Good Samaritan saved 4-year-old child

"She should have never left me in charge of [the victim.] Man, I would never have trusted me to watch any kids."

Good Samaritan saved 4-year-old child

Ocala, Florida — A Good Samaritan saved a 4-year-old child Friday from being hit by a car. The Good Samaritan was driving in 3100 block of Southeast 95th Street, when she saw the child running in the roadway. The witness said the child was nearly hit by several vehicles before she stopped her car and rescued […]

8 arrested after meth lab was discovered

8 arrested after meth lab was discovered

[Last updated on August 11, 2016, at 11:30 p.m., to include the current booking photo for Corey Mills and a list of his previous charges. The arrest affidavit had Mills’ name spelled as Cory instead of Corey, therefore Mills’ previous charges were not displayed during the initial investigation by OP.] Ocala, Florida — Eight people were arrested Tuesday after […]

Vacant house was being used as meth lab

Vacant house was being used as meth lab

  Ocala, Florida — Members of the United Drug Enforcement Strike Team were notified after Marion County sheriff’s deputies responded to a residential burglary and discovered a meth lab. When deputies arrived at 5049 Southeast 42nd Street, in response to a burglary in progress, they immediately smelled an odor consistent with cooking methamphetamine. Amanda Bacon, […]

School board employee arrested at school, faces 66 charges

"I am going to lose my job. I smoke weed and I have it in my purse right now."

School board employee arrested at school, faces 66 charges

Lakeland, Florida — Polk County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Sleepy Hill Middle School cafeteria manager for drug possession on Tuesday. PCSO deputies responded to Sleepy Hill Middle School in Lakeland to investigate an anonymous tip in reference to Polk County School Board employee, Carolyn Jackson, 41, of Lakeland, who is employed as the cafeteria manager, […]

Felony warrant for woman yields two arrests

Felony warrant for woman yields two arrests

Ocala, Florida — Ocala Police made a double arrest as they attempted to serve a warrant on a felon over the weekend. Ocala Police Officers Hall and Diesso responded to the 200 block Northeast 19th Avenue after they received a tip that a woman with outstanding warrants would be at the location. While police were […]

Granddaughter turned grandmother’s house into meth lab

Granddaughter turned grandmother’s house into meth lab

Ocala, Florida — The Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) was assisting a probation officer with serving an arrest warrant after officials learned that the probationer might be manufacturing methamphetamine. When the agent arrived on scene, he saw the suspect, Tiffany A. Chancey, 21, standing outside. According to reports, Chancey pretended like she did not […]

Mom first to be arrested under new law

Mom first to be arrested under new law

Madisonville, Tennessee — The Monroe County sheriff’s Department has made their first arrest under a new state law that allows law enforcement to arrest the mother of a newborn that tests positive for drugs. Mallory Loyola, 26, of Madisonville, gave birth to a baby girl on July 6, 2014. UT Medical Center notified the Department […]

Anonymous tip leads to meth lab bust in Belleview

Anonymous tip leads to meth lab bust in Belleview

Belleview, Florida — On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy A. Rodriguez responded to 11820 SE 99 Court, Belleview, Florida , in reference to investigating an anonymous complaint; according to the tipster, methamphetamine was being manufactured within the residence. Upon her arrival, Deputy Rodriguez’s observations lent credibility to the tipster’s allegations. He could […]

Meth bust in Crystal River

Meth bust in Crystal River

Crystal River, Florida — Crystal River is short a few more criminals tonight. Today, June 25, 2014, members of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Impact Unit and the Community Crimes Division executed a search warrant at 8146 North Pine Haven Point, Crystal River. Detectives had evidence that methamphetamine was being manufactured in the home. […]

DCF walk-through reveals drug house

DCF walk-through reveals drug house

  Ocala, Florida — Jessica Price, 37, and Eric Westman, 37, both of Ocala, were arrested around 3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014, at their residence along NE 37th Street. The incident unfolded when Price, Deputy Mark Swarbrick and a Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) investigator were conducting a walk-through at the listed address. […]

Sheriff outraged: illegal immigrant drug dealers on food stamps

Sheriff outraged: illegal immigrant drug dealers on food stamps

  [Ocala Post has included the press conference video in its entirety. Start at 9:30 if you want to go straight to the Sheriff express his anger over illegal immigrant drug dealers on welfare. ] Polk County, Florida — This investigation directly impacts Central Florida as a whole. A drug bust in Polk County that […]

Ocala girl went from promising nurse, to her life being taken over by meth

Ocala girl went from promising nurse, to her life being taken over by meth

Ocala, Florida — Danielle Bordges, a Forest High School graduate inspired to become a healthcare professional and mother of a young boy, was just 18-years-old the first time she was arrested. Bordges has literally spent her entire adult life in-and-out of the Marion County Jail; mostly for charges of Simple Battery. Eventually Bordges started following […]

Victor Signs & Christopher Bearden Arrested In Polk County

Victor Signs & Christopher Bearden Arrested In Polk County

  Polk County, Florida — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office served two search warrants at two different addresses on October 10, 2013, ending in the arrests of two men. The first search warrant was served at 141 Fernery Road Apt D7, Lakeland. Deputies developed information that someone at the residence offered to share child pornography […]

Carlee Moore cooked meth with her 6-Year-Old present

Carlee Moore cooked meth with her 6-Year-Old present

Deltona, Florida — Over the weekend, a tip led Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies to a house in Deltona where methamphetamine was being cooked in the presence of a 6-year-old child. Investigators spent several hours clearing out the highly dangerous chemicals found inside the residence located at 2555 Doyle Road, the home of 31-year-old Carlee Moore and […]

Dangerous Mexican Cartel Associates Arrested In Polk County

Dangerous Mexican Cartel Associates Arrested In Polk County

On September 30, 2013, the Central Florida HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) task force arrested six suspects and seized approximately 19 pounds of Methamphetamine in the Fort Meade area. The investigation began earlier this year when detectives received information about the Gabriel Zamarripa Drug Trafficking Organization operating in Polk County. This organization has ties […]