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Law and Courts

  • Sexual Predator moves

    In accordance with Florida Statue 775.21, this is a mandatory notification of the changing of address of a registered sexual predator in Levy County.

     Frank E. Raub, 35, was convicted in Gilchrist County for sexual battery and lewd and lascivious on a child.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    • Juan Vianney Huerta-Alonso, 29, Bronson, arrested Sept. 18, no driver’s license. Released on own recognizance.
    •Jena Marie Hindsley, 22, Old Town, arrested Sept. 17, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while license suspended or revoked (DWLSR). Released on own recognizance.
    •Shannon Evelyn White, 34, Fanning Springs, arrested Sept. 17, Violation of Probation (VOP) larceny,  VOP criminal mischief and VOP resisting  without violence. Bond $3,000.

  • Levy County Sheriff’s Report

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

    Amanda Sue Peacock, 26, Brooker, arrested July 31, driving under the influence and failure to sign citation.

    Dalton H. Mashburn, 17, Gulf Hammock, arrested July 27, burglary of a residence.

    Miguel Hernandez, 34, Miami, arrested July 27, retail theft. Bond $1,000.

    Jeffery Deshaun Patterson, 26, Gainesville, arrested July 27, violation of probation (VOP). Released on own recognizance.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    Joseph Strong, 31, Chiefland, arrested July 24 for kidnapping/false imprisonment.

    Bertina Sheffield, 36, Chiefland, arrested July 24 for the sale of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a church, possession of a controlled substance and trafficking in a controlled substance. Bond $22,000.

  • Williston Police Reports

    Williston Police Department reports the following arrests:

    William Douglas Birchfield, 53, of Williston, arrested July 21 on a Violation of Probation (VOP) warrant.

    Amanda McRae Taylor, 23, of Williston, arrested July 12 for theft.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Andrew Robert Mayes, 26, Williston, arrested July 13, grand theft auto. Bond Cameron • James Sheets, 22, Gainesville, arrested July 17, disorderly intoxication. Released on own recognizance.

    • Charles R. Smith, 31, Archer, arrested July 17, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and tampering with evidence. Bond $15,000.

    • Kenneth Wade Thrasher, 37, Fort Denaud, arrested July 15, Violation of Probation (VOP) felon with a handgun, ammunition. No bond.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Aaron Wayne Haire, 22, Chiefland. Arrested July 9, Violation of Probation (VOP), Released on own Recognizance (ROR).

    • Tammi Marie Harris, 29, Williston. Arrested July 9, domestic battery, ROR.

    • Latoya S. Lewis, 20, Gainesville. Arrested July 9, larceny theft, bond $10,000.

  • Man dies from injuries sustained in dirt bike accident

    A Williston man died July 2 after crashing his dirt bike on NW 13th Street June 29.

    Dana Monroe, 26, was driving his 2004 Yamaha dirt bike southbound, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

    Monroe was jumping over a driveway, according to the accident report. He made the jump, crashed and was ejected. He came to rest in a ditch and the dirt bike traveled to the west and into a vacant lot.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    •Jorge Escobedo Alonso, 29. Bronson; arrested July 2, no driver’s license and resisting arrest without violence. Bond $12,000.

    • James Alexander Smith III, 35, Otter Creek; arrested July 2, habitual traffic offender. Bond $10,000.

    • Brandy R. Hall, 49, Tampa; arrested July 3, Violation of Probation (VOP) controlled substance. No bond.

  • Bond named Officer of the Year

    In 2009 Investigator James Bond was named Officer of the Year for the Williston Police Department, for the second year in a row.

    As it happens, news of Bond’s exploits got to the Southern Police Institute Alumni Association (Florida Chapter) and they concurred.

    Bond has been chosen SPIAA Officer of the year for Florida and he will be recognized and handed a scholarship to Southern Police Institute’s Command Officer Development Course on Friday July 23, at the SPIAA National Conference in West Palm Beach.