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Police/Courts

  • Chiefland man charged with lewd and lascivious offense

     A 24-year-old Chiefland man has been arrested and charged with felony lewd and lascivious offense of a disabled person and misdemeanor battery following an incident on Feb. 9.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted — March 3

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

  • Pistol class to support Haiti mission trip

     A pistol class to qualify individuals for a concealed weapons permit and to raise funds for the First Baptist Church of Bronson youth mission trip to Haiti this summer will be 8 a.m.-1 p.m., March 12. This class is hosted by the Levy County Sheriffs Office and will take place in the LCSO Classroom, 9150 N.E. 80th Ave., Bronson. The cost is $55 in advance, $60 the day of the class. To register, go to www.Levypistolclass.info. Lunch will be provided. E-mail questions to sfinnen@levyso.com or contact the sheriffs office at 352-486-5111.

  • Duo decides river too frigid for getaway

     Two suspects in a Gilchrist County burglary tried to evade capture by jumping into the Suwannee River, but the water's cold temperature made them re-think that plan and they surrendered, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Office press release.

  • Prostitution arrest made in Bronson

     Ashley Avis Wilcox, 23, of Bronson was arrested on Feb. 18 by Agent Burt Miller  of the Levy County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force and charged with prostitution, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Office press release.

    Her arrest came after the sheriff's office received complaints about a woman, and officers set up a sting operation that involved Miller offering Wilcox $50 at the Bronson Post Office in exchange for sex.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted — Feb. 24

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

  • Levy County Sheriff's reports and most wanted: Feb 17

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n Feb. 10, Jams Deon Baker, 25, Morriston, domestic battery and tampering with  a victim. Bond $50,000.
    n Feb. 10, Vernon Henry Davis, 47, Chiefland, dealing in stolen property. Bond $50,000.
    n Feb. 9, Michael Anthony Ealum, 47, Old Town, FTA petit theft. Bond $500.
    n Feb. 9, Dakorian Kadeem Frazier, 18, VOP grand theft.

  • Levy County Sheriff's reports and most wanted

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    • Feb. 5, Reginald Ventrell Adams, 48, Chiefland, FTA trespassing after warning. $5,000 bond.
    • Feb. 6, Allyson Leo Adkins, 50, Williston, obstruction of justice.
    • Jan. 31, Santos Bautista, 20, Williston, burglary. Bond $50,000.
    • Feb. 3, Drew Joshua Bennett, 24, Perry, larceny and dealing in stolen property. Bond $15,000.
    • Jan. 26, Tonya Lynn Boyatt, 39, Morriston, VOP trafficking in stolen property, fraud and grand theft. Bond $10,000.

  • Bath salt drugs banned

     Florida  Attorney General Pam Bondi has issued an emergency ruling that substances containing MDPV (Methylenedioxypyrova-lerone), commonly known as "bath salts," have been added to the state’s schedule of controlled substances. 

  • 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.