Tag Archives: Ocala Police Department

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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Dead Ocala man identified

By on April 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:59 pm

The Ocala Police Department has identified the body found earlier this week in Marion County. OPD Spokesperson Seargent Chas Maier says the man is identified as Herbert Leroy King of Ocala. Maier adds an autopsy is scheduled. Whether foul play [...]

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Marion and Alachua counties pay tribute to fallen law enforcement officers this week

By on May 10th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:30 pm

The Annual Marion County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held Thursday in honor of all the law enforcement officers that have lost their lives serving their communities. The event will take place at the McPherson Complex on SE 25th [...]

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