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Police/Courts

  • Sentences handed down

    BRONSON - The following persons were sentenced in criminal court in Levy County in the 8th Judicial Circuit.

    Wayne L. Brewer, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, 1 year and 1 day with 26 days credit for time served and a $250 fine; and possession of paraphernalia, dropped.

    Craig A Brown, bond hearing on charge of failing to re-register as required, bond denied.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    BRONSON - The following persons were arrested in Levy County. All are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. All information in this report is taken from arrest reports provided by the Levy County Sheriff's Office.

  • Chiefland Police Reports

    The following persons were arrested by the Chiefland Police Department according to incident reports. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    A ruse by a woman claiming to be her twin failed, according to the incident report. Shannon Renee Riley, 25, Southeast 195th Street, Old Town, was stopped in the Winn Dixie parking lot on Highway 19 after changing lanes to make a left turn without first signaling and crossing a solid lane line.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    BRONSON - The following persons were arrested by the Levy County Sheriff's Office. All persons are innocent until found guilty in a court of law. All of the information is taken from Levy County Sheriff's Office arrest reports and First Appearance Orders for the 8th Judicial Circuit.

  • Car crashes into Hospice

    No one was injured Monday morning when a rental car driven by Harry Lawrence Coleman, 78, of Chiefland, jumped a curb, plowed through the flower bed and into a patient room at Haven Hospice at about 9 a.m. Monday.

    Chief Robert Douglas said about $10,000 damage was done to the structure and City Planning/Building Director Bill Hammond has OK'd the continued use of the building as long as the damaged section is kept closed off.

  • Macy is officer of the year

    A routine traffic stop for a broken tag light that netted 4 pounds of marijuana and over $7,000 cash won Chiefland Police Officer of the Year honors for Officer F. Macy and his K-9 partner, Dagger.

    Macy and six other law enforcement and corrections officers were honored by the Chiefland Woman's Club on Patriot Day, Sept. 11 at Hardeetown Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. More than 100 people attended the dinner catered by Bell's Restaurant.

    Karen Brown welcomed the Law Appreciation Night attendees saying, "Tonight we're celebrating your grit and positive attitude."

  • Chiefland Police Reports

    Officers of the Chiefland Police Department on the following charges arrested the following persons. All are considered innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

    Pauley James Kendall, 18, Northwest 135th Lane, Chiefland, was charged with vehicular burglary, grand theft of $300 or more, dealing in stolen property and criminal mischief causing less than $200 damage after he attempted to sell the equipment to the victim's co-worker, according to a Chiefland Police report.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    BRONSON -The following persons have been arrested and charged according to Levy County Sheriff's Department arrest reports. All are considered innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

  • More drug arrests made

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force continues to release information and make arrests in an eight-month operation buying drugs in the Williston area in Operation Krystal Ball

    Officers have arrested mor than 30 persons since the roundup began in August with a search warrant served at Krystal Wilcox's residence at 20911 N.E 40 Street.

    The investigation was launched after the residents in the community complained of the heavy drug traffic at Wilcox's residence and the illegal narcotic transactions in the Williston area, according to a sheriff's office spokesman.

  • Growhouses shut down

    The Levy County Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration officers have shut down two marijuana-growing operations in two Morriston homes.

    Working on a tip out of Marion County, the officers had the house at 6550 S.E. 123rd Terrace in Morriston under surveillance on Aug. 26 when two trucks left the home. The officers, according to arrest reports, stopped the vehicles and detected the odor of marijuana coming from a plastic bag with clothing in it.