Woman kidnapped from West Marion Hospital

Woman kidnapped from West Marion Hospital

Ocala, Florida — A man was arrested before day-break Monday after police learned he had kidnapped woman. Ocala police said they responded to a local hospital in reference to a sexual battery. During the investigation, investigators learned that Robert Lee-Terrell Hicks, 33, had kidnapped the woman from West Marion Hospital, located at 4600 Southwest 46th Court. After […]

Suspects kidnapped, beat, and raped a female juvenile

Suspects kidnapped, beat, and raped a female juvenile

[Last updated on March 3, 2016, at 9:28 p.m.] Ocklawaha, Florida — Three suspects have now been arrested after a female juvenile victim reported that she was raped and “stuffed” into the trunk of a car. On January 18, 2016, Marion County sheriff’s investigators responded to UF Health Shands Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to meet […]

Kidnapped Girl Reunited With Her Mother 4 Years Later

Kidnapped Girl Reunited With Her Mother 4 Years Later

Deltona, Florida — A Deltona mother who hasn’t seen her daughter since 2009 was finally reunited with her today, May 17, 2014, thanks to the determined efforts of the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, the Prosecutor from the State Attorney’s Office and a Deputy United States Marshal. Jodie Borchert had legal custody of her daughter, Sarah […]

Search Continues For Yessenia Suarez And Her Two Children

Search Continues For Yessenia Suarez And Her Two Children

  Daytona Beach, Florida — Sheriff Ben Johnson and the commanders of both the investigative and search components of Yessenia Suarez case met Monday afternoon with the family of Yessenia Suarez and her children, Michael and Thalia Otto. At the meeting, the group reviewed the progress of the ongoing search efforts that have been undertaken […]

Julio Alvarez Chases A Boy Down And Corners Him

Julio Alvarez Chases A Boy Down And Corners Him

  Ocala, Florida — The Ocala police Department was dispatched to the area of the 700 block of NE 28th Street in Ocala, on November 3, 2013, after an anonymous caller dialed 911 reporting that a man was chasing a child and attempting to grab him. After the anonymous caller hung up, 911 received a […]

Adrian Mendez kidnapped a 14-year-old girl, left her for dead

Adrian Mendez kidnapped a 14-year-old girl, left her for dead

Marion County, Florida — A Marion County man is in jail after police say he kidnapped a girl on Wall Street in Eustis, and then ran her over with his SUV. It was around 7 p.m., Sunday, when authorities say Adrian Mendez, 21, offered a 14-year-old girl $200 to have sex with him, which the […]