The Levy County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating absconded sexual predator Lamont Lewis Nelson, 34. Nelson is described as a African American male, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-7 inches tall, between 150 and 175 pounds.
The Levy County Drug Task Force – acting on tips from the public and provided through Crime Stoppers – located and dismantled a methamphetamine lab in the Ocala Highlands West area and arrested a Morriston man. More arrests are expected in the case.
Law enforcement fatalities in the U.S. rose 24 percent in 2014, reversing what had been two years of dramatic declines in line of duty deaths, based on preliminary data compiled and released today by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF).