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    Woman enters home and assaults ex-boyfriend’s mother

    // Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala woman who deputies say broke into a house and assaulted her ex-boyfriend's mother, was released from jail...
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    Heroin use on the rise; cheaper, more dangerous product being manufactured

    // Ocala, Florida -- Heroin (smack) use has increased across the United States among men and women, most age groups, and all income...
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    Man threatened to kill his father and a juvenile after striking him

    // Summerfield, Florida -- A Summerfield man remained behind bars Tuesday after he hit and threatened to kill a juvenile. On Monday, Deputy Tevyn...
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    Florida county first to pass fine instead of jail time for marijuana

    // Miami-Dade County, Florida is the first county in the state to pass a law that would allow marijuana possession to be treated as a...
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    Charges dropped against two accused of planning attack on Eustis Police Department

    // Ocala, Florida -- All charges against two men who allegedly planned an attack on the Eustis Police Department have been dropped. Ocala Post...
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    Ocklawaha killer sentenced to 48 years

    // Ocala, Florida -- Accused killer, Isaac Duwayne Sheffield, 35, was sentenced to 48 years in prison by Circuit Judge Robert Hodges Monday. Sheffield...
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    Two drug dealers arrested, drugs were in children’s reach

    // Ocala, Florida -- Two drug dealers are off the street after detectives discovered a couples drug operation while serving a warrant this week. On...
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    Heroin dealer arrested in Ocala

    // Ocala, Florida -- An undercover investigation by the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team lead to the arrest of a heroin dealer in...
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    Teen: You can’t charge me with having a firearm

    // Fort McCoy, Florida -- A Fort McCoy teen, who was labeled as a career criminal as a juvenile, is under arrest after...
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    K-9 drug bust yielded 336 grams of Ecstasy

    // Summerfield, Florida -- On Saturday, Marion County Sheriff's Office Tactical Investigations Unit detectives conducted a traffic stop on a gold Hyundai Santa...
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    K-9 sniffs out heroin syringe; woman arrested

    Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office received information that a warrant suspect they had been searching for was traveling to the Pilot on...
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    Man arrested on his fourth DUI

    // Marion Oaks -- While driving north on Marion Oaks Course, Deputy Tanya Rodriguez spotted a vehicle with a Texas license plate swerve...
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    Career criminal arrested on weapons and drug charges, back on the street

    // Ocala, Florida -- A drug dealer and convicted felon was arrested Thursday morning after the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) served...
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    FHP: Traffic stop leads to 19 charges

    // Ocala, Florida -- Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Juan A. Marrero was conducting traffic enforcement on I-75 at Mile Marker 361 when he...
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    Woman wanted on numerous warrants was followed

    // Ocala, Florida -- On Friday, Ocala Post reported that Melissa Snyder, 25, was wanted on several warrants in Marion County. On Saturday, Less...
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    Woman got high, passed out in Circle K bathroom

    // Dunnellon, Florida -- Dunnellon Police Officer Adam Robinson responded to a Circle K, located at 11946 U.S. Highway 41, in reference to...
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    Nearly 1,000 gang members arrested in 6 weeks

    // Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates from 239 different gangs were arrested in 282 cities across the U.S. during Project Wildfire, a...
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    Woman used doctor’s DEA number to forge prescriptions

    // Ocala, Florida -- A woman is serving weekend jail sentences following an investigation that linked her to multiple forged prescriptions. The Ocala Police...
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    Man shot himself after being released from jail

    // Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala man shot himself in the head Tuesday, just hours after he was released from jail on domestic...
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    Two switch seats during traffic stop to avoid trouble

    // Ocala, Florida -- A man and a women were arrested after switching seats during a traffic stop in the 1700 block of...