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Marion County Debuts Crime Alerts For Businesses

A woman enters the Ross Dress for Less on Southwest Archer Road on Tuesday. (Cresonia Hsieh/WUFT)

The Marion County Sheriff's Office introduced a new crime-alert system, "Business Sheriff Alert for Emergencies" that sends free text messages and emails to businesses similar to ones that have been victims of crime before. These messages include incident details, suspect profiles and photographs that can help with crime prevention.

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Suspect Arrested For Deadly Ocala Nightclub Shooting

Marion County Sheriff officers arrested Laquan Barrow, 24, and charged him with second-degree murder in the fatal nightclub shooting of 19-year-old Benetria Robinson on Sept. 13

Marion County Sheriff's officers arrested and charged Laquan Barrow, 24, with second degree murder in connection with the slaying of 19-year-old Benetria Robinson at an Ocala nightclub. He is also charged with attempted second degree in the injuring of five other people during the Sept. 13 shooting.

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