Third home invasion shooting in a little over a week

Third home invasion shooting in a little over a week

Ocala, Florida — For the third time since June 13, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion shooting. According to reports, the incident occurred on Northeast 44th Place, in MCSO’s North Central district, Ocala, on Tuesday, at approximately 2 a.m. There were several people home at the time of the home invasion. Investigators […]

Resident shoots intruder who had defecated himself

Home invasion turned into a stinky situation

Resident shoots intruder who had defecated himself

  A burglar was taken to a local hospital after he was shot by an occupant of the home he had entered. On Sunday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ocala Park Estates, in reference to a burglary in progress with shots fired. According to a press release, the suspect, Victor Alex Etherington, 27, […]

Man shot after front door was kicked in

Man shot after front door was kicked in

  Ocala, Florida — Investigators with the Ocala Police Department are investigating a shooting. According to a press release, on Sunday, at approximately 11:49 p.m., officers responded to the 1948 Northwest Sixth Street, to reports of shots having been fired. When police arrived, they found that the front door to the residence had been kicked […]

Murder suspect says he was compassionate, did not kill kid

Murder suspect says he was compassionate, did not kill kid

Dunnellon, Florida — Since January 2016, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, Levy County Sheriff’s Office, Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, and the Williston Police department have all been investigating a string of burglaries that are now linked to suspects Jessica Baker, 44, and […]

Craigslist ad lead to capture of two multi-county burglars and murder suspects

Craigslist ad lead to capture of two multi-county burglars and murder suspects

Ocala, Florida — Two burglary suspects, dubbed the “Pillowcase Burglars,” have now been named as persons of interest in a Marion County murder. The nickname was given to the suspects because they would use a pillowcase from the crime scene to carry stolen property. Jessica Baker, 44, and Darren Decker, 41, who are husband and […]

Teen arrested for home invasion shooting

Teen arrested for home invasion shooting

Ocala, Florida — Ocala Police Department detectives arrested a teenager after he admitted to shooting a 38-year-old man in the abdomen. According to a press release, on February 14, officers responded to Laurel Park Apartments, located at 100 Northwest 23rd Place, in reference to a home invasion in which five unknown, armed, black males entered a […]

Six arrested in home invasion and shooting

Six arrested in home invasion and shooting

Belleview, Florida — On January 19, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with Belleview Police Department officers, were dispatched to 5469 Southeast 104th Place, Belleview, in reference to a home invasion and shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they found victims Dominique J. Johnson, 19, Emanuel Estada-Portalatin, 17 and Christopher Hillard, […]

Teen arrested for beating and shooting of 91-year-old woman

Second suspect at large

Teen arrested for beating and shooting of 91-year-old woman

Ocala, Florida — A boy was arrested on Wednesday and charged with Attempted Felony Murder and Home Invasion Robbery for the beating and shooting of a 91-year-old woman that occurred in June. According to the arrest affidavit, someone called in an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers after reading about the incident in the media. The tipster provided […]

OPD: Concerned over escalation of violence; robberies, 91-year-old beat and shot

OPD: Concerned over escalation of violence; robberies, 91-year-old beat and shot

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is investigating a series of robberies that have occurred over the the past four months at the following locations: Dollar General — 1111 W SILVER SPRINGS BLVD  on 03/26/2015  at 10:56 a.m. Kangaroo Express — 909 NE 28TH ST  on 04/01/2015 at 1:55 a.m. Family Dollar — 2195 […]

Silver Springs Shores:Three people arrested in home invasion

Silver Springs Shores:Three people arrested in home invasion

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man attempted to defend himself during a home invasion at Redwood Track Radial on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 3:48 a.m. The 34-year-old-victim, Daniel Tooker, heard a loud banging on his door by suspect, Holly Brooke Pomeroy, 22, who kept asking for her computer. Tooker informed her to leave the […]

Home invasion and drive-by shooting in Summerfield

Home invasion and drive-by shooting in Summerfield

  Summerfield, Florida — An investigation by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office into a home invasion at Mobile Home Meadows in Summerfield, resulted in multiple arrests. It all started when Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Stephen Schmid responded to the 9800 block of SE 170th Place in response to a shooting. The victim told deputy Schmid […]

Three high school kids remain behind bars following home invasion

Three high school kids remain behind bars following home invasion

  Ocala, Florida — Three Ocala teens remain behind bars following a home invasion. It all started when multiple Ocala Police Officers responded to Tuscany Place Apartments, in reference to a home invasion in progress. The victims had locked themselves in the master bedroom after someone started banging on their front door and manipulating the […]

Ocala Home Invasion With A Twist

Ocala Home Invasion With A Twist

  Ocala, Florida — On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at approximately 1:22 a.m., officers responded to Carrington Lane Apartments located at 3001 SE Lake Weir Avenue in reference to a disturbance called in by a neighbor. When Officer Doug Russell arrived on the scene three subjects exited the residence with blood on them. Officer Russell […]

Elderly Woman Stabbed In Home Invasion

Elderly Woman Stabbed In Home Invasion

  Ocala, Florida — On December 3, 2013 at approximately 6:38a.m., the Ocala Police Department received a call that a Home Invasion Robbery had just occurred at 1529 NW 2nd Avenue. Officers responded and found that the resident Connie Cordell, age 65, was sitting in a living room chair with a stab wound to her […]