Quick-thinking family keeps boy from bringing rifle to school

Quick-thinking family keeps boy from bringing rifle to school

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is still investigating an incident in which a 13-year-old boy attempted to bring an AR-15 assault rifle to school. Officials say that the boy was confronted by his father when he noticed that his son was “acting strange” while getting ready for school. According […]

North Marion student arrested for having weapons on campus

North Marion student arrested for having weapons on campus

Ocala, Florida — A North Marion High School student was arrested after school officials searched the student’s vehicle and found a loaded gun. On Tuesday, May 26, a Marion County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Deputy at North Marion Middle School received information that North Marion High School student, Douglas Hurteau, II. 17, was allegedly storing a […]

Fort McCoy School student brought handgun to school

Fort McCoy School student brought handgun to school

  Fort McCoy, Florida — On Thursday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous phone call stating a child had brought a loaded weapon to Fort McCoy School and showed it to several students. The caller stated that a child told him about it a day after it happened. Deputy Jason Williams responded to […]