Ocala police are investigating a homicide

Ocala police are investigating a homicide

Ocala, Florida — At approximately 9:48 p.m., Ocala Police Officers responded to 2011 NW 9th Road in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, contact was made with a resident who claimed his roommate was inside the home with what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Officers went inside the residence and did locate a deceased man […]

OPD: Suspicious device found

OPD: Suspicious device found

Ocala, Florida — A suspicious device was found at Citizen’s Circle just moments ago. Ocala Police Department Public Information Officer, Angy Scroble, said City Hall and surrounding buildings in the area have been evacuated at this time. Ft. King Street is closed from Osceola Avenue to Watula Avenue. Ocala Fire Rescue is on the scene […]

Attempted armed burglary foiled when homeowner fought back

Attempted armed burglary foiled when homeowner fought back

  Ocala, Florida — The plan of four criminals to burglarize a Silver Springs Shores residence on Juniper Pass Way on Friday, September 26, 2014, nearly turned deadly after the home owner fought back. According to reports, a deputy had stopped a Honda occupied by five (5) black males, one of which had been shot […]

Attempted armed home invasion in Ocala

Attempted armed home invasion in Ocala

  Ocala, Florida — An attempted home invasion has left a family shaken. Ocala Police responded to a residence in the 900 block of NE 11th Avenue after one of the victims dialed 911 to report a home invasion. One of the men asked the victim for a ride, at which time the victim noticed […]

FWC: Kids Fishing Derby in Ocala coming soon

FWC: Kids Fishing Derby in Ocala coming soon

Ocala, Florida — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be conducting a Kids Fishing Derby on October 4, 2014, at the FWC’s Ocala Conservation Center. This year’s event will be limited to the first 100 participants. Each participant will have the opportunity to fish, as well as compete in a casting contest, […]

Atheists complain about today’s prayer vigil

Atheists complain about today’s prayer vigil

    Ocala, Florida — Today’s Community Prayer Vigil, that the Ocala Police Department is urging citizens to support, has atheists upset. This is a community vigil, not an Ocala Police Department, or City of Ocala vigil. Ocala Post has received more than a dozen “anonymous” hate e-mails from local individuals claiming to be atheist […]

Home invasion and drive-by shooting in Summerfield

Home invasion and drive-by shooting in Summerfield

  Summerfield, Florida — An investigation by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office into a home invasion at Mobile Home Meadows in Summerfield, resulted in multiple arrests. It all started when Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Stephen Schmid responded to the 9800 block of SE 170th Place in response to a shooting. The victim told deputy Schmid […]

Dont Tread On Me flag making waves in Ocala

Dont Tread On Me flag making waves in Ocala

  Ocala, Florida — Keith Greenberg, the owner of Gear Barrel, recently relocated to Ocala, Florida from Chicago. He opened his business within the city limits in May of 2014. He said he recently received a notice of violation from the City of Ocala regarding the iconic Gadsden flag he displayed outside his business. The […]

Happy Hearts Preschool 5K and Kids 1/2 mile Fun Run

Happy Hearts Preschool 5K and Kids 1/2 mile Fun Run

  Ocala, Florida — Happy Hearts Preschool is excited to host the 2nd annual Happy Hearts 5K and Kids 1/2 mile Fun Run on September 20, 2014. The Fun Run is free to children 17 and under. 5K registration is $30 and all proceeds will be used to purchase supplies and materials for Happy Hearts […]

Smiling credit card thief identified, but on the run

Smiling credit card thief identified, but on the run

  Ocala, Florida — One of Ocala’s dumbest criminals, who had smiled for a photo after the store clerk became suspicious of her transaction, has now been identified. The Ocala Police Department obtained an arrest warrant today for Mashana Michelle Harris, 26. The woman in the photo was seen posing with a stolen Amex Express […]

Five deputies suspended: Standard agency procedure

Five deputies suspended: Standard agency procedure

  Ocala, Florida — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office suspended five deputies yesterday for potential excessive use of force on one of the drug dealers arrested in a drug raid that took place on August 7, 2014, shortly after 5 a.m. Derrick Price, 43; Eddie Perez, 36; K.C. Starks, 42; Marcus Starks, 35; Nicole Radank, […]

Church volunteer beaten during Kidnapping in Ocala

Church volunteer beaten during Kidnapping in Ocala

  Ocala, Florida — On August 11, 2014, at approximately 9:30 p.m., a 69-year-old white female resident of Ocala was kidnapped at knife-point while volunteering with her church group. The group was providing meals to those in need in the area of NW 3rd St. and N. Magnolia Avenue. After all were fed, the victim […]

Ocala: Three shootings over weekend

Ocala: Three shootings over weekend

Ocala, Florida — On August 8, 2014, a shooting occurred in the 900 block of Southwest Fort King Street and another at Sutton Place Apartments, located at 520 NE 23rd Circle, Ocala. Several shots were fired in the Fort King area. Bullets hit a house and a parked vehicle. In the Sutton Place Apartments incident, […]

Drive-by shooting in Ocala

Drive-by shooting in Ocala

Ocala, Florida — In recent weeks, Ocala has experienced a surge in shootings that have been linked to drugs. According to the Ocala Police Department, there were two drive-by shootings earlier this morning. One incident occurred in the 900 block of Southwest Fort King Street and the other at Sutton Place Apartments, located at 520 […]

DUI checkpoint alert

DUI checkpoint alert

Ocala, Florida — There will be a multi-agency Roadside Safety Checkpoint on Friday, August 8, 2014, from 10:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Southeast Fort King Street. The Ocala Police Department says the checkpoint is intended to look for drivers who could be committing various traffic violations. Possible violations include, but […]

Shores man attempted to strangle his wife over Facebook friends

Shores man attempted to strangle his wife over Facebook friends

Ocala, Florida — A Silver Springs Shores man was arrested following a domestic dispute that turned violent. According to reports, the victim told Deputy David McClure that her husband, Timothy Gray, 26, had beaten and strangled her. The deputy noted that the residence was in complete disarray and that the victim had visible injuries and […]

2014-2015: Back to school and sports physicals

2014-2015: Back to school and sports physicals

LAST DAY IS THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 2014. Ocala, Florida — Symphony Healthcare, Inc., located at 202 SW 17th Street, Suite A, Ocala, is now offering back to school and sports physicals for $25.00. Patients must be at least 12-years-old. Mention this article to receive $5.00 off or print. Call to schedule your appointment today, 352-629-5939. […]

Dumbest criminal of the week wanted by OPD

Dumbest criminal of the week wanted by OPD

Ocala, Florida — One of Ocala’s dumbest criminals smiled for a photo after the store clerk became suspicious of a transaction. The woman in the photo was seen posing with a stolen Amex Express Macy’s credit card. The wallet she was holding was also stolen. According to reports, the woman used the stolen card to […]

Man that told woman she was pretty gets beaten

Man that told woman she was pretty gets beaten

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man is still behind bars after he used a deadly weapon on a victim that thought his girlfriend was pretty. The victim told police he gave a female walking down the street and few “catcalls” and told her how pretty she was. According to reports, Michael “Fox” Heaven, 30, overheard […]

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