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Law and Courts

  • Levy deputies earn promotions

    Two Levy County deputies have a change of duties.
    Sgt. Perry Ott has been promoted to lieutenant in the Uniform Patrol Division.  His duties as Watch Commander are to supervise the Alpha Company and assist in executive decisions within the agency.
      Ott began his career with the Levy County Sheriff’s Office in 1989.  He is a native Floridian and lives in the Chiefland area.  During Ott’s tenure, he has worked in the Uniform Patrol Division.

  • Levy County Sheriff

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the  following arrests:
    March 4, Stephen Michael Baker, 20, Inglis, battery. Bond $30,000.
    March 1, Constance Bergey,  24, Boca Raton, two VOP. Bond $5,000.
    Feb. 29, Craig Alfonzo Brown,  39, Williston, FTA. Bond $1,000.
    March 3, Kenneth Cowart, 18, Williston, burglary and grand theft. Bond $60,000.
    March 2, Harold Monroe Dallas, 24, Williston, possession of marijuana.
    Feb. 28, Bryce James Delury, 30, Williston, dealing in stolen property and grand theft. Bond $30,000.

  • If it sounds too good to be true

    By Clay Connolly

    Special to the Pioneer

     Each morning cases come across my desk for review and I see the ways that folks are victimized by others seeking money through a variety of sources. The gamut ranges from charitable contributions to classified ads and the result is that frequently folks are getting diminished or zero return on their money. This, in a time when money is universally tight. If we are to avoid these scams, we need to get smarter about our responses.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports 2-23-2012

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

    Feb. 13, Eugene Jehue Cannon, 78, Inglis, FTA. Bond $2,000.

    Feb. 15, Thomas Joseph Carlisle Jr., 19, Bronson, violation of injunction, FTA. Bond $10,000.

    Feb. 15, John Christopher Champion, 22, Chiefland, robbery with weapon, aggravated battery on a person with a deadly weapon. Bond $400,000.

    Feb. 13, Stanley Charles Collins, 38, Northwest Reform, Ala., DWLS habitual, out of county warrant. Bond $5,000.

  • Rolling resident arrested in robbery

    (from CPD report)

    Chiefland police say they found 22-year-old John Christopher Champion with his wheels spinning, trapped in the sand behind a local convenience store Wednesday.

    “Yeah I stole the beer,” he told police, perched upon his motorized wheelchair, already drunk and swigging a Bud Light Lime, a report stated.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report 2-16

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

    Feb. 7, Mary Richardson Bloom, 59, Williston, non support of children or spouse. Bond $11, 928.

    Feb. 7, Cassandra Rachelle Cason, 24, High Springs, two out of county warrants.

    Feb. 7, James Allen Ellerby, 18, Chiefland, battery. Bond $25,000.

    Feb. 8, Timothy Ray Fields, 27, Bronson, three counts lewd lascivious behavior victim older 12-16. Bond $400,000.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports 2-9-2012

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

    Feb. 3 Sean Aaron Aucker, 38, Williston, battery. Bond $15,000

    Feb. 1, James Gordon Ballengee, 46, Chiefland, Bond $1,000

    Feb, 3, David Lee Beech, 34, Chiefland, operate motor vehicle WO valid license. Bond $1,000

    Jan. 30, Jay Carlton, 58, Chiefland, DWLSR. Bond $2,000

    Feb. 1, Amanda Marie Crespo, 25, Williston, battery. Violation of injunction protection domestic violence. Bond $5,500

  • Sheriff's Report 2-2

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    Jan. 28, Walter Reed Avery, 71, Chiefland, trespassing. Bond $15,000.
    Jan. 29, Jennifer Lynn Boymer, 29, Morriston, battery.
    Jan. 28, Jeffrey Broederdorf, 31, out of county warrant, OWV. Bond $25,000.
    Jan. 27, Daries Cody Carter, 25, Chiefland, out of county warrant. Bond $1,300.
    Jan. 27, Jessica Ann Carver, 31, Morriston, DUI. Bond $10,000.
    Jan. 24, Montrez Lamont Charles, 23, Ocala, VOP. Bond $5,000.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    Jan. 21, Amanda Andrews, 28, Chiefland, DWLS.

    Jan. 17, Stephen Michael Baker, 20, Inglis, out of county warrant. Bond $4,000.

    Jan. 17, James Brian Brunelle, 24, Williston, three counts VOP.

    Jan. 18, Matthew Hastin Bryant, 24, Williston, petit theft, altering public record. Bond $25,000.

    Jan. 19, Marvin Eugene Cooper III, 24, Williston, burglary. Bond $50,000.

    Jan. 20, Mikell W. Dixon, 33, Bronson, out of county warrant.