• Body sought in Bronson

    A tip that a body might be found on a homesite near the Bronson Speedway has brought out Levy County Sheriff's deputies, the 8th Circuit Medical Examiner's Office, specially trained K-9 cadaver dogs and a team from the A.C. Pound Human Identification Lab worked through Wednesday night and Thursday to find and unearth the remains and investigate the suspicious death. 

    Postings to Facebook by neighbors said deputies brought in portable generators with lights to illuminate the site of the remains. 

  • 2 men shot at Bubba's Place; investigation continues


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    It's almost a whodunit as Levy County Sheriff's investigators try to piece together a shooting that wounded two men outside Bubba's Place in Fanning Springs at abut 2:10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, but it has been complicated as eyewitnesses were inebriated at the time.

    Sheriff's Sgt. Carl Rogers and Deputy Chase Gregory were on duty in the area when they heard a gunshot coming from the direction of Bubba’s Place.

  • Gun theft yields new arrest — a buyer

    The arrest of two people charged with the theft of guns from an elderly Chiefland person has led to another arrest — a man accused of buying the guns.

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office announced on Tuesday evening that Daniel Delaney, 44, of Chiefland on charges of dealing in stolen property and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Delaney became a suspect following the Wednesday, Oct. 14, arrests of Gary Vanwinkle and Samantha Corbin.

  • 6 juveniles arrested for burglary, theft

    Six Fanning Springs juveniles were arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 27, by LCSO Patrol Deputies after responding to a burglary scene at 7991 N.W. 168 Lane in Fanning Springs. LCSO Deputies C. Gregory and A. Hiers met with the victim who reported approximately $2,200 of electronics, silver coins and other valuables stolen from her home between Sept. 23-26. The victim immediately cast her suspicions on some neighborhood juveniles and provided deputies with some proof supporting her suspicion.

  • Teen arrested on child porn charge

    A 19-year-old has been arrested and charged with having sex with a 15-year-old, videoing it and sending one video to the girl's new boyfriend, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Office press release.

  • Sex predator registers in Williston

    Carlos Lanard Anthony, 35, has registered as a sexual predator with the Levy County Sheriff’s Office. Anthony is required by state law to notify law enforcement whenever he changes addresses.

    Anthony was convicted in 2005 in Pineallas County of lewd and lascivious molestation on a child under age 12. Anthony has registered his temporary change in address as: 11571 N.E. 65 Lane Williston.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for the week of Sept. 15

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

    • Sept. 6, Jeffrey Baggett, 41, Bronson, out of county warrant. Bond $500.

    • Sept. 7, Chuck Emerson Best, 46, Old Town, dealing in stolen property. Bond $30,000.

    • Sept. 6, Rhonda Kay Blaire, 53, Williston, out of county warrant.

    • Sept. 7, David Blevins, 30, Old Town, burglary not structure or conveyance. Bond $500.

    • Sept. 11, Ernest G. Brown, 61, Williston, using a deadly weapon. Bond $100,000.

  • Man arrested in RV park stabbing

    An argument between neighbors at Out of Towners RV Park on U.S. Highway 27A east of Williston on Saturday, Sept. 10, shortly before 6 p.m. has landed one man in the hospital and another in jail, according to the Levy County Sheriff’s Office press release.

  • Man arrested following cattle feed theft

    A man has been arrested following the report of a theft of cattle and other feeds by Alliance Dairy owners. The thefts took place over a period of months according to a Levy County Sheriff’s press release.

    James Jones, 45, who worked for Alliance for 6 months, was suspected following following an internal inquiry.

  • Sex predator registers new address

    On Aug. 12, David Emrick registered as a sexual predator with the Levy County Sheriff’s Office. By Florida law Emrick is required to notify law enforcement whenever he changes addresses.

    Emrick was convicted in 2009 in Levy County of lewd and lascivious battery on a child 12-15 years old.

    His address is 10453 N.E. 125 Ave., Archer in Levy County

    For a complete listing of all registered sexual predators and offenders residing in Levy County, or to search by zip code, visit www.fdle.state.fl.us and go to the sexual offender data base.