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    At a meeting, Marion County Commissioners discussed how to regulate panhandling in the county. The county has an anti-panhandling ordinance in place, however, the State Attorney's Office says the ordinance is not enforceable. Commissioners don't really know how to proceed, but...
    A known panhandler, who is a convicted felon, was arrested after he reached into a vehicle and stole a wallet from a disabled victim. Charles Benjamin Proctor, 31, was panhandling in the Silver Springs area when he approached a vehicle...
    Man holding up a sign that read, "I am a beggar, In God, We Trust" was arrested and charged with panhandling. Ocala police responded to the area of South Pine Avenue following reports of a man standing in the middle...