Teen attacked pregnant girlfriend, confronted him about another woman

Teen attacked pregnant girlfriend, confronted him about another woman

Ocala, Florida — A teen was arrested on a warrant for aggravated battery after he attacked his pregnant girlfriend. On January 5, 2017, deputies responded to an apartment on Northeast 23rd Circle, Ocala, in reference to a domestic violence call. The victim stated that she was asleep in her room when her boyfriend, Corey Cohen, […]

Man jailed, nearly strangled a mother, kids were home

"The more I struggled, the tighter [his] grip would get."

Man jailed, nearly strangled a mother, kids were home

Marion County — A Silver Springs man was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery by Strangulation after he choked a mother while her children were home. The victim told deputies that Steven Pruchniak, 26, was in the living room of the house that they share when he began to tell her children about their biological father […]

Unrelated incident landed police in the right place at the right time

Unrelated incident landed police in the right place at the right time

Ocala, Florida — An unrelated incident landed police in the right place at the right time. Ocala police responded to Ocala Place Apartments for an unrelated incident when they heard a woman scream for help from inside her apartment. The victim told police that James Jackson, 22, was inside the apartment “horse playing” near her […]

Woman beaten and strangled

Woman beaten and strangled

Ocala, Florida — On Tuesday, Ocala Police Officer Janette Cabrera responded to a 911 call in reference to a domestic disturbance. When the officer arrived, she immediately saw a female, later identified as the victim, crying. The victim yelled out, “He just beat the s**t out of me.” Officer Cabrera reported that the victim could barely walk […]

Ocala man attempted to strangle girlfriend; children present

Ocala man attempted to strangle girlfriend; children present

  Ocala, Florida — On September 16, 2014, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy, Roderic Marques, was dispatched to Affordable Rentals Mobile Home Park in response to a physical altercation. During the investigation it was learned that Ernest Morris, 24, and the victim, had been arguing about money the day before. During the argument, the victim stated […]

Man angry over girlfriend’s side of bed, arrested

Man angry over girlfriend’s side of bed, arrested

  Marion Oaks — According to court records, an Ocala man that attempted to strangle his girlfriend to death was released from jail on $2,000 yesterday. On August 25, 2014, Deputy Lisa Azure responded to the 13300 block of SW 37th Avenue, Marion Oaks in reference to a physical altercation. Deputy Azure made contact with […]