Residents happy, neighborhood bully arrested

Residents happy, neighborhood bully arrested

Some residents who live in the Berkley Pointe Apartment complex say they are glad that a neighborhood bully and suspected drug dealer is behind bars. Ocala police responded to the apartments after a mother reported that her 15-year-old son had been robbed at gunpoint. The suspect, later identified as Hayden Hoilett, 18, robbed the boy […]

MCSO sergeant resigns following child erotica allegations

MCSO sergeant resigns following child erotica allegations

Ocala, Florida — A veteran Marion County sheriff’s deputy has resigned following the announcement of an internal affairs investigation. On October 10, 2016, The National Center of Missing and Exploited Children electronically delivered 18 photographs to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The non-profit organization told MCSO investigators that the child erotica photographs of pre-teen females […]

Teen, arrested, was tired of being yelled at

Teen, arrested, was tired of being yelled at

Ocala, Florida — An 18-year-old woman was arrested after she assaulted a 13-year-old. A Marion County sheriff’s deputy responded to the 100 block of Southeast 81st Place, Ocala, after a caller reported an assault. The victim told the deputy that she was in the shower when Reyvic Paz came home. The victim said that when […]

Teen arrested for beating and shooting of 91-year-old woman

Second suspect at large

Teen arrested for beating and shooting of 91-year-old woman

Ocala, Florida — A boy was arrested on Wednesday and charged with Attempted Felony Murder and Home Invasion Robbery for the beating and shooting of a 91-year-old woman that occurred in June. According to the arrest affidavit, someone called in an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers after reading about the incident in the media. The tipster provided […]

“Rainbow people” might have information on missing Oregon teen

“Rainbow people” might have information on missing Oregon teen

Ocala, Florida — Today, a family from Oregon reached out to Ocala Post hoping to generate new leads that would help locate their missing 17-year-old daughter. The Oregon family believes the “rainbow people” in the Ocala National Forest, Florida area might have information on their daughter’s whereabouts. Hannah Thomas-Garner, of Ashland, Oregon, was last seen […]

Teen charged with manslaughter

Teen charged with manslaughter

Ocala, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 7696 S.E. 121st Place, Belleview after receiving a call that a 14-year old had been shot. When Major Crimes Detectives arrived at the home, they spoke with Dalton Edwards, 17, who stated that he and Daniel M. Harshman, were just “playing around.” Edwards told detectives […]