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Crime, police reports, and local investigations for Ocala, Marion County, and the surrounding communities.

Homeless woman calls 911 for ride to shelter and ends up lodged at Marion...

A woman who called 911 ended up being the one arrested after a domestic disturbance at a Silver Springs home.

Ear-biting Ocala elementary school food handler jailed after nasty altercation

A Citra woman who works at an Ocala elementary school was jailed after a man reported being scratched and bitten.

Frantic Ocala woman arrested after failing to follow commands during DUI arrest

A 24-year-old Ocala woman was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs after being pulled over for driving erratically shortly after midnight Monday.

Ocala Police major caught up in crash while responding to bank robbery call

An Ocala Police major with emergency equipment activated was involved in a vehicle crash at a busy intersection while responding to a possible bank robbery.

Woman’s wig flies off her head during ‘tussle’ between Ocala couple

An Ocala man admitted that he and a woman had an altercation where a wig went flying but he denied choking her.

Marion sheriff’s detectives investigating homicide at Ocala horse farm

Major Crimes detectives from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide that occurred early Thursday morning at an Ocala horse farm on W Hwy. 40.

Sheriff’s K-9 nabs Jacksonville man who stole truck with 6-year-old asleep in back seat

Deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office teamed with officers from the Ocala Police Department to catch a man who had stolen a truck with a child sleeping in the back seat.

Cheek-biting Ocala man jailed on domestic battery charge after nasty spat

An Ocala man was arrested late Sunday night after being accused of pushing, biting and smothering a woman during a domestic dispute.

Intoxicated man gets aggressive with Ocala officer outside popular steakhouse

A visibly intoxicated man was arrested late Saturday night after he became aggressive with the Ocala Police officer who was checking on his well-being.

60-year-old road rage suspect flees from sheriff’s deputy while being arrested

A 60-year-old Ocala man who was accused of road rage drove away from the Marion County sheriff’s deputy who was preparing to charge him and had to be arrested at his home.

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