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Tag Archives: Marion County Sheriff’s Office
By Alex Paige on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 12:52 pm
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office launched a program to educate the community about life in jail. A mobile jail cell called the “jail on wheels” shows the typical specifications of a jail cell and is housed in a standard utility trailer.
By Erica A. Hernandez on August 27th, 2014 | Last updated: August 27, 2014 at 5:22 pm
Marion County Sheriff’s Office has released a first sketch of a man suspected of robbing Citizens First Bank in The Villages on Aug. 13.
By Katie Campbell on August 27th, 2014 | Last updated: August 27, 2014 at 7:33 pm
A Marion County man was arrested Monday after he beat a 72-year-old man. Authorities said James Kane attacked the victim after he denied Kane permission to marry his girlfriend.
By Sean Stewart-Muniz 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.
By Jorge Perez 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.
By Trevor Sikkema 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.
By Paige Kauffman 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.
By Casey Liening 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.
By Paige Kauffman 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.
By Jensen Werley 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.