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Police/Courts

  • Man charged in truck theft

    Brian Lloyd Sutherland, 47,  is charged with grand theft auto in connection with the theft of a 1995 white Dodge Dakota truck  from a Williston residence on March 8, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Office press release.
    Sheriff's Deputy Scott Stancil tracked footprints from the victim's home to Sutherland's residence, but Sutherland denied being involved.

  • Two arrested on multiple drug charges

    A woman who had her one-year-old infant in her truck while she and a man purchased oxycodone was arrested March 7 on child neglect and other charges along with her companion, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Office press release.
    The Levy County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force conducted an undercover drug operation in the Chiefland area that resulted in the arrest of Tracy James Smith, 37, of Alachua, and Kelly Michelle Colson, 26, of Fanning Springs

  • Sheriff’s reports & Most Wanted for March 15

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n March 6, Jerry Donovan Arnold, 34, Inglis, two out of county warrants.
    n March 6, Lloy Frances Balboni, 42, Old Town, possession of drug equipment, possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver, abuse without great harm to child, possession of controlled substance without a prescription. Bond $60,000.
    n March 9, Tiffany E. Berry, 40, Bronson, battery.
    n March 6, Clayton Thomas Cannon, 33, Dunnellon, out of county warrant.

  • Hunt to head new sheriff's unit

    Levy County Sheriff's Lt. Shawn Hunt has been named to the first Agriculture/Marine Unit in the department.
    Citizens have never had a full time ag/marine Investigator to work with farmers, timber business owners and clam farms in Cedar Key.  The duties will consist of investigating any Ag-related crimes, educating the farmers by giving crime prevention tips and community policing

  • Sheriff names Ott watch commander

    Levy County Sheriff's Sgt. Perry Ott has been promoted to lieutenant and watch commander in the Uniform Patrol Division.  His duties are to supervise the Alpha Company and assist in executive decisions within the agency.
    Ott began his career with the Levy County Sheriff's Office in 1989.  He is a native Floridian and lives in the Chiefland area.  During Ott's tenure, he has worked in the Uniform Patrol Division. 

  • Sheriff’s reports & Most Wanted for March 8

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the  following arrests:
    n March 4, Stephen Michael Baker, 20, Inglis, battery. Bond $30,000.
    n March 1, Constance Bergey,  24, Boca Raton, two VOP. Bond $5,000.
    n Feb. 29, Craig Alfonzo Brown,  39, Williston, FTA. Bond $1,000.
    n March 3, Kenneth Cowart, 18, Williston, burglary and grand theft. Bond $60,000.
    n March 2, Harold Monroe Dallas, 24, Williston, possession of marijuana.

  • Sheriff’s reports & Most Wanted for March 8

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the  following arrests:
    n March 4, Stephen Michael Baker, 20, Inglis, battery. Bond $30,000.
    n March 1, Constance Bergey,  24, Boca Raton, two VOP. Bond $5,000.
    n Feb. 29, Craig Alfonzo Brown,  39, Williston, FTA. Bond $1,000.
    n March 3, Kenneth Cowart, 18, Williston, burglary and grand theft. Bond $60,000.
    n March 2, Harold Monroe Dallas, 24, Williston, possession of marijuana.

  • Court dispositions for March 1

     n Jerry Allen, felony battery, 180 days with credit for 75 days served. Must pay civil judgment and jail fund.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for March 1

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

  • Court dispositions published Feb. 23

    n Hants Q. Harrelson, burglary  and three counts of larceny between $300-$5,000, 1 year 7 days with credit for 106 days served and 36 months probation on each; burglary and larceny between $300-$5,000, nolle pros. Must pay civil judgment and $1,800 restitution.
    n Courtney Harvey, burglary, nolle pros; aggravated battery, 42 months with credit for 108 days served. Must pay civil judgment and jail fund.