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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.

Search under way for golf club thief who struck store near The Villages

Sumter County sheriff’s detectives are searching for a man who took a $500 club from a local golf store.

Wad of funny money turned into sheriff’s office in The Villages

A Groveland man traveled to The Villages to turn in a bag of counterfeit $100 bills he found.

75-year-old Stonecrester victim of fraud after sharing bank account information

A 75-year-old Stonecrest woman called a Marion County sheriff’s deputy for help earlier this week after realizing she’d been the victim of a telephone scam.

EMS crew treats 77-year-old’s injuries after alleged altercation with Villager

An EMS crew treated a 77-year-old’s injuries after an alleged altercation with a Villager.

90-year-old Villager free on bond after turning herself in to police

A 90-year-old Villager is free on $2,000 bond after turning herself into police.

Items stolen from Villager’s golf cart during trip to grocery store

An iPhone and garage door opener were among items stolen from a Villager’s golf cart when he made a trip to a grocery store.

Daily Sun newspaper box stolen from postal station in The Villages

A Daily Sun newspaper box was stolen from a postal station in The Villages.

19-year-old Leesburg student behind bars after admitting to sex with 14-year-old girl at school

A 19-year-old Leesburg High School student was arrested Tuesday after a 14-year-girl claimed the two engaged in sexual relations in a wooded area behind the school.

Shopper on scooter jailed in theft of nearly $2,000 in merchandise at store in...

A shopper on a scooter was arrested in the theft of nearly $2,000 in merchandise from a store in The Villages.

Wife arrested after allegedly attacking her husband in dispute over bowling

A wife was arrested after allegedly attacking her husband in a dispute over bowling.

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