Marion County Sheriff's reports

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Man accused of robbery with knife in Walmart lot

By Jim Clark

A man was arrested Saturday, Oct. 16, after an armed robbery with a knife in the Walmart parking lot.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Ronald Edward Joyner of Southwest 38th Avenue was accused of robbery with a knife.

According to the report, the man approached a woman and put a knife to her face, demanding her purse. He then drove off in an SUV.

The Ocala Police Department saw the vehicle driving without a headlight and conducted a traffic stop in the 5700 block of State Road 200.

Eyewitnesses identified Joyner as the robber, and he was jailed.

A 75-year-old Dunnellon man was charged with commercial dumping. Joseph Daigle, of Southwest 136th Place, was allegedly dumping material from his landscaping business, and was seen in a wooded area on Southwest 80th Avenue.

An Ocala man was accused of DUI and refusal of a breath test after he was stopped for failing to stay in a single lane in the 7200 block of State Road 200.

Michael Dewayne Rooks, 55, was charged after he allegedly failed a field sobriety test and refused to give a breath sample.