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Sunday, April 14, 2024

Ocala man with marijuana arrested on probation violation

An Ocala man found with marijuana was arrested on a probation violation on Wednesday in Marion County.

Marcus Clanton
Marcus Clanton

Marion County sheriff’s deputies responded to the 1700 block of SE 180th Avenue and arrested 19-year-old Marcus Dwayne Clanton for an active violation of probation warrant.

While conducting a search of Clanton, deputies asked if he had anything on him to which Clanton responded “yeah.” Two plastic baggies that contained green leafy substances that field tested positive for marijuana were pulled from his front pocket.

He was placed under arrest and transported to the Marion County Jail.

Trump and the January 6 ‘hostages’

A reader from Milwaukee, in a Letter to the Editor, has something to say about former President Trump and the January 6 “hostages.”

Residents of Winifred will be forced to continue to live with unsafe situation

A Village of Winifred resident, who has been in the headlines, worries that he and his neighbors will be forced to continue to live with an unsafe situation.

When did we decide insulting our neighbors was part of politics?

A Village of McClure resident, in a Letter to the Editor, wonders when it was decided that insulting our neighbors was part of politics.

Resident receives non-compliance letter after failure to have ID at pickleball court

A Village of Pennecamp resident is outraged after his wife received a non-compliance letter for not carrying her ID to the pickleball courts.

Lack of cleanliness at swimming pool

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Lake Denham resident reports that her local pool is not being kept clean.