• 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. 

  • Deputies have chainsaws for emergencies

    Levy County Emergency Management Director Mark Johnson presents Levy County Sheriff McCallum with four battery-operated chain saws to outfit deputies for storm situations. This new purchase resulted from a suggestion from Deputy Jeremy Dean.

  • New corrections officer
  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for August 22

    The following arrests were reported by the Levy County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Summer safety event in Bronson

    On July 30, about 25 children from Bronson, Chiefland and Williston gathered at the Bronson Youth League Park for a safety program.  The program was designed to educate our local children on various safety topics.  The Town of Bronson Parks and Recreation Department sponsored and hosted this summer children's program, and it is under the direction of Bronson Council Member  Beatrice Roberts and Director Curtis Stacy.

  • Staying prepared

    Recently, Levy County Sheriff’s Office Deputies attended additional specialized training at Bronson High School in preparation for the 2013-2014 school year.  

    The training was designed to simulate responding to threats in a school campus setting and is part of ongoing scenario based training for all Levy County Schools.  

    This training was done with the cooperation of School Superintendent, Bob Hastings and incorporates instructional sessions between LCSO and our teachers.  

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for August 15

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

  • Court dispositions published August 8

     n Joseph Ray Ainsworth, aggravated assault with intent to commit a felony, 364 days with credit for 99 days served, 4 years probation. Must pay civil judgment, jail fund. 

  • Bronson man cited in crash

    A Bronson man was cited for DUI and careless driving following an accident on U.S. 129, north of  County Road 232 in Gilchrist County on July 29 at 7:45 p.m., according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.