Multiple Teens Injured After Running from Cops

This week we've had a number of crime problems in the Ocala area. This is your crime update for the week along with road closures. A number of stories related to crime seem to be the highlight of this week's news stories. The top story is a sinkhole at the Ocala Wetland Recharge Park.

Sinkhole causes 1.5 million gallons of reuse water to spill at Ocala Wetland Recharge Park
The Ocala Wetland Recharge Park reported a 1.5 million-gallon spill of public access reuse water on April 29 due to a sinkhole in one of its cells, its fifth spill since March 2021. In a press release, the city stated that the water involved in the spill has been “treated and presents no danger to t…
Multiple teens injured after fleeing from police officer, crashing into tree in Alachua County
Seven teenagers were injured, two critically, when their car struck a tree following a police chase on County Road 235 in Alachua County on Tuesday morning.
Ocala druglord previously arrested during traffic stop found guilty in federal court
Thomas supplied the drugs in Summerfield and distributed them out to smaller operations.
Lane and sidewalk closures along S Magnolia Avenue beginning this week
Due to a resurfacing project, there will be lane and sidewalk closures in place along S Magnolia Avenue, from State Road 40 to SE 8th Street, beginning on May 4 through September 30. An open traffic lane will be maintained for the duration of the project.

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Dustin Terry

Dustin Terry

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