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Benjamin Boles Of Belleview High Arrested For Aggravated Battery

  Belleview, Florida -- Belleview High School Student Benjamin Austin Boles,18, has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery. On October 23, 2013, Deputy Nickolas Frost...
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Jonathan Whatley Identified In Surveillance Video And Arrested

  Ocala, Florida -- On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at approximately 3:11 p.m., Ocala Police Department Detectives Michael Bowman and Melissa Buetti arrested the suspect...

Florida Department Of Corrections Officer Scott Johns arrested for Capital Sexual Battery

  Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Monday, October 21, 2013, from an Ocala woman claiming that she had...
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Rocky Estes Told Deputies He Wasn’t Going Back Too Jail

  Ocala, Florida -- On October 19, 2013 Deputy Paul Hahn responded to the 5200 block of SW 21st Place in reference to a disturbance. According...
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Drug Take Back Event, No Questions Asked

Ocala, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Ocala Police Department, and in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), will...
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Snap No Longer, Decrease In Food Stamps & ‘Obamacare’

Food Stamp recipient benefits will decrease on November 1,2013. Food Assistant benefits will decrease due to the ending of SNAP increases from the...
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Man arrested after beating woman over Facebook post

Ocala, Florida — When Deputy David Grantham was dispatched to a domestic disturbance call in the 5500 block of SW 129 Place Road, he...
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Corrections Officers Richard Smith and Dustin Lay arrested

On October 1, 2013, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Special Investigations began looking into a case involving an incident concerning Marion County...
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Craigslist scams on the rise

If you are someone that enjoys the ease of advertising items for sale on Craigslist you should be aware of the possible scams that...
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Fatal Shooting at Serenity Apartments In Ocala

    Ocala, Florida -- Shortly after midnight, Friday, October 11, 2013, shots were fired at 4744 N.E. 32nd Lane in Ocala (Serenity Apartments). According to...
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Michael Rogers Arrested For Facebook Post

Ocala, Florida -- On October 6, 2013 the Marion County Sheriff's Office was contacted by Bloomington, Indiana Police. Deputy Zackary Hughes was the point...
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UPDATE: Norovirus Confirmed October 9, 2013 Marion County

  Marion County, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County determined on October 9, 2013 that Norovirus is the cause of a recent outbreak...
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Ohman, you’re in trouble

Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala man faces additional charges after he resisted arrest while being served a warrant for violating his probation. Ocala PD Officers,...
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Timothy Dacey Of Summerfield Arrested Says It’s Child’s Fault

Summerfield, Florida -- A Summerfield man molested a 5-year-old boy, but says it was the child’s fault. The Marion county Sheriff’s Office received a report...
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Andre Pettiford And Luis Maysonet Arrested In Planned Robbery

  Ocala, Florida -- On October 6, 2013 a detective with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Investigations Unit responded to the Love's Truck Stop...
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Update On East Marion Elementary Norovirus

  Marion County, Florida -- The Marion County Health Department and school officials say parents should keep their children home if they are experiencing symptoms...
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Escaped Convict Todd Brecht Caught

Marion County, Florida -- On October 5, 2013, 911 got information that Todd Allan Brecht might be on a bus that’s stopping in...
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Large Norovirus Outbreak In Marion County October 2013

Marion County -- On October 4, 2013 at 10:35 a.m., Ocala Post was notified about a Norovirus outbreak at East Marion Elementary. The virus...
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Pot Smoking Mom Philomena Melton Arrested

Ocala Police responded to the Kangaroo Express located at 3873 SW College Road, regarding a woman sleeping inside her van with an infant child...
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Kevin Patterson (AKA Bubba) Wanted And On The Run

Marion County, Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff’s Office needs your help to put a violent criminal behind bars. On October 1, 2013, Deputy Mitchell...