• Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for the week of Nov. 19

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

    •Nov. 10, Billy Houston Barlow, 30, Arcadia, non support of children or spouse.

    •Nov. 14, Bobbie Ann Britt, 50, Chiefland, battery, battery on officer. Bond $1,500.

    •Nov. 13, Kevin Geovany Campos, 20, Trenton, operate motor vehicle W/O valid license, possession of marijuana. Bond $2,000.

    •Nov. 13, Brian Marc Elliott, 47, Inglis, grand theft, deal in stolen property. Bond $10,000.

  • Pedestrian dies in Levy accident

    An O'Brien man died after jumping from a road median into a travel lane in front of a vehicle on State Road 55 just south of Northwest 150th Street on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 8:55 p.m. according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

    Michael David Robinette, 35, of O'Brien, died after being struck by a 2011 GMC Sierra headed north in the inside travel lane of SR55. Both the pedestrian and the vehicle came to a stop in the left turn lane.

  • Chiefland driver cited in accident

    Friday the 13th was not kind to a Chiefland man who was cited for failure to yield the right of way after his SUV collided with a pickup truck and trailer on U.S. Highway 27A and County Road 347 on Friday, Nov. 13 at 4:15 p.m., according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

    Dennis Andrews, 79, of Chiefland was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox and crossing the median on U.S. 27A to turn left onto CR 347 when he failed to observe a 2012 GMC Sierra towing a trailer operated by Barry Jones, 58, of The Villages.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for the week of Nov. 12

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

    •Nov. 8, Daniel Nathan Boykin, 36, Bronson, battery. Bond $10,000.

    •Nov. 5, Elijah T. Butsch, 37, Morriston, battery. Bond $50,000.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for the week of Nov. 5

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

    •Oct. 29, Joseph Ray Ainsworth, 21, Bronson, out of county warrant.

    •Oct. 30, Macaela Linsey Allen, 21, Middleburg, DWLSR. Bond $2,000.

    •Oct. 27, John Arcangeli, 31, Wildwood, DWLSR, grand theft. Bond $55,000.

    •Oct. 28, Teresa Elizabeth Betts, 28, Chiefland, DWLSR. Bond $1,000.

    •Oct. 27, Kristi D. Cooprider, 27, Inglis, two counts driving with expired license. Bond $1,000.

  • Educator turns self in to Levy on exposure charge in Marion

    Patrick J. Sasnett, 37, a dean at Evergreen Elementary School in Marion County, has been charged with exposing himself after a 44-year-old grandmother complained to authorities.

  • Fanning man arrested on assault, drug charges

    Levy County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jermaine Carl Curtis, 32, on assault, drug and false imprisonment charges that stem from an incident in the Fanning Springs area that happened on Oct. 4. 

    A woman reported going to Curtis' home to purchase illegal narcotics from him but during the deal Curtis grabbed her, moved her into another room where he took more than $1,000.00 in cash rom her, beat her and threatened her with a firearm.

  • FWC reports for Levy County
  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for the week of Oct. 29

    The Levy County Sherif's Office reported the following arrests:

    •Oct. 22, Mark Ebert Blevins, 30, Old Town, public order crimes, petit theft. Bond $2,000.

    •Oct. 24, Billy Bowers, 39, Chiefland, brawling. Bond $10,000.

    •Oct. 23, Donato Enrique Bruno, 29, Williston, battery. Bond $25,000.

    •Oct. 20, Thomas Edward Burnett, 42, New Port Richey, VOP.

    •Oct. 21, Bobby Dwayne Carnley, 30, Old Town, assault. Bond $15,000.

  • Gold coin theft - a mystery

    A Chiefland couple has reported the theft of 20 gold coins valued at $24,589, stored under a bed in a guest room, has gone missing from their home sometime between April and early September and the Chiefland Police Department is investigating the case as grand theft.

    The couple, in their 80s, said family, friends and a cleaning lady have been in the home during that time period. And they said the cleaning person, who has worked for them for five years, had a key to the home.