Tag Archives: Ocala Police Department

Marion County Teenager Arrested After Shooting Two Men

By and on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 5:45 pm

A Marion County teenager was arrested Thursday in connection with last week’s shooting of two 18-year-old men.

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Ocala Community Members Unite at Prayer Vigil

By on September 25th, 2014 | Last updated: September 25, 2014 at 11:41 am

Ocala religious leaders and the Ocala Police Department organized a community prayer vigil to promote an end to the recent violence in the community. Four drive-by-shootings have left three injured since early September.

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Two Children Injured in Drive by Shooting in Marion County

By on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 5:21 pm

Two children were injured in a drive-by shooting in Ocala on Friday at around 2:10 a.m. The children are currently in stable condition.

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Ocala Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty, Police Report

By on April 28th, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 4:09 pm

An Ocala man was arrested Sunday after attempting to flee his home, where police found his dog and evidence of animal abuse.

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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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Bondi promises to continue fighting synthetic drugs

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that she will continue her efforts in fighting synthetic drug creation and abuse. The drugs can cause complications in young adults, who are the most prominent users.

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Local law enforcement takes measures to ensure Halloween safety

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Local law enforcement agencies aim to make sure everyone has a safe and fun Halloween experience.

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Ocala Police looking for Goodwill caper

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: October 18, 2012 at 11:35 am

The Ocala Police Department is looking for a woman accused of stealing clothes from an outdoor Goodwill drop off area in southwest Ocala.

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Ocala public policy program, Phoenix Rising, recognized by Harvard’s Kennedy School

By on September 28th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:55 pm

Ocala’s Phoenix Rising program was recognized as a “Bright Idea” by Harvard’s Kennedy School. It helps young adults get back into society.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Ocala police join National Pill Take-Back Day initiative

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:14 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Ocala Police Department are hosting an initiative for National Pill Take-Back Day to curtail the illegal use and sale of prescription drugs.

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