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Category Archives: Crime
By Perri Konecky on January 10th, 2014 | Last updated: January 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm
A 21-year-old Ocala man has been arrested in connection with the arson investigation in fall 2013 of law enforcement official’s personal and service vehicles.
By Lawrence Chan on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 12:17 pm
A woman with a handgun and ammunition was kept from boarding a Gainesville RTS bus after pulling the gun on her girlfriend.
By Chabeli Herrera on December 24th, 2013 | Last updated: December 18, 2013 at 8:36 am
Even in Florida counties with the highest gun permits, only few criminal cases in those counties were related to the stand your ground law.
By Lauren Lettelier on December 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:05 pm
A robbery and shooting at an Ocala barber shop Saturday has caused the shop owner to increase nighttime security.
By Jordan Albright, Olivia Langdon and Elise Giordano on November 26th, 2013 | Last updated: November 27, 2013 at 11:08 am
Sheila Bryant, left, and Billie Jean Curtis, right, talk to reporters on the grounds of Curtis Recycling in Hampton on Tuesday. Curtis found a letter signed by someone claiming to be Mayor Barry Moore in the yard of her recycling company.
By Garrett Bruno on November 25th, 2013 | Last updated: November 25, 2013 at 4:37 pm
Two shoplifters at Kohl’s department store have been arrested for strong-arm robbery after police said they beat a Kohl’s employee who chased them through Butler Plaza and surrounding apartment complexes.
By Peta-Gay Sheerwood on November 25th, 2013 | Last updated: November 27, 2013 at 9:30 am
Alachua County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Art Forgey shared ways to practice safe shopping this holiday season.
By Amanda Di Lella on November 19th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:07 pm
After two break-ins at Alachua Habitat for Humanity projects, the organization is making changes to the way it stores equipment.
By Associated Press on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 5:23 pm
The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin has been charged with assault and battery following his arrest at the home where he lived with his girlfriend in Florida.
By Alex Peugnet on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 2:13 pm
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center found that Florida is the third largest state for human trafficking with victims coming from all regions of Florida.