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    Ocala, Florida -- Three drug dealers were arrested after agents with The Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team received numerous tips about drugs being sold from an apartment in Citrus Park. The suspects also had a home located at 17315 Northeast 18th Avenue,...
    Ocala, Florida -- A man was arrested after he beat a woman for allegedly shooting heroin without him. Several deputies responded to the 2200 block of Northeast 63rd Street in reference to a disturbance. When deputies arrived, they said they could...
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    $25,000 in Ecstasy seized

    Ocala, Florida -- Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) agents seized $25,000 in Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, better known as the sex drug, Rolex, or Ecstasy. Agents said they intercepted the package from the Netherlands, which was addressed to a local business located...
    Ocala, Florida -- A Five Guys Burger employee was arrested and is being held without bond after she failed to appear before the court. Angel Ann Smothers, 26, was arrested for trafficking in hydrocodone in April of 2013. She was 23...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Three career criminals were arrested after they kidnapped an Ocala man. The Ocala Police Department responded to 2147 Northwest 1st Avenue, after a man who had been kidnapped was able to "sneak"...
    // Ocala, Florida -- A woman arrested for battery says she did not do anything wrong. Ocala police responded to a residence after the mother of a juvenile victim reported that the child had been intentionally...
    // Lakeland, Florida -- Polk County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Sleepy Hill Middle School cafeteria manager for drug possession on Tuesday. PCSO deputies responded to Sleepy Hill Middle School in Lakeland to investigate an anonymous tip in...
    // Ocala, Florida -- A Mexican man, who is wanted for two murders in Marion County, and was an assassin for Mexican drug lords, pleaded guilty Tuesday to nine counts of murder in California. Jose Manuel Martinez, 53, was arrested...
    // Manhattan, New York -- James J. Hunt, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police...
    // Ocala, Florida -- A homicide investigation is underway after police were notified that a man had been shot and killed Monday afternoon. The victim has been identified as Kerman Dent Jackson, 23, of Ocala. On Monday, Ocala...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Police made a double arrest as they attempted to serve a warrant on a felon over the weekend. Ocala Police Officers Hall and Diesso responded to the 200 block Northeast 19th Avenue...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Accused killer, Isaac Duwayne Sheffield, 35, was sentenced to 48 years in prison by Circuit Judge Robert Hodges Monday. Sheffield was convicted of Second-degree Murder for the August 2013 killing of Stanley Yassen,...
    // Summerfield, Florida -- On Saturday, Marion County Sheriff's Office Tactical Investigations Unit detectives conducted a traffic stop on a gold Hyundai Santa Fe after it crossed over the median divider and fog lines on the...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Juan A. Marrero was conducting traffic enforcement on I-75 at Mile Marker 361 when he "clocked" a white 2009 Infinity SUV at 92 mph. Trooper Marrero then activated his...
    // Ocala, Florida -- On Friday, Ocala Post reported that Melissa Snyder, 25, was wanted on several warrants in Marion County. On Saturday, Less than 24-hours after the article was published, Snyder was arrested by Ocala Police. A...
    // Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala woman, who has multiple active warrants for her arrest, is still on the run. The Marion County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating Melissa L. Snyder, 25,...
    // Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates from 239 different gangs were arrested in 282 cities across the U.S. during Project Wildfire, a six-week operation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations...
    // Ocala, Florida -- A man and a women were arrested after switching seats during a traffic stop in the 1700 block of Southwest SR 200. According to reports, Ocala police officer William Joedicke, saw a gold...
    // On Wednesday, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a nationwide alert about the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues/compounds. Fentanyl is commonly laced in heroin, causing significant problems across the country, particularly as...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Career criminal and convicted felon, Amber N. Dail, 30, was arrested again Tuesday, and charged with Petit Theft Third Subsequent Offense, which is a felony. She was caught attempting to steal merchandise from...