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    LOS ANGELES – At a press conference Wednesday, DEA Acting Administrator Timothy J. Shea and Los Angeles Field Division Special Agent in Charge Bill Bodner announced the seizure of 893 pounds of cocaine, 13 pounds of heroin, and 2,224...
    Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Fire Rescue is launching the Ocala Recovery Project (ORP), a complimentary program for addiction rehabilitation. Funded by a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grant and the Marion County Hospital District, the ORP was designed...
    Marion County, Florida -- On September 28, 2020, Citrus County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) deputies were dispatched to a residence in Inverness regarding a drive-by shooting. While in route, deputies were told that the suspect had fled the scene. Upon arrival, deputies...
    Two Ocala men were arrested on drug charges after they were pulled over for running a stop sign while exiting the parking lot of Sun Days Motel, located at 3351 South Pine Avenue. When deputies stopped the vehicle, they utilized...
    Ocala police responded to Walmart, located at 2600 SW 19th Ave. Rd., in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with loss prevention officer, Darrelle Crumpler, who advised that the suspect, identified as Dana Corrigan, had been...
    A Dunnellon woman who was released from state prison in 2017 after being sentenced to more than two years following drug charges in Marion County, was arrested after it was determined that she was selling heroin and methamphetamine from...
    On April 28-29, 2020, the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) participated in a two-day North Florida High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Domestic Highway Enforcement (DHE) Operation. Over the course of the two-day operation, UDEST was assisted by members...
    Police officers with the Ocala Police Department discovered a bag that contains $36,040 in cash and over 200 grams of Fentanyl. Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) agents are searching for the owner. OPD did not say where the bag was...
    Ocala -- Ocala police responded to 2018 SW 7th street after a witness called 911 and stated that Jabrell Coe, 27, had a knife and intended to stab his brother to death. The witness told officers that Coe had been...
    Ocklawaha, Florida -- Two Ocklawaha residents, Karlos Macias, 34, and Trina Shepherd, 30, were arrested Friday after a brief standoff with SWAT. Marion County deputies say they were attempting to serve warrants on the two suspects when they barricaded themselves...
    Santa Rosa County — The Florida Highway Patrol said they pulled over two men traveling 95 mph on I-10 Saturday and the men did not do a very good job of hiding their drugs. According to reports, when the trooper...
    Frank Heffernan, 25, who had paid two individuals to drive him around in a vehicle that he had stolen from his mother, was arrested following a traffic stop. An OPD officer conducted a traffic stop on Heffernan after noticing that...
    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 face in Silver Springs Shores last week. He has been charged with Attempted First-degree Felony Murder...
    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 Crime Stoppers that the woman, later identified as Annie L. Arnold, 29, could be found...
    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 Berkeley Pointe Apartment, someone called the police and reported that he had left the area...
    The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans. Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid that is lethal in minute doses, for distribution...
    Two people were arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail on Halloween following an October 30, pursuit. The two suspects, Andrew William Wiggins, 20, and Ashlynn M. Fox, 26, fled from deputies in the 12000 block of West Highway...
    Marion County is continuing to see an increase in cases of hepatitis A locally and is encouraging residents to get vaccinated for the virus. To help, the Department of Health in Marion County is holding its second drive-through hepatitis...
    On October 14, Ocala police responded to Walmart, located at 4980 E. Silver Springs Blvd. after a woman was reported for stealing merchandise. Dana Corrigan, 34, stole three purses and each of them had been stuffed with merchandise. She was...
    Three felons were arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop in Marion County. According to reports, the driver was stopped because of an expired tag. The driver, Ricky Deeley, 34, a violent criminal who has multiple felony convictions, including possession of cocaine...