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Law and Courts

  • Sheriff's Reports 12-8

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    Dec. 2, Klaytin Ezrha Adams, 32, Trenton, grand theft, trespassing.
    Dec. 2, Jonathan Maurice Allen, 23, Chiefland, keeping a shop for drugs. Bond $10,000.
    Dec. 2, Thomas Bar, 36, Chiefland, keeping a shop for drugs. Bond $10,000.
    Dec. 4, Sean Michael Beach, 30, Trenton, possession of weapon or ammo by a convicted felon. Bond $10,000.
    Dec. 4, Susie Ann Bennett, 56, Chiefland, burglary, trespassing, threat to do violence. Bond $2,000.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports 12-1-2011

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

    Nov. 26, Philip Jay Bascone, 34, Chiefland, petit theft. Bond $5,000.

    Nov. 22, Larry Beasley, 56, Archer, DWLSR.

    Nov. 26, Kevin Berryhill, 19, Morrisotn, DWLSR, fail to register motor vehicle.

    Nov. 25, Charles Rowland Bray, 54,   Inglis, trespassing. Bond $2,500.

    Nov. 21, Eugene Jehue Cannon, 78, DWLSR. Bond $5,000.

    Nov. 22, William W. Davis, 24, damage to property. Bond $10,000.

  • Sheriff's Reports 11-24

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    Nov. 15, Joshua Barnes, 34, Chiefland, burglary, two counts grand theft. Bond $47,500.
    Nov. 18, Billy James Bryant, 38, Bronson, out of county warrant, controlled substance w/o prescription.
    Nov. 16, Daryl Glen Everett, 53, Tallahassee, VOP.
    Nov. 14, Melinda Helen Foster, 57, Inglis, written promise to appear, VOP. Bond $10,000.
    Nov. 16, Pedro Galindo, 34, operating motor vehicle w/o license. Bond $1,000.
    Nov. 14, David Gibbs, 19, Ocala, out of county warrant.

  • Man takes gamble to hide in Internet Café

    A Williston man is in police custody following a search that gave chase to a Main Street business last Friday.
    Around 11:30 a.m. dispatchers were alerted of a possible domestic battery and Cpl. Fred Morris was dispatched to the scene.
    Morris found the victim with a broken nose allegedly caused by her ex-boyfriend. The victim said the perpetrator, Carlos D. Conseco, 24, repeatedly punched her and took her wallet.

  • Williston man charged with sexual battery

    By A.B. Sidibe

    Contributing Writer

    A 22-year-old is in custody for sexual battery of a child, according to a Citrus County Sheriff’s Office report.

    Jefferey Alan Puskaric Jr., of 13817 NE 54th Place, Williston, was charged Tuesday with felony sexual battery on a 7-year-old girl.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports 11-17-2011

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

    Nov. 7, Christopher Allen Barron, 28, Chiefland, cocaine possession with intent to sell, possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, two delivery within 1,000 feet of place of worship. Bond $100,000.

    Nov. 13, Chastity Nicole Baxman, 30, Otter Creek, out of county warrant.

    Nov. 13, Tabatha Ann Beals, 24, Old Town, possession of cocaine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, drug equipment. Bond $26,000.

  • McCallum enters sheriff’s race

    Bobby McCallum, a veteran of Levy County law enforcement, announces his candidacy for sheriff, citing the need for positive change, fiscal responsibility and more effective leadership in the Sheriff's Office.

  • Sheriff's Reports 11-10

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    Nov. 2, Jerry Arnold, 33, Inglis, out of county warrant. Bond $50,000.
    Nov. 3, Barry Barnett, 62, Dunnellon, disorderly intoxication public place causing disturbance, obstruction w/o violence. Bond $15,000.
    Oct. 31, James Littlehawk, 34, Perry, DWLSR.
    Nov. 1, Lynne Bouchard, 42, battery. Bond $1,500.
    Nov. 2, Leamon Brown, 28, Gainesville, failure to register. Bond $150,000.
    Oct. 31, Robert Lee Buening Jr., 22, Bronson, aggravated battery. Bond $10,000.

  • Williston man charged after pointing gun local resident

    A Williston man was arrested on several charges after a verbal confrontation became something more.

    Dontell Johnson was arrested Oct. 28 following an altercation with a resident of Promise Acres Apartment Complex, according to the Williston Police Department.

    The argument ended,  police said, and Johnson left the property, only to return five minutes later with a high powered rifle. 

    During the second argument, police say,  Johnson raised the rifle and pointed it at the  victim and then fired into the air.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    Oct. 25, Victor Alonso, 18, Fanning Springs, battery. Bond $20,000.
    Oct. 28, Paul Jeffrey Argo, 46, Williston, driving on permanently revoked driver’s license. Bond $2,000.
    Oct. 27, Kenneth Eugene Brown, 42, Chiefland, possession four grams to under 30 kilograms. Bond $25,000.
    Oct. 29, Terry Leon Byrd, 49, Immokalee, DWLSR. Bond $1,500.
    Oct. 25, Teagan Carney, 26, Florahome, two out of county warrants. Bond $15,000.