• LCDPS promotes Prom Promise at CMHS

    On March 20, Chiefland Middle High School Students attended Prom Promise, an annual event held at the local high schools during the week of prom where students are asked to pledge not to use alcohol or drugs. 

  • Public Safety visits youth ranch

     The Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch, Caruth Camp located just north of Inglis, expects its camping facility to be full of young campers throughout the summer. The Caruth Summer Camp provides a wholesome atmosphere and positive camping experience for boys and girls ages 10-15.

    In an effort to prepare for emergency issues that may arise over the summer, several members of the Levy County Department of Public Safety visited the Ranch. 

  • Sheriff's Report for April 3

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

  • Sheriff's Report for March 27


  • Suspicious powder sent to Bronson attorney

    Monday's mail brought an unnerving surprise to Attorney Ronald W. Stephens and his staff at their Bronson office when an envelope yielded an unknown white/tan powder.

  • Crash in Raleigh sends 3 to hospital

    A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 41 and County Road 335 in the Raleigh community on Saturday at about 2 p.m. caused injuries serious enough to send three people to the hospital, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

    Lauren E. Strawn, 27, of Bronson, and her two passengers Emmalee Woodard, 9, and Lenla Fortner, 4, were transported to Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Strawn and Woodard were taken by ambulance and

    Fortner was airlifted.

    Cynthia A. Allen, 64, of Williston, sustained minor injuries.

  • Court dispositions published March 20

    n Valerie Ann Davenport, child neglect with great harm changed to child neglect, 364 days with credit for 323 days served. Must pay civil judgment, jail fund. 

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for March 20

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

  • Sexual predator changes address

    Johnny Jerome King, 71, convicted in Alachua County in 2004 of lewd or lascivious molestation victim under 12 years offender 18 or older has registered a Williston address with the Levy County Sheriff’s Office. By Florida law King is required to notify law enforcement whenever he changes addresses.

    King's new address as: 17193 N.E. 40th St., Williston, Fl.

    He was sentenced to 10 years and has been serving probation since 2012.

  • Man found dead in home

    An ederly man was found dead wrapped in a blanket and with the heater running at his Northwest 168th Street home on Wednesday, according to the Levy County Sheriff's Office. 

    Lt. Scott Tummond said a physician was signing the death certificate due to the man's health problems and no foul play is suspected in the death. He confirmed the man had been dead for several days.

    A friend alerted the authorities to the death.