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Law and Courts

  • 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).

  • Williston Police Reports

    The Williston Police Department announces the following arrests:

    Jorge H. Hernandez, 28, of 5th Terrace, Williston, was charged with no driver’s license after he was stopped for having no tag light.

    Boyd Williams, 79, of Southwest 1st Avenue, Williston, was charged with domestic battery after an incident at his home.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    Raul Reynoso, 54, of Northwest 90th Avenue, Chiefland, was accused of possession of more than 20 grams, possession of cannabis with intent to distribute, maintaining a drug dwelling and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Levy County Drug Task Force and S.W.A.T. team executed a search warrant at his home after a confidential source allegedly bought illegal narcotics. Total bond, $21,000.

  • Williston Police Reports

    The Williston Police Department released information on the following arrests:

    Scott A. Mead, 35, of Southwest 3rd Street, Williston, was accused of battery in an incident outside his home with a man who allegedly owed him money.

    Eugene Thomas Days, 41, of Southeast 10th Street, Williston, was accused of DUI and driving while license suspended or revoked after he was stopped by a police officer who recognized him and knew that his license was suspended.

     

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    A disturbance on Northeast 62nd Lane in Bronson resulted in three arrests,including one juvenile.

    According to Sheriff's reports, the altercation apparently started over some car keys, one woman was threatened with strangulation and the girl was accused of sticking a knife to the throat of one of the people.

  • Williston Police Reports

    The Williston Police Dept. has announced the following arrests:

    Ed Clifton Hill, 44, of Northeast 40th Street, Williston, was accused of trespassing and retail theft after he allegedly took three steaks valued at $26.77 from the Hitchcock’s store.

    He had been given a trespass warning in the past.

    Juan Francisco, 32, of Southeast 5th Terrace, Williston, was charged with misuse of 911 after he called several times and said someone was there to hurt him. No one was found, and, according to the report, he was intoxicated.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    A 16-year-old Bronson High School student who refused to give up her IPod which she was allegedly listening to during in-school suspension was arrested.

    Nyisha R. Williams, of Northeast 101st Terrace, Bronson was sent to the assistant principal’s office. She refused to cooperate, used foul language, according to the report, and knocked items off a table.

  • Williston Police Reports

    Arrests listed by Williston Police:

    * Aaron J. Hubert, 28, of Northeast 5th Street, Williston, was accused of domestic battery and depriving of 911 after an incident at his home.

    * Jeffery Deandre Hawkins, 25, of Northeast 11th Street, Williston, was charged with possession of cocaine and resisting without violence, and driving with license suspended or revoked, after being chased by police when he failed to stop for having an inoperative tag light. He was caught at Williston Arms.