Law and Courts

  • 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.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    Robert Cherico, 48, of Northeast 109th Street, Bronson, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after he allegedly hit a motorcycle and its rider with a baseball bat. He reportedly told police he was tired of nothing being done about the boys riding on his street on motorcycles. Bond $15,000.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    A Williston woman has been charged with four counts of forgery after she allegedly wrote checks on her son’s bank account.

    Tina Marie Aldridge, 42, of Northeast 155th Terrace, Williston, was charged with writing checks for varying amounts and cashing them at a local convenience store.

    She reportedly told officials she needed the money for Christmas.

    Her total bond was $25,000. She was already on probation for grand theft, according to a report from the Levy County Sheriff’s Office.

    Other arrests reported:

  • Williston Police Reports

    A young man from Williston is on the “most wanted” list after bonding out last week following an arrest and also investigation into two separate incidents.

    Decoda Kadarrell King, 21, of Northeast 35th Street, was stopped by Officer James Tegart after not coming to a proper stop at a stop sign. He allegedly gave the officer a false name before his companion in the car told the police his real name. He was charged with driving with a suspended license and giving false information to a law enforcement officer. He bonded out on the same day.

  • 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.