Ocala, Florida — Ocala Police Department Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday at approximately 3 a.m. OPD Lt. Angy Scroble said that two men were shot. The victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The shooting occurred in the area of Northwest 12th Street and Northwest […]
Ocala, Florida — An Ocala woman was arrested Saturday after she fled the scene of an accident on State Road 200. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said Dawn Haas, 35, was driving a 2016 Chevy eastbound on State Road 200 when she slammed into the rear-end of a 2013 Hyundai SUV, driven by 70-year-old Bernadette Cason. […]
Ocala, Florida — In a 4-1 vote, the Ocala City Council Friday accepted Ocala Police Chief Kenneth Gregory Graham’s request to be placed on paid administrative leave. The request comes after the September 15 Grievance filed against Chief Graham for allegations of Sexual Harassment, Hostile Treatment, Retaliation, and Discrimination. Deputy Chief Rodney Smith will run […]
When asked if Chief Graham had ever had issues like this in the past, Mayor Guinn replied, "Never."
Ocala, Florida — During a press conference Monday, Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn displayed favoritism toward Ocala Police Chief Kenneth Gregory Graham, who has been accused of Sexual Harassment, Hostile Treatment, Retaliation, and Discrimination. The complaint was filed on September 15, 2016. Mayor Guinn also seemed to display arrogance toward the media as they asked legitimate […]
Formal Grievance filed against Police Chief Graham, accused of sexual harassment by female officers, multiple other complaints listed
[Last updated on September 17, 2016, at 2:58 p.m.] Ocala, Florida — Multiple sexual harassment complaints have been filed against Ocala Chief of Police Kenneth Gregory Graham. The Formal Grievance was filed on September 15, 2016. The Grievance states, “Simultaneous to the filing of this grievance, an EEOC complaint was also filed.” In the Grievance filed by […]
Ocala, Florida — An Ocala Police Department police officer was arrested after officials received a tip that the officer had been smoking marijuana while on duty. On March 17, 2016, OPD received information which suggested that, now former police officer, Jeffrey P. Hall, 26, had been smoking marijuana while on duty. The tipster stated that Officer […]
Clark was also charged with Careless Driving and Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Property Damage.
[Last updated on November 16, 2015, at 2:54 p.m.] Ocala, Post — Following up on an anonymous tip, Ocala Post learned that Ocala Police Department Detective Daniel Clark was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Saturday following a traffic stop. The Florida Highway Patrol stated that Clark left the scene of an accident after he crashed into […]
Ocala, Florida — On today’s date, October 31, 2014, at 7:45 p.m., Sergeant Brian Young arrested Ocala Police Department, Officer Bennie L. Wilson, III, 41, for two counts of Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors, FSS 794.05. On October 28, 2014, Sgt. Young was requested to investigate a criminal complaint against Officer Wilson. Sgt. Young […]
Ocala, Florida — On September 16, 2014, Ocala Police Chief, Greg Graham, called for the forming of a task force due to the numerous violent crime incidents, which have occurred in the City of Ocala in recent months. He wanted squads of officers out in the areas where our violent crimes have been occurring in […]
Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man involved in an accident today says he cannot believe the outcome, or how an Ocala Police Department Community Service Specialist treated him. William R. Holloway was traveling north in the inside lane of the 100 block of NE 25th Avenue in his 1998 Chevy Silverado moments before the […]
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 […]
Tomorrow, Saturday, August 2, 2014, from 3-4:30 p.m. join Ocala Pool Boys for a free life saving event! Learn about hands-on CPR, fire safety from Ocala Fire Rescue, pool and swim safety from ISR (Infant Swimming Resource), and heat safety from the Ocala Police Department. For more information call 352-622-3827.
Ocala, Florida — Residence of Spring Manor Apartments say a shooting that happened overnight does not surprise them. On today’s date, July 25, 2014, at approximately 1:37 a.m., the Ocala Police Department received a call in reference to a subject that had been shot at Spring Manor Apartments, 2851 NE 7th St., Ocala, Florida. According […]
Ocala, Florida — On today’s date, July 23, 2014, at approximately 7:00 a.m, the Ocala Police Department received a report of a stolen 2008 Black Dodge Ram 2500 diesel pickup truck from Too Your Health Spa, 2841 S.W. 20th St., Ocala, Florida. A BOLO (Be On the Look Out) was issued for the vehicle and […]
Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man told a police officer that [he] knows what hell is like just before he was arrested. On July 11, 2014, Ocala Police Officer Ramjit, while conducting a security check made contact with a man, later identified as Jason New, 29, in the area of North Magnolia Avenue and State […]
Ocala, Florida — In May of 2014, Ocala Post told you about City of Ocala Councilwoman Mary Rich announcing that she wanted an ordinance put in place that would ban saggy pants in Ocala. Rich said she – as well as other citizens in Marion County – do not like seeing young men and women […]
Ocala, Florida – It’s called “Buckin.” That’s a technique thieves use when trolling for unlocked vehicles. “The thief moves about a neighborhood, checking vehicle doors to see if any are unlocked,” said Judge Cochran, Marion County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer. “That’s the buckin’ element.” During a recent vehicle burglary investigation, Marion County Sheriff’s Detectives […]
Ocala, Florida — It’s called The Rook, a unique machine used to protect law enforcement officers, while they protect you. Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair, asked Marion County Commissioners for approval to buy the $255,000, 13,000 lb. beast and, with little resistance, Marion County Commissioners agreed. The decision comes following recent – but separate – […]