Woman jailed after theft of vehicle from Summerfield bar

Jessica DeGraw

A 33-year-old woman was arrested Thursday after a 2006 blue Hyundai was stolen from the parking lot of DJ & Gina’s Lounge on SE 99th Avenue in Summerfield. After a high-speed chase, Jessica Degraw was arrested on charges of fleeing a law enforcement officer at a high rate of speed and driving while license suspended, according to the Marion … [Read more...]

Lady Lake Citations August 11 – August 17, 2014

• Debra Ann Holloway, 41, was ticketed on a charge of DUI at 6:05 p.m. August 15 on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 and Hartsock Sawmill Road. • Chad E Basford, 36, was ticketed on a charge of refusal to submit to testing at 3:08 a.m. August 17 on Paige Place and Avenida Central. • Billy E. Faulkenberry, 71, was ticketed on a charge of careless driving at 8 … [Read more...]

Villager arrested on felony charge after threatening brother with knives

Michael Heaney

A Village of Country Club Hills man has been arrested on a felony charge of aggravated assault after allegedly threatening his brother with a pair of kitchen knives. Michael N. Heaney, 56, was arrested by Lady Lake police in the 1700 block of Pebble Beach Lane on the Historic Side of The Villages following the incident at about 1 p.m. Sunday in … [Read more...]

Lady Lake police track down suspected Radio Shack thieves

Alicia Porter

Two suspects have been jailed in Marion County on felony charges of grand theft after allegedly stealing high-value items from the Radio Shack in Lady Lake. The theft was reported Aug. 8 to Lady Lake police officers. A review of the store's video surveillance showed a man hand an item to a woman who put it in her bag. One of the suspects, … [Read more...]

Woman arrested on DUI charge after she’s chased down by accident victim

Debra Holloway

A 41-year-old Lady Lake woman has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident. Debra Ann Holloway was arrested at about 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15 by Lady Lake police officers at her residence in the 1000 block of Hibiscus Street. Police had been alerted by a driver who reported that a truck had … [Read more...]

Villager driving golf cart arrested on DUI charge after running red light

Chad Basford

A 36-year-old Villages resident was arrested by Lady Lake police on a charge of driving under the influence after allegedly running a red light in a golf cart. Chad E. Basford of the Village of Calumet Grove was arrested shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday after allegedly running a red light on Paige Place. He was pulled over in the parking lot at St. … [Read more...]

Fruitland Park man jailed on probation violation

Carl Byerley

A 36-year-old Fruitland Park man has been jailed on a probation violation and is being held without bond in the Lake County Jail. Carl Christiansen Byerley was arrested Aug. 12 by Fruitland Park police. He had been placed on probation in 2013 in connection with a 2012 arrest on a charge of possession of cocaine. He is scheduled to appear … [Read more...]

Lady Lake man jailed following arrest by Fruitland Park police

Derek Bradley

A Lady Lake man was arrested Sunday by Fruitland Park police on a Lake County warrant charging him with grand theft. Derek Alan Bradley, 30, of 114 Palm Drive is also facing a charge of armed burglary. He has been jailed in Lake County on $29,000 bond. He has an arraignment date of Sept. 15 in Lake County Court. … [Read more...]

Oxford woman uses car as weapon to thwart would-be robbers

Keijuan Jamal Callaway

An Oxford woman used her vehicle as a weapon to thwart would-be robbers who followed her home from a bar Saturday night. Two men followed the woman home from the Cross Roads Bar in Summerfield. When she arrived at her home on County Road 103 in Oxford, the men used their vehicle to block her car in her home's carport. While she was still in her … [Read more...]

Judge sentences man who was tasered at Lake Sumter Landing

Kevin Conklin

A 51-year-old man has pleaded no contest in Sumter County Court to charges he faced following his arrest in June at Lake Sumter Landing Market Square. Kevin Charles Conklin entered the plea to charges of disorderly intoxication and resisting an officer Tuesday in front of Judge Thomas D. Skidmore. Conklin was sentenced to 30 days in jail with … [Read more...]

Villager jailed without bond after altercation during night of drinking

Scott Wolfe

A Village of Rio Grande man was jailed without bond after allegedly hitting his girlfriend after a night of drinking. Sumter County sheriff's deputies were called to the man's home on San Pedro Drive at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. A woman told deputies that Scott David Wolfe, 53, had hit her with an open hand, according to the arrest … [Read more...]

Woman arrested after disturbance at Rolling Acres Apartments

Yen Nhi N Ton

A 22-year-old woman was arrested on a charge of simple battery after a fight with her boyfriend Aug. 5 at Rolling Acres Apartments in Lady Lake. Yen Nhi N Ton was arrested by Lady Lake police after her boyfriend said she struck him during an argument about his ex-wife. The victim has suffered scratches and bruises, according to the arrest … [Read more...]

Golf bag, clubs reported stolen from golf cart

A Villager reported to Lady Lake police that his golf bag was stolen from his golf cart Aug. 4 while it was parked at the Circle K service station at 3 LaGrande Boulevard on the Historic Side of The Villages. The victim told police that at about 6 a.m. he had gone into the Circle K to have a cup of coffee and read a newspaper. When he came … [Read more...]

Wildwood man arrested after running stop sign in Village of Palo Alto

Paul Gross

A 34-year-old Wildwood man was arrested at 2:42 a.m. Monday while driving in the Village of Palo Alto. Paul Michael Gross was pulled over by a Sumter County sheriff's deputy after he allegedly ran a stop sign at Del Norte Drive and Palo Alto Avenue. He was found to be driving on a suspended license and it was determined to be his second such … [Read more...]

Lady Lake Citations August 4 – August 10, 2014

• David N. Thomas, 79, was ticketed on a charge of careless driving at 12:30 a.m. August 9 on St. Andrews Boulevard and East Schwartz Boulevard. • Donald Cullen Schochler, 57, was ticketed on a charge of no proof of insurance at 11:55 a.m. August 9 on County Road 25 and U.S. Hwy. 27/441. • David Scott Kassenoff, 52, was ticketed on a charge of … [Read more...]