Mechanic reports woman who stiffed him at Ocala auto repair shop

Shannon's Foreign Car Services

A mechanic reported a suspect who stiffed him after having her car fixed at an auto repair shop in Ocala. Marion County Sheriff’s deputies made contact with the manger of Shannon’s Foreign Car Services, located at 5371 SE Maricamp Road, by phone after the manager called to report the theft of his services when a customer neglected […]

Parent’s letter triggers investigation into Forest High School trip home from cheerleading camp

Forest High School

A parent’s letter triggered an investigation at Forest High School in Ocala into a trip home from cheerleading camp. Forest High School’s Principal Brent Carson contacted the resource officer at the school, advising that he received a letter from an anonymous cheerleading parent, according to a Marion County Sheriff’s Office incident report. The letter highlighted […]

Ocala man arrested for driving while license suspended

Christopher La Londe

An Ocala man was arrested early Monday after he was caught driving while his license was suspended. A Marion County sheriff’s deputy was conducting a routine patrol in the area of the 5100 block of E. Silver Springs Boulevard when he ran the tag of a red Nissan car in the parking lot of the […]

Air conditioning unit stolen from Ocala church

Marion County Sheriff's Office

An air conditioning unit was reportedly stolen from an Ocala church Sunday afternoon. A Marion County sheriff’s deputy responded to Kendrick Deliverance Church located at 6767 NW 38th Avenue in reference to the theft of a window mounted air conditioning unit, according to an incident report. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the victim’s […]

Jacksonville man arrested with crack pipe in Wildwood

Thomas Troell

A Jacksonville man was arrested on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia early Saturday in Wildwood. At around 1:55 a.m., a Wildwood police officer was in the area of Dr. MLK Avenue and High Street and observed a blue Chevy car with a  broken driver’s side tail light, showing a bright white light from the […]