Ocala mother and baby shot

Ocala mother and baby shot

  Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is investigating a shooting with multiple shots being fired that occurred at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday. The incident took place at the Ocala Place Apartments on Northwest First Avenue, Ocala. Lieutenant Dan Wilson, with the Ocala Police Department, said Kendra Tucker and her ten-month-old son were each […]

Citra shooting suspects now in custody

Citra shooting suspects now in custody

  Citra, Florida — Yarnell Bagley, 20, of Citra was captured by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit, along with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Investigations Unit working with both the Ocala Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force. Bagley was placed in handcuffs around 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, […]

Wal-Mart parking lot shooting: No Charges

Wal-Mart parking lot shooting: No Charges

Ocala, Florida — No charges for Colt Thriemer, 20, for the shooting death of Thomas James Brown, 21. The State Attorney’s Office said Thriemer is protected by the “Stand Your Ground” law. The shooting took place on July 9, 2014. According to a very detailed e-mail sent to Ocala Post, friend Stephanie Torres stopped by […]

Spring Manor Apartments shooting over females and drugs

Spring Manor Apartments shooting over females and drugs

Ocala, Florida — On July 25, 2014, at approximately 1:37 a.m., the Ocala Police Department received a call in reference to a subject having been shot at Spring Manor Apartments, 2851 NE 7th St., Ocala, Florida. As a result of this incident, Jaire Burgess, 19, died. The investigation has been ongoing. On today’s date, July […]

Police pull extra detail at Spring Manor Apartments following shooting; could be more to story

Police pull extra detail at Spring Manor Apartments following shooting; could be more to story

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department now has the dangerous task of protection detail at Spring Manor Apartments following today’s shooting death of 19-year-old Jaire Burgess. Pulling detail tonight was K-9 Sergeant Erica Hay and K-9 Officer Casey Walsh. Dressed in full tactical uniforms, including bulletproof vests, they were ready to begin their shifts. […]

Overnight shooting leaves one dead

Overnight shooting leaves one dead

Ocala, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Special Investigations Detectives are gathering evidence and talking to numerous witnesses after a fatal shooting incident in a parking lot. It all started just after 11 p.m., Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 34 Bahia Ave., Silver Springs Shores when a 911 call indicated someone had been […]

Belleview shooting suspects behind bars

Belleview shooting suspects behind bars

Belleview, Florida — Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of 28-year-old Candice Ambrose. Malik Jones, 28, of Belleview, was arrested at 6:30 p.m. on July 1, 2014. He faces a charge of Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Rickey Brown, 26, of Summerfield, was arrested at 8:55 p.m. […]

Shooting in Citra

Shooting in Citra

Citra, Florida — (ORIGINAL ARTICLE) The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that happened overnight in Citra. The sheriff’s office received a call about shots being fired in the 17300 block of NW 16th Terrace sometime after 11 p.m. on June 24, 2014. Michael Sumpter, 55, was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center, […]

Jury rules against Marion County Sheriff’s Office

Jury rules against Marion County Sheriff’s Office

Ocala, Florida — A civil jury has awarded $2.25 million to the family of Joshua Salvato in the wrongful death case against the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Salvato was 21-years-old when he was shot and killed by Deputies Lauren Miley and Norman Brown on July 6, 2012. Deputies had responded to the area of Sunset […]

Sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty

Sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty

  Orange County, Florida — Sheriff Jerry Demings said, “Last night we lost a hero. But a family grieves for the loss of a husband, father, a son, a brother.” Deputy Jonathan Scott Pine, 34, was shot and killed in the line of duty on February 11, 2014; the first reported officer fatality in Florida […]

Bulletproof Vest Saved Deputie’s Life

Bulletproof Vest Saved Deputie’s Life

  Volusia County, Florida — A robbery suspect is now under arrest in Volusia County after firing shots at Deputy John Vedder of the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. On January 15, 2014 the Kangaroo Express located at 1701 N. Volusia Avenue, in Orange City was robbed and Dominic Jorgensen-Cloutier,16, was the main suspect in the […]

Manhunt Underway – Richard Barnes Main Suspect

Manhunt Underway – Richard Barnes Main Suspect

  Sanford, Florida — On January 6, 2014 shortly after noon, Sanford Police were dispatched to McGee Insurance Company located at 400 West 25th Street, Sanford, Florida in reference to a Homicide. According to eyewitnesses, Cynthia McGee Bryant’s boyfriend, Richard Lawrence Barnes,46, was walking toward the location of the incident and shortly after he arrived […]

Grandfather Bruce Fleming Shot On Christmas Day

Grandfather Bruce Fleming Shot On Christmas Day

  Deltona, Florida — The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after gunfire on Christmas morning in Deltona claimed the life of Bruce Fleming, 69. Investigators say they are trying to determine if the shooting was accidental, and if it was a stray bullet that hit Fleming. Deputies were dispatched to 3220 Cadehill Drive after […]

Two dead in Rainbow Lakes near Dunnellon

Two dead in Rainbow Lakes near Dunnellon

  Marion County, Florida — On December 29, 2013 at approximately 9 p.m. the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said that they are now investigating two deaths in the Rainbow Lakes area near Dunnellon. According to reports, a family friend got concerned when he had not heard from the deceased , and he checked on the […]

Oriana Farrell jailed – New Mexico State Police Officer fired for firing at a van full of kids

Oriana Farrell jailed – New Mexico State Police Officer fired for firing at a van full of kids

  New Mexico — The New Mexico State Police Officer, who fired shots at a minivan full of children during a hectic traffic stop, has been fired. On October 28, 2013, New Mexico State Police Officer Tony DeTavis stopped Oriana Farrell, 39, for speeding. Farrell’s license was also expired. According to reports, Farrell argued with […]

Brandon Lapeikis Kills Friend During Football Game

Brandon Lapeikis Kills Friend During Football Game

  Miami, Florida –A gathering of friends that were watching a Monday Night Football game turns to murder. Brandon Lapeikis, 19, is accused of fatally shooting his 19-year-old friend Christian Salazar while watching Monday Night Football. North Miami Beach police say the shooting happened about 10 p.m. Monday as Lapeikis and three friends were watching […]

Facebook Killer Derek Medina Pleads Not Guilty

Facebook Killer Derek Medina Pleads Not Guilty

  Miami, Florida — Derek Medina, 31, of South Miami with a confession attached to it, posted a picture of his wife’s bloody slumped over body on Facebook after shooting her; Medina plead not guilty yesterday in a Miami court. Prosecutors say evidence shows Medina had previously vowed to kill his wife Jennifer Alfonso, 26, […]

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 […]