Levy Deputy Involved in Traffic Crash

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                April 8, 2010 Time:                1:30 PM   Chiefland, Florida-Investigator Tom Martin was responding with his emergency lights on to a burglary in progress call at 8690 NW 150 St.  At 147 Place and Old Fanning Road a vehicle pulled out in front of Martin and he avoided the crash by driving on the shoulder of the road and struck a tree. Investigator Martin had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported to Shands University Hospital.  Martin is listed in stable condition.  The Florida Highway Patrol is on the scene and handling the traffic crash.   Corporal Lauree Allen arrived at the scene and placed Douglas Maund in custody for grand theft.  The investigation revealed that Maund was stealing scrap metal from the residence the past three days and selling the scrap metal in Marion County.     Defendant:   Douglas Lee Maund 1204 NW 17th Ave Chiefland, Fl. White Male, 41         ###