Tag Archives: Marion County Sheriff’s Office

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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Marion Co. deputies disciplined for involvement in sex scandal

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 23, 2013 at 4:51 pm

The two deputies will be demoted after their involvement in a sex scandal last fall.

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Candidates for Marion County sheriff race tout different experiences

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:49 pm

About a month after former Republican candidate Dan Kuhn dropped out of the Marion County Sheriff’s race after a highly publicized sex scandal, his Republican replacement is getting ready to square off in the Nov. 6 election against Constitution Party candidate Bernie DeCastro.

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Marion County deputy hospitalized after on-the-job injury

By on October 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:05 pm

A Marion County deputy remains hospitalized after enduring an injury Tuesday while supervising 30 inmate trustees on University of Florida property. Marion County Sherrif’s Office Deputy Mike Joyner was supervising Marion County Jail inmate trustees at UF’s Plant Science Research and [...]

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Marion County searches for a replacement Republican sheriff nominee

By on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:13 am

Marion County Republican Executive Committee will name a replacement nominee Wednesday night for former sheriff candidate Dan Kuhn.

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