Month: September 2010

Buy Bust Chiefland

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                September 23, 2010 Time:                10:00 AM   The Levy County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force did a buy bust drug deal at 712 East Park Avenue in Chiefland. Agent Bowers posed as a drug dealer and purchased a trafficking amount of roxicodone from Rickey Mack Meeks for $ 800.00.   Upon the drug deal being completed agents immediately arrested Meeks and transported him to the Levy County Jail. Law enforcement agencies in the United States are seeing an alarming increase of prescription pills use and illegal transactions.  Anyone that would like to report prescription abuse to the Sheriff’s Office can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-877-349-8477.     Defendant:   Rickey Mack Meeks 712 east Park Avenue Chiefland, Fl. W/M, 02/04/58 Arrest Date: 09/22/10 Charge:  Trafficking in controlled substance       ###  


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

Sexual Predator

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                September 22, 2010                 Time:                4:30 PM     Sexual Predator Address Change:   In accordance with Florida Statue 775.21, this is a mandatory notification of the changing of address of a registered sexual predator in Levy County.   Frank E. Raub was convicted in Gilchrist County for sexual battery and lewd and lascivious on a child.   Raub was living at 17730 NW 90th Court and he is now residing at the below address in Levy County.  For a complete listing of all registered sexual predators and offenders residing in Levy County please visit www.fdle.state.fl.us.        Sexual Predator:   Frank E. Raub 17210 NW US Hwy 19 Fanning Springs, Fl W/M, 05/14/75       ###


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

Adan Flores Arrested

Media Release   Date:                September 4, 2010 Time:                2:00 pm   On 09/03/2010 the Levy County Sheriff's Office received a phone call from Jose Perez.  Perez said his ex-girlfriend called her sister and he requested help. The victim stated to Perez that her boyfriend, Adan Flores had beaten her and would not allow her to leave the residence. Deputies arrived at 17951 SE 30th street Morriston and the victim ran out the front door to deputies and she was hysterical & crying.   The victim said on September 3, 2010 around 0300 hours she came home from her job as a bartender. She said that Flores got angry because she consumed alcoholic beverage before coming home. Victim stated Flores became verbally abusive calling her names and cursing at her, which ended with physical abuse.  Flores would not let the victim leave the residence by hiding her car keys, not allowing her to use the phone and he became physically abusive each time she tried to escape.   Victim started being nice to Flores and he eventually allowed her to use his phone. The victim called her sister for help and spoke very softly and in code that Flores would not suspect. Since her sister did not know where she lived she told her to call a car rental business to obtain her address and call for help.  The Sheriff’s Office received the third party 9-1-1 call and located the residence.  The victim had bruises on her body and Flores was arrested for false imprisonment, domestic battery and preventing communication to law enforcement.   Flores, Adan 17951 SE 30th street Morriston, Fl W/M, 12/09/89     ###


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

DUI Check Point Inglis

On Sep 3, 2010 the Levy County Sheriff’s Office and the Inglis Police Department conducted a DUI sobriety check point at 135 CR-40, in front of Inglis Town Hall. From 10PM-130aM deputies and officers checked 60 cars and wrote eight citations and several written warning.