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Law and Courts

  • Levy County Sheriff's Office

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    Dustin Fremont Arnold, 29, Daytona Beach, arrested Dec. 2, Driving while license suspended or revoked (DWLSR). Bond $5,000.
    Lonnie Shane Burnett, 38, Morriston, arrested Dec. 4, domestic felony battery by strangulation and domestic aggravated assault. Bond $30,000.
    Terry Rhodes Carter, 66, Lake City, arrested Dec. 4, false imprisonment, violation of injunction, deprive use of 911 and criminal mischief. Bond $45,000.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports 12-2-2010

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

    Clinton Adams III, 40, St. Petersburg, arrested Nov. 24, writ of bodily attachment. Bond $500.

    William Addison, 56, Chiefland, arrested Nov. 27, drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Bond $2,000.

    Jeffrey Cunigan, 21, Chiefland, arrested Nov. 25, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis. Bond $1,500.

  • Gator Fever

    Two men, including one from Williston, were arrested last week and charged with violations involving alligators.

    Walton Hayward, 77, of Gulf Hammock was charged Nov. 22 with killing/injurying or possession of an alligator or egg without authority.

    Also charged was Richard T. Brooks, 66, of NE 180th Avenue, Williston who was charged with alligator poaching.

    Officers Sam Dishman and Dustin Bonds were on water patrol at the mouth of the Suwannee River during pre-dawn hours targeting illegal fishing activity. 

  • Sheriff's Report

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    • Anastasia Jane Blaschka, 44, Archer, arrested Nov. 19, Violation of Probation (VOP) possession of paraphernalia. Bond $535.
    • David Charles Bliss Jr., 26, Bronson, arrested Nov. 16, sale of controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, resisting arrest without violence. Bond $35,000.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    • William Brazelton, 61, arrested Nov. 14, DUI.

    • Thomas Patrick Chambers, 39, Chiefland, arrested Nov. 13, domestic battery.

    • Danny Ray Clark, 58, Trenton, arrested Nov. 8, aggravated domestic battery with weapon. Bond $100,000.

    • Stephanie Lorrine Fine, 32, Cedar Key, arrested Nov. 9, tampering with a witness/informant. Bond $100,000.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests:
    Jess Thomas Adams, 29, arrested Nov. 4, writ of bodily attachment.
    Theresia Marie Conley, 27, Chiefland, arrested Nov. 1, grand theft and dealing in stolen property. Bond $15,000.
    Gerald Edward Cook, 46, Williston, arrested Nov. 2, grand theft auto, possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond $16,000.
    Beatrice Jones Dixon, 57, Alachua, arrested Nov. 1, two counts Failure to Appear (FTA) fraud insufficient funds, Bond $2,000.

  • Man dies in single car accident

    A single vehicle, single occupant crash claimed the life of Shannon Douglas Gunnels, 23, of Williston Levy County late Saturday night.
    According to Florida Highway Patrol Investigators, preliminary findings indicate that Gunnels was traveling south on NE 140th Ave. (a local, 2-lane rural roadway) at an excessive high rate of speed. As the vehicle approached the area of this crash it was
    entering into a slight left curvature of the roadway and the driver oversteered to the left to compensate for this curve. This action

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    Charles Theodor Blumenberg, 24, Chiefland, arrested Oct. 18, DWLSR.
    Walter Alexander Burns, 39, Chiefland, arrested Oct. 22, retail theft. Bond $500.
    Richard Lee Cantleberry, 46, Cedar Key, arrested Oct. 19, maintaining a drug dwelling and sale of controlled substance. Bond $30,000.
    Kelly Michelle Colson, 26, Trenton, arrested Oct. 20, housing for Gilchrist County.
    Coreal Toetos Dixon, 29, arrested Oct. 18, no valid driver’s license.

  • Search comes up dry

    Local authorities became suspicious last week when an Illinois tractor trailer with Texas license plates sped through a Williston school zone on SE 7th Street.
    Investigator James Bond from the Williston Police Department said the driver’s log book didn’t match up and reflected he had driven from El Paso, Texas to Miami and was on the way back to Texas.
    Drug dogs were called to the scene and alerted right away, Bond said.

  • Williston Police Reports Oct. 21, 2010

    An Archer man whose license has been suspended 26 times was placed under arrest by the Williston Police Department.

    Shaun Lenly Standridge, 36, of Archer, was accused of felony driving while license was suspended or revoked after he was stopped for allegedly running a stop sign and turning without a signal. According to the report, his license was suspended 26 times, revoked four times, cancelled once and he was declared a habitual traffic offender twice.