Tragic I-75 accident is the motivation for “Move Over – Slow Down – Save A Life” month

Tragic I-75 accident is the motivation for “Move Over – Slow Down – Save A Life” month

Florida – As National Police Week starts today, law enforcement officers across the nation remember and honor our fallen heroes – those officers who in the service of their communities have given the ultimate sacrifice are remembered. As Florida mourns the loss of Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Chelsea Richard, who lost her life along with […]

HEALTH ALERT: First Case Of MERS-CoV Infection Confirmed

HEALTH ALERT: First Case Of MERS-CoV Infection Confirmed

  Orlando, Florida — The Florida Department of Health today confirmed the first Florida case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in a patient at an Orlando hospital. “The Florida Department of Health is working closely with hospital officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure appropriate care of […]

Marion County Sheriff’s Employee Found Dead

Marion County Sheriff’s Employee Found Dead

Ocala, Florida — An employee of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Bureau was found dead this afternoon. Brian C. Gibson, 30, was found after a member of SWAT noticed that Gibson’s car was parked in a spot normally reserved for SWAT. When an Emergency Management Employee brought the keys to move the car, […]

Marion County NAACP says poor people want your “Stuff”

Marion County NAACP says poor people want your “Stuff”

Ocala, Florida — Marion County residents are outraged over recent statements made by Reverend Reginald Willis, chairman of Marion County’s NAACP Religious Affairs Committee and co-chairman of its Civic Engagement Committee. Willis is pointing his finger directly at white residents as well as Marion County’s elected officials, blaming them for the shortcomings of the black […]

Michael Tarver, former owner of Polliwog Dental, practicing in Ocala

Michael Tarver, former owner of Polliwog Dental, practicing in Ocala

Ocala, Florida — On January 13, 2014, a case involving a lawsuit that was filed against Pediatric Dental Partners, LLC, formally known as Polliwog Dental, was reopened. Pediatric Dental Partners, LLC is registered to Michael Tarver, the former owner of Polliwog Dental, LLC. Andrea Frederick and Tiffany Sullivan, two former Polliwog employees, are suing Polliwog […]

Ocala man that raped 11-year-old girl finally arrested

Ocala man that raped 11-year-old girl finally arrested

Ocala, Florida — On January 18, 2014 Detective Erik Dice was notified after a patrol deputy made contact with a group of juveniles who had allegedly broken into a vacant residence at 6605 NW 60th Court, Ocala. During the encounter, the deputy received information about an 11-year-old girl being raped by a man later identified […]

I-75 accident claims life of The third victim

I-75 accident claims life of The third victim

Ocala, Florida – The third pedestrian involved in the May 3, 2014, crash on I-75, Mr. George R. Phillips, 52, of Ocala, Florida succumbed to his injuries late last night at Ocala Regional Medical Center. Investigators are in the beginning stages of sorting through the physical evidence and witness statements relating to this crash. Additional […]

Former Owner Of Ray the Locksmith, Inc. Arrested

Former Owner Of Ray the Locksmith, Inc. Arrested

Ocala, Florida — On April 26, 2014, Kathryn Altman, 49, business woman and former owner of Ray the Locksmith, Inc., in Ocala, was arrested by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office on a felony warrant. Corporation papers filed with the Florida Department of State Divisions of Corporations show Altman listed as the President/Officer/Director and Registered Agent […]

Sheriff Chris Blair Said, “Again I will say, medical use of marijuana for serious medical diseases is not what I have a problem with”

Sheriff Chris Blair Said, “Again I will say, medical use of marijuana for serious medical diseases is not what I have a problem with”

Ocala, Florida — Sheriff’s across Florida are gearing up for a campaign called “Don’t Let Florida Go To Pot,” a campaign against the legalization of marijuana. Voters will decide on the legalization of medical marijuana in November of 2014. The Florida Sheriff’s Association is heading up the campaign and is looking for huge support from […]

Severe Weather Warning For April 29, 2014

Severe Weather Warning For April 29, 2014

Ocala, Florida — On April 29, 2014 at 3:32 p.m. the National Weather Service issued a significant weather advisory for Alachua, Putnam and Marion Counties for strong winds. The National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicated strong thunderstorms centered along a line extending from 3 miles south of Melrose to 7 miles southeast of Dunnellon…moving east […]

Murphy Express Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

Murphy Express Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

Ocala, Florida — Around 3:40 a.m., Monday, April 28, 2014, a suspect committed armed robbery of the Murphy Express, 17 Cedar Radial Pass, Ocala. Security photos show the suspect wearing a white T-shirt over his head, a dark long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and red sneakers. The witness described the suspect as a black male, […]

Former Belleview Sonny’s BBQ manager arrested

Former Belleview Sonny’s BBQ manager arrested

Ocala, Florida — An investigation into the former Belleview Sonny’s BBQ Manager Paul Bryan Orr, 37, which began on March 17, 2014, ended with his arrest on April 28, 2014. The investigation began when the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous cyber-tip in reference to child porn that had been uploaded using a Google […]

Motorcycle Crash Claims Two Lives In Dunnellon

Motorcycle Crash Claims Two Lives In Dunnellon

  Dunnellon, Florida — Two motorcyclists were killed on April 26, 2014 as they were cruising in a rural area of Marion County. Justin Richard, 22, of Weeki Wachi, Florida and Douglas Keller, 27, of Citrus Springs, Florida were traveling together, southbound on SW 180th Avenue at a high rate of speed when both drivers […]

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