Griggs Beat Woman & Head Butted Deputy

Griggs Beat Woman & Head Butted Deputy

  Ocala, Florida — On December 17, 2013, Deputies Bloom and Sapp responded to the 6400 block of SE 36th Avenue, Ocala, Florida in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival in the neighborhood, Deputy Bloom was flagged down by the victim as she was walking in the street. She was crying and stated that the […]

Goodwill Taking Advantage Of The Disabled

Goodwill Taking Advantage Of The Disabled

  Goodwill is one of the nation’s best-known so-called charities and is paying disabled workers as little as .01 cent an hour, due to a 75-year-old legal loophole that experts say needs to be changed. Goodwill Industries, a multibillion-dollar company whose executives make six-figure salaries, is among the nonprofit groups permitted to pay thousands of […]

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Helps Feed The Needy

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Helps Feed The Needy

  Ocala, Florida — This morning more than 15,500 pounds of fresh oranges were picked in Marion County. The bulk of the oranges were off to the Marion County Jail, where the fruit is served as part of meals for inmates or the oranges are juiced. But the delivery truck made a special stop by […]

Marion felon Mary Alexander playing race card

Marion felon Mary Alexander playing race card

  Marion Oaks, Florida — Mary Alexander, 47, of Ocala is still claiming charges against her are “made up.” As Wesley Snipes did during his trial for failing to pay taxes, Alexander is also claiming Marion County is a racist county. Alexander is claiming the Marion County Sheriff’s Office is targeting her because she is […]

Thieves Watching Your House During Christmas

Thieves Watching Your House During Christmas

  Ocala Post reminds Residents to be careful when having packages delivered and when throwing out empty boxes from big-ticket items purchased during the Christmas season. This time of year thieves aren’t just scoping your house for delivered packages sitting on your porch, but also your trash. It is not uncommon for a thief to […]

Video: Corrections Officer brutally slams inmates head into concrete wall

Video: Corrections Officer brutally slams inmates head into concrete wall

  Ocala, Florida — Corrections Officer, Charles Craig Broaderick, 41, was charged with battery after he slammed the head of inmate James Duckworth,33, into a concrete wall while he (Duckworth) was handcuffed. Duckworth was arrested and transported to the Marion County Jail by the Ocala Police Department for DUI. Broaderick said he slammed Duckworth’s head […]

Marion Oaks: Mary Alexander arrested for food stamp fraud

Marion Oaks: Mary Alexander arrested for food stamp fraud

  Ocala, Florida — Mary Alexander, 47, of Ocala has been charged with organized fraud. Alexander’s arrest, today, stems from an ongoing investigation by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Medicaid Fraud Unit of the Attorney General’s Office. The first phase of this case started back in June of this year. That’s […]

Samuel Kaham Throws Block At Moving Car

Samuel Kaham Throws Block At Moving Car

  Dunnellon, Florida — On December 8, 2013 Deputies were dispatched after receiving a call about a man battering his girlfriend. Deputy Lightle met with the victim and a witness at the Walmart Parking lot in Dunnellon, Florida. The victim advised that she had been in an ongoing argument with Samuel Kaham, 31, over the […]

Paramedic & Deputy That Are Twin Brothers Arrested

Paramedic & Deputy That Are Twin Brothers Arrested

  Winter Haven, Florida — Polk Fire Rescue Paramedic Warren “Nick” Nichols, 49, was arrested after authorities were made aware of a sexual relationship he had been having with a 17-year-old female. The mother of the 17-year-old girl found text messages between Warren and her daughter. The mother confronted her daughter who denied she was […]

Samuel Bing Wanted For Beating Elderly Man

Samuel Bing Wanted For Beating Elderly Man

  Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in finding Samuel Bing, 25, of Reddick. Bing is accused of beating a 66-year-old elderly man in the face, breaking multiple facial bones. The victim is also mentally disabled due to dementia and schizophrenia, and needs 24-hour care. According to authorities, Bing was […]

Winn-Dixie was scammed by employees

Winn-Dixie was scammed by employees

Lakeland, Florida — Winn-Dixie, a supermarket known for scamming consumers during their BOGO sales, experienced a scam directed at the company via employees today. Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested seven Winn-Dixie Employees for fraud. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Organized Retail Crime Unit , in conjunction with Winn-Dixie Organized Retail Crime investigators, […]

Lonnie Todd Arrested For Stabbing Of An Elderly Woman

Lonnie Todd Arrested For Stabbing Of An Elderly Woman

  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 […]

Measles outbreak in the U.S.

Measles outbreak in the U.S.

  As of December 5, 2013, 175 people in the United States have been reported as having Measles. This year, Measles outbreaks have occurred in several states. One outbreak, in New York, is the largest outbreak in 15 years in the United States. An outbreak in North Carolina has also resulted in numerous cases. Most […]

Tydree Barrow captured, Gerod Rawls still on the run

Tydree Barrow captured, Gerod Rawls still on the run

  Ocala, Florida — Detective Fernandez has continued to investigate the shooting homicide of Samuel Washington, 28, that occurred on November 14, 2013. During the investigation, Detective Fernandez arrested two suspects for related charges — Howard Lee Hill, 20, and Laquan Ria’Mel Barrow, 22, were both arrested for one count each of Burglary of a Conveyance […]

Shots Fired Near Emerald Shores Elementary School

Shots Fired Near Emerald Shores Elementary School

  Silver Springs Shores — Emerald Shores Elementary School was put on lockdown today Just before 11 a.m., after a 911 call came in about shots fired in the area of 1 Oak Circle Lane, Ocala. The school was put on lockdown immediately as a precaution as the school is located less than a half-mile […]

Zolia Zdrodowski: Another mother of the year

Zolia Zdrodowski: Another mother of the year

  Marion Oaks, Florida — On December 2, 2013 at approximately 9:30 a.m. Deputy Larry Mcardle responded to 3219 SW 128 street road (Marion Oaks) in response to an unattended 4-year-old child that was in the middle of the street. Upon arrival, the reportee, stated that she had found the 4-year-old in the street looking […]

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 […]

Brian Thomas Strangled His Wife Unconscious

Brian Thomas Strangled His Wife Unconscious

  Ocala, Florida — On November 26, 2013 deputies responded to a call involving a domestic dispute. While en-route, the victim advised that she was hiding from her husband in the garage. The husband was later identified as Brian William Thomas, 46. Upon arrival deputies made contact with the wife, who was still hiding within […]

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