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Crime, police reports, accident reports, police blotter in The Villages, Florida and surrounding communities. Local police department press releases and alerts, local citations for golf cart DUI’s, robberies and more in The Villages, Lady Lake, Fruitland Park, Wildwood and Oxford, Florida.

Villager lands behind bars after caught riding motorcycle-style scooter

A Villager landed behind bars after he was caught riding a motorcycle-style scooter.

Vending machine pried open at Paradise Recreation Center

A vending machine was pried open at Paradise Recreation Center.

Man who once disrupted Villages BBQ Bash jailed after battle over dogs

A Summerfield man who once interfered with the annual BBQ Bash in The Villages is behind bars in the Marion County Jail after battling with a woman over his dogs.

Homeless man arrested after allegedly stealing Curley’s BBQ pork at store in Lady Lake

A homeless man was arrested after allegedly stealing Curley’s BBQ pork at a store in Lady Lake.

Man arrested after altercation over photo of license plate at Publix in the Villages

A man was arrested after an attack over a photo of his license plate at a Publix grocery store in The Villages.

Marion deputy responds to Villages home after accusations against live-in caretaker

A Marion County sheriff’s deputy was called to a home in The Villages on Sunday after the Department of Children and Families received an anonymous tip with accusations against an elderly couple’s live-in caretaker.

Wildwood man arrested in theft of golf cart at Lowe’s

A Wildwood man has been arrested in the theft of a golf cart at Lowe’s on U.S. Hwy. 441 in Lady Lake.

Sumter deputies searching for bandit who ripped off cell phone at Villages Wal-Mart

Sumter County sheriff’s deputies are seeking help in identifying a bandit who stole a cell phone from the Wal-Mart Supercenter in The Villages.

Argument between Summerfield neighbors turns ugly when woman pulls out handgun

A Summerfield woman was jailed Sunday night after an argument with a neighbor took a nasty turn involving a handgun.

Barefoot man tasered after strange behavior at church in The Villages

A barefoot man who was behaving strangely was tasered at a church in The Villages.

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