Volusia County Sheriff’s Office K-9 shot and killed

Volusia County Sheriff’s Office K-9 shot and killed

A Volusia County Sheriff’s Office K-9 was fatally shot Tuesday evening while chasing down an armed suspect who had fled and fired at deputies in Deltona. K-9 Forrest was rushed to DeLand Animal Hospital following the shooting. He passed away shortly after arrival. According to a press release, Forrest was shot at about 7:16 p.m. near […]

Man infected with HIV forced himself on teen

Man infected with HIV forced himself on teen

Ocala, Florida — An alleged shooting led to the arrest of a sexual predator who is infected with HIV. Officers with the Ocala Police Department were conducting an investigation near the 2800 block of West Silver Springs Boulevard after a caller reported a shooting. While investigating, officers learned of a sexual battery allegation against a […]

Teen brothers arrested in Citra shooting

Teen brothers arrested in Citra shooting

Citra, Florida — Two juveniles were arrested Wednesday and charged with multiple felonies. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said that, Jeffrey Williams, 15, and his brother, Mario Williams, 17, kicked in the back door their uncle’s home, located in the 17400 block of U.S. 301 North, and burglarized it. According to reports, the brothers stole a […]

Man robbed, shot after responding to dating site listing

Man robbed, shot after responding to dating site listing

Ocala, Florida — Two suspects are in jail following a shooting at a local apartment complex. On Sunday, Ocala police arrived at Lynn San Apartments, located at 1949 Southwest 30th Court, Ocala, to find Derrick Leroy Owens Jr. covered in blood. Owens told police that he had contacted a white female, later identified as Emily Kate […]

Teen shot in drive-by removed from life support

Teen shot in drive-by removed from life support

Ocala, Florida — A 17-year-old who was shot in a drive-by shooting, has died. According to a press release, Rizaki Germaine Johnson was removed from life support on Wednesday. The case has been upgraded to a Homicide. On September 28, Ocala police responded to the 400 block of Northwest Ninth Street just after 10 p.m., following a […]

Two teens shot following drive-by shooting, one critical

Two teens shot following drive-by shooting, one critical

  [Last updated on September 29, 2016, at 11 a.m.] Ocala police said that the female victim, 13, who was shot in the stomach, underwent surgery and was released Thursday. OPD originally stated that she was in critical condition. Ocala, Florida — Two teens  —  ages 13 and 17 — were reported as being in critical condition after a […]

Man fires several shotgun rounds into occupied home

Man fires several shotgun rounds into occupied home

Ocala, Florida — A man was arrested after Marion County sheriff’s deputies say he fired several shotgun rounds into an occupied home. The incident happened on Northeast 172nd Place, Ocala. The victim told deputies that he and the suspect, Kevin Cornelius Mitchell, 30, had been working on a fence earlier in the day. According to […]

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 […]

Third home invasion shooting in a little over a week

Third home invasion shooting in a little over a week

Ocala, Florida — For the third time since June 13, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion shooting. According to reports, the incident occurred on Northeast 44th Place, in MCSO’s North Central district, Ocala, on Tuesday, at approximately 2 a.m. There were several people home at the time of the home invasion. Investigators […]

Resident shoots intruder who had defecated himself

Home invasion turned into a stinky situation

Resident shoots intruder who had defecated himself

  A burglar was taken to a local hospital after he was shot by an occupant of the home he had entered. On Sunday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ocala Park Estates, in reference to a burglary in progress with shots fired. According to a press release, the suspect, Victor Alex Etherington, 27, […]

National Action Network takes aim at your right to keep and bear arms

National Action Network takes aim at your right to keep and bear arms

  Florida — Is Florida under attack?  Many Floridians say yes, as many organizations refer to Florida as the wild west. This includes many LGBTQ organizations. The Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ rights organization in the country, on Friday, stated that the organization is supporting stricter gun laws and want all “assault” rifles ban. Namely, […]

OPD shooting investigators: one teen arrested, one on the run

OPD shooting investigators: one teen arrested, one on the run

  Ocala, Florida — Delta Modican Jr., 17, a teen wanted for his involvement in a Silver Springs Boulevard shooting, has been arrested. On Thursday, Ocala Post published a wanted bulletin for two teens who shot Kiyoshi Blair, 19, on June 9, 2016. Not being politically correct, Ocala Post published their full names and photos. Thanks […]

Teens wanted in Silver Springs Boulevard shooting

Teens wanted in Silver Springs Boulevard shooting

  Ocala, Florida — On June 9, 2016, Ocala Police Department police officers responded to the 2700 block of East Silver Springs Boulevard, in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, police found Kiyoshi Blair, 19, lying on the ground at Northeast Third Street and East Silver Springs Boulevard. Detectives stated that Blair had been shot multiple […]

Man shot after front door was kicked in

Man shot after front door was kicked in

  Ocala, Florida — Investigators with the Ocala Police Department are investigating a shooting. According to a press release, on Sunday, at approximately 11:49 p.m., officers responded to the 1948 Northwest Sixth Street, to reports of shots having been fired. When police arrived, they found that the front door to the residence had been kicked […]