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Law and Courts

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office arrested the following persons. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is gathered from Sheriff’s Office press releases, arrest reports and court appearance orders.

    Paul F. Schott, 21, Nighthawk Terrace, Inglis, violation of probation on burglary. Bail is $10,000.

    James Steven Munden, 48, Northeast 87th Avenue, Bronson, violation of probation for battery. No bail.

    David Shane Clemons, 31, Southeast 5th Street, Williston, neglect of a child without great harm. Bail is $7,500.

  • Williston Police Reports

    Tommy Glenn Chadwick, 31, of Ocala, was charged with possession of marijuana less than 20 grams after the car in which he was riding was stopped for having no tag lights and a cracked windshield.

    Russell Edward Howe Jr., 19, of Southeast 3rd Avenue, Williston, was charged with possession of a prescription drug, Valium, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was the driver of the above vehicle which was stopped for having no tag lights and a cracked windshield.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    A Trenton man was charged with armed burglary of a dwelling, grand theft and grand theft auto.

    Bryant L. Shaw, 42, was arrested after he returned to the scene of a burglary at a hunting cabin near Otter Creek about one mile north of State Road 24 in Gadsbay. He was detained by the victim. The truck he was driving had been stolen out of Dixie County. Total bond was $40,000.

  • Three charged with abuse of mentally handicapped man

    BRONSON — Three people have been charged with mistreatment of a 51-year-old mentally handicapped man who was found malnourished and weighing between 80 to 100 pounds when found by deputies acting on an anonymous tip. One officer who saw the victim said he looked like a prisoner of war.

    A Levy County Sheriff’s Office press release said the trio, who were his caretakers, has admitted to leaving the man handcuffed in a home on Mashburn Drive for up to four hours while they dined in a restaurant. The man said he was fed rice and beans and was always hungry.

  • Williston Police Reports

    The Williston Police Dept. has announced the following arrests.

    Chauncee Meyers, 17, of Southeast 10th Street, Williston was charged with trespass upon school grounds.

    According to the report, Meyers was expelled from school but was on the grounds threatening other students. One student reported receiving a text message that said he would be killed.

    Meyers was located sitting on a bench near the hospital. He was arrested and taken to the county jail.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    A traffic stop at a South Chiefland gas station for no tag light resulted in drug charges against two people.

    According to reports, Deputy Willie Barnes arrested Jonathan Clemons, 24, of Northwest 12th Avenue, Chiefland, for possession of marijuana less than 20 grams and tampering with evidence after a search of the car in which he was riding.

  • Williston Police Reports

    The Williston Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Heather M. Lowe, 18, of Northeast 135th Terrace, Williston, charged with Possession of Cannabis less than 20 grams after being stopped for having illegal tint on her car window. The male in the car with her fled the scene after marijuana was allegedly found in his possession.

    Marcia Kay Burr, 50, of Northwest 7th Street, Williston, was arrested on an Alachua County warrant for failure to appear, larceny theft over $300.

  • Sheriff's Reports

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

    James Powell, 32, of Northeast 100th Street, Bronson, was charged with retail theft after he was allegedly caught trying to smuggle beer out of IGA in his pants.

    Christina L. Haven, 29, of Jacksonville, was charged with disorderly intoxication after she refused to stop screaming in the parking lot of the Dawg House Bar.

    DOMESTIC ARRESTS

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    A 36-year-old Fanning Springs man who allegedly improperly touched a 17-year-old girl was accused of battery, according to the Levy County Sheriff's Office reports.

    Vaughn Winford Drake, of Northwest 167th Place, allegedly moved a small child for whom the victim was babysitting, lay down beside the victim and touched her. Officers came after she called her mother. Bond was set at $2,500.

    Richard Earl Aldrich Jr., 25, of Orlando, was charged with disorderly intoxication after an incident on Northeast 77th Court.

  • Williston Police Reports

    The Williston Police Dept. announced the following arrests:

    Keith Eric Benson, 28, of Northeast 85th Terrace, Bronson, was chargted with fleeing and eluding and reckless driving of his motorcycle after leading police on a chase in which he reached a speed estimated at 110 mph. He was first spotted at Southwest 18th Street driving at 61 mph, according to the report, and eventually lost control of his bike after trying to make a left turn. Officer David Deonarine made the arrest.