Marion Oaks drive-by shootings

Marion Oaks drive-by shootings

[Last updated on March 13, 2015, at 7:18 p.m.] Marion Oaks — According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, a home in Marion Oaks has been targeted on two separate occasions in a drive-by shooting. The incident report indicated that the drive-by occurred in the 2600 block of Southwest 148th lane. On March 7, 2015, […]

Residents express their concerns at Marion Oaks meeting

Residents express their concerns at Marion Oaks meeting

Ocala, Florida — Despite the cold weather, Marion Oaks residents came out by the dozens to attended the Town Hall meeting Thursday night at the Marion Oaks Community Center. Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair said, “These events allow my command staff and I to hear directly from you regarding any complaints, suggestions, concerns, or other […]

Curfew warning; keep children off the streets after dark

Curfew warning; keep children off the streets after dark

Ocala, Florida — In May, Ocala Post told you about the curfew being enforced by the Ocala Police Department. However, some parents seem to have ignored the issue. According to OPD, many parents are allowing their children to roam the streets at night. While the problem is mostly with teens; children as young as 9-years-old […]

Criminals on the loose in Marion Oaks

Criminals on the loose in Marion Oaks

  Marion Oaks, Florida — The following crimes occurred in Marion Oaks. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in catching the criminals that committed these crimes. A 2013 Jonway Scooter valued at $700.00 was stolen from the driveway of a home in the 3900 block of S.W. 147th Lane Road in Marion […]

Drug ringleader busted in Marion Oaks

Drug ringleader busted in Marion Oaks

Ocala, Florida — A drug ringleader arrested in Marion Oaks yielded weapons, drugs, and a large sum of cash. Six drug dealers, four men and two women, were arrested following an United Drug Enforcement Strike Team investigation. The Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team initiated an investigation that spanned three (3) months. The long-term investigation culminated […]

Marion Oaks mom who had sex with boy, sentenced

Marion Oaks mom who had sex with boy, sentenced

Marion Oaks — Joy McCall, 36, has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 12-year-old boy. The incident came to light after the boy told a church member about his sexual encounters, along with several text messages that were discovered. The text messages helped provide investigators with a timeline of the events. The boy’s mother […]

Man threatened to shoot employee and burn down the business

Man threatened to shoot employee and burn down the business

Marion Oaks — On July 4, 2014, Deputy Bartlett responded to Crazy Dave’s Firework stand, located at 184 Marion Oaks Boulevard, in reference to a disturbance. The victims told Deputy Bartlett that Jason Munda, 36, had purchased fireworks from the stand earlier in the day, and later returned for a refund. According to reports, after […]

Rooftop High Brings Three Juveniles Down

Rooftop High Brings Three Juveniles Down

  Marion Oaks, Florida — On April 15, 2014 at approximately 1 a.m. Deputies Azure and Newbanks responded to Horizon Academy in Marion Oaks in reference to a 911 hang-up. Upon arrival, deputies blacked out their patrol vehicles and approached the property on foot. As they were walking up to the school they observed three […]

Marion Oaks teen charged in sexual assault

Marion Oaks teen charged in sexual assault

  Marion Oaks — Diamond L. Polycarpe, 19, of Marion Oaks is in jail facing numerous charges related to the sexual assault of a child. A case concerning Polycarpe was developed when detectives learned that the victim was taken to MRMC by her mom, to be treated for alcohol intoxication. According to reports, the victims […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eddie Perez Arrested After Contact With Girl In Marion Oaks

Eddie Perez Arrested After Contact With Girl In Marion Oaks

  Marion Oaks, Florida — Eddie Alexander Martinez-Perez, 22, of Ocklawaha is under arrest after a mother woke to find him in bed with her 14-year-old daughter. The incident occurred in Marion Oaks around 5:30 a.m. the girl’s mother tried to enter her daughters room but the door was locked. When the girl finally opened […]

Marion Oaks Suspects Wanted

Marion Oaks Suspects Wanted

Marion Oaks — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in catching some thieving criminals. They are looking for multiple black males in their teens to early twenties. The suspects may be driving a dark blue Honda, Acura, or possibly a Toyota. Separately they are also looking for suspects that may be driving a […]