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Police/Courts

  • Motorcyclist in traffic death identified

    The 68-year-old man who died in a motorcycle accident on Sept. 15 has been indentified as Ewald Josef Hackenberger of Berlin, Germany.

    He is Levy County's 15th traffic fatality for 2013. 

  • Baby's mom to testify in drug death

     

  • Retired deputy spearheads charity drive

    In August, more than 100 pounds of drink can tabs or pop tops were delivered to the Ronald McDonald House Charities on behalf of Retired Levy County Sheriff's Office School Resource Deputy (SRO) Donna Roe and the Bronson Middle/High School. Before retiring in 2012, Roe instituted the community service drive at the Bronson Middle/High School where students were asked to collect and turn in pop tops in exchange for community service hours. These hours are needed to fulfill their requirements for the Bright Futures scholarships offered to high school Students.

  • Bronson woman dies in Saturday crash

    A one-vehicle crash at the Northeast 120th Street and Northeast 30th Street, a right-turn only intersection, on Saturday at 11 p.m. claimed the life of Cacie-Leigh Morgan, 23, of Bronson, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for September 12

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

  • Self defense class for women Saturday

    The Rape Aggression Women's Physical Defense program (R.A.D.) will take place Saturday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 21, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the College of Central Florida Levy Center at 114 Rogerts Blvd., in Chiefland.

  • Arrest reports and Most Wanted, week of 8-29-2013

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    • Aug. 19, David Charles Albritton, 38, Morriston, VOP battery.
    • Aug. 23, Cody James Blair, 22, Bronson, FTA, battery. Bond $31,000.
    • Aug. 25, Brian Lee Bowmer, 25, Old Town, disorderly intoxication. Bond $500.
    • Aug. 20, Joseph Jay Brocato, 49, Tampa, non support of children or spouse.
    • Aug. 21, Ryan Bullard, 25, West Palm Beach, battery.
    • Aug. 22, Gary Colon, 55, Williston, burglary, obstruction W/OV, theft. Bond $60,000.

  • One dead, one wounded in dispute

    A man who was served with a restraining order last week is dead after returning to the home he once shared with a woman and another man and getting into a shootout that left the other man wounded, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Department press release.

  • One dead, one wounded in domestic dispute

    A man who was served with a restraining order last week is dead after returning to the home he once shared with a woman and another man and getting into a shootout that left the other man wounded, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Department press release.

    John Paul Robinson, who has a criminal record dating back to 1977 according to the Florida Department of Corrections, is dead of a shotgun wound to his upper left shoulder. The other man in the incident is hospitalized with wounds to his lower extremities.

  • Firefighters get training on handling vehicle fires

    Levy County Department of Public Safety Firefighters from Station 2 in Morriston, Station 4 in Fowlers Bluff, Station 5 in Rosewood, Station 6 in  Yankeetown, and the Bronson Fire Department took advantage of the New Public Safety Complex to train on passenger vehicle fire suppression tactics.