Woman, 25, wanted on multiple warrants

Woman, 25,  wanted on multiple warrants

Ocala, Florida — An Ocala woman, who has multiple active warrants for her arrest, is still on the run. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating Melissa L. Snyder, 25, of Ocala. Snyder currently has active warrants for Failure to Appear (FTA) on various criminal charges. Snyder also has […]

OPD: Man wanted after he beat woman in street

OPD: Man wanted after he beat woman in street

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man they say beat his ex-girlfriend in the street. The beating occurred at the intersection of Southwest 3rd Street and Southwest 7th Avenue, Ocala. Police said the victim arrived home to find that her ex-boyfriend, William A. West, 31, […]

Pair wanted for defacing government property

Pair wanted for defacing government property

Lake Worth, Florida — According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, during the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, a black male and female were seen affixing posters with a sticky adhesive that read, “Black lives matter,” “Beware killer cops on the loose,” and other posters that offered exaggerated statistics on how it is […]

ALERT: Dangerous criminal on the run

ALERT: Dangerous criminal on the run

Jacksonville, Florida — At 11:26 p.m., the Florida Department of Corrections issued an alert to law enforcement in Clay County regarding an offender on court ordered conditional release who removed his GPS monitor this evening. The offender, Donald H. Davidson Jr., 34, is considered armed and dangerous. The Florida Department of Corrections said Public safety […]

Three arrested in fuel theft ring

Three arrested in fuel theft ring

Ocala, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Roilan Cabrera Linares, 29, Dan Gonzalez, 24, and Alondra De La Caridad Oliva, 19, for their involvement in three diesel fuel thefts in Marion County. The thieves went to three different gas stations in Marion County and used a van equipped with an elaborate gas siphoning […]

MCSO: A violent fugitive in Marion County has been captured

MCSO: A violent fugitive in Marion County has been captured

Ocala, Florida — Marion County residents can rest a little easier knowing a violent drug-dealing criminal is off the streets and behind bars. On October 29, 2014, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit received an anonymous tip on the location of a subject who was featured on one of their crime prevention kiosks […]

Dollar General robbery in Ocala

Dollar General robbery in Ocala

Ocala, Florida — The Dollar General store located at 2371 NW 45th Terrace, Ocala, was robbed at gunpoint at approximately 9:10 a.m. on October 12, 2014. According to the Dollar General assistant manager, Melody Hall, she was alone at the time of the robbery. Hall stated that a customer came to the counter, pointed a […]

OPD: Suspect wanted in multiple burglaries

OPD: Suspect wanted in multiple burglaries

  Ocala, Florida — (Official Press release) Six cases Church Burglary and two cases of Residential Burglary have occurred from September 11, 2014, to September 22, 2014. They are as follows: * 9/11/14 at 4:54 PM – New Saint John Baptist Church, 2251 NW 2nd St. There was a broken glass door and entry was […]

Thieves stole more than $15,000 in smartphones

Thieves stole more than $15,000 in smartphones

  Ocala, Florida — According to Marion County Sheriff’s Office Spokeswoman, Valerie Strong, four (4) black females walked into the Radio Shack on SW 93rd Court and stole 26 smartphones valued at more than $15,000. Three of the women distracted the employees while the fourth woman snatched the keys of the counter and entered a […]

Information needed involving shooting of a 10-year-old

Information needed involving shooting of a 10-year-old

  Sanford, Florida — Sanford Police are asking for the assistance of the community to locate Daquan Butts, aka Bobo, age 21, who shot ten-year-old Jeremiah Taylor on the evening of September 4, 2014. At approximately 7:38 p.m., multiple 911 calls came in reporting a shooting near the intersection of W. 13th Place and Oleander. […]

Wanted: Considered armed and extremely dangerous

Wanted: Considered armed and extremely dangerous

  Winter Haven, Florida — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 29-year-old Brandon Matthews of Winter Haven. Matthews has Polk County warrants for Armed Robbery and Attempted Murder. Detectives say Matthews already had a warrant for an armed robbery committed on August 14, 2014, on Edwin Avenue NE in […]

Smiling credit card thief identified, but on the run

Smiling credit card thief identified, but on the run

  Ocala, Florida — One of Ocala’s dumbest criminals, who had smiled for a photo after the store clerk became suspicious of her transaction, has now been identified. The Ocala Police Department obtained an arrest warrant today for Mashana Michelle Harris, 26. The woman in the photo was seen posing with a stolen Amex Express […]

REWARD: Citra shooting suspect on the run

REWARD: Citra shooting suspect on the run

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is offering up to $5,000 in reward money for information leading to the capture of Yarnell Bagley. The 20- year-old has a felony warrant for his arrest concerning a case of robbery with a firearm. Additionally, detectives want to interview Bagley concerning facts surrounding the death of 55-year-old Michael Sumpter […]

Murphy Express Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

Murphy Express Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

Ocala, Florida — Around 3:40 a.m., Monday, April 28, 2014, a suspect committed armed robbery of the Murphy Express, 17 Cedar Radial Pass, Ocala. Security photos show the suspect wearing a white T-shirt over his head, a dark long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and red sneakers. The witness described the suspect as a black male, […]

WANTED And Extremely Dangerous

WANTED And Extremely Dangerous

Polk County, Florida — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating 30-year-old Travis “Pinky” Barrientos, who has a warrant for his arrest for Attempted Second Degree Murder. His last known address is 112 Prospect Ave in Winter Haven. During the early morning hours of Saturday, April 19, 2014, Barrientos got […]

Woman Changing Flat Tire On Turnpike Is Assaulted

  On Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at approximately 9:00 a.m., a female traveling north in a red vehicle on the Florida Turnpike between the Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter exits, had a flat tire and pulled over to the side of the road. Shortly after, a white male driving a white vehicle pulled over and […]

Criminal That Targets Elementary Schools Is On The Run

Criminal That Targets Elementary Schools Is On The Run

  Polk County, Florida — A serious warning for parents and teachers in Polk County and surrounding areas. 38-year-old Don Cornelius Stephens, 39, described as being approximately 5’06” with an average build, and having a clean shaven head and face, has been identified as the suspect who entered three Polk County Schools removing personal property […]

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 […]