Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested, fired

Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested, fired

A Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy, who was allegedly in the FTO program, was fired after he was arrested for domestic battery. Jaime Lopez, 22, was arrested Tuesday following reports that he, on several occasions, physically abused and threatened a woman, 21, who he had previously been romantically involved with. In an email to Ocala […]

Man says woman didn’t clean, cook while he worked

Man says woman didn’t clean, cook while he worked

An Ocala man was arrested Thursday after he struck the mother of his children with a golf club. According to the Ocala Police Department, Darnell Gregory Headings, 31, said he came home from work to find that the house was a mess and that, no food had been prepared for him. Headings then began to argue […]

Crystal River couple arrested after man was badly beaten, plot twist

Crystal River couple arrested after man was badly beaten, plot twist

Crystal River — On Saturday, deputies responded North Seagull Point in reference to a domestic battery. A man and woman were arrested after they attacked and severely beat a man while it was being recorded. According to the arrest affidavits, Daulton Wayne Upchurch, 22, was arrested Saturday and charged with Aggravated Battery – Intentionally Causes Great […]

Woman goes into jealous rage, tries to kill her baby’s father

Woman goes into jealous rage, tries to kill her baby’s father

An Orlando woman was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder and Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon after she tried to stab her baby’s father. Police say Gabrielle Nunez, 21, and her boyfriend, who is not being named, had just finished having sex and that her boyfriend had fallen asleep. While the boyfriend was sleeping […]

Man re-arrested while incarcerated, harassing domestic violence victim

Man re-arrested while incarcerated, harassing domestic violence victim

Dunnellon — A man was re-arrested while in jail and charged with Violation of Condition of Pretrial Release (when the original arrest was for domestic violence) and Tampering or Harassment of a Witness/Victim/Informant. Thomas Burnett has been in jail for domestic battery against the victim since May 9, 2019. Following his arrest, Burnett was ordered […]

Two dead in Crystal River following domestic dispute

Two dead in Crystal River following domestic dispute

Crystal River — Details have just been released in a June shooting involving a man and his wife. On June 7, deputies were dispatched to the 4600 block of North Tallahassee Road, after a caller reported hearing multiple gunshots. The caller told dispatchers that she saw the suspect, later identified as Brian Kelley Brannon, 46, […]

Woman confronted for cheating, arrested

Woman confronted for cheating, arrested

A Citrus County woman was arrested in Marion County after she failed to show up for a court date. Deputies responded to the home of Alexis Dawn Poppen, 23, after receiving a domestic disturbance call. According to reports, Poppen’s fiancé had confronted her after he was made aware that she had been cheating on him. […]

Man batters girlfriend for working late

Man batters girlfriend for working late

On December 6, Ocala police responded to Berkeley Pointe Apartments in reference to an assault. When police arrived, they saw a woman, later identified as the victim, standing outside with blood on her shirt. The victim had blood coming from her face, mouth, and neck. The victim told police that during an argument, her boyfriend, […]