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Police/Courts

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for December 18

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office reports the following arrests:

    • Dec. 14, Iverson Tyrone Aiken, 23, Cross City, battery, resisting office. Bond $35,000.

    • Dec. 13, Shawn Daniel Bailey, 34, Williston, causing cruelty, death, pain or suffering to an animal. Bon $3,000.

    • Dec. 9, Michael Bivins, 45, Jennings, resisting arrest.

    • Dec. 10, Edmundo Trinidad Bocanegra, 60, Trenton, no motor vehicle registration, violating nonresident exemption driver's license. Bond $500.

  • What the abbreviations in the arrest reports mean

     n Driver’s License–DL

    n Driving While License Suspended or Revoked–DWLSR

    n Driving Under the Influence–DUI

    n Failure to Appear–FTA

    n Released on Own 

    n Recognizance–ROR

    n Resisting With 

    n Violence–RWV

    n Resisting Without Violence–RW/OV

    n Violation of Probation–VOP

  • Sheriff's office gets first deputy certified in drug program

    Levy County Deputy Sheriff Brandin Sullivan recently completed all the training requirements of the Drug Evaluation and Classification (DEC) Program, also known as the Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Program.  Sullivan became one of approximately 240 DREs in the State of Florida and is the first with the Levy County Sheriff’s Office. 

  • Williston man dies in accident

    A Williston man died Sunday shortly before 11 p.m. on Northeast 140th Street and County Road 150 when his 2000 Toyota van went off the road and he overcorrected to get back on the road and lost control, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

    Robert Earl Abrams, 57, was driving southbound on the road when he steered the van onto the west grass shoulder. He overcorrected to get back on to the road when his vehicle crossed both lanes and went on the opposite shoulder and overturned several times.

  • Woman arrested in pedestrian death

    A Dunnellon woman was arrested by Florida Highway Patrol troopers at her place of work on Thursday on charges of leaving the scene of a hit and run where pedestrian James Thomas Lowman, 69, of Morriston was killed.

  • Man's 3rd strike makes him sex predator

    A 21-year-old Williston man's third conviction since 2010 on sexual offenses against a minor under the age of 16 will result in him being labeled a sexual predator for the rest of his life and possibly cause him to lose his freedom for an undetermined amount of time.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for December 11

    Dorothy Ahm, 46, Old Town, petit theft, possession of drugs without prescription

    Paul Alexander, 36, Williston, 2 counts VOP

    Darin Michael Bell, 42, Cedar Key, felony act that could cause death

    Travis Evan Crabb, 32, Yankeetown, 2nd degree arson, burglary, larceny between $300-$5,000, 2 counts arson with bodily harm

    Michael Lamar Edmonds, 54, Chiefland, DWLSR

    Nichole Michelle Fain, 37, Inglis, VOP on grand theft

  • Van catches on fire in Williston

    No one was injured Dec. 4 when a minivan caught fire on NE 51st Terrace, Williston.

    The Levy Sheriff's Office, Williston Fire Department, Bronson Fire Department, Department of Public Safety Battalion 1, ALS-100 and Rescue 9 Bronson worked together to extinguish the flames.

  • FHP to crack down on aggressive drivers

    There’s little doubt what can happen during a collision between a passenger car and a tractor-trailer that weighs up to 40 tons. This week, the Florida Highway Patrol will start another phase of Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (T ACT), a safety campaign aimed at educating motorists on the dangers of aggressive driving when interacting with large trucks on the road.

  • Fanning Springs man dies in US 19 wreck

    A Fanning Springs man died shortly after midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 9, and two Chiefland residents were injured in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 19 and Northwest 150th Lane, according to a Florida Highway Patrol press release.

    Steven E. Wright, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene, and while Ekaterina E. Norris, 24, and William C. Rollinson, 26, both of Chiefland, sustained minor injuries and were treated at Shands Hospital in Gainesville.