Month: September 2010

Chiefland Man Receives 30 Years in Prison

MEDIA RELEASE Date: September 29, 2010Time: 9:15 AM The Levy County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force arrested James Joseph Thompson on March 24, 2010 for possession of cocaine with intent to sell, tampering with physical evidence, driving while license suspended and possession drug paraphernalia. On September 22, 2010 Thompson went to court and was found guilty on all charges. Thompson has an extensive criminal history and received 30 years in the Department of Corrections. Defendant: James Joseph ThompsonP.O. Box 811Chiefland, FlB/M, 12/11/69 ###


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

Chiefland Man Barricaded With A Knife


MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                September 29, 2010 Time:                8:15 AM   Deputies responded to 3550 NW 120 Street Chiefland in reference to a subject armed with knives and threatening suicide.  Deputies endeavored to negotiate with the subject but he refused to come out of his residence.  The subject had the doors barricaded and deputies had to forcibly enter the residence.  The subject refused to surrender and was tased upon entry.  The subject was taken into custody and was transported to Nature Coast Hospital for evaluation.       ###  

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

Archer Man Arrested For Burglary & A/C Thefts

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                September 23, 2010 Time:                5:45 PM   A concerned citizen reported a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of the road at 12390 NE 75TH Street.  Upon arrival Deputy Ella Anderson made contact with Brandi Brock in a 2006 Hyundai around 12:15 in the morning and inquired what she was doing.  Brock stated that she lived in Archer and was visiting a friend in the area and her car over heated.  Deputy Anderson detected some red flags on Brock’s story and set up surveillance on her vehicle.  A short time later Deputy Anderson observed the car run a stop sign and conducted a traffic stop and noticed a male person in the car.  The passenger, Kenneth William Fogg was in the front seat. There was a copper cooling system from an external air conditioning unit in the back seat of the car.    The investigation revealed that Brock was dropping off her boyfriend, Kenneth Fogg, and he was stealing A/C units. They were communicating with two way radios.  Fogg was arrested for burglary, grand theft and criminal mischief.  It is believed that Fogg is responsible for over a dozen A/C thefts in the area and the investigation continues.    Defendant:   Kenneth William Fogg 13325 SW 161st Way Archer, Fl. W/M, 12/04/70       ###


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

Two Adults Arrested On Sex Offense Charges

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                September 23, 2010 Time:                2:00 PM   The Criminal Investigation Division received allegations that Willie T. Davis and Johnnie Randal Williams had a sexual relationship with a 13 year old female.  The incident between the victim and Davis occurred in July 2010 on several different occasions.  The incident between Williams and the same victim occurred in May-June 2010.  Through the investigation Davis and Williams were arrested for lewd and lascivious battery on a child.    The victim was known to Davis and Williams and they admitted to having a sexual relationship with the child.  Davis is currently in the Gilchrist County Jail and Williams is in the Levy County Jail.     Defendant:   Willie T. Davis 804 SW 1st Drive Chiefland, Fl. B/M, 04/02/1987   Johnnie Randal Williams 5050 NW 60th Street Chiefland, Fl. W/M, 12/18/91     ###


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

Clerk Arrested For Organzied Fraud

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                September 23, 2010 Time:                11:00 AM   On September 22, 2010 Randi Lynn Fumea was arrested for organized fraud.  Fumea was a clerk at the Tackle Box in Fanning Springs and the manager noticed discrepancies with her cash drawer.  Investigator Roger Bell began the investigation and within a 12 day period Fumea stole $ 2,033 in lottery tickets and cigarettes.  Fumea was stealing $1-20 dollar lottery tickets and cashing the winning tickets at the store.     Defendant:   Randi Lynn Fumea Chiefland, Fl W/F, 10/04/87 Arrest Date:  09/22/10 Charge:  Organized Fraud       ###    


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