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Friday, May 7, 2021

Crime

Villager enters plea in alleged Whopper-throwing racial tirade at Burger King

A 77-year-old Villager has entered a plea in an alleged Whopper-throwing racial tirade at the Burger King restaurant at Trailwinds Village in Wildwood. We've got an update on the story which has garnered nationwide attention.

Villager pulls gun on ex-wife allegedly threatening him with golf club

A Villager held his ex-wife at gunpoint until police arrived after she allegedly threatened him with a golf club.

Oxford Oaks woman with large cache of drugs arrested at Sam’s Club

An Oxford Oaks woman with a large quantity of drugs was arrested at Sam’s Club in Lady Lake.

Suspect arrested with THC oil and vape pens in Village of St. James

A man was arrested with THC oil and vape pens during a traffic stop in the Village of St. James.

Summerfield man claims his pants with drugs in pocket belong to somebody else

A Summerfield man who was wanted on an outstanding warrant and claimed to be wearing someone else’s pants found himself behind bars Tuesday on additional charges.

Licenseless Summerfield man popped after driving motorcycle on sidewalk

A Summerfield man with no driver’s license was jailed Tuesday after a Marion County sheriff’s detective spotted him riding his motorcycle on a sidewalk.

Village of Hawkins woman arrested after alleged threats against man friend

A Village of Hawkins woman was arrested after alleged threats against her man friend.

Driver nabbed with 11 grams of marijuana in traffic stop on County Road 466

A Summerfield man wanted on a warrant was nabbed with 11 grams of marijuana on County Road 466.

Woman jailed on DUI charge after reporting window broken out in her vehicle

A woman was arrested on a drunk driving charge after reporting a window had been broken out in her vehicle.

Driver escapes prosecution in reported road rage incident in The Villages

A Spruce Creek South resident will not be prosecuted in a reported road rage incident in a roundabout in The Villages.

Suspect arrested in theft of items during car burglary in Wildwood

A suspect has been arrested in the theft of items during a car burglary in Wildwood.

Villager jailed after gal pal claims bamboo stick attack during heated argument

A 32-year-old Villager found himself behind bars Monday after his lady friend claimed he attacked her with a large bamboo stick during a heated altercation.

Summerfield man nabbed in Belleview behind wheel of stolen rental vehicle

A Summerfield man found himself behind bars Monday morning after a Marion County sheriff’s K-9 deputy spotted him driving a rental vehicle that had been reported stolen in Orlando.

Pair of women arrested after vehicle strays onto railroad tracks in Wildwood

A pair of women was arrested after their vehicle strayed onto railroad tracks in Wildwood.

Summerfield man chased down after bolting from deputies at mattress store

A Summerfield man was chased down after bolting from Sumter County sheriff’s deputies at a mattress store.

Summerfield woman and guy pal nabbed ripping off catalytic converter at preschool

A Summerfield woman and her Ocklawaha man friend were jailed Friday after Marion County sheriff’s detectives reported catching them in the act of stealing a catalytic converter from a vehicle at an Ocala preschool.

Villager arrested in alleged Whopper-throwing racial tirade

A 77-year-old Villager was arrested in an alleged racial tirade after throwing her Whopper sandwich at a Burger King employee.

Villager driving Lexus with NY plates crashes into pole at Publix Liquor

A Villager driving a Lexus SUV with New York license plates was arrested after crashing into a light pole at a Publix Liquor store in The Villages.