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Police/Courts

  • Agents arrest mother, son in drug operation

    Robert Matthew Andrews, 23, and his mother and business partner, Debra Spaulding Andrews, 56, both of Trenton, are under arrest on various drug charges — including the son selling to his mother, according to a Sheriff's Office press release.

  • Police: woman beat several residents with chair leg

    Chiefland Police are still looking for a woman they believe to have been involved in a scuffle Sunday night that left several people battered and bruised.
    According to a CPD incident report, Vickie Donald, 40, of Chiefland, pulled in to Prairie Oaks Apartments Sunday night enraged over allegations that her daughter had been beaten in a fight earlier that day by someone living in the apartment complex.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for May 26

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n May 18, Ray Conela Adcock, 60, Chiefland, DWLSR with knowledge. Bond $500.
    n May 17, Debra Spaulding Andrews, 55, Trenton, possession of cannabis, maintaining a drug dwelling, trafficking in Oxycodone. Bond $101,000.

  • Man arrested on domestic, child assault charges

    Charles David Keene, 52, of Archer, was arrested after Levy County Sheriff's deputies answered a domestic disturbance call on May 9 at University Oaks subdivision, according to a  Sheriff's Office press release.
    An adult female told a deputy that Keene had been drinking and when he came home they got into a verbal argument. She said Keene picked up a children's bicycle and attempted to throw it at her,  but it missed and instead struck a child, 3,  knocking the child to the ground.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for May 19

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n May 9, Rebecca J. Alvarado, 35, Trenton, writ of bodily attachment. Bond $1,176.93.
    n May 10, Daniel Luke Arrington, 33, Chiefland, burglary, grand theft, dealing in stolen property. Bond $100,000.
    n May 15, Cody James Blair, 19, Bronson, aggravated stalking. Bond $100,000.
    n May 9, Todd Edgar Bloss, 40, Keystone Heights, no driver’s license. Bond $500.

  • Court dispositions

    The following persons were sentenced, found not guilty or the case nolle pros — dropped — in the Criminal Division of the 8th Circuit Court in Levy County. The information is taken from public records. VOP means violation of probation.
    n Jorge Escobedo Alonso, driving without a license, 60 days with credit for 60 days served; resisting an officer with violence, nolle pros. Must pay civil judgment.

  • Citizens on Patrol

    They are at all the parades, funerals, festivals, public gatherings. They're the folks who look a lot like Levy County Sheriff's deputies, but not quite. They drive official looking sheriff's cruisers with a slightly different paint scheme and have yellow lights on top. 

    They're the silen superheroes of the Sheriff's Office, the Citizens on Patrol. They provide an extra pair of eyes by patrolling neighborhoods. They direct traffic so folks on their way to a big event don't get frazzled.

  • Court Dispositions, May 12

    The following persons were sentenced, found not guilty or the case nolle pros — dropped — in the Criminal Division of the 8th Circuit Court in Levy County. The information is taken from public records. VOP means violation of probation. n Kenneth W. Aldrich, battery on officer, nolle pros, and resisting an officer with violence, 12 months probation.
    n Chastity Anderson, vehicle theft, 5 years probation, must enroll in drug treatment program. Must pay $94 cost of investigation.

  • Police: Man threatened to bash in ex-wife’s head

    A Chiefland man was arrested by Chiefland police May 2 for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he threatened to beat his ex-wife and her new boyfriend with a pole, according to a CPD arrest report.
    James Stevenson Ellerby Sr., 45, was drunk when he opened the door of his ex-wife’s home and began threatening to “bust their heads,” according to the report. The ex-wife told Ellerby to leave several times, and he did, shortly before police arrived.

  • Sheriff's reports and most wanted

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    • May 8, Valrize Latrice Bristol, 31, Dunnellon, DUI, DWLSR, leaving scene of accident with personal injury. Bond $46,000.
    • May 6, Jeffery Blake Browning, 52, Dunnellon, RWV, disorderly intoxication and corruption by threat against a public servant. Bond $21,000.
    • May 3, James Stevenson Ellerby, 45, Chiefland, aggravated assault. Bond $50,000.
    • Miranda Lee McClain, 19, Bronson, VOP retail theft. Bond $5,000.