Law and Courts

  • 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.

  • Four arrested in home invasion, robbery

    Four Williston men have been charged in the home invasion robbery, beating and attempted shooting of a Bronson man in his home while his mother, stepfather and two children, ages three and seven were inside the home, according to a Levy County Sheriff’s Office press release.
    Investigator Roger Bell arrested Christopher Pate, Jeovany Ortiz, Janiel Perez and Armando Perez on Saturday following a 911 call from the home.

  • ATV accidents kill 2, including girl, 12

    Two people died — a 12-year-old and a 22-year-old, and a child, 5, was injured in two separate four-wheel ATV (all-terrain vehicle) accidents, while another four people were injured in two vehicle accidents all in Levy County this weekend, according to Florida Highway Patrol reports.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports 1-12-2012

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

    Jan. 7, Billy James Bryant, 38, Bronson, felony battery, controlled substance without prescription and introducing into detention facility. Bond $55,000.

    Jan. 7, David Joseph Cabral, 19, Bronson, grand theft. Bond $10,000.

    Jan. 5, Karen Annett Carmichle, 47, Cross City, VOP.

    Jan. 3, Jason Cleveland Collins, 36, Yankeetown, five out of county warrants.

    Jan. 8, Robert Joshua Fink, 29, Chiefland, three counts VOP. Bond $5,000.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    Dec. 31, Jonathan Maurice Allen, 23, Chiefland, aggravated battery, methamphetamine possession, drug equipment possession. Bond $85,000.
    Jan. 1, Krystal Lynn Boyle, 29, Chiefland, two counts battery, obstruction w/o violence. Bond $45,000.
    Dec. 26, Charles Rowland Bray, 54, Inglis, obstruction w/o violence, disorderly intoxication in public place causing disturbance. Bond $12,500.
    Dec. 28, Christopher Lee Brunelle, 20, Williston, VOP.

  • Two-hour standoff ends peaceably Dec. 24

    A Williston man who told deputies he was distraught because he didn’t have a job, money or food, barricaded himself in his home Christmas Eve.
    The man was armed with a pump .22 rifle, according to the sheriff’s report.
    After a two-hour stand off, deputies were able to negotiate him out of the residence.  The man was Baker-acted and transported to Gainesville to the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), which helps patients with mental health issues.