Chiefland Man Arrested for Sexual Contact with Minor

February 27, 2024

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office discovered a 20 year old Chiefland man in the back seat of a car with a young female that was parked at the Marion County Fair on February 25th. The two were “making out.” Marion County Deputies interviewed the two and discovered the female was 14 years old. They also discovered the two have been romantically involved at a home in Chiefland and referred the investigation to Levy County Detectives.  

Levy County Detectives conducted interviews that confirmed the man, identified as Nicholas Hendricks (10/13/03) of Chiefland, has been involved in a romantic relationship with the minor for some time. Hendricks was arrested for lewd and lascivious battery on a person between 12-16 years old and booked in to jail. Hendricks is being held on a $250,000.00 bond.