More charges for teen involved in Family Dollar robbery


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Caleb Clayton [left] and Kadrene Clayton
Ocala, Florida — On Friday, Ocala Police Department Public Information Officer Angy Scroble said Caleb Clayton, 17, who was arrested Thursday for armed robbery of a Family Dollar located at 2370 Northwest 45th Terrace, has been charged with two more armed robberies.

In addition to the charges of Armed Robbery (x2), Grand Theft Auto (x2), and Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Caleb has also been charged with Armed Robbery of the Dollar General located at 2195 Northwest Blitchton Road on June 2, and the Dollar General located at 1111 West State Road 40, on March 26.

The March 26 robbery was the beginning of a string of robberies that have occurred over the past few months.

Caleb, and his twin brother, Kadrene Clayton, who was also arrested for Thursday’s robbery, are currently being questioned by the OPD and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in regards to several other robberies.

At this time, Kadrene has only been charged for the Family Dollar robbery that occurred on July 9.

OPD and MCSO are working together on this investigation.

Victims who were terrorized during these robberies have stated that they “hope justice is served.”

Ocala Post will keep you updated on any additional charges that may occur.