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Man jailed after allegedly stealing from employer to pay to feed his drug habit

A 29-year-old Fruitland Park man was jailed after allegedly stealing from his employer to pay to feed his drug habit. Scott Michael Bailey contacted law...

Competency evaluation ordered for Villager who attacked neighbors with bug spray

A competency evaluation has been ordered for a Villager who attacked his neighbors with bug spray. Sumter County sheriff’s deputies were called in April to...

Villager arrested in turkey costume poised to escape prosecution in shoplifting case

A Villager accused of stealing more than $1,000 in merchandise while dressed in a turkey costume is poised to escape prosecution in the case. Irene...

Stonecrester banned from Villages store after third arrest for theft in two years

A 73-year-old Stonecrester has been banned from a store in The Villages after her third theft arrest in two years. Last week in Lake County...

Lady Lake man ‘hearing voices’ jailed after threatening brother with knife

A 31-year-old Lady Lake man remained behind bars this weekend following his arrest last week on a warrant charging him with threatening his brother...

Intoxicated Fruitland Park man jailed after ripping cigarettes from mother’s hands

A Fruitland Park man was arrested Thursday night after a tussle over a pack of cigarettes with his mother turned violent. Fruitland Park police officers...

Paint-roll-tossing, possession-smashing Ocala man arrested on battery charge

An Ocala man who became so irate over noise in his kitchen that he threw a paint-roller at a 66-year-old woman was arrested Thursday...

Well-known realtor in The Villages ordered by judge to stay away from booze

A well-known realtor in The Villages has been ordered by a judge to stay away from booze. Scott William Hubbard, 47, who lives on...

Police notified of case of fraud at MVP Athletic Club in The Villages

Police were notified of a case of fraud at MVP Athletic Club in The Villages. The director of the MVP location at Spanish Springs Town...

Woman in car parked near woods arrested on multiple drug charges

A Silver Springs woman was arrested on multiple drug charges Monday after a Marion County sheriff’s deputy stopped to check a car parked near...

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