Month: June 2010

Levy Investigator Wins Gold Medal

MEDIA RELEASE

Date: June 22, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM

The Florida Police & Fire Games began June 20-26 in Martin/Indian River & St. Lucie Counties. The Olympics began in 1985. Tom Martin an Investigator for the Levy County Sheriff’s Office competed this year in the 220 pound weight class in the bench press contest. During the statewide competition Tom won the gold medal by bench pressing 465 pounds. The Florida Police & Fire Games crowned Tom as the strongest man in the Police & Fire Fighter Olympics in Florida.

We are very proud of Tom’s accomplishment and congratulate him in winning this prestigious award.

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Chiefland Family Arrested for Burglary/Drugs/Stolen Property

MEDIA RELEASE
Date: June 17, 2010
Time: 11:30 AM

Chiefland, Florida-On June 16, 2010 Investigator Tom Martin arrested Lukas Walther and his father Scott Walther for several felony charges involving residential burglaries and drugs. The Criminal Investigation Division executed a search warrant at the Walther residence at 7630 NW 115th Street. During the raid Investigators seized a stolen 19” flat screen television, several handguns/rifles/shotguns, boxes of ammunition, cocaine and marijuana.

The Walther’s have been suspected in a crime wave committing several residential burglaries in Levy County. The investigation continues and more charges are expected. The father, Scott Walther is a convicted felon in Georgia for possession/manufacturing/distributing marijuana and his son Lucas is a convicted felon for burglary and grand theft. A witness in the case advised that Lucas traded the stolen television for five (5) oxycodone pills.

On June 10, 2010 Marc Anthony Walther, another son of Scott Walther was arrested for burglary, grand theft, possession of methamphetamine, possession of controlled substance (Pills) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Defendants:

Scott Walther
7630 NW 115 Street
Chiefland, Fl
W/M, 53
Charges: Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, dealing in stolen property, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lukas Walther
7630 NW 115 Street
Chiefland, Fl
W/M, 22
Charges: Burglary, dealing in stolen property, theft, possession of controlled substance (Oxycodone), possession of ammunition by a convicted felon.

Marc Anthony Walther
7630 NW 115 Street
Chiefland, Fl
W/M, 26
Charges: Burglary, grand theft, possession of methamphetamine, possession of controlled substance (Pills) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Levy Fugitive Arrested in Brunswick Georgia


MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                June 17, 2010 Time:                11:00 AM   Bronson, Florida-On June 16, 2010 Adam Bolden was arrested by Glenn County Sheriff’s Office and the US Marshals Service South East Regional Task Force in Brunswick, Georgia.  Bolden was wanted by Levy County Sheriff’s Office for four felony warrants.  Levy authorities who are members of the US Marshals Service Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force received information that the fugitive fled to Brunswick, Georgia.   On June 16, 2010 Bolden was located at 2200 Wolf Street Brunswick, Ga. and a foot chase ensued.  Bolden jumped several fences but was apprehended without incident.  Bolden is wanted for aggravated battery on a pregnant woman, obstructing justice by harassing the victim, two counts of possession of cocaine, two counts sell of cocaine, fleeing and eluding police in a high speed chase, driving with license suspended and possession of paraphernalia.  Bolden is currently in the Glenn County Jail waiting for extradition to Florida.     Defendant:   Adam Bolden 1002 NW 13 Ave Trenton, Fl.         ###  

Archer Man Arrested


MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                June 15, 2010 Time:                8:30 AM   Archer, Florida-On June 12, 2010 Investigator Mike Narayan arrested Gary Robert Jones Jr. for having sexual activity with a certain minor.  Jones was transported to the Levy County Jail and has a $ 200,000 dollar bond.   The victim now 19, told a relative that Jones began molesting her at age 12 until she was 16.  The victim stated she has a 2 year old child by Jones and he wanted his last name on the child’s birth certificate.  Jones is known to the victim and upon his arrest he admitted to having sex with the victim.  Jones stated that he believed he is the father of the child and then requested an attorney.   Defendant:   Gary Robert Jones Jr. 12591 NE 108 Terrace Archer, Fl. Black Male, 45     ###

Teen Driver Classes


MEDIA RELEASE Date:                June 9, 2010 Time:                9:45 AM   The Levy County Sheriff’s Office Community Relation Division will be offering Teen Driver classes this summer throughout the county.  All classes are free and will begin at 9:00 AM each day and the classes will be approximately 4 hours.  The students will need permission slips from their parents due to some graphic nature of the program.  The permission slips can be picked up at the local schools or from the instructor the day of the event.  If you need more information you can contact Lt. Sean Mullins or Sgt. Max Long at 352-486-5111, extension 278.   Dates/Location:   Williston High School: June:                  18 July:                   1, 8,9,19,20,28,29 August:             13   Chiefland High School: June:                 28 July:                  5,6,15,16,22,23,30 August:             12   Bronson High School: June:                  29 July:                  7,12,21,26,27 August:             11   Cedar Key High School: June:                 30 July:                  13 August:               9   Yankeetown School: July:                   2, 14 August:              10     ###