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Marion County Sheriff's reports

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Man picks up woman, she allegedly steals car

By Jim Clark

A local woman who went to a man's house after an encounter in a local bar was accused of auto theft after she allegedly took his car and went to Jacksonville to buy drugs.

Jennifer Anne Turner, 47, of Southwest 139th Street, reportedly went to the home of the victim after they met at Our Place Saloon. The man went out back briefly, and when he came back the woman and his girlfriend's car were gone.

The girlfriend was being treated at a hospital in South Florida and was not home at the time.

Police traced the woman to her place of employment, a pet grooming facility, but she had called in and said she wouldn't be at work. After several back-and-forth attempts, she turned herself in on Nov. 3 and was charged with auto theft. The car had damage to back where she had apparently backed into a neighbor's vehicle.

In other arrests:

Jonathan Morel, 20, of Southwest 67th Avenue, was accused of retail grand theft and dealing in stolen property. He allegedly took three cell phones from the Radio Shack on the corridor where he worked, and then sold them.

Bryan Keith Redoute, 52, of Southwest 191st Court, was accused of assault on a law enforcement officer and disorderly conduct after an incident at TimberRidge Hospital.

John Michael Lindsey, 27, of Southwest 145th Street, was accused of criminal mischief after he allegedly broke the windows in another man's pickup truck.

Dana P. Cowart 24, of Hernando, was accused of retail petit theft after she allegedly took six baseball-style hats, four video games and a pair of shorts from Walmart.

Crystal A. Sinderson, 20, of Southwest 31st Court, was accused of retail petit theft after she allegedly took two packages of pillow cases from Walmart.