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    Lee Farkas, former owner of Taylor Bean & Whitaker, a free man after 9...

    Ocala, Florida -- A wholesale mortgage executive responsible for one of the largest fraud schemes in U.S history has been released from prison after...
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    Illegal Russian immigrant to face multiple felony charges after injuring two Ocala police officers

    Ocala, Florida -- An illegal Russian immigrant who lives in Gainesville is being held without bond after he was arrested on an outstanding warrant...
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    Woman removed adult toy from package, used it while still in store

    Fort Pierce, Florida -- It was a sticky situation when a Florida woman was arrested after she removed a sex toy from a shelf,...
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    FWC: Picking saw palmetto berries could get you arrested

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to remind everyone that as the berries come to fruit to follow the laws of Florida. According...
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    Woman who held knife to man’s genitals now charged with murder

    Ocklawaha, Florida -- An Oklawaha woman who had previously been arrested for holding a knife to a man's genitals has now been charged with...
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    Corrections officer suspended over attempted jailbreak

    Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office says they are taking bids and have set aside over $500,000 to have new fencing and...
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    Homicide investigation underway in Summerfield

    Summerfield, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that took place in Summerfield on Tuesday. The homicide occurred in the area...
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    Detectives investigating after man and woman shot in Ocala

    Ocala Police Department responded to the area of SW 12th Avenue near Carver Park at approximately 8:32 p.m Monday following reports of gunfire. Upon arrival,...
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    Ocala man captured in Indiana, faces molestation charges

    Angel Manuel Acosta-Cruz was captured in East Chicago, Indiana, and extradited back to Marion County to face molestation charges. Acosta-Cruz had been on the run...
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    Florida woman urinated in front of deputy, offered to “go down” on him

    Leesburg, Florida -- A young woman who could have gotten a ride home found herself behind bars with a felony charge after she urinated...
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    Traffic violation leads to drug charges for two Ocala men

    Two Ocala men were arrested on drug charges after they were pulled over for running a stop sign while exiting the parking lot of...
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    Man “experimented” with rabbit, but really wanted dogs

    Garden City, Michigan — The Michigan Humane Society, after a two-year investigation, was finally able to bring charges against a man they say posted...
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    Two juveniles charged one with felony each after making homemade fireworks

    Ocala, Florida -- A Florida Highway Patrol Trooper was patrolling the 6400 block of Northeast Jacksonville Road early Thursday morning when he spotted two...
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    Ocala man charged with three felonies following a domestic disturbance

    An Ocala man remains behind bars after he was arrested on charges of Child Abuse, Aggravated Battery with Permanent Disfigurement, and Preventing Communication with...
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    Teacher’s assistant had sex with girl from Tinder, arrested

    Ocala Police Department detectives arrested a Vanguard High School teacher's assistant after they were notified that he had been having a sexual relationship with...

    Man allegedly pointed gun at officer before fleeing the scene

    On July 24, Ocala police officer Owens responded to the 1600 block of NW 20th Avenue in order to assist the Sumter County Sheriff's...
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    Man violated injunction, attacked victim

    A man who was recently arrested after he battered his fiance when she refused sex was arrested again after he violated a court-ordered injunction. In...
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    Investigation continues following shooting at Ocala Regional Sports Complex

    On July 11, at approximately 10:20 p.m., Ocala police responded to the Ocala Regional Sports Complex, located at 3500 SW 67th Ave. in reference...
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    Robbery suspect slapped pregnant woman as she tried to stop him

    A career criminal, identified as Frank Heffernan, was arrested on a warrant after he entered a RaceTrac, located at 3674 NW Blitchton Road, and...
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    Information sought in shooting of child

    Citrus County -- The Citrus County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's assistance in locating the person(s) responsible for events leading up to...