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Law and Courts

  • Sheriff's Report

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

    Timothy Paul Scheid, 33, of Pinellas Park was arrested Feb. 25 on a Violatin of Probation (VOP) warrant for burglary and grand theft. No bond.

    Donna Jean Adams, 40, of Williston was charged Feb. 27 with VOP Driving Under the Influence. No bond.

    David Adam Bandt, 26, of Archer was arrested Feb. 26 for domestic battery and tampering with a victim.

  • Sheriff's Report

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

    • Daniel Anthony Pritchard, 39, of Morriston was arrested Feb. 12 on a writ of bodily attachment.

    • Doyle W, Smith, 43, of George Town, La., was arrested Feb. 11 on a Louisiana warrant for felony theft, conspiracy, forgery and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. No bond.

    • Bruce Michael Roach, 47, of Old Town was charged Feb. 11 with RWOV. Bond was $25,000.

  • Sheriff's Reports

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

    Tommy Lee Green, 19, of Inglis, disorderly conduct, released on own recognizance.

    Jesse Kenneth Thomas, 28, of Bronson, possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana.

    Jesse Schonborn, 26, of Chiefland, domestic battery, simple assault, released on own recognizance.

    Anthony William Meeks, 19, of North Miami, four counts of violation of probation as drug offender, no bond.

  • Sheriff changes punishment for deputy who tased pet dog

    Sheriff Johnny Smith ignored the advice of two internal disciplinary boards and reduced the punishment  recommended for a deputy who admitted he used his Taser on a pet on several occasions.

    Deputy Charles Johnson Jr., the son of the department's No. 2 in command — Col. Mike Johnson, will not serve the three-day unpaid suspension, but instead get a written reprimand for tasing his German shepherd Kaiser.

  • Berny Serrano loses appeals

    Convicted murdered Berny Serrano’s appeals of his conviction in the execution style death of Jacob Langworthy are at an end.

    Serrano, who was challenging the use of a confession he gave to investigators the day after Langworthy was murdered during a home invasion and robbery by five teens, lost his bids at the 1st District Court of Appeal last summer and at the Florida Supreme Court on Jan. 4, almost 5 years to the day he murdered Jacob Langworthy 18.

  • Sheriff's Reports

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

    Michael Dudley Dickson, 52 and Steven Lewis, 50, both of Alachua were arrested Jan. 26 and charged with grand theft when they allegedly removed a roll of high wire electric line from Hwy. 121 and then concocted a story that they purchased the wire, complete with a receipt from a person who does not exist. Bond for Dickson was $6,000 and Lewis was $11,000.

    Victor Angel Rueros, 40, of Williston was charged Jan. 24 with failure to appear (FTA) no driver’s license. Bond was $2,500.

  • Sheriff's Reports

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

    Sue Ann Marshall, 42, of Williston was charged with tampering with physical evidence and petit theft Jan. 21. Bond was $1,000.

    Eugene R. Offenberger, 55, of Marietta, Ohio was charged with possession of crack cocaine Jan. 20. Bond was $5,000.

    Charlie Daniel Holt, 28, of Bronson was charged Jan. 16 with disorderly intoxication. Bond was $1,000.

  • Williston Police Reports

    The WIlliston Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Maximo Ocampo of 12th Avenue, WIlliston was charged Jan. 24 with driving without a driver’s license.

    Silvio Arnoldo Figueroa Carrillo, 26, of NE 11th Avenue was arrested Jan. 22 and charged with domestic violence.’

    Jessie Newton Hale, 83, of 7th Street, Williston was charged Jan. 16 for having tag unassigned to vehicle.

    Thomas Andrew Holifield, 29, was charged with domestic battery Jan. 22.

  • Sexual predator moves

    Frank E. Raub, 34, a sexual predator who was convicted in Gilchrist County in 1998 for sexual battery on a child less than 12 years of age and another charge for lewd and lascivious on a victim under 16 years old, has changed addresses and is making it known, pursuant to Florida Statue 775.21.

    He now resides at 11531 NE 103rd Rd., Archer.

    For a complete listing of all registered sexual predators and offenders residing in Levy County, or to search by zip code, visit www.flde.state.fl.us and go to the sexual data base.

     

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    Domingo Froilan Jimenez, 48; Nicholas Hernandez-Jimenez, 23 and Eric Gabriel Flaquer, 26, of Morriston were charged Jan. 12 with manufacturing/cultivating cannabis, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a search of a residence by the Levy County Drug Task Force turned up 82 marijuana plants growing in an outbuilding.

    Processed marijuana and pipes were found in the home, according to the arrest report.