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Knife-wielding Ocklawaha woman jailed after allegedly threatening juvenile

Samantha Lynn Carroll

An Ocklawaha woman was jailed recently after multiple Marion County sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence on E. Fort King Street about a possible stabbing.

Deputies started investigating the incident and spoke with 27-year-old Samantha Lynn Carroll. She was acting erratically and made statements about deputies being aliens, a sheriff’s office report states.

Deputies discovered that Carroll had a knife in her hand and had made threats to a juvenile victim. She was then placed under arrest and transported to the Marion County Jail, according to the report.

Carroll was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and her bond was revoked on a previous charge of trespassing. She was being held on $3,000 bond and is due in court Feb. 16 at 9 a.m., jail records show.

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