Tag Archives: Marion County Sheriff’s Office

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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Skeletal remains found in Ocala

By on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 5:31 pm

A skeleton was discovered in a tent in Ocala Sunday night. The remains give no indication as to what happened, authorities said.

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Marion County deputies arrest two men after finding meth in a Citra house

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 2:32 pm

Two Citra men fled when they saw Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies, who were following up on a previous case. The deputies searched the house and found methamphetamine and other illegal drugs, as well as a liquid gas generator.

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Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate shooting of Marion County man

By on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:25 am

Marion County woman fatally shoots ex-boyfriend through windsheild after he clung to her hood for nearly 10 miles.

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Powder mailed to Marion County sheriff leads to emergency procedure

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 5:06 pm

A suspicious package containing a unknown powder was sent to the Marion County Sheriff’s office, and contained a written threat to Sheriff Chris Blair. The powder is now being tested.

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