"She should have never left me in charge of [the victim.] Man, I would never have trusted me to watch any kids."
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 […]
[Last updated on October 28, 2016, at 10:24 p.m.] Marion Oaks — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office arrested a former MCSO patrol volunteer on accusation of child abuse for the second time in 45 days. Ocala Post first reported that Joshua R. Hoff, 34, had been arrested and charged with Cruelty Toward a Child. MCSO […]
Ocala, Florida — A man arrested for DUI is now facing a Department of Children and Families investigation. Denver D. Patterson, 29, was stopped by a Marion County sheriff’s deputy after he crossed over the double yellow line while heading eastbound on Northeast 35th Street. Patterson veered into oncoming traffic and nearly struck another vehicle […]
Ocala, Florida — Two people were arrested for their involvement in the shooting of another Ocala man on Monday. It all started when Ocala police responded to 1005 Southwest 2nd Street, after receiving reports that a man had been shot in the leg. According to reports, the victim had been in an ongoing feud with […]
[Last updated on June 20, 2015, at 11:10 a.m.] Ocklawaha, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man they say severely beat a 13-month-old toddler. On May 31, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to Munroe Regional Medical Center Children’s Emergency Room, in reference to an alleged case of child abuse. Upon arrival, […]
Ocala, Florida — An allegedly missing and endangered man was arrested Saturday, after it was discovered that he had beaten a 3-year-old child. On Saturday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received information that Tayon Alexander, 23, had made statements during a phone call that made the reportee concerned for Alexander’s well-being. According to reports, deputies began […]
Lakeland, Florida — On Friday, September 19, 2014, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit detectives arrested 34-year-old Shawn Cross of 5417 Rebecca Lane in Lakeland, and charged him with one count of Possession of Controlled Substance and one count Child Neglect. According to the affidavit , Cross purchased four (4) methadone prescription pills […]