Old Town Man Arrested for Burglaries in Chiefland
October 18, 2016
Levy County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Norman “Ashley”
Burnett 8-14-77 for multiple burglaries in the Chiefland and Fanning Springs
area yesterday. Burnett first became a person of interest when the “Juice Box”,
located in Fanning Springs, was burglarized on October 4, 2016. The owner
reported approximately $900.00 worth of merchandise had been stolen when the
burglar broke through a window.
LCSO investigators were able to obtain a warrant for
Burnett’s arrest on October 10, 2016 for the Juice Box burglary. Burnett’s bond
on that case was pre-set at $150,000.00. Investigators located Burnett just off
of Manatee Springs Highway yesterday and after a brief foot pursuit apprehended
him. Investigators interviewed Burnett, who matched the description of a person
seen in the Buck Bay subdivision, and gained his confession. Investigators
report Burnett confessed to 5-6 burglaries in Buck Bay, taking approximately
$600.00 in property from various vehicles and yards.
The LCSO investigators continue this investigation and
anticipate additional charges will be filed in the near future. Currently
Burnett is booked into the Levy County Detention Facility for the singular
warrant and is being held on a $150,000.00 bond.