Man angry, grandmother cut him off financially

Man angry, grandmother cut him off financially

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala man who was wanted by the Ocala Police Department was arrested Wednesday and charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Police say that sometime in early September, Searron Brooks III, 20, was angry and became involved in a verbal argument with […]

Multiple shootings Sunday morning, three arrested, investigation ongoing

Multiple shootings Sunday morning, three arrested, investigation ongoing

Ocala, Florida — Ocala Police Department  Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday at approximately 3 a.m. OPD Lt. Angy Scroble said that two men were shot. The victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The shooting occurred in the area of Northwest 12th Street and Northwest […]

Shooting prompted school lockdown

Shooting prompted school lockdown

    A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred Thursday afternoon in the 2000 block of Northeast 3rd Street. The Ocala Police Department told Ocala Post that they are not identifying the man at this time. Ocala police surrounded the area and a nearby school was placed on lockdown. Investigators […]

MCSO: Shots fired at SWAT and UDEST agents

MCSO: Shots fired at SWAT and UDEST agents

Pedro, Florida  — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said law enforcement officials were met with gunfire as they attempted to serve a warrant on Wednesday morning. According to MCSO Lt. Ryan Robbins, SWAT members and agents with the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) were shot at while serving a high-risk drug search warrant at 332 […]

Reports of shots fired

Reports of shots fired

Ocala, Florida — On Wednesday morning, Ocala police responded to New Southern Foods, located at 601 Southwest 33rd Avenue, in reference to gunshots. This is the same area where B&B trucking is located. Several units responded to the area, which is not far from College Park Elementary. Heavy police presence in the area had some […]

Shots fired into Ocala home;pit bull puppies stolen

Shots fired into Ocala home;pit bull puppies stolen

Ocala, Florida — At approximately 3 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014, someone drove by the home where 17 pit bulls puppies were stolen on Monday, and fired several shots into the home. Bullets zipped through the home, hitting Taegren Jones, 31, in the hand and Taegren Jones Jr., 3, in the forearm as they […]