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Police/Courts

  • Alert citizen helps catch alleged burglar

    A concerned citizen's report of a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of Northeast 75th Street shortly after midnight  on Sept. 23  has resulted in the arrest of an Archer man on two counts of burglary, three counts of grand theft and three counts criminal mischief, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Department press release.
    When Deputy Ella Anderson arrived and spoke with the driver, Brandi Brock, the young woman said she was returning home to Archer after visiting a friend in the area and her car over heated.

  • 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 Jimenez Hernandez, production of marijuana and possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana, 180 days with credit for 3 days served and 36 months probation; possession of paraphernalia, 180 days with credit for 3 days served, served concurrently.

  • Chiefland Police Department Reports

    The Chiefland Police Department reports the following arrests:
    n Veronica M. Martin, 32, of Macon, Ga., was arrested on Sept. 10, for retail theft less than $300 from Walmart.
    n Samuel S. Deloach, 39, of Chiefland, was arrested on Sept. 12, for disorderly intoxication and for retail theft less than $300 from Walgreens.
    n Juan Carlos Boch, 23, of Old Town, was arrested on Sept. 12, for reckless driving and for driving without a license.

  • Sheriff's Report

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n Juan Vianney Huerta-Alonso, 29, Bronson, arrested Sept. 18, no driver’s license. Released on own recognizance.
    n Jena Marie Hindsley, 22, Old Town, arrested Sept. 17, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while license suspended or revoked (DWLSR). Released on own recognizance.
    n Shannon Evelyn White, 34, Fanning Springs, arrested Sept. 17, Violation of Probation (VOP) larceny,  VOP criminal mischief and VOP resisting  without violence. Bond $3,000.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    BRONSON -The Levy County Sheriff's Office arrested the following persons. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is gathered from Sheriff's Office press releases, arrest reports and court appearance orders.

    Richard W. Hall, 48, Northwest 170 street, Trenton, burglary of structure and battery. Bail is $20,000.

    Jeffrey L. Underwood, 47, Northwest 170th Street, Trenton, principal in 1st degree burglary and two counts of battery. Bail is $20,000.

  • Sentences handed down

    Ronnie Kyle Boyette, violation of probation on aggravated battery against a person using a deadly weapon, probation revoked, 15 months with 210 days credit for time served, pay civil judgment and jail fund.

    Cantina Glover, 29, Northwest 157th Street, Trenton, violation of probation on sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of place of worship or school and possession of cocaine, probation revoked, 364 days with credit for 60 days time served on each charged, to be served concurrently and pay civil judgment and jail fund.

  • Nine charged in drug arrests

    Nine people, including a 73-year-old grandmother, her two daughters and granddaughter, were arrested in a drug roundup last week.

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office Drug Task force charged the nine with 21 felonies and four misdemeanors, while also conducting one warrant arrest. The drug buys occurred at 242 Pine St. and also within 100 feet from the Bronson Post Office property, according to a Sheriff's Office press release.

    A warrant was executed at Ethel Greenlee Brinson's residence at 242 Pine Street, the third time that has occurred.

  • Sheriff's Report

    BRONSON -The Levy County Sheriff's Office arrested the following persons. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is gathered from Sheriff's Office press releases, arrest reports and court appearance orders.

    Rex A. Reeves, 38, Myrtle Avenue, Clearwater, charged with driving under the influence. Bail is $2,500.

    Jerry J. Gore, 52, Southeast 26th Terrace, Gulf Hammock, charged with aggravated assault. Bail is $25,000

  • Chubb still awaiting trial

    Nola Chubb, 61, who is charged with aggravated negligent manslaughter and abuse against and elderly or disabled person in the March 31, 2006, death of her mother Angelina Mattioda is still awaiting trial.

    Chubb, a licensed practical nurse, was charged in June 2006, but the trial has been delayed while she recovered from an automobile accident that occurred in October 2006. As a result of her injuries she had undergone physical rehabilitation and was taking prescription medication that rendered her unable to withstand a trial.

  • Sheriff's reports

    Bronson -The Levy County Sheriff's Office arrested the following persons. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is gathered from Sheriff's Office press releases, arrest reports and court appearance orders.