Fugitive Arrested
August 30, 2016
Kyle Omar Silcox 2-11-81 was arrested without incident due
to the combined efforts of the Levy County Sheriff’s Office, the Citrus County
Sheriff’s Office and the United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task
Force on August 26, 2016 at an abandoned home in Citrus County. Silcox was
wanted by Levy County for Tampering with a Victim/Witness and Alachua County
for Grand Theft Auto. During his apprehension, Citrus County Sheriff Deputies
discovered a mobile Methamphetamine lab, known as a “one pot cook”, in the
trunk of the vehicle; and freshly produced meth in the interior of the
Levy County Sheriff’s Office previously received a battery
complaint on August 8, 2016 and charges were filed with the 8th
Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office. On August 19, 2016 Investigators with
LCSO received a second complaint from the victim of the battery. The victim
reported Silcox had been harassing her, threatening to kill her, and
threatening to kill her family members. Silcox also told the victim he would
force law enforcement to kill him and would not surrender.
Silcox was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office
for manufacture and possession of Methamphetamine and is being held on a $13,000
Silcox will ultimately be transported to Levy and Alachua
Counties to appear on the charges in these jurisdictions.
Lt. Scott Tummond
Public Information
Levy County Sheriff’s Office
(352) 486-5111
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