4 teens, including 2 arrested in death of 16-year-old boy, face charges in Ocala drive-by shooting
Four Florida teens, including two arrested earlier this month in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy in Belleview, were taken into custody after a drive-by shooting in an Ocala neighborhood, according to police.
1 hospitalized after fire engulfs Belleview mechanic shop
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A mechanic shop in Marion County is covered in ashes after an intense fire broke out Wednesday morning. Marion County Fire Rescue was dispatched around 6:46 a.m. to a shop in Belleview. Ad(Courtesy of Marion County Fire Rescue) (Copyright 2020 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.) Photos from the scene show the building was engulfed in flames as crews battled the fire. (Courtesy of Marion County Fire Rescue) (Copyright 2020 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)
PHOTOS: Marion firefighters save woman, dogs from motel blaze
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – Marion County Fire Rescue says its firefighters saved a woman who was confined to her bed and two dogs from a raging fire at a motel in Belleview Friday evening. Marion County firefighters rescued two small dogs from a fire at the Vin Mar Motel. (Marion County Fire Rescue)Crews made sure the flames didn’t spread to adjoining rooms and by about 6:40 p.m., the fire was deemed under control. “I could be no prouder of the men and women of Marion County Fire Rescue this evening. Our firefighters did exactly what our citizens expect in carrying out our mission of saving lives and protecting property.
Woman, 58, killed in Marion County hit-and-run; SUV, driver sought
A 58-year-old Belleview woman was struck and killed Monday morning in a hit-and-run crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The fatal crash was reported at 6:16 a.m. on SE 112th Street Road near SE 50 Avenue Road[TRENDING: 10-foot bull shark attacks snorkeler in Fla. | Seminole High School student killed in crash | Fla. strip club fights to lower dancer age to 18]The FHP said a dark gray or silver-colored Dodge Durango was traveling west on SE 112th Street Road and hit the woman while she was crossing the road. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said. The SUV, which likely has damage to its front end or hood, did not stop and drove away west on SE 112th, troopers said. Anyone with information about the vehicle or driver is asked to call the FHP at 800-387-1290 or call Marion Stoppers Crime Stoppers at 352-368-7867.
Body found along Belleview road, Marion County deputies say
BELLEVIEW, Fla. – Deputies are investigating after a body was found along a Belleview road, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators said the body was discovered along Campbell Road Monday afternoon, but no additional details were immediately available. Deputies said the investigation is in its early stages. This is a developing story. Stay with News 6 for updates.
Marion County deputies concerned for missing woman’s safety after unknown person answers her phone
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies are searching for a missing and endangered Belleview woman who was last seen earlier in the week, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Sandra Gordon, 35, left her home in the late evening hours Sunday or the early morning hours Monday, and has not been heard from since. Officials said Gordon is driving a 2010 dark blue Chevrolet Traverse with a possible Tennessee tag, CCW041. Gordon is described as being 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 126 pounds, with hazel eyes and red hair. Anyone who sees Gordon or may know where she may be is urged to immediately call 911.
Marion fire rescue sends out safety reminder after mobile home fire
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – The Marion County Fire Rescue said crews were dispatched to a mobile home fire on the 4800 block of 100th Street in Belleview around 12:12 a.m. on Wednesday. The origin of the fire was centered on the chimney area, according to the fire rescue. Rescue 518 arrived on scene at 12:17am to find the double-wide mobile home with smoke coming from the eves. Additional firefighters from Belleview Station #18, Spruce Creek Station #30 and Shady Station #16 arrived shortly after. Hooligans" Bart Walker Posted by Marion County Fire Rescue on Tuesday, December 3, 2019The fire rescue said crews contained the fire to the chimney area.