Crossbow killer Pedro Maldonado murders own family

Crossbow killer Pedro Maldonado murders own family

  Broward County, Florida — A husband and father of two reportedly goes crazy and kills his family. Pedro Jose Maldonado Sr., 53, used a hand held crossbow to kill his wife, 47-year-old Monica Narvaez-Maldonado and teenage son Pedro Jose Maldonado Jr., 17, in their townhouse. After killing his wife and son, Maldonado Sr. drove […]

Lonnie Todd Arrested For Stabbing Of An Elderly Woman

Lonnie Todd Arrested For Stabbing Of An Elderly Woman

  Ocala, Florida — On December 3, 2013 at approximately 6:38a.m., the Ocala Police Department received a call that a Home Invasion Robbery had just occurred at 1529 NW 2nd Avenue. Officers responded and found that the resident Connie Cordell, age 65, was sitting in a living room chair with a stab wound to her […]

Public safety communications officer pulled gun on reporter

Public safety communications officer pulled gun on reporter

  Volusia County, Florida — An off-duty public safety telecommunications officer with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office who was arrested after she pointed a gun at a reporter that had went to her house to try to interview her for a news story, resigned today. Justice has been suspended without pay since the incident, a […]

Tydree Barrow captured, Gerod Rawls still on the run

Tydree Barrow captured, Gerod Rawls still on the run

  Ocala, Florida — Detective Fernandez has continued to investigate the shooting homicide of Samuel Washington, 28, that occurred on November 14, 2013. During the investigation, Detective Fernandez arrested two suspects for related charges — Howard Lee Hill, 20, and Laquan Ria’Mel Barrow, 22, were both arrested for one count each of Burglary of a Conveyance […]

Shots Fired Near Emerald Shores Elementary School

Shots Fired Near Emerald Shores Elementary School

  Silver Springs Shores — Emerald Shores Elementary School was put on lockdown today Just before 11 a.m., after a 911 call came in about shots fired in the area of 1 Oak Circle Lane, Ocala. The school was put on lockdown immediately as a precaution as the school is located less than a half-mile […]

TDI Bank Robbery

TDI Bank Robbery

  Palm Beach, Florida — At approximately 9:28 a.m. at 312 Northlake Blvd, North Palm Beach a black male armed suspect, entered TD Bank and demanded money. According to reports, there is question as to whether the suspect fled or if he is still inside the bank. North Palm Beach Police Officers responded to the […]

Armed Carjacking In Sanford By Juveniles – Where are the parents?

Armed Carjacking In Sanford By Juveniles – Where are the parents?

  Sanford, Florida — The Sanford Police have arrested three juveniles in connection with an armed carjacking that occurred on Bradshaw Drive shortly before 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013. Rickey A. Davis, 15 , Jaquan T. Ellis,17, and Jerson M. Taylor, 12, were all three arrested and charge with multiple felonies. The victim […]

Eddie Perez Arrested After Contact With Girl In Marion Oaks

Eddie Perez Arrested After Contact With Girl In Marion Oaks

  Marion Oaks, Florida — Eddie Alexander Martinez-Perez, 22, of Ocklawaha is under arrest after a mother woke to find him in bed with her 14-year-old daughter. The incident occurred in Marion Oaks around 5:30 a.m. the girl’s mother tried to enter her daughters room but the door was locked. When the girl finally opened […]

Lake Weir Middle School Locked Down

Lake Weir Middle School Locked Down

  Summerfield, Florida — Students at Lake Weir Middle School got quite a scare this morning. At approximately 10 a.m. Lake Weir Middle School was placed on lockdown after a student had what was originally believed by students and staff members to be a handgun. Authorities say thankfully after they questioned the youth it turned […]

Marion County Crime Rate Down

Marion County Crime Rate Down

  Marion County Florida — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement released the 2013 mid-year crime statistics for the state, showing that Florida has a lower crime rate by 5.2%, while Marion County’s crime rate has dropped 8.5%. In the State of Florida, FDLE monitors reported Part 1 crimes and the clearance rate of those […]

Deputy Stephanie LeClerc fired

Deputy Stephanie LeClerc fired

  New Smyrna, Florida — Following an internal investigation that resulted in the sustaining of several departmental policy violations, Sheriff Ben Johnson has fired Deputy Stephanie LeClerc. Deputy LeClerc, 37, was served with the notice of termination on November 21, 2013. Deputy LeClerc has been on administrative leave with pay since October 9, 2013, for […]

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Rib Sale

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Rib Sale

  Marion County, Florida – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Gigantic Rib Sale is happening. This annual fundraiser will feature 1,100 slabs of succulent pork ribs that are prepared by Marion County Sheriff’s Office professionals who are volunteering their time and energy. The juicy ribs will be ready January 31, 2014 – just in time […]

Two Teens Will Not Be Charged In Rebecca Sedwick Suicide Case

Two Teens Will Not Be Charged In Rebecca Sedwick Suicide Case

  Polk County, Florida — Two juveniles that were previously charged in the suicide death of Rebecca Sedwick have had the charges dropped. Attorney Jose Baez, the attorney that represented alleged murderer Casey Anthony also represented the youngest of the teens in the Sedwick case. Attorney Baez fired off at Sheriff Grady Judd for releasing […]

Cock Ring Fighting Leads to Multiple Men Arrested

Cock Ring Fighting Leads to Multiple Men Arrested

  Polk County, Florida — Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies received an anonymous tip about possible rooster fights taking place at 4560 Carl Boozer Road Haines City. Deputies responded to the location and discovered a fight in progress with 14 suspects at the scene. Agriculture Crimes deputies responded and a search warrant was obtained for […]

Marion County Sheriff’s Swat Team Earns Top Honors

Marion County Sheriff’s Swat Team Earns Top Honors

  Marion County, Florida — On November 15, 2013 the 31st Annual SWAT Round-Up International competition comes to an end with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office taking second overall in the team standings – besting 55 other teams from around the world. Plus, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office earned first place in four individual contests: […]

Renita Rayner Arrested On Charges Unrelated To Ocala Bank Robbery

Renita Rayner Arrested On Charges Unrelated To Ocala Bank Robbery

  Ocala, Florida – At approximately 11:00 a.m. on November 13, 2013 an Ocala Post staff member noticed a booking photo taken by the Hillsborough County Jail matched the name and description of wanted felon, Renita Rayner. Ocala Post contacted Hillsborough County and spoke with a public information officer who seemed a little surprised when […]

Alarion Bank Robbery Suspect Renita Rayner On The Run

Alarion Bank Robbery Suspect Renita Rayner On The Run

  Ocala, Florida — The hunt is on for a black female who robbed a bank just before 1:00 p.m. on November 12, 2013. It happened at the Alarion Bank located at 7605 SW State Road 200 in Ocala. Authorities say the woman got away with an undetermined amount of money. The woman was described […]

Owner Blowin’ Smoke Vicki Macko Arrested

Owner Blowin’ Smoke Vicki Macko Arrested

  Citrus County, Florida — After a year of investigations, detectives with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Impact Unit along with agents from FDLE launched search warrants in three smoke shops Thursday which have been selling illegal synthetic cannabis (commonly known as Spice or K2). Happy Timez Tobacco Shop in Inverness, Blowin’ Smoke in […]