, Florida — A 15-year-old boy was arrested Monday and charged with multiple felonies after he stole a Chevy Camaro. The victim reported the car stolen early Monday morning. The car thief, identified as Carlos Luevano-Velasquez, has stolen the car from the victim’s driveway, but later returned it. The victim told Marion County sheriff’s deputies that […]

Hit-and-run suspect arrested, charged with multiple felonies

Hit-and-run suspect arrested, charged with multiple felonies

Ocala, Florida — A 24-year-old woman was arrested after she sideswiped a BMW and fled the scene. Ocala police say Janeequa Dewberry, 24, was driving a white Ford Taurus through the intersection of Northeast 25th Street and Northeast 14th Street, when she struck a BMW and drove off. When police arrived, a witness told them that […]

Teen stole truck, passed out

Teen stole truck, passed out

Ocala, Florida — A teen who stole a Ford F-150 pickup truck was caught after he passed out behind the wheel. Ocala police say they responded to 1909 Northeast 25th Avenue, when a victim reported that his truck had been stolen from the parking lot where he works. A short time later, someone called 911 and reported […]

Thieves drove to Ocala to steal from Dollar General stores

Thieves drove to Ocala to steal from Dollar General stores

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Orlando residents after they were caught stealing merchandise from a Dollar General store in Ocala. Deputies were called to the Dollar General, located at 13415 Southeast 47th Avenue after a caller reported two individuals who were stealing from the store. Witnesses said that the suspects […]

Truck found submerged in Ocklawaha River

Truck found submerged in Ocklawaha River

Eureka – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information regarding a truck and trailer that was stolen over the weekend. According to reports, deputies responded to a call Sunday after a boater at the Eureka East Boat Ramp reported a submerged vehicle. Marion County Fire Rescue was the first to arrive on the […]

Video: Volkswagen of Ocala break-in, cars stolen

Video: Volkswagen of Ocala break-in, cars stolen

    [Last updated on July 27, 2016, at 11:35 a.m.] Ocala, Florida — Video for the July 23, 2016, break-in at the Volkswagen of Ocala dealership, located at 5135 SW College Road, Ocala, has been released. The video shows several black males, who concealed their identity, smash a glass door and enter the business. […]

Ocala teen linked to other crimes

Ocala teen linked to other crimes

  Ocala, Florida — Marvin Brown, 15, is behind bars after he was arrested by the Ocala Police Department for stealing a GMC Envoy, then linked to other crimes in the Ocala area. On August 20, 2014, several days prior to Brown stealing the SUV, he broke into a vehicle in the 3100 block of […]

Lake County deputy chases man into Marion County

Lake County deputy chases man into Marion County

Summerfield, Florida — On May 30, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 14100 block of Southeast Highway 301 in Summerfield, Florida in reference to a stolen 2012 Jeep Wrangler valued at $38,000. The victim stated that he left the vehicle unlocked, however, he lives on a large piece of property which is completely […]

$240,000 In Vehicles Stolen From Ford Of Ocala

$240,000 In Vehicles Stolen From Ford Of Ocala

  Ocala, Florida — Just before 4 a.m., Monday, March 24, 2014, at the Ford of Ocala dealership, 2816 N. Pine Avenue, Ocala, Florida suspects stole three (3) Ford F-250 4×4 Crew Cab Lariat diesel trucks and two (2) Ford Mustang sports cars. It is believed at least five or more suspects may be involved […]

Woman Cries Rape After She Was Paid

Woman Cries Rape After She Was Paid

  Ocala, Florida — On Saturday February 15, 2014, Officer Barry with the Ocala Police department responded to the 200 block of SW Fort King Street in regards to a vehicle being stolen. When Officer Barry arrived at the scene, he met with the victim who stated that a female by the name of Tammy […]