Wildwood man to be sentenced in 2013 slaying of father of four

Quentel Jermaine Williams

A Wildwood man will be sentenced Feb. 24 after being found guilty of gunning down a Wildwood father of four in August 2013.Last week, a jury found Quentel Williams guilty of first-degree murder and attempted robbery with a firearm in the death of Abdelwahab Kandah who had been picking up the night deposit from Kamal’s Mini Mart on 327 Kilgore … [Read more...]

Lady Lake Citations February 2 – February 8, 2015

• Julie Lauramore Faircloth, 54, was ticketed on a charge of driving while license suspended, open container/driver and refusal to submit to testing at 9:48 p.m. February 5 on La Grande Boulevard.• Debra L. Shappy, 58, was ticketed on a charge of expired tag six months or less, driving while license suspended, no proof of insurance, failure to … [Read more...]

Katie Belle’s employee free on $35,000 bond following arrest

Shawn Michael Horne

A 39-year-old Katie Belle's employee is free on $35,000 bond following his arrest on Lake County warrants charging him with burglary with assault or battery and depriving use of 911.Shawn Michael Horne was arrested Feb. 4 at his home in Belleview by Marion County sheriff's deputies. He was initially booked at the Marion County Jail and then … [Read more...]

Villager arrested on DUI in December, caught behind wheel again

Michael Philipbar

A Village of Polo Ridge man arrested in December on a charge of driving under the influence after he was found sleeping in his car at a postal station, has been arrested again.Michael James Philipbar, 54, was arrested Monday night on a charge of driving while license suspended after he was pulled over on U.S. Hwy. 301 by a Sumter County … [Read more...]

63-year-old Fruitland Park man arrested with pills in sock

Galen Pearlman

A 63-year-old Fruitland Park man was arrested on a charge possession of a drug without a prescription Friday by the Lake County Sheriff's Office.A deputy had been dispatched to pick up Galen Louis Pearlman on a Marion County warrant.When the deputy made contact with Pearlman, he told the deputy that he had drugs in his sock, according to an … [Read more...]

Lady Lake man arrested after driving with headlights on high beam

Austin Kennedy

A 21-year-old Lady Lake man is free on $1,000 bond following his arrest Saturday on a charge of driving while license suspended.Austin Tyler Kennedy of 912 April Hills Blvd. had been driving on Main Street in Leesburg with his headlights on high beam when he was pulled over by law enforcement.His license had been suspended in 2012. … [Read more...]

Thief with combination takes money from Brownwood Dunkin Donuts safe

Dunkin Donuts

Law enforcement officials are hoping that video surveillance will lead them to the thief who stole a large amount of cash from the safe at Dunkin Donuts in Brownwood.The theft occurred at 10:45 p.m. Friday when an individual entered the coffee shop through the rear door and walked directly to the safe in the administration office, according to … [Read more...]

Summerfield motorcyclist arrested after leading law enforcement on chase

Michael Tindale

 A 35-year-old man was arrested by Marion County sheriff's deputies following a high-speed motorcycle chase.Michael Tindale led the chase after running through a stop sign at  145th Street and Southeast 47th Avenue.He was booked at the Marion County Jail on a charge of fleeing law enforcement and possession of marijuana.Bond was … [Read more...]

Villager facing felony charge of driving under the influence

Julie Faircloth

A Villager is free on $15,000 following her arrest on a felony driving under the influence charge.Julie Lauramore Faircloth, 54, of 804 Alvarado Place was booked Friday at the Lake County Jail on her third DUI within in 10 years. She is also facing a charge of driving with a suspended license.She is due for arraignment March 2 in Lake … [Read more...]

Wildwood woman arrested on DUI, marijuana charges

Brittany Ann Anderson

A 24-year-old Wildwood woman is being held on $3,000 bond following her arrest on charges of driving under the influence, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.Brittany Ann Anderson of 909 Ida St. was booked Friday at the Lake County Jail. She is due for arraignment Feb. 25 in Lake County Court. … [Read more...]

Fruitland Park man arrested on DUI charge after spotted asleep in car

David Moshier

A 37-year-old Fruitland Park man is free on $7,000 bond following his arrest on charges of driving under the influence, possession of marijuana and possession of drug equipment.He was arrested early Friday morning when he was spotted by Fruitland Park police slumped over the wheel of his car. He was asleep with the engine running.He is due … [Read more...]

Village of Caroline man back behind bars on probation violation

Charles Green

A 46-year-old resident of The Villages is back behind bars in Lake County on a probation violation.Charles Franklin Green who lives on Hammond Place in the Village of Caroline was picked up by Sumter County sheriff's deputies and then transferred to the Lake County Jail on Thursday. He is being held there without bond.He had been placed on … [Read more...]

Lady Lake man held without bond at Lake County Jail

Kadarin Cuyler

A 24-year-old Lady Lake man is being held without bond at the Lake County Jail.Kadarin Jeferis Cuyler of 40122 Palm St. was booked Thursday on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to sell, fleeing or attempting to elude police and driving while license suspended. He was already on probation for possession of canabis with intent to … [Read more...]

Summerfield man suspected in burglaries back in jail

Robert Sternaman

A Summerfield man arrested in a series of burglaries last year, is back behind bars in Lake County.Robert Dale Sternaman, 52, was arrested in Marion County last year. At the time of his arrest in May, he told investigators he was stealing to support a drug habit.He was booked in the Lake County Jail on Wednesday on warrants charging him … [Read more...]

Woman arrested on felony charge of retail theft

Barbara Lynn Fulton

A 40-year-old Fruitland Park woman is free on $2,000 bond following her arrest on a felony charge of retail theft.Barbara Lynn Fulton  was booked Wednesday at the Lake County Jail.She is due for arraignment March 2 in Lake County Court. … [Read more...]