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Law and Courts

  • Sentences handed down in Levy County courts

    The follow people were sentenced in Levy County courts during April.

    Lorenzo Sims, possession of cocaine, 120 days with credit for 120 days served and 30 months drug offender probation. Must pay civil judgment, jail fund and costs.

    Shon David Smith, two counts of burglary and two counts of larceny by theft between $300 and $5,000, 270 days with credit for 91 days served and 4 years probation on each, served concurrently; two counts of property damage, nolle pros. Must pay civil judgment, jail fund and $400 restitution.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports July 28

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

    July 20, Terry Lee Arnold, 38, Inglis, DWLSR. Bond $1,000.

    July 28, Debbie Lynn Barfield, 57, Williston, DWLSR. Bond $1,000.

    July 22, Rebecca Ann Blackerby, 24, Bronson, DWLSR. Bond $500.

    July 23, Carl Thomas Butler, 38, Old Town, driving on permanently revoked driver’s license, out of county warrant. Bond $3,350.

    July 18, Julio Callazo, 31, Inglis, domestic battery by strangulation. Bond $50,000.

  • Sentences handed down

    The following people were sentenced in Levy County courts during March and April.
    Reginald Vintrell Adams, possession of synthetic narcotic with intent to sell changed to sale of synthetic narcotic, and sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of church or school, changed to possession of cocaine, 36 months with credit for 100 days on each, served concurrently. Must pay civil judgment and jail fund.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    July 14, James Gordon Ballengee, 46, Chiefland, failure to remit sales tax, refusal to pay or file return. Bond $5,000.
    July 15, William Douglas Birchfield, 54, Williston, possession of ammo by a convicted Florida felon. Bond $75,000.
    July 13, Terry Leon Byrd, 48, Immokalee, DWLSR. Bond $500.
    July 11, Peter Clark, 29, Gainesville, home invasion with firearm, no firearm or weapon, aggravated battery, grand theft, introduce into detention facility. Bond $425,000.

  • Holiday weekend nets 90 arrests

    Col. David Brierton, director of the Florida Highway Patrol, today announced the preliminary results from the Patrol’s Independence Day holiday enforcement effort.  During the four-day heightened enforcement period, FHP increased the number of troopers patrolling Florida’s roadways. Auxiliary troopers augmented FHP’s force. 

  • Gunman gets lighter sentence in home invasion

    By LOU ELLIOTT JONES

    editor@chieflandcitizen.com

    The last man to be sentenced in the armed home invasion of a residence outside Williston in February was given a total of 10 years time as arranged with the state attorney’s office.

    Hillary Henderson, 20, of Chiefland, who pleaded to a charge of armed home invasion and being a convicted felon in possession of a gun, was given seven years in prison on the first charge to be served after serving a minimum 3 years on the gun charge.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports July 14, 2011

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

    July 9, Nicholas Lee Bailey, 21, Bronson, schedule 1, II or III drugs. Bond $15,000.

    July 6, Melissa Ann Bell, 29, Springhill, possession of cocaine, DWLS, false ID five to LEO, abuse without great harm. Bond $36,000.

    July 8, Linda Mae Collins, 50, Chiefland. Bond $1,000.

    July 6, Dwayne Wesley Deedrick, 50, Bronson, second offense,  deadly weapon without intent to kill, obstruction w/o violence. Bond $110,000.

  • Courts hand down sentences

    Levy County courts handed down the following dispositions in March:
    Tonya Boyatt, fraud and grand theft, 24 months with credit for 46 days served on each; VOP on dealing in stolen property, probation revoked, 24 months with credit for 104 days served, served concurrently. Must pay civil judgment and $926.65 restitution.
    Alvin Curtis Brooks, VOP on three counts of sex offense against a child, reinstate probation, 180 days with credit for 53 days served, served concurrently. Must pay civil judgment, jail fund and VOP costs.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports July 7

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    • June 30, Reginald Ventrell Adams, 48, Chiefland, cause bodily harm, obstruction w/o violence, battery, possession. Bond $30,000.
    • June 30, Carl Appling, 45, Williston, DWLSR.
    • June 28, Mandy Raye Ashley, 31, Williston, unoccupied structure, petit theft-12 counts, altering public record-11 counts, altered instrument-13 counts, uttering false instrument, misrepresenting self-11 counts. Bond $380,000.
    • June 30, Jessica Danielle Barlow, 22, Gainesville, DWLSR.

  • Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    June 20, Princeo Laquinton Altidor, 22, Bradenton, VOP battery on LEO.
    June 25, Justin Wayne Bingaman, 23, Trenton, domestic battery.
    June 25, Sammy Dewayne Carr, 44, Old Town, DWLSR with knowledge, no vehicle registration.
    June 20, Lawrence Carter, 53, Gainesville, FTA possession of marijuana. Bond $2,000.
    June 22, Drew Joshua Bennett, 24, Perry, VOP grand theft and dealing in stolen property.