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Villager with checkered legal past found passed out in golf cart behind The Sharon

A Villager with a history of DUI arrests was jailed Sunday night after he was found passed out in the driver’s seat of a golf cart parked outside the Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center.

Two dead in possible murder-suicide in Fruitland Park neighborhood

Fruitland Park Police officers are investigating a possible murder-suicide that took place late Sunday night.

Oxford man living near The Villages nabbed on outstanding drug warrants

An Oxford man who lives just outside the walls of The Villages was returned to Lake County on Thursday after being arrested in Marion County.

Fruitland Park man jailed after nasty battle with woman witnessed by scared kids

A Fruitland Park man was arrested last week after a violent battle with a woman that was witnessed by their two young children.

Woman won’t be prosecuted in battle with nephew in The Villages

A woman won’t be prosecuted in a battle in The Villages with her teenage nephew who was visiting from New Hampshire.

Prosecutor’s office 0-3 in cases involving Villager and troubled son

A 71-year-old Villager with a troubled adult son won’t be prosecuted in a drunk driving case.

Village of Woodbury woman jailed after crash in Belleview

A Village of Woodbury woman was arrested on DUI and drug possession charges after a two-vehicle crash in Belleview on Tuesday.

Suspect in theft of golf carts facing new charges after pawning silver coins

A suspect in the theft of golf carts in The Villages is facing new charges after allegedly pawning Silver Eagle coins.

Discount store manager foils bandit trying to steal variety of hygiene items

A Marion County sheriff’s deputy was called to a Summerfield discount store on Tuesday afternoon after a thief tried to make off with a variety of hygiene products.

Lake Panasoffkee man charged with homicide in death of Oxford woman

A Lake Panasoffkee man was arrested Thursday night in connection with a homicide that took place in Oxford this past Saturday.