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    Man wanted for murder, on the run

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of 24-year-old Henry Fernandez-Soto of Lakeland, who was shot Wednesday evening, January 8, 2019, at...
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    Three arrested in home invasion

    Three people were arrested Tuesday after committing a home invasion at a residence on Northeast 35th Street. Ricky Deely, Estell Garwood, and Alice Noell broke...
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    Three arrested in attempted armed robbery, two are juveniles

    Marion Oaks -- Three criminals were arrested Monday after they attempted to commit an armed robbery with a stolen handgun. The victim stated that he...
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    Ocala man arrested for sexual relationship with 16-year-old

    An Ocala man was arrested Saturday after an investigation revealed that he had sex with a mentally challenged 16-year-old female. The teen, who lives in...
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    OPD Sgt. suspended, falsified reports

    Ocala Police Department Sgt. Lonnie Freeman was suspended after it was discovered he falsified reports following an unlawful arrest. In addition to falsifying reports, Freeman...
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    Ocala Police Department upset over false crime rate report, Marion County crime rate facts

    The Ocala Police Department, with good reason, is concerned and displeased over a recent article that depicted Ocala as being worse than Detroit for...
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    Ocala man remains behind bars, made Molotov cocktails, attempted to burn down DCF building

    An Ocala man is being held on a $125,000 bond after he was arrested for attempting to burn down the Florida Department of Children...
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    17 people arrested during child pornography investigation

    On Monday, November 4, 2019, the Polk County Sheriff's Office concluded a month-long special operation to identify members of the community who possessed and...
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    President and Vice President of the Lakeland Highlands Babe Ruth Baseball League arrested

    The President and Vice President of the Lakeland Highlands Babe Ruth Baseball League arrested were arrested and both charged with Scheming to Defraud over...
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    Corrections officer arrested for child molestation

    A Lowell corrections officer, who is one of four officers being investigated for beating and paralyzing an inmate, has been arrested for child molestation. Keith...
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    Double homicide suspect arrested following confession

    A man who killed two men last week has been arrested after he turned himself in to police. Investigators had been looking into the double...
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    Panhandler, meth addict, reached into occupied vehicle, stole wallet

    A known panhandler, who is a convicted felon, was arrested after he reached into a vehicle and stole a wallet from a disabled victim. Charles...
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    X-ray revealed drugs in woman’s vagina

    Two people were arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail on Halloween following an October 30, pursuit. The two suspects, Andrew William Wiggins, 20,...

    Homicide investigation, two men shot dead

    Authorities are now investigating a double homicide after two men who were shot inside a vehicle on Thursday died. According to reports, a passenger drove...
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    Drug raid yields four arrests

    Ocala -- Four drug dealers were arrested following tips that led to a drug raid at 950 NW Martin Luther King Ave, Ocala. The home...
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    Man arrested following traffic crash

    Ocala -- A man, who should have never been behind the wheel of a car, was arrested Monday after Ocala police say he caused...
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    Human remains found in Ocala National Forest, identified

    The human remains discovered by a deer hunter in the Ocala National Forest have been identified as being Daniel Allen Jones. The Medical Examiner's Office...
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    Man got away with child abuse, arrested again…abused another child, caregiver also arrested

    A Deltona man arrested on charges of burning a 3-year-old girl in 2018, has been arrested again after he poured boiling water on a...
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    Purse snatching thief on the loose in Ocala

    Ocala -- Ocala police are searching for a woman they say stole a purse from an 84-year-old woman while shopping at Walmart. According to a...
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    Woman arrested for theft, previously gave up husband’s drug safe

    On October 14, Ocala police responded to Walmart, located at 4980 E. Silver Springs Blvd. after a woman was reported for stealing merchandise. Dana Corrigan,...