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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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    Corrections officer groomed, manipulated young girl for years

    Florida --This Florida corrections officer will never see the light of day. At approximately 9:18 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, the Citrus County Sheriff's...
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    Shooting at Ocala apartment complex leaves one in critical condition

    The Ocala Police Department is investigating after someone was shot at the Promenade at Ocala Apartments, located at 1421 SW 27th Avenue. OPD said calls...
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    12-year-old arrested for aggravated animal cruelty

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 12-year-old boy after he tied a dog to a tree and tortured it. Christopher Alveraz-Murillo has been...

    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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    Corrections officer sentenced to 30 days for aggravated battery with great bodily harm

    The Florida Department of Corrections officer who worked for Lowell Correctional Institute and left a female's face disfigured said she deserved it because she...
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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...

    Catalytic converter thefts reported in Marion County

    Multiple catalytic converter thefts have been reported in Ocala. According to several recycling facilities, as scrap, catalytic converters are valued between $100 and $600 (just...
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    OPD: Can you identify the thieves who stole from Lowe’s

      Ocala -- The surveillance photos are badly distorted, but the Ocala Police Department needs your help with identifying two thieves who stole nearly $2,000...
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    Student brought marijuana, stolen gun to school, arrested

    On Monday, Lake Weir High School resource officer, Deputy Craig, received information that a student on campus had marijuana in his backpack. The dean then...
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    Second juvenile, 13, arrested after threatening to shoot up school

    A second juvenile has been arrested in connection with making threats to shoot up Belleview Middle School. Andrew Smith, 13, was arrested on Thursday. Authorities were...
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    Man beats woman after she referred to him as a “CHOMO”

    Ocklawaha, Florida -- An Ocklawaha man is behind bars after he repeatedly struck a woman who referred to him as a "CHOMO." "CHOMO" is prison...
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    Seven juveniles charged with felonies following near deadly crash

    On Monday, Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to a serious crash where some of the occupants had been ejected. The accident happened in the 6100...
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    Felons arrested following traffic stop, multiple charges

    Three felons were arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop in Marion County. According to reports, the driver was stopped because of an expired tag. The driver,...
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    Drunk driver arrested after being released from hospital

    Two troopers were injured Monday, April 6, after their cruiser, a 2014 Dodge charger, was struck while doing traffic control on I-75. A marked Florida...

    New information in child pornography case involving medical rep

    After an extensive investigation by the Citrus County Sheriff's Office, 40-year-old Joshua J. Faciane was arrested for 50 counts of possession of child pornography. On...

    Police discover bag full of cash and drugs, searching for owner

    Police officers with the Ocala Police Department discovered a bag that contains $36,040 in cash and over 200 grams of Fentanyl. Unified Drug Enforcement Strike...
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    Man battered his mother while driving, had recently been released from jail

    Ocklawaha, Florida -- A 29-year-old Ocklawaha man is behind bars again following a physical altercation with his mother. He had just been released from jail...
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    Woman threatened man over his sausage

    Ocklawaha, Florida -- An Ocklawaha woman remains behind bars after she was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery. A deputy responded to Tall Pines Mobile...
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    OPD officer who was killed was drunk, speeding, second officer lied to investigators

    On September 19, 2019, Ocala Police Department police officer, Daniel Wagner, was killed after he was involved in an off-duty motorcycle crash. A report released...