Public Records

  • Marion County Sheriff's reports

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests on the State Road 200 Corridor:

    Rocky Maysonet, 39, of Northwest 61st Court, Ocala, was accused of retail grand theft at Walmart after allegedly taking a computer out the garden exit without paying for it.

    Joseph N. Cangelosi, 59, was accused of simple domestic battery after an incident at his home in which he yelled at the victim, who was putting a scratch restorer on a car, that the victim was putting “poison” on his car.

  • Marion County Sheriff's reports

    Between Feb. 10 and March 17, numerous car burglaries occurred in the Westwind Trails and Saddle Oak neighborhoods. Detective Ed Mobley of the Southwest District Office began investigating the incidents and obtained several leads.

    An undercover surveillance operation was initiated for a period of time, watching the suspects.

  • Marion County Sheriff's reports

    A father and son haven gotten themselves in trouble with the law over possession of marijuana.

    Deputies went to a Bahia Oaks home on March 9 to retrieve an item in an unrelated case, but a view through the front window of the home resulted in a pair of arrests.

    When deputies arrived, they saw, through a front window, a man attempting to light a cigar filled with marijuana, which officials said is commonly called a “blunt.”

  • Marion County Sheriff's reports

    Two men were given notices to appear on March 2 after they were allegedly observed taking two shirts from Beall’s.

    According to a report from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Matthew Scott Seiler, 20, Northeast 70th Street, and Clifford Woodrow Boseman III, 22, of Southeast 58th Court, Summerfield, took the shirts from the store off State Road 200 near County Road 484 on March 2. They were detained by the loss presevention officer at the store.

  • Law enforcement reports

    A 17-year-old Ocala girl has been arrested by Marion County Sheriff’s detectives on a felony charge of aggravated cyberstalking of a victim under the age of 16.

    Shannon Marie Mitchell allegedly took photos of the younger girl off a popular social Web site and posted it on a porn site, along with the girl’s name, age and phone number. She allegedly posted comments along with the pictures. According to detectives, the victim then received numerous text messages and cell phone calls from grown men asking for sexual favors and nude pictures.

  • Marion County Sheriff's reports

    A Valentine’s Day theft of a large-screen television was allegedly cleared with the arrest last Thursday of a Dunnellon man.

    According to a report from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Det. Ed Mobley arrested Gary P. Forsythe, 29, of Southwest 157th Lane, on Feb. 18, after he was implicated in the theft.

    According to the report, Forsythe, allegedly helped by an unidentified accomplice, was able to get the television out of Wal-Mart.

    The report reads that Forsythe admitted to the theft and said he traded the television for crack cocaine.

  • Marion County Sheriff's reports

    People are starting to leave their vehicles unlocked overnight again, and as a result, burglaries are being reported to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. All of those below occurred in Westwind Acres.

    Two vehicles parked in Westwind acres were illegally entered overnight on Feb. 10-11, and electronics and cash were taken. Both vehicles were in the same yard on Southwest 64th Avenue.

    Sometime between Feb. 10 and Feb. 12, an unlocked vehicle on Southwest 62nd Avenue in Westwind Acres was entered and electronics were taken.

  • Eight tractors stolen

    At approximately 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8, deputies responded to Ocala Tractor, 5841 N. Highway 441, after the business owner reported a theft that occurred over the weekend. The owner reported that someone had cut the chain link fence and stole eight new “New Holland” tractors, still in the shipping crates and valued at more than $104,000. The missing tractors did not have tires on them.

  • Blockbuster burglarized

    A Corridor Blockbuster Video store was burglarized sometime between closing on Sunday, Jan. 31, and opening on Monday morning.

    According to a report from the Sheriff’s Office, someone entered the store at 8585 S.W. State Road 200 in Steeplechase Plaza, and took cash that was locked in a safe, as well as a radio/CD player and three games. The suspect disabled the alarm system and the phones, which affected the business next door, but Blockbuster was the only store burglarized.

  • Big TV means big trouble

    An Ocala woman was arrested Jan. 21 and accused of taking a big screen television from her residence. The TV allegedly belonged to her ex-roommate’s fiancé.

    Jody L. Hiers, 30, of Northeast 12th Terrace, was accused of taking the TV from a residence on Southwest 117th Lane Road, a rental house that is being foreclosed, forcing everyone to move.

    The television, with an estimated value of $1,400, was reportedly taken to the home of the suspect’s mother, who made arrangements to return it to the victim.

    Hiers was released on $2,000 bond.