Gassy situation gets Ocala couple arrested

Gassy situation gets Ocala couple arrested

  Ocala, Florida — On January 13, 2014, Deputy Jacobs responded to the Murphy U.S.A. gas station, located at 17840 SE 112 Court Road in reference to a gas drive off. The store clerk told the deputy that a vehicle with one male and one female pulled up to get gas. The clerk said that […]

Ocala woman’s dog gets a mouth full

Ocala woman’s dog gets a mouth full

  Ocala,Florida — On January 14, 2014, at approximately 1 a.m., a call came into the Ocala Police Department about a suspicious object. A woman called and said while her dog, Lady, was digging in her backyard she dug up something and had it in her mouth. The dog owner said when she looked closer […]

Paranoid Man Tapes Bullets To Windows

Paranoid Man Tapes Bullets To Windows

  Ocala, Florida — On January 12, 2014 the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 9000 block of SE 88th Street in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, Jay C. McBride advised that he and his girlfriend, Gina Celona, were having an argument about her smoking marijuana inside the house, and McBride produced a […]

Husband tells wife to refuse sobriety test after hit and run

Husband tells wife to refuse sobriety test after hit and run

  Ocala, FLorida — On January 12, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Ocala Police Officer, Jason Rodriguez, was working a hit and run crash involving an impaired driver. Officer Rodriguez responded to the call and met with a witness that said a dark colored Lexus fled the scene after hitting several mail boxes and a […]

Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory Lifted

Mosquito-borne Illness Advisory Lifted

  Ocala, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has lifted the mosquito-borne illness advisory that was established in July 2013. Officials say, even though the advisory has been lifted you should still take precautions when outdoors. Residence should also continue to be proactive in eliminating standing water as well as moist areas where […]

Mother whose baby was rolled over on and died arrested; grandmother blames probation officers

Mother whose baby was rolled over on and died arrested; grandmother blames probation officers

  Ocala, Florida — On January 6, 2014, deputies were dispatched to the 10800 block of Southeast 45th Avenue in Belleview at 6:35 a.m. Upon arrival, Deputy Jeremiah Jones spoke with a man who claimed that his daughter had fallen asleep an rolled over on his girlfriends 5-week-old baby, Keegan Alexander Ericson. Ericson told investigators […]

Red riding lawn mower man arrested

Red riding lawn mower man arrested

  Ocala, Florida — On January 5, 2014 at approximately 7 p.m. Deputies Franco Porcelli and Jason Hunt responded to a traffic accident that happened on East Highway 40 and SE 162 Terrace. Deputy Porcelli was in the parking lot of Maries Famliy Diner when a man later identified as Michael Lakosky approached Deputy Hunt […]

Temperatures Lowest In Decades – Freeze Warning

Temperatures Lowest In Decades – Freeze Warning

  Meteorologists are calling it a “Polar Vortex.” Most residents across the U.S. are just calling it “Way Too Cold.” The temperature predictions are startling: 25 below zero in Fargo, N.D., minus 31 in International Falls, Minn., and 15 below in Indianapolis and Chicago. At those temperatures, exposed skin can get frostbitten within minutes and […]

We Bike For Kids Charity Ride In The Villages

We Bike For Kids Charity Ride In The Villages

  The Villages — The third annual “We Bike For Kids” charity bicycle ride will be held on March 15, 2014 starting at the SeaBreeze Recreation Center in The Villages. The event features a Metric Century (62 miles) beginning at 8:30 a.m., a 30-mile ride starting at 9:30 a.m., and a 10-mile ride starting at […]

Harley Gant Age 17 Missing

Harley Gant Age 17 Missing

  If you have any information about Harley Gant please contact the Ocala Police Department at 352-369-7000 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678. Harley may also go by the name Holly.     Please follow and like us:

Two dead in Rainbow Lakes near Dunnellon

Two dead in Rainbow Lakes near Dunnellon

  Marion County, Florida — On December 29, 2013 at approximately 9 p.m. the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said that they are now investigating two deaths in the Rainbow Lakes area near Dunnellon. According to reports, a family friend got concerned when he had not heard from the deceased , and he checked on the […]

$78,000 Stolen From Home In Dunnellon

$78,000 Stolen From Home In Dunnellon

  Dunnellon, Florida — On December 22, 2013 $78,000 in cash was stolen from his motor-home in the Lake Tropicana area of Dunnellon. Charles Samuel Gensamer, 85, told deputies that the 2008 Winnebago was locked when he went to bed Saturday night. Gensamer said he was alerted when heard the smoke detector in the motor-home […]

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 […]

Man Touches Officers Penis At Paddock Mall

Man Touches Officers Penis At Paddock Mall

  Ocala, Florida — Today an Ocala Police Department detective was given information about an advertisement on Craigslist. The ad advised that a 56 year old male was looking for other men to perform oral sex on in the Paddock Mall food court restrooms. The ad advised that the man would be wearing tan pants, […]

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 […]

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