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Man wanted on warrants nabbed after fleeing from Marion sheriff’s deputies

A man on felony probation who was wanted on outstanding warrants was jailed recently after fleeing from a Marion County sheriff’s deputy..

Weirsdale woman arrested after nasty spat with man

A Weirsdale woman was arrested recently after she allegedly slapped a man who threw her belongings out of a vehicle and onto the ground.

Ocala man charged for second time with domestic battery

An Ocala man is accused of punching a woman recently, strangling her one day and holding her in a vehicle against her will the next day.

Violent tiff with gal pal over surprise tattoo lands Citra woman in jail

A 53-year-old Citra woman was jailed recently after a violent altercation with her gal pal over money and a tattoo.

‘Sovereign’ Ocklawaha woman jailed after leading deputy on chase

An Ocklawaha woman was arrested after she allegedly refused to pull over for a Marion County sheriff’s deputy who caught her driving with a phony license tag on her vehicle.

SunTran takes additional steps to promote public health safety in its buses

SunTran is taking necessary steps in response to the potential spread of the Coronavirus.

Three more Marion County residents test positive for Coronavirus

Three more Marion County residents have tested positive for the Coronavirus, bringing the total to eight as of Friday afternoon.

Marion Commission shuts down internet cafes and entertainment venues

Marion County commissioners have agreed to shut down all internet cafes and similar entertainment venues amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Dunnellon man accused of punching man who wouldn’t let him wash car

A Dunnellon man was arrested after he allegedly punched a man who wouldn’t let him wash his vehicle on his property.

Marion County holding steady with five positive Coronavirus tests

Fifty-five people have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in the tri-county area – but Marion County is holding steady with just five patients.

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