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19-year-old masked teen arrested in stickup that netted $48 at service station in Ocala | Villages-News.com

In video surveillance, the suspect can be seen entering the store with a black mask concealing the bottom of his face and holding a firearm in his right hand. The masked bandit jumped over the counter and, while pointing the firearm at the employee, demanded that she open the register. He then deman

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 19:28:51

Deputies looking for missing and endangered Ocala girl

Marion County Sheriff's Office has issued a missing/endangered alert for 12-year-old Alexus Serrano.Seranno was last seen on Monday at a home located in the 11000 block of Southwest 58th Circle in Ocala at around 4:30 p.m., according to the news release.She walked away from the home in an unknown di


OPD gives to fight addiction

OCALA, Fla., (WCJB) --The Ocala Police Department donated $5,000 to an addiction treatment facility called The Centers yesterday and pledged $5,000 more in October. The centers treats over twelve thousand people each year.TV20's Olana Osborn reports how the centers is benefitting from law enforcemen

WCJB - 2018-08-15 18:06:00

Business In Ocala Catches Fire

"It definitely could have got bad if they didn't get here soon enough. it could have definitely spread to the other buildings, which was one of my biggest concerns, a bunch of people losing their businesses," said Tim Raines, a witness from the business next door.

WCJB - 2018-08-15 00:09:00

Arrest made in armed robbery at gas station

Dondre Green, 19, is charged with robbery with a firearm after investigators said he held up a Kangaroo Express Valero, located at 3232 W Silver Springs Blvd., on Wednesday.

FOX35ORLANDO.COM - 2018-08-15 23:36:00

Ocala women, 22 and 28, die in crash on I-75

MARION COUNTY, Fla.- An Ocala woman died in a crash on Interstate 75 on Monday, following a four-vehicle crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said.


Man jailed after paying phone bill with stolen child support credit card | Villages-News.com

Lloyd Jeremy Sails has been arrested on charges of burglary, petit theft and fraudulent use of a credit card, according to an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Department.

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 15:42:44

Lady Lake man claims $500,000 lottery prize | Villages-News.com

Jose Hernandez Hernandez, of Lady Lake, purchased his winning scratch-off lottery ticket at the Lady Lake Chevron Quick Mart on N. Hwy. 27/441.

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 16:12:20

SWAT Team Responds To Ocala Home

Ocala Police Department SWAT team and Hostage Negotiator were called out to a home located at the 5300 block of SW 49th Avenue off of state road 200 Monday evening.Detectives were investigating a robbery earlier in the day that resulted in several firearms being stolen and lead officers to the resid


Ocala man killed in single-car crash on County Road 42 | Villages-News.com

John Saltis III, 39, was traveling east on CR 42 in a 2008 Honda Civic at about 2:30 a.m. when he veered onto the north grass shoulder of the roadway and collided with a metal gate, wooden fence and a tree. His car overturned twice in the front yard of a home at 12737 CR 42 and then struck a fence l

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 15:12:02

Disturbance inside vehicle leads to woman’s arrest on drug charges | Villages-News.com

When deputies arrived at the residence located in the 3600 block of N. Hwy. 314A, they found three people in the vehicle, including 47-year-old Suzanne Sharie Greathouse. During a subsequent search of the car, deputies located a small black makeup bag on the rear passenger seat that Greathouse said

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 20:23:40

Paying 86 cents for four pairs of shoes lands Wal-Mart shopper in jail | Villages-News.com

A Marion County sheriff’s deputy was called to the store, located at 17961 S. Hwy. 27/441, after a loss prevention officer reported seeing 34-year-old Cillane Carol Beauchamp acting suspiciously in the shoe section of the store. He told the deputy that he watched Beauchamp select a few pairs of shoe

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 14:53:57

SWAT surrounded home on suspicion of stolen guns

OCALA, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL)- SWAT surrounded a home in Ocala over suspicions of stolen guns.Officers showed up to the home on 49th Avenue on Monday night. They say they are working to get a search warrant for the home.In the meantime, five people were arrested.


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VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 15:03:27

Umpire Clinic at Saddlebrook Softball Complex - Villages-News: News, events, classifieds in The Villages, FL

An Umpire Clinic will be held on Monday, Aug. 20, at 10 a.m. at the Saddlebrook Softball Complex. This will be an on-field clinic going over umpire mechanics, positioning and discussing softball scenarios.


FHP: I-75 accident leaves two dead

OCALA, Fla., (WCJB) --Around 1 this afternoon there was a deadly crash on I-75 northbound.


Waterfall along the Sumter Landing Walking Trail in The Villages | Villages-News.com

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VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 15:07:57

Summerfield realtor arrested on sexual molestation charges involving three juvenile brothers | Villages-News.com

Heather Ann Reyes, 40, of Belleview, was taken into custody and booked into the Marion County Jail on Thursday night on two counts of sexual battery (familial custody) and two counts of lewd or lascivious behavior. Reyes works for First American International, locatedin Summerfield.


Deputies quickly nab five suspects after burglary at Ocala auto sports dealership | Villages-News.com

Marion County sheriff’s deputies were called to Martin’s Yamaha, located at 4050 North U.S. Hwy. 441, at about 4:20 a.m. after an employee saw five people on the store’s surveillance video who were trying to break into the business. The masked suspects entered the property by jumping the fence and s


President Trump signs measure raising pay for nation’s military | Villages-News.com

President Trump has signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 into law. In doing this the President is keeping another campaign promise to rebuild and restore our military readiness. This is the earliest the bill has been passed and signed into law in