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77-year-old man arrested after alleged attack on woman in Village of Pinellas

A 77-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning after an alleged attack on a woman in the Village of Pinellas. The woman called 911 at around...

Villager reports theft of iPhone, charger from golf cart while playing round of golf

A Villager has reported the theft of an iPhone 6 and charger from his golf cart while he played a round of golf here...

Perkins employee arrested during lunch shift at restaurant in The Villages

A Perkins Restaurant & Bakery employee was arrested while working the lunch shift at the eatery here in The Villages. Dawnette Dale Goldsmith, 30, was...

Man arrested at Circle K at Southern Trace

A man was arrested Wednesday night at the Circle K at Southern Trace Plaza in The Villages. Sumter County sheriff’s deputies were called to investigate...

Security cameras missing from local church in wake of popular Greek festival

Security cameras are missing from a local church in the wake of a popular Greek festival held there. A member of the Parish Council at...

Woman wielding candlestick holder arrested after alleged attack on her live-in boyfriend

A woman wielding a crystal candlestick holder was arrested after an alleged attack on her live-in boyfriend. Lake County sheriff’s deputies were called Wednesday morning...

DNA obtained from vehicle’s airbag ties man to hit-and-run deaths of two pedestrians

The Ocala Police Department has arrested a 29-year-old suspect in connection with a fatal hit and run that took the lives of two pedestrians...

71-year-old woman arrested in Village of Amelia after crashing open door with chair

A 71-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday night in the Village of Amelia after crashing open a door with a chair. Sumter County sheriff’s deputies were...

Golf cart stolen from Villages hotel had been rented by visitor from Wisconsin

A golf cart stolen from a Villages hotel had been rented by a visitor from Wisconsin. A man with a lengthy criminal history, 32-year-old Jonathan...

Bogus $100 bill leads to arrest at Family Dollar store in Wildwood

A man who attempted to pass a bogus $100 bill was arrested Tuesday night at the Family Dollar store in Wildwood. Herbert Mickler Dyal III,...

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