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Law and Courts

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    Brett Parker Watts, 21, of Northeast 113th Lane, Bronson, was accused of armed burglary and theft of a firearm after he allegedly stole several firearms from a home in Chiefland. He was also accused of domestic battery and aggravated domestic assault for an incident with the person who drove him to the home of the victim and reportedly didn’t know he was going to steal the guns. Deputies also recovered some of the weapons from a home in Newberry, just across the Levy County line. He also faces several charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    Raul Reynoso, 54, of Northwest 90th Avenue, Chiefland, was arrested for possession of more than 20 grams of cannabis, sale of cannabis, two counts each, after he allegedly sold the drug to a confidential source. Total bond $10,000.

  • Suspect Allen Mack arrested locally

    One of Levy County's most wanted suspects was arrested without incident on Friday, March 20.

    According to a news release from Williston Investigator James Bond, members of the U.S. Marshal's Office, the Levy County Sheriff's Office task force, the Williston Police Department and the Probation Department caught up with the suspect,

    Allen Mack, 36, at 450 S.E. 144th Ave. in Williston. From information received earlier in the day, he was believed to be staying with a co-worker at the Highlands area address.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office has released information on the following arrests:

    Eric B. Hudson, 31, of Northeast 74th Place, Bronson, accused of burglary of an occupied structure and two counts of battery.

  • Williston Police Reports

    The Williston Police Department has announced the following arrests:

    Seth Aaron Schneider, 25, of Ocala, was charged with possession of cannabis less than 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Tiffany K. Sams, 28, of Southeast 10th Street, Williston, was accused of domestic battery and felony battery, giving false information of a crime and aggravated battery with a weapon.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office has announced the following arrests:

    Samuel Alexander Glover, 18, of Southeast 4th Lane, Otter Creek, was arrested at Hilltop Alternative School and charged with sale of a controlled substance (cocaine).

    Darryl Stanford Crowder, 18, of Southeast 10th Street, Williston, a student at Williston High School, was charged with possession of cannabis with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school. Bond was set at $2,500.

  • Warrant issued for local man

    An arrest warrant has been issued for Allen Mack, 36, of Williston, on charges of kidnapping and felony battery.

    Mack allegedly beat a family member last Wednesday and drove her to a site in Marion County with the intent to kill and bury her, according to a release by the Williston Police Department.

    The victim escaped and was helped by a resident who called the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Mack fled the scene and is being sought.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office has announced the following arrests:

    Brynard L. Hodge, 33, of Northwest 120th Street, Chiefland, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and sale of a controlled substance after the Levy County Drug Task Force allegedly used a confidential source to make a controlled drug buy. His total bond was $15,000.

  • Williston Police Reports

    For the third year in a row, serious crime in the city of Williston declined.

    According to FDLE statistics for 2008, serious crimes were down 7.3 percent, violent crimes down 26.9 percent and non-violent crime went up .8 percent.

    Violent crime in Florida has trended up in recent years, largely led by Florida’s urban centers.

    There were no robberies in Williston in 2008 and only one forcible sex offense.

  • Firefighters receive grant

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $133,665.00 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to the Williston Fire Rescue.

    Williston Fire Chief Lamer Stegall reports the awarded funds will be used for Self Contained Breathing Apparatus also know as (SCBA).