Man Swims River to Evade Capture
February 27, 2017
Ronald A. Working (12-19-88) of Old Town temporarily evaded
capture by swimming the Suwannee River this past Friday afternoon. Working was
wanted by Dixie County for two counts of oystering in a closed area. Working
was able to evade Dixie County Sheriff’s deputies by jumping into the Suwannee
River and swimming across into the wooded area of Andrews Management Area in
Levy County. LCSO deputies responded to assist and captured Working near the
intersection of US 19 and NW 155 Avenue.
Working was booked into the Levy County Detention Facility
and is being held on a $3,000 bond for the warrants issued in Dixie County.
Working was additionally charged with resisting arrest without violence in Levy
County. The bond on this charge was set at $25,000.