Tag Archives: Marion County Sheriff’s Office

Nine Arrests in Belleview Drug Bust

By on February 21st, 2014 | Last updated: February 24, 2014 at 9:58 am

A drug bust by the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team resulted in nine arrests in Belleview on Thursday. The team was investigating the residents of 12250 SE 86th Ave. after receiving complaints from neighbors.

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Ocala Food Drive Looks to Help Depleting Food Pantries

By on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 9, 2013 at 8:41 am

Marion County Sheriff’s Office joins in on the efforts of helping local food pantries.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Department Raises Physical Expectations

By on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:42 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is instituting a new training program to keep its deputies in shape. The program includes an obstacle course and combat training.

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Traffic Unit Busts Two Men In Marion County For Synthetic Marijuana

By on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 9:16 am

The Marion County Traffic Unit busted two men Wednesday with 14 ounces of synthetic marijuana. The drugs and various paraphernalia were found in the men’s vehicle.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office Requests $8 Million Funding Increase

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:10 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking an additional $8 million in funding to provide more deputies, corrections officers and cars for its fleet. All of this is needed for public safety.

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Authorities Investigating A Murder-Suicide Of Ocala Couple in Stonecrest Subdivision

By on August 29th, 2013 | Last updated: August 29, 2013 at 11:10 am

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a murder-suicide in the Stonecrest subdivision.

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Two Ocala women arrested for drug use in jail visitation center restroom

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 10, 2013 at 5:37 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office arrested Casey Brooke West, 26, and Ayla Susan Tillander, 27, both of Ocala.

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Suspect in Ocala shooting of two motel residents refuses to talk

By on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm

Kelvin Lee Coleman, 37, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to a press release by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

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Victim shoots person of interest in attempted robbery

By and on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:16 am

James Stevens, 81, shot Lonnie Hollingsworth Jr., 28, one time in the abdomen. The case is still under investigation, and it is unknown whether the “stand your ground” defense will apply.

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Gainesville man arrested in connection with baby’s death

By on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Detectives arrested a man on first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse charges Friday. According to a Marion County Sheriff’s Office press release, Jeremy James Murray, 29, was arrested on charges of the death of his 6-week-old daughter, Ember Murray.

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