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in marion county, chris hush, jason: this morning we' re carjacker is out of the hospital. he allegedly stole a woman' with her dog still inside before crashing. we spoke to a man who ran to help him. >> i pulled the dashboard off and he was laying right there behind the seats. i reached out and grabbed by his arms and pulled away from the car as soon as his feet clear the car, the fire went right through there. the all car when on fire. jason: deputies say 18-year-old andre pomerleau got into a woman' s car while she was stopped at a light near deland yesterday morning. they say pomerleau crashed into a power pole several miles away. >> the car burst into flames, you probably a 20 foot flames coming out of the car. jason: no word on pomerleau' s condition. the golden retriever in the car ran to a nearby home. he was united with his owner hours later. there is renewed air -- effort by the sanford police and community leaders to make the streets safer. this is in response to several recent killings which of not members of the police department joined you local pastors at sec
an arrest report says the men beat banks to death, believing he raped one of their girlfriends. angela: fire destroyed a home in marion county this morning. these images were given to us to use by the county' s fire rescue service. it happened in ocklawaha. right now, it' s unclear if anyone was inside when it happened or what caused the fire to spark. marion county investigators have turned the investigation into the death of a florida man over to putnam county deputies. the remains of thomas lombardo were found in the ocala national he was reported missing back in january. police say fingerprints taken forest match with lombardo' so far, there' s no word how he died, but putnam county investigators think he was killed there and his body brought here. jim: tonight, a local woman is hoping to persuade governor rick scott to sign a bill that would help families of first responders that died on the job. orange county deputy scott pine was killed in the line of duty two years ago. his wife bridget and his three children received almost nothing when he died, because pine was enrolle
away. >> john: also marion county investigators are looking for answers after finding human remains in two locations miles apart. >> amy: one scene is in the ocala national forest. the other one is in hickory track drive in ocala. they found a body in a grave along forest road 50 in the national forest. on sunday, a hunter found a skulker bone, and clothing in they do not believe that the two discoveries are related. they are working to identify the remains. >> john: dea teamed up with local officers for operation crackdown. that's what they called it.xx and they busted five homes. they were close to mount dora middle or high school. they found marijuana, prescription drugs and multiple gun, including one that was apparently stolen out of orlando. >> amy: a boutique shop seriously damaged in a fire. take a look the a the these pictures from ocala firefighters. they the flames were pouring out of the first and second floor. the owner was safely outside. the store happens to the owner's home. no one was home at the time. cause of the fire is still under investigation. >> amy: donald t
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