West Port High School student arrested, charged with felony

West Port High School student arrested, charged with felony

Ocala — A West Port High School student was arrested Wednesday and charged with Possession of a Weapon on School Grounds. Robert MacMillan, the school Dean, notified the school resource officer that he had received a call about a Snapchat video which showed student Kayla Agee with a taser. Agee had captioned the video, “LMFAO […]

Concealed carry of a weapon during a state of emergency/evacuation

Concealed carry of a weapon during a state of emergency/evacuation

Ocala Post has received multiple e-mails in regards to concealed carry during a mandatory evacuation order during a declared state of emergency. In 2015, Governor Rick Scott signed a bill allowing citizens to carry a concealed weapon without a permit during a state of emergency. SB-290 created an exception to the conceal carry statute and enables a person who […]

Owner of Ridin’ Dirty Motor Sports arrested

Owner of Ridin’ Dirty Motor Sports arrested

Inverness, Florida — Convicted felon, Michael Paul Watkins, 41, of Inverness, was taken into custody by federal agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) today. Watkins is the owner of Ridin’ Dirty Motor Sports and Cool Aid Heating and Air in Citrus County. This morning, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office assisted the […]

Woman says gun was in her vagina for protection

Woman says gun was in her vagina for protection

Kingsport, Tennessee — Dallas Archer, 19, was pulled over by Tennessee Police for speeding this week. Upon running a drivers license check, it was determined that Archer’s license were suspended. Archer was placed under arrest and transported to the Kingsport Jail. During the booking process, a female guard noticed that Archer was a little “squirmish.” […]

Florida teachers could soon be armed with guns and open carry

Florida teachers could soon be armed with guns and open carry

  Tallahassee, Florida — On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, a bill which would allow Florida teachers to carry loaded guns in classrooms took a huge step forward. The new bill will allow trained school teachers, principals or volunteers to carry weapons. According to reports, there have been 44 school shootings in the U.S since the […]

BB gun shooting suspects charged in $22K crime spree

BB gun shooting suspects charged in $22K crime spree

  Marion County, Florida — Marion County Sheriff’s Office detectives, using a tip from Crime Stoppers, were able to build a case against four adults who are now charged with a spree of BB gun shootings in Marion County. The four suspects, known as the “BB Gun Bandits,” are all from Weirsdale, they are accused […]

Young Woman’s Misdemeanor DUI Lands Her A Felony Charge

Young Woman’s Misdemeanor DUI Lands Her A Felony Charge

  Ocala, Florida — On February 3, 2014 shortly before 5 a.m., Corporal Moore was traveling west on SE 17th Street when he saw a silver Dodge Avenger traveling east, swerving and crossing over the lane marker. As Deputy Moore attempted to approach the vehicle, a second vehicle pulled up and tried to block the […]

Desert Tech Refuses To Sell Weapons To Pakistan

Desert Tech Refuses To Sell Weapons To Pakistan

  Desert Tech, an Utah gun manufacturing company, said they have refused to supply weapons to Pakistan. The company recently walked away from a $15 million deal to sell precision rifles to Pakistan, the dollar amount is equal to one year in sales for the company. Nick Young, of whom is president of Desert Tech, […]

USF Follows Court Ruling For Guns On Campus

USF Follows Court Ruling For Guns On Campus

  Tampa, Florida — The University of South Florida (USF) will now allow guns on campus, however they have to remain in a persons vehicle in accordance with new state laws. Like most colleges and universities across Florida, USF has never allowed weapons on campus. However a new court ruling states that colleges and universities […]

Jarrett Davis Shot And Killed Ramone Mike In Ocala

Jarrett Davis Shot And Killed Ramone Mike In Ocala

  Ocala, Florida — One man is dead after being shot to death following an argument at 513 SW 12th Avenue, Ocala. Jarrett Davis, 25, of Ocala, shot and killed Ramone Mike, 27, also of Ocala, Saturday, November 23, 2013. When Ocala Police arrived on the scene, Mike was lying on his back in the […]

Howard Hill released from jail and on the loose

Howard Hill released from jail and on the loose

  Silver Springs Shores, Florida — Residents in the Silver Springs Shores area should be aware that Howard Hill, one of three men arrested for an armed home invasion that occurred in Silver Springs Shores, has been released from jail. The release came on November 12, 2013, after the state attorney announced that they do […]