Triple homicide investigation in Lakeland

Triple homicide investigation in Lakeland

Lakeland, Florida — Polk County Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating a triple homicide that occurred at 2314 East Magnolia Drive, Lot 2, Lakeland.  A fourth victim was transported to an area hospital. At approximately 6:45 a.m., on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communications Center received a call advising there […]

Cloud 9 nightclub faces closure; nuisance to Ocala

Clean up the prostitutes, violence, and drugs or close

Cloud 9 nightclub faces closure; nuisance to Ocala

Ocala, Florida — On Wednesday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office put the nightclub, Cloud 9, on notice — either clean it up or be shut down. MCSO sent a certified letter of Notice of a Potential Drug-Related Public Nuisance Abatement Action to nightclub owner, Anthony T. Pastorino. A nuisance abatement, as a legal term, is a […]

Baby died after she was scalded

Baby died after she was scalded

Rosedale — Nurse Practitioner Oluyemisi Adebayo, 54, was arrested while attempting to flee the county Thursday afternoon. Police in New York said an arrest warrant was issued for Adebayo after she was charge for killing 23-month-old Naomi Mondesire. Authorities said the child was under Adebayo’s care when she placed her in a bathtub with scalding […]

Silver Springs Shores man shot to death

Silver Springs Shores man shot to death

Ocala, Florida — On Wednesday, at approximately 1 a.m., the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a shooting at 8810 Southeast 88th Place in Silver Springs Shores. Upon arrival, deputies found Robert J. Wilson, 30, deceased. He had been shot multiple times. Detectives on scene said it appeared to be […]

Teen charged with manslaughter

Teen charged with manslaughter

Ocala, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 7696 S.E. 121st Place, Belleview after receiving a call that a 14-year old had been shot. When Major Crimes Detectives arrived at the home, they spoke with Dalton Edwards, 17, who stated that he and Daniel M. Harshman, were just “playing around.” Edwards told detectives […]

Man shot to death in his car

Man shot to death in his car

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Division is currently working a homicide investigation at the Quail Run Apartment Complex off of County Road 475A in southwest Marion County. 38-year-old Gregory Keith Ellis, was found shot to death in a 2006 blue Ford Taurus at 1765 S.W. 107th Lane. A resident told […]

Ocala police are investigating a homicide

Ocala police are investigating a homicide

Ocala, Florida — At approximately 9:48 p.m., Ocala Police Officers responded to 2011 NW 9th Road in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, contact was made with a resident who claimed his roommate was inside the home with what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Officers went inside the residence and did locate a deceased man […]

Decomposing body ruled a homicide

Decomposing body ruled a homicide

  Ocala, Florida — The decomposing body of 47-year-old Wendy Ann Kane, that was found on August 12, 2014, after neighbors smelled a foul odor while performing a well-being check, has now been ruled a homicide. The body was found at 5701 SE 33rd Court. She had been dead for five days. Kane was shot […]

Shooting in Belleview

Shooting in Belleview

Belleview, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Special Investigations Detectives are currently working a homicide investigation at a home at 12436 S.E. 85th Court in Belleview. The emergency call came around 2:53 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2014 in reference to a possible shooting at that home. At the scene, investigators found Candice Ambrose, […]

Shooting in Citra

Shooting in Citra

Citra, Florida — (ORIGINAL ARTICLE) The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that happened overnight in Citra. The sheriff’s office received a call about shots being fired in the 17300 block of NW 16th Terrace sometime after 11 p.m. on June 24, 2014. Michael Sumpter, 55, was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center, […]

Triple murder suspect dies from gunshot

Triple murder suspect dies from gunshot

Lakeland, Florida — On May 27, 2014, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office conducted an extensive man-hunt for a suspect that killed three people earlier in the week. At approximately 9:00 p.m., Monday, May 26, 2014, a 14-year-old girl arrived home from a weekend ROTC trip to find her mother, Danyala Smith 31, her moms partner, […]

Human Remains Found In An Ocala Backyard

Human Remains Found In An Ocala Backyard

Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a possible unreported homicide that occurred at 3070 SW 89 Place in the year 2000. Information was given to the sheriff’s department two months ago concerning Jerry Chirstilaw, who has not been seen since 2000. The preliminary investigation has revealed that Chirstilaw died during […]

Woman Found Stabbed To Death In Gainesville Hospital Parking Garage

Woman Found Stabbed To Death In Gainesville Hospital Parking Garage

    Gainesville, Florida — The Gainesville Police Department is currently investigating a homicide that occurred early Monday morning on the third floor of a Parking Garage at North Florida Regional Medical Center. GPD received a call at 8:58 a.m. on January 13, 2014 that reported a female was found dead in a vehicle parked […]

Accused Killer Richard Barnes Captured

Accused Killer Richard Barnes Captured

  Sanford, Florida — Wanted suspected murderer Richard Barnes has been arrested for the shooting death of Cynthia McGee Bryant. On January 6, 2014 shortly after noon, Sanford Police were dispatched to McGee Insurance Company located at 400 West 25th Street, Sanford, Florida in reference to a Homicide. When police arrived on the scene they […]