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    Man stole mother’s car, used it for trafficking drugs

    Frank Heffernan, 25, who had paid two individuals to drive him around in a vehicle that he had stolen from his mother, was arrested...
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    9-year-old arrested, stabbed younger sister multiple times

    Ocala, Florida -- A 9-year-old boy has been charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder after he stabbed his 5-year-old sister multiple times. At approximately 4:20 p.m.,...
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    Officer indicted by Grand Jury, not arrested, still being paid

    An Orlando police officer was indicted on three counts of battery Thursday after it was discovered that he shoved and choked a man during...
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    Corrections officer arrested, attempted to poison inmate

    A corrections officer arrested Saturday at Lowell Correctional Institution accused of trying to poison an inmate has been identified as Qualesha Quayshaun Williams, 28,...
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    Krystal is no more in Ocala

    In November, Krystal announced the hiring of two new senior executives -- chief operating officer Tim Ward and chief financial officer Bruce Vermilyea --...
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    Homeless man arrested for trespassing after falling asleep behind law office

    A homeless man identified as Kevin John Dailey, who has been dubbed "Jesus" lookalike around town, was arrested Monday night after an Ocala police...
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    Teen who shot another teen in the face over marijuana, arrested

    Authorities have arrested 19-year-old Dandre M. Fields, in the 2200 block of Northeast 78th Street. Fields is accused of shooting a 17-year-old boy in the...
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    Inert bombing will take place in Ocala National Forest

    You may hear loud booms this weekend...don't be alarmed. Navy training schedules indicate that inert bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located...

    14-year-old girl reported missing

    On January 13, 2020, Kayla Desiree-Marie Nienhuis was reported as a missing juvenile to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office. She is a 14-year-old white female,...
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    Hit-and-run suspect arrested, wished death on trooper’s family

    Marion County -- A witness of a crash kept a suspect from fleeing the scene by using his vehicle to block the man in,...
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    Marine Corps Veteran suspended from Belleview High School for private medical marijuana use

    Original story Belleview High School’s student services manager, Mike Hickman, 50, fired for using medical marijuana in the privacy of his home. The issue came about...
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    Local kitchen had perfect inspection

    This article was made possible by AGM Roofing and Tree Service. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation cites violations of Florida’s sanitation and safety...
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    Deputies shoot man wielding a knife

    Marion County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a man Tuesday who they say attacked them with a knife outside the Circle K, located at...
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    Sanctuary city freed more than 1,000 illegal immigrants in 2019

    Chicago — Law enforcement agencies in Cook County, Illinois, released 1,070 illegal immigrant criminals and immigration violators in Fiscal Year 2019, despite requests by...
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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...

    State threatening to fire between 1,200 to 1,600 hundred teachers who attend rally

    The State is threatening to fire between 1,200 to 1,600 hundred teachers if they attend the "Take on Tallahassee" rally scheduled to take place...
    ocala-news, ocala post, drugs, shop lifting

    Crime Stoppers tip leads to woman’s arrest

    A Crime Stoppers tip led two Ocala Police Department officers to a woman who was wanted on a VOP warrant for shoplifting. The tipster told...
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    State admits clerical error, Fat Boys’ Bar-B-Q was not actually shut down

    On January 7, 2020, Ocala Post, per the Department of Business and Professional Regulation inspection report, published that Fat Boys’ Bar-B-Q restaurant had been...
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    Man reported for driving on suspended license, faces multiple charges

    A man was pulled over and arrested Wednesday after someone reported the suspect was driving on a suspended license. Shortly after Christner Angerville left his...
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    Man wanted for murder, on the run

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of 24-year-old Henry Fernandez-Soto of Lakeland, who was shot Wednesday evening, January 8, 2019, at...