GameStop employee robbed at gunpoint in parking lot

GameStop employee robbed at gunpoint in parking lot

Ocala, Florida — Ocala Police Department detectives are searching for two suspects who robbed a GameStop employee at gunpoint. On Sunday, Ocala police responded to the GameStop, located at 4920 East Silver Springs Boulevard, after an employee reported that he had been robbed. The employee had just closed the store for the night when he […]

Dollar General located at 9440 South Highway 464, robbed

Dollar General located at 9440 South Highway 464, robbed

A second Dollar General was robbed Wednesday night. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the Dollar General located at 9440 South Highway 464 was robbed at approximately 10:20 p.m. — just a little over two hours after the Dollar General located at 1111 West Silver Springs Boulevard was robbed. As with the location on Silver […]

Silver Springs Boulevard Dollar General robbed

Silver Springs Boulevard Dollar General robbed

Ocala, Florida — At approximately 8 p.m., the Dollar General located at 1111 West Silver Springs Boulevard was robbed at gunpoint. Preliminary reports indicated that two black males entered the store with guns and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. According to the Ocala Police Department, a perimeter was established and police, along with […]

Woman kidnapped from West Marion Hospital

Woman kidnapped from West Marion Hospital

Ocala, Florida — A man was arrested before day-break Monday after police learned he had kidnapped woman. Ocala police said they responded to a local hospital in reference to a sexual battery. During the investigation, investigators learned that Robert Lee-Terrell Hicks, 33, had kidnapped the woman from West Marion Hospital, located at 4600 Southwest 46th Court. After […]

Teen robbed and stabbed after Snapchat listing

Teen robbed and stabbed after Snapchat listing

Ocala, Florida — A teen was robbed and stabbed Saturday after he attempted to sell a watch through Snapchat. The 17-year-old victim told Ocala police that he had agreed to meet with someone who was supposed to purchase a $150 watch he had listed on Snapchat. According to reports, the victim met up with the would-be […]

Two arrested in July 4th fireworks tent shooting

The shooter was a 14-year-old

Two arrested in July 4th fireworks tent shooting

  Silver Springs Shores — Marion County sheriff’s deputies arrested two people on Monday who were involved a shooting at a fireworks stand in the 7100 block of Maricamp Road. Quinnesha Roberts, 20, and Anquan Rashard Everett, 14, attempted to rob the fireworks stand and shot the security guard in the process. The shooting took […]

Murder suspect says he was compassionate, did not kill kid

Murder suspect says he was compassionate, did not kill kid

Dunnellon, Florida — Since January 2016, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, Levy County Sheriff’s Office, Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, and the Williston Police department have all been investigating a string of burglaries that are now linked to suspects Jessica Baker, 44, and […]

Woman arrested for sudden snatching

Woman arrested for sudden snatching

Ocala, Florida — A woman was arrested after she snatched a necklace from a victim while she was shopping in a CD store, located at 1943 West Silver Springs Boulevard, Suite A. Police said that Tyeshia Swain, 30, approached the victim, struck her in the chest, and snatched a gold ruby necklace from the victim’s neck. The […]

Six arrested in home invasion and shooting

Six arrested in home invasion and shooting

Belleview, Florida — On January 19, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with Belleview Police Department officers, were dispatched to 5469 Southeast 104th Place, Belleview, in reference to a home invasion and shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they found victims Dominique J. Johnson, 19, Emanuel Estada-Portalatin, 17 and Christopher Hillard, […]

Armed robberies in Ocala

Armed robberies in Ocala

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating two armed robberies. Both robberies took place on Sunday night between 8 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. In the first robbery, which took place at the Texaco Station, located at 3401 Southwest College Road, a man, along with his accomplice, pointed a gun at the clerk […]

OPD: Concerned over escalation of violence; robberies, 91-year-old beat and shot

OPD: Concerned over escalation of violence; robberies, 91-year-old beat and shot

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is investigating a series of robberies that have occurred over the the past four months at the following locations: Dollar General — 1111 W SILVER SPRINGS BLVD  on 03/26/2015  at 10:56 a.m. Kangaroo Express — 909 NE 28TH ST  on 04/01/2015 at 1:55 a.m. Family Dollar — 2195 […]

3 arrested in case where 2 men claimed they were lured from bar

3 arrested in case where 2 men claimed they were lured from bar

Belleview, Florida — Detectives have arrested three individuals for their involvement in the beating of two men that were lured to a Belleview residence by two women. One person, who the sheriff’s office has not identified, remains at large. Irvin Savier Chavez Sanchez, 30, and his friend, Baudilio Galicia Diaz, originally told investigators they had […]