Armed Robbery and police chase ends with three teens in handcuffs

Armed Robbery and police chase ends with three teens in handcuffs

Ocala, Florida — Three teenage boys — two 16-year-olds and a 17-year old — were arrested early Wednesday morning following an armed robbery. According to the arrest affidavit, two armed black males entered the Steak n’ Shake, located at 3800 Southwest College Road, and demanded money from the registers. Police said the third teen stayed in the […]

13-year-old faces multiple felony charges

13-year-old faces multiple felony charges

  [Last updated on December 19, 2017, at 3:30 p.m.]   Ocala, Florida — A 13-year-old boy faces multiple felony charges following his arrest Monday morning. Florida Highway Patrol troopers say that Zyaire Keashion Evans, who was driving a stolen 2003 Chevy S-10, was traveling southbound on U.S. 441 when he struck another vehicle. Evans […]

Suspects on the loose near Oak Run Subdivision

Suspects on the loose near Oak Run Subdivision

[Last updated on December 15, at 3:23 p.m.] The Florida Highway Patrol is asking residents of Oak Run and surrounding neighborhoods to stay indoors. There is also a heavy police presence off of State Road 200 near Walmart and other businesses. According to troopers, five black male juveniles — all under 17 years of age —  fled […]

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 […]