Fort McCoy (WTFF) – A man is facing attempted homicide charges after shooting his neighbor during an argument about their dogs. Full Story »
Marion County (WTFF) – A man trying to back his boat into a lake ended up submerging his vehicle. Full Story »
(WTFF) – Put on extra pairs of socks before you step into your sandals this week, because Florida’s gonna get really f*cking cold and we’re all gonna die*. Full Story »
Michael Lee Britton, a 56-year-old Florida Man from Ocala, threw an Australian shepherd into oncoming traffic in 2016, according to The Miami Herald. He’s been in jail for more than a year, and will now serve two years probation.
The Ocala Star Banner reports that two vehicles hit the dog, “Yoshi,” causing internal injuries but no broken bones. Yoshi was able to run off after the incident.
Britton was living on the streets at the time. He told police that he saw an arrow in the dog’s side and he wanted to mercy kill the animal so it wouldn’t suffer anymore. An arrow wound was never found. Full Story »
Ocala (WTFF) – A man full of face tattoos was arrested after stealing a car.
Marion County deputies and their K-9 found the suspect in Ocala.
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BELLEVIEW, Fla. (AP) – Sounds of rapid machine gun and cannon fire cut though the Sunday morning quiet, sending members of a nearby Florida church diving for cover as they feared a repeat of the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. Full Story »
MARION COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) — A teen in central Florida is accused of impersonating a sheriff’s deputy by stealing his uniform and patrol car, all to impress his girlfriend.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office arrested 18-year-old Isael Ibrain Lima.
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UPDATE: A local anonymous tip claims that the 2 dead bodies had bullet holes in them, though news source have not stated that.
WEIRSDALE — Two bodies were found Saturday morning inside a vehicle parked in a Dollar General parking lot. As of 11:30 a.m., the Marion County Sheriff’s Office was not providing identities of the deceased or any information about how they died. Full Story »
From the Marion County Sheriff’s Office FB page:
“CRACK MONEY”: MAN STUFFS OVER $1,000 IN RECTUM IN ATTEMPT TO HIDE IT FROM DEPUTIES
To quote everyone’s mom, “Don’t put that in your mouth, you don’t know where it’s been!!” Full Story »
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A Marion County man attempted to sneak heroin into jail using his prosthetic leg, deputies said.
Deputies said William Conley, 53, was being booked into the Marion County Jail on Thursday when two deputies ordered him to remove his prosthetic leg so they could search it. Full Story »