Month: July 2010

Man Steals From His 81 Old Mother


MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                July 31, 2010 Time:                8:45 am   On July 30, 2010 Detective Roger Bell arrested Roger Brown for Dealing in Stolen Property.  The defendants 81 years of age mother reported that in May of this year she went in to the hospital and returned home in July.  Upon the victim returning home she discovered her wedding band ring and earrings missing from the residence and notified the Levy County Sheriff’s Office.    The investigation revealed that Brown lives with his mother and was home during her stay in the hospital.  On May 26, 2010 Brown pawned the jewelry at Pesso’s Pawn Shop for $ 1,100.  The owner of Pesso’s positively identified Brown in a photo line up.   Brown was currently in the Levy County jail for driving on a suspended drivers license and possession of cocaine.  Detective Bell spoke to Brown and questioned him if he stole or pawn his mother’s jewelry. Brown denied any knowledge of the crime and Detective Bell showed Brown the pawn/sales receipt from Pesso's Pawn with Brown’s signature and thumb print.  Brown stated that he does not recall pawning or selling the ring.         Roger Paul Brown 15554 SE 30th Ave. Morriston, Fl. W/M, 06/24/1961       ###

Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
Office: 352-486-5446
Cell:    352-577-4218

Convicted Felon Arrested Again

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                July 30, 2010 Time:                11:45 am   Fanning Springs, Florida-Deputy Michael Wilkinson responded to 7311 NW 168TH Lane in reference to a domestic disturbance.  Upon arrival the victim stated that his cousin, Gary Andrew Sullivan pulled up in his driveway and began an altercation with the victim.   While the victim was standing at the driver’s window Sullivan punched the victim in the face and stabbed him with a knife in the chest.  The victim immediately defended himself and punched the suspect in the face and the suspect drove away.  The victim was treated and was released at the scene with minor injuries.  The suspect suffered a contusion to the face and was treated and released from the University of Florida Shands Hospital.   Sullivan was arrested for domestic aggravated battery and was transported to the Levy County Jail.  Sullivan was released from prison on December 1, 2009 for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.     Defendant:   Gary Andrew Sullivan 7260 NW 70 Ave. Fanning Springs, Fl. W/m, 07/01/76       ###


Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
Office: 352-486-5446
Cell:    352-577-4218

Yankeetown Man Attacks Victim With Shovel

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                July 30, 2010 Time:                8:00 am   Deputy Leroy Prine responded to a domestic fight at 26 Knots Way Yankeetown.  Upon arrival he met with the victim who stated that EJ Kennedy pushed him and threatened him with a shovel.  During the altercation Kennedy stated to the victim “I could really hurt you”.  The victim advised that Kennedy had a shovel in his hand and threatened to kill him.  The victim stated that he was in fear of his life.  Kennedy was arrested for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and was transported to the Levy County Jail.     Defendant:   EJ Kennedy 26 Knots Way Yankeetown, Fl W/M, 01/19/44     ###


Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
Office: 352-486-5446
Cell:    352-577-4218

Willston Man Arrested For A/C Theft

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                July 29, 2010 Time:                9:15 pm   Williston, Florida-On July 19, 2010 the victim reported that she was driving by her rental property at 18650 NE 40th street and seen a white truck pulling a trailer.  The victim noticed that the trailer had an air conditioner on the trailer and she immediately checked her rental home and discovered her A/C stolen.  The victim attempted to locate the suspect but the truck fled the area.   Sgt. Mike Narayan and Deputy Scott Stancil began the investigation and identified Tyler Price Kittle as the driver of the white truck.  Kittle borrowed a trailer from a friend on the date of the theft.  Through the investigation deputies located similar truck and trailer tracks leading down a dirt lane and located the stolen A/C unit in the woods.   On July 28, 2010 Kittle was located and arrested in the city of Williston.  Kittle is currently on probation for grand theft.    Defendant:   Tyler Price Kittle 21553 NE Hwy 27 Williston, Fl W/M, 09/02/85     ###

Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
Office: 352-486-5446
Cell:    352-577-4218

Bronson Woman Arrested

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                July 28, 2010 Time:                6:00 pm   Bronson, Fl-On July 28, 2010 Deputy Clint Anderson arrested Toni Parnell for nine counts of uttering a forged instrument and grand theft.   The victim called the Levy County Sheriff’s Office and reported that she was missing money from her Perkins State Bank account.  The investigation revealed that the victim knew the suspect, Toni Parnell and the checks were cashed at the IGA Grocery store in Bronson. Parnell received over $ 1,600 from the forged checks and admitted that she knew it was wrong & was going through tough times.     Defendant:   Toni Parnell 12330 NE 100 Ave. Bronson, Fl W/F, 02/03/78     ###


Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
Office: 352-486-5446
Cell:    352-577-4218