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    Ocala woman offers double oral to undercover officers

      Ocala, Florida -- On Wednesday, the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) was conducting an undercover operation on Pine Street in Ocala. The undercover...
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    Mail Order Drugs; Marion County Bust That Could Get Your Blood Flowing

      Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the United States Postal Inspection Service conducted a month long interdiction operation that...
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    Marion Oaks teen charged in sexual assault

      Marion Oaks -- Diamond L. Polycarpe, 19, of Marion Oaks is in jail facing numerous charges related to the sexual assault of a child. A...
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    Sheriff Blair Looking To Release Inmates & Place Them On Electronic Monitoring

      Ocala, Florida -- In November Ocala Post reported the Marion County jail was understaffed and studies showed corrections officers are being put at risk. The...
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    Woman Cries Rape After She Was Paid

      Ocala, Florida -- On Saturday February 15, 2014, Officer Barry with the Ocala Police department responded to the 200 block of SW Fort King...
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    WIC Changes In Marion County

      Ocala, Florida -- The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will launch the WIC electronic benefits transfer system in all Marion County WIC...
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    Ocklawaha Mans Trash Lands Him A Felony Charge

      Ocklawaha, Florida -- For the second time in less than a month, deputies responded to the 19600 block of 92nd Place in reference to...
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    Belleview Man Has Not Turned Over A New Leaf

      Belleview, Florida – Convicted felon BJ Helvy, 48, of Belleview has been charged with one count of Exploitation of the Elderly and one count...
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    Ocala man arrested for stealing $50,000 from elderly by threat

      Ocala, Florida -- Louie Malone McGowin, 55, of Ocala has been charged with one count of grand theft from a person 65-years-old or older....
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    Home improvement scams on the rise

      Marion County -- Residents should beware of traveling "home improvement" contractors looking to scam you out of your money. The con artists are targeting...
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    Deputy feeds an ass

      Ocklawaha, Florida -- Corporal Porcelli and Deputy Hunt of the Marion County Sheriff's Office were greeted by a citizen who found a donkey in...
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    Ocala Woman Solicited Detective For Sex

      Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala woman was arrested after undercover detectives said she solicited sex for money. Two detectives with the Ocala Police Department were...
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    Ocala couple arrested for Navy Seal Foundation scam

      Ocala, Florida -- Two people were arrested after they claimed they were part of an organization called the Navy Seal Foundation. Ocala Police Officer Diesso,...
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    Ocklawaha Man Charged With Battery On Law Enforcement Officer

      Ocklawaha, Florida -- On February 3, 2013 Deputy Robert Rath responded to the 17000 block of SE 87th Street in reference to a disturbance. Upon...
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    Man Escaped Because He Wanted A Booty Call

      Ocala, Florida -- On February 4, 2014 Officer Sirolli was dispatched to the Re-Entry Center of Ocala in reference to an escape. Upon arrival...
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    Two teens broke into Lake Weir Middle School and tortured a sheep

      Ocala, Florida -- Jacob McClain, 17, and Jacob Morris, 16, were arrested after they broke into Lake Weir Middle school, vandalized it, then tortured...
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    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...
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    Wok ‘N Roll Chinese Food Delivery Driver Robbed At Gunpoint

      Ocala, Florida -- Delivery drivers are warned to be aware of their surroundings and use caution when delivering food. On February 2, 2014, Officer Fried...
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    Publix Theft Leads To Witness Intimidation

      Ocala, Florida -- On January 26, 2014 members of the Ocala Police Department responded to the Publix located at 3450 East Silver Springs BLVD....
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    Door-to-door meat sale scam

      Ocala, Florida -- Residents should beware of door-to-door salesmen offering meats for sale, or offering to take orders for meat to be delivered. The scam...