Month: March 2015

Gas Pump Skimmer Found

March 10, 2015

The Levy County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Bronson area
gas station at the request of the manager. The manager reported finding a
device attached to one of the pumps which was not part of the normal operating
components. The manager removed the device and turned it over to our office. He
was not able to determine how long the device had been in use on this pump. Only
one device has been found, but Investigators are looking at other locations to
verify no other devices have been installed throughout the county.  

Research has determined the device is a “skimmer.” The
device is used to collect the credit card account number, card name and other information
the magnetic card strip contains. This information is then used to make a “clone”
of the unsuspecting card owner’s card, and can be used in various locations
throughout the world to make purchases. 

The LCSO is urging all Levy County Citizens to closely
monitor their bank and credit card accounts on a daily, if not more frequent
basis, to quickly identify fraud. Should you notice unauthorized charges on any
of your accounts, quickly call your financial institution and freeze the
account and then call LCSO to make an official report. 

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Lt. Scott Tummond
Criminal Investigations Division
Levy County Sheriff’s Office
(352) 486-5111
“Know Something We Don’t” Call Crime Stoppers 1-877-349-8477 remain anonymous.
 

 



Sexual Predator

Sexual Predator
Public Address Notification
March 9, 2015
On March 9, 2015 Timothy R Thomas registered as a Sexual
Predator with the Levy County Sheriff’s Office. By Florida law Thomas is required to notify law enforcement whenever he changes
addresses.
Timothy R Thomas was convicted in 2005 in Alachua County, Fl for Sexual Battery by an Adult on a child under 12; F.S. 794.011. Thomas has registered his change in
address as: 21161 NE 35 Street, Williston, Fl.
For a complete listing of all
registered sexual predators and offenders residing in Levy County,
or to search by zip code, please visit www.fdle.state.fl.us and go to the sexual
offender data base.
Sexual Predator:
Timothy R Thomas
21161NE 35 Street
Williston, Fl
Black/Male
DOB: 2-17-1965
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Lt. Scott Tummond
Criminal Investigations Division
Levy County Sheriff’s Office
(352) 486-5111
“Know Something We Don’t” Call Crime Stoppers 1-877-349-8477 remain anonymous.