Wildwood sex offender snared in undercover investigation

Joseph Robert Meahl,

Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Joseph Robert Meahl, 50, of 508 Second Ave., Wildwood,on federal charges of coercion and enticement after he allegedly attempted to meet a child for sex. This case was investigated by FDLE and the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force. The investigation began in April, when Meahl engaged […]

Tattoo artist found with marijuana sentenced in Sumter County Court

Arthur James Crozier

A 33-year-old tattoo artist arrested last month at Southern Trace in The Villages has been sentenced on marijuana charges. Arthur James Crozier, who lives on Woodland Trail in Lady Lake, was pulled over March 22 by a Sumter County sheriff’s deputy after the deputy noticed that Crozier was not wearing a seatbelt. He was sentenced […]

Intoxicated Summerfield man arrested at bar

An intoxicated Summerfield man was arrested Thursday night after causing a disturbance at a bar. Matthew Michael Buetow, 39, was taken into custody at about 10 p.m. Thursday at DJ & Gina’s Lounge in Summerfield, according to an incident report from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The owner/manager of the bar called law enforcement after […]