Chiefland Man Arrested


MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                November 6, 2012 Time:                9:00 AM   On November 5, 2012 Lonnie Wilkerson was arrested for using a firearm while under the influence of alcoholic beverage.   Deputy Clint Anderson responded to 13000 NW N.W. 85TH Ave Chiefland, in reference to a disturbance.  Upon Anderson’s arrival he made contact with the complainant and he advised that Wilkerson was at his residence drinking vodka and he was very intoxicated.     Around 11 o’clock at night Wilkerson left the residence traveling on his horse.  While he was riding his horse down the rode the horse bucked him off and he became outraged at the horse.  Wilkerson was armed with a 40 caliber pistol and started shooting numerous times at the horse.  Fortunately, Wilkerson was a not a good shot and missed the horse completely.   Wilkerson was arrested for the above charges and was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries from being thrown from the horse.  Wilkerson was treated and released from the hospital and was booked in the Levy County Jail.     Defendant:   Lonnie Wilkerson 12290 NW 85TH Ave. Chiefland, Fl. W/M, 05-10-1948     ###

Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
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