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Summerfield woman reports being victim of popular internet gift card scam

A 49-year-old Summerfield woman sought help from a Marion County sheriff’s deputy after discovering she'd been the victim of an internet scam.

25-year-old resident of The Villages arrested near Shay Gate

An oft-arrested 25-year-old resident of The Villages has landed back behind bars.

Man with extensive criminal record surrenders right before deputies bust into Summerfield home

Marion County sheriff’s deputies spent an hour outside a Summerfield home before a man being served a warrant finally surrendered.

Man behaving suspiciously arrested at Spanish Spring Town Square

A man who was behaving suspiciously was arrested at Spanish Spring Town Square.

Michigan snowbird reports car burglarized while parked at her home in The Villages

A Michigan snowbird reported her car was burglarized while it was parked at her home in The Villages.

Summerfield man jailed after deputy finds cache of pot concealed in vehicle’s trunk

A 19-year-old Summerfield man was arrested after a sheriff’s deputy found more than 30 grams of marijuana hidden in his vehicle.

Woman on probation for welfare fraud arrested after traffic stop in The Villages

A woman on probation for welfare fraud was arrested Tuesday night after a traffic stop in The Villages.

Villager decorated for Vietnam service cleared in altercation over dogs

A decorated Vietnam veteran has been cleared after an altercation over dogs this past November near his home in The Villages.

Woman jailed without bond after disturbance at home in The Villages

A woman who reportedly punched a man in the eye was arrested at a home in The Villages.

Road rage incident with firearm near The Villages prompts call for help

A man called 911 for help Tuesday after claiming to be a victim of a road rage incident involving a firearm on Hwy. 42 in Summerfield just outside the walls of The Villages.

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