Tip jar stolen after glass front door shattered at Ocala bakery

SunBless Jamaican Bakery

A tip jar was reportedly stolen Thursday morning after the glass front door was shattered at an Ocala bakery. A Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to SunBless Jamaican Bakery located at 9327 SE Maricamp Road in reference to a commercial burglary, according to an incident report. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the […]

Silver Springs man arrested and charged with homicide

Charles Willoughby

A Silver Springs man was arrested Wednesday by Marion County sheriff;s deputies on a charge of second degree murder. On July 6, Marion County Sheriff’s Office detectives responded to 10450 SW 45th Avenue in Ocala to investigate a suspicious death, according to a media release. At that location, detectives discovered a man with two gunshot wounds to […]

Pair of air blowers worth $800 reportedly stolen from Ocala church

Christ Community Church in Ocala

A pair of air blowers worth $800 were reportedly stolen from an Ocala church Tuesday afternoon. Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to Christ Community Church located at 37 Dogwood Road in reference to a theft, according to an incident report. Upon arrival, a deputy made contact with someone from the church who said a blower […]

Rabies alert issued in Marion County after bite from infected cat

Marion County Health

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County has issued a rabies alert for Northwest Ocala/Marion County. This is in response to a bite from an infected cat on July 31. This rabies alert is for 60 days and includes the following area boundaries: –        North U.S. Highway 27 to the north –        West Highway 40 to […]