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Police/Courts

  • Arrested in pot bust, man says he was housesitting

    A routine traffic stop for a tag light that was not working led to the arrest of a Palm Harbor man on charges of possession of about a pound of marijuana and over $7,000 cash and a recommendation you don't hire him to be your house sitter.

    Bobby Dale Burnett, 28, was driving a 1999 Dodge Durango stopped by Chiefland Police Officer F. Macy at about midnight on August 7 in front of the Pizza Hut on Young Boulevard for the broken tag light.

  • Sheriff's Reports

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

  • Request for divorce ends with arrest

    David Maxwell Williams, 55, Southeast 55th Court, Inglis, probably wishes he had asked for a divorce a little differently.

    According to a police report, Williams and his wife were sitting on the couch when he said they were going to get a divorce and she said she wanted to talk about it.

    Williams then pushed her head down to the floor, but she got back up and sat next to him, according to the report. He pushed her to the floor again, this time on her back and held her down until she kicked him in order to get up, the report said.

  • Chiefland Police Reports

    Police are seeking a black male, about 18-19 years old, about 6 feet, 180 lbs, medium build, with shoulder length hair in the robbery of a 14-year-old boy on July 8.The boy said he was riding his bicycle on Northwest 11th Avenue when the man confronted him and asked for the bicycle, the report said. When he refused and tried to leave, the man grabbed the bicycle and hit him , the report said. The man took the bike, described as a gray and black 10-speed, according to the police report.

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  • Sheriff's Reports

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

  • Sheriff's Reports

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

    _ Dawn M. Bremer, 39, Northeast 61st Lane, Bronson, was charged with DUI after the sheriff's office received a call about a possible intoxicated person, according to the deputy's report.

  • Sheriff's Reports

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

    _ Stephen T. Siddons, 18, Northwest 106th Court, Chiefland, is charged with lewd or lascivious molestation of a child, burglary of a structure and grand theft. Bond is $35,000 on all the charges. The sheriff's office report says he kissed and fondled a 5-year-old child. A second report says Siddons is accused of breaking into a shed and taking a flat-screen TV, a stereo and another item.

  • Verbal altercation leads to assault charges

    Seth Leon Foster is charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm after a verbal dispute with two men at Jack's Recycling on Northwest Highway 19 in Trenton escalated into shots fired at a customer's truck.

    Foster, 20, of Northwest 81st Street in Fanning Springs, was arrested after the truck's owner called 9-1-1 to report a person firing a weapon at his truck and him.

    When Deputy Ella Roberts arrived, Foster had left the scene, but he returned to be interviewed by Sheriff's Investigator Mark Morgan.

  • Man charged with enticing child

    A 63-year-old Fanning Springs resident has been charged with impersonating a police officer, and luring and enticing a child into his vehicle.

    Levy County Sheriff's Investigator Lauree Allen arrested William Silas Johns July 10 on the charges.

    The 6-year-old girl who reported the July 2 incident was not physically harmed, according to a sheriff's office press release.

  • Chiefland Police Department

    Chiefland Police Department reports the following arrests:

    _ David Ceddrick Flanders, 27, Chiefland, is charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a church, possession of crack with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a church, trafficking in cocaine, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia on May 22.