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Police/Courts

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted forOct. 21

    The following information was taken fromLevy County Sheriff’s reports:
    n  Two West Central Florida men were arrested on misdemeanor drug charges after their vehicle was stopped for a broken headlight in Fanning Springs.

  • Chiefland Police Reports

     The Chiefland Police Department reports the following arrests:

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted

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

  • Sexual predators move

     Shawn Lorenzo Wideman Sr., 36, convicted in Virginia in 2007 for sexual battery on a child and lewd and lascivious molestation on a child, has moved to 723 Pennsylvania Ave., Bronson. He notified the Levy County Sheriff's Office of the address change as he is classified as a sexual predator in Florida.  For a complete listing of all registered sexual predators and offenders residing in Levy County please visit www.fdle.state.fl.us. 

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted

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

  • Sheriff's Report for Sept. 30

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n Arthur Paul Carrozza, 29, Bronson, arrested Sept. 27, DUI. Bond $5,000.
    n Kelly Michelle Colson, 26, Trenton, arrested Sept. 21, housing for Gilchrist County.
    n Jerry Austin Cox, 55, Cross City, arrested Sept. 20, Violation of Probation (VOP)–possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. No bond.
    n Jamie Dianne Craig, 49, of Gainesville, arrested Sept. 20, burglary of a structure conveyance unarmed without person inside and petit  larceny. Bond $15,000.

  • Two men charged with sex offense

    The Levy County Sheriff's Department has arrested and charged Willie T. Davis, 23,  and Johnnie Randal Williams, 18, with having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl, according to a press release.
    The contacts between the victim and Davis occurred in July on several different occasions, and the contacts with Williams occurred in May and June.
    Davis and Williams were arrested for lewd and lascivious battery on a child.
    The press release says both admitted to having a relationship with the girl.

  • Clerk arrested for organized fraud

    Randi Lynn Fumea, 22, of Chiefland was arrested and charged with dealing in stolen property and organized fraud on Sept. 22, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Department press release.
    Fumea was a clerk at the Tackle Box in Fanning Springs and the manager reported discrepancies with her cash drawer. 
    Investigator Roger Bell investigated and found within a 12-day period $ 2,033 in lottery tickets and cigarettes went missing. According to the release Fumea was stealing $1 to $ 20 lottery tickets and cashing the winning tickets at the store.

  • Man charged with drug purchase

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force has arrested a man on Sept. 22 for selling an officer posing as a drug dealer the pain reliever Roxicodone for $800 during a deal on East Park Avenue in Chiefland, according to a deparment press release.
    Rickey Mack Meeks, 52, of Chiefland, is charged with trafficking in a controlled substance.  His bond is $50,000.

  • 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.