Woman confronted juveniles with pipe, arrested

Woman confronted juveniles with pipe, arrested

A woman who has allegedly had trouble with several neighborhood juveniles tried to take matters into her own hands Friday. Marion County sheriff’s deputies were at the victim’s house investigating an unrelated incident when the victim told them about a confrontation she had with a another neighbor earlier in the day. According to reports, Jessica […]

Teen brothers arrested in Citra shooting

Teen brothers arrested in Citra shooting

Citra, Florida — Two juveniles were arrested Wednesday and charged with multiple felonies. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said that, Jeffrey Williams, 15, and his brother, Mario Williams, 17, kicked in the back door their uncle’s home, located in the 17400 block of U.S. 301 North, and burglarized it. According to reports, the brothers stole a […]

Florida Youth Ranch now has custody of 10-year-old homicide suspect

Florida Youth Ranch now has custody of 10-year-old homicide suspect

Ocala, Florida — A 10-year-old boy who was arrested and charged with manslaughter was released by a judge on Friday. Berhaun was released into the custody Heart of Florida Youth Ranch. The judge said that Berhaun cannot be left unsupervised, namely with children who are younger than him. Marion County sheriff’s detectives say they arrested […]

Boy stabbed his mother because he was not allowed to drink

Boy stabbed his mother because he was not allowed to drink

Ocala, Florida — The booking photo and complete arrest affidavit have been released on a 16-year-old who stabbed his mother last week. On September 15, deputies responded to South Pine Avenue in reference to a stabbing. When they arrived, they found a woman who had blood oozing from a head-wound. She told deputies she had been stabbed […]

From the Editor: Ocala Post will not back down due to threats

From the Editor: Ocala Post will not back down due to threats

Ocala, Florida — Ocala Post recently received several e-mails and Facebook messages from individuals complaining about the names and photos of juvenile criminals, drug dealers, and a recently arrested business owner, being used in some of Ocala Post’s recent articles. One Facebook message called an article slander, defamation of character, and made mention that it was causing “pain […]

Teens lead officers on high speed chase after stealing cars

Teens lead officers on high speed chase after stealing cars

Ocala, Florida — (Official Press Release) On today’s date, September 10, 2014, at approximately 3:55 a.m., an employee of Auto Dealers Exchange, 1205 NW 27th Avenue, reported someone had just stolen two cars; a silver, 2012 Nissan Altima and a gray 2012 Audi A6, both without vehicle tags. Both cars were last seen fleeing southbound […]