Summerfield man arrested after threatening deputies with chainsaw

Russell Hamblen

A Summerfield man was arrested after he allegedly threatened Sumter County sheriff's deputies with a running chainsaw.Russell Herbert Hamblen, 36, of SE 145th Place, is facing felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following his arrest Friday morning.Deputies were at Hamblen's residence on a warrants check and then … [Read more...]

Wildwood man jailed on drug charges

Alphonsa Williams

A Wildwood man has been jailed in Lake County on drug charges and Marion County warrants charging him with violation of probation.Alphonsa Taylor Williams, 25, of 408 Jackson St., was arrested Friday and is being held on $6,000 bond.He is facing charges of possession of marijuana and crack cocaine and resisting a police officer.He is … [Read more...]

Villager jailed on warrant charging him with failure to appear

Pierre Alix Perrault

A 47-year-old Village of Duval man has been jailed in Lake County following his arrest on a Sumter County warrant.Pierre Alix Perrault was jailed New Year's Day following his arrest on a warrant charging him with failure to appear on his second conviction of driving while license suspended revoked.According to records with the Sumter Count … [Read more...]

Fruitland Park man arrested New Year’s Day on drug paraphernalia charge

William Evans

A 56-year-old Fruitland Park man was arrested New Year's Day on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.William Albert Evans of 1603 Brookstone Lane was released from the Lake County Jail after posting $1,000 bond.He is due for arraignment Jan. 29 in Lake County Court. … [Read more...]

Wildwood man arrested New Year’s Eve on DUI charge

David Ubiles

A 48-year-old Wildwood man was arrested New Year's Eve on a charge of driving under the influence following an accident.David Marcao Ubiles was arrested following the accident at 10:40 p.m. on County Road 230, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff's Office.The deputy suspected Ubiles had been drinking. Ubiles failed … [Read more...]

Red sauce, Lopez employees arrested New Year’s Eve at Margarita Republic

Margarita Republic

A 22-year-old manager from Nancy Lopez Country Club and 26-year-old employee of red sauce restaurant were arrested New Year's Eve at Margarita Republic in Spanish Springs Town Square.Brandon Robert Parrish and Shaliese R. Shyrigh, who both reside at 301 Oak Lane in Ocala, were arrested on charges of simple battery, according to an arrest report … [Read more...]

Registered sex offender arrested New Year’s Day at Villages hospital

David Harrison

A registered sex offender was arrested New Year's Day after a disturbance at The Villages Regional Hospital.A woman from Skyline Drive in Lady Lake was being treated at TVRH when 41-year-old David A. Harrison showed up and became combative.He allegedly attempted to give a series of false names to law enforcement officers.Harrison, who … [Read more...]

Fruitland Park man sentenced on charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

Karl Mark Chepolis

A 50-year-old Fruitland Park man has been sentenced to 60 days in jail after pleading no contest to a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.Karl Mark Chepolis was arrested on the charge on April 28.He was sentenced Tuesday in Lake County Court by Judge Don F. Briggs. … [Read more...]

Wildwood man arrested for having marijuana in cab of pickup truck

Cody Wiliams

A Wildwood man was arrested after he was found to have marijuana in the cab of his truck on Dec. 27.Cody Williams, 20, was arrested on charges of marijuana possession and possession of drug equipment, according to an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Department.Williams was booked at the Sumter County Jail where bond was set at $2,000. … [Read more...]

Fruitland Park man arrested on Sumter County violation of probation

Christopher Davie

A Fruitland Park man was arrested Tuesday on a Sumter County warrant charging him with violation of probation.Christopher Allan Davie, 50, was already an inmate at the Lake County Jail when he was served with the warrant.Davie had been on probation in Sumter County following conviction on a charge of driving while license suspended. … [Read more...]

Woman who works as Villages landscaper booked in Lake County

Amanda Boyd

A woman who works as a landscaper in The Villages was arrested Tuesday by Leesburg police.Amanda Lynn Boyd, 30, of Leesburg was arrested  on a charge of driving while license suspended, according to an arrest report from the Leesburg Police Department.Boyd's license had been revoked in 2009 after a driving under the influence conviction.  … [Read more...]

Lady Lake Citations December 22 – December 28, 2014

• Suzanne Friend, 46, was ticketed on a charge of driving while under the influence at 5:30 a.m. December 22 on 1207 Crabapple Lane.• Sarah Elizabeth Morgan, 28, was ticketed on a charge of in-operable tail lights at 9:55 a.m. December 23 on Tarrson Boulevard and Jeffrey Drive.• Shannon M. Chastain, 44, was ticketed on a charge of failure … [Read more...]

Lady Lake woman arrested after accident at CR466, Buena Vista Blvd.

Tracy Ann Bauer

A 44-year-old Lady Lake woman was arrested after her vehicle rear-ended another vehicle Saturday at County Road 466 and Buena Vista Boulevard.Tracy Ann Bauer is facing charges of driving under the influence and driving without a valid license following the accident, according to an arrest report from the Florida Highway Patrol.Bauer told … [Read more...]

Oxford man arrested after allegedly punching woman in nose on Christmas Day

Eric Watson

A 30-year-old Oxford man was arrested after he allegedly punched a woman in the nose on Christmas Day.Eric Wayne Watson was arrested on a charge of battery after a Sumter County sheriff's deputy was called to the scene after the altercation which began at 8:49 p.m.The victim told the deputy that she and Watson began arguing at their … [Read more...]

Michigan man accused of shoving employee at Wal-Mart

Isaac Laplander

A Michigan man was arrested after he allegedly shoved a loss prevention officer on Christmas Eve at  Wal-Mart at Buffalo Ridge shopping plaza.Isaac Laplander, 36, of Calumet, Mich. is facing charges of battery and larceny, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff's Office.Laplander allegedly tried to leave the store with … [Read more...]