Pair arrested with heroin, cocaine at local hotel

Two people with drugs were arrested this past weekend when they were found to have drugs in a car in a parking lot of a local hotel. Crystal Lovejoy, 37, and Ryan M. Kutash-Frost, 28, both of Summerfield were found in a vehicle at about 2 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Microtel […]

Former ASG employee arrested after breaking into vending machine

The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's health in identifying this individual.

A former employee of ASG Solutions was arrested after repeatedly raiding his former employer’s breakroom vending machine of money. Christopher Michael Hall, 44, of Fruitland Park was arrested Sunday by Sumter County sheriff’s deputies after he admitted burglarizing  ASG Solutions in the 2800 block of Killdeer Court in The Villages.  During the months of June […]

Villages bus boy accused of stealing, pawning headphones

Logan Carroll McKnight

A bus boy in The Villages was arrested Saturday after he allegedly stole and then pawned a set of headphones. Logan Carroll McKnight, 22, of Leesburg is facing charges of dealing in stolen property, giving false information to a pawn broker and petit theft. He is accused of borrowing the headphones from his brother-in-law and […]

Two women arrested after allegedly taking dog leash, deodorant

Two Summerfield women were arrested after they allegedly took a dog leash, deodorant and other items Sunday from Dollar General on U.S. 301 in Summerfield. Brenda K. Shaver, 34, and Jasmyne Gifford, 24, allegedly took the items from the store without paying for them, according to a report from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. They […]

Man arrested after fight over cell phone

Patrick Stefon Phillips

A 19-year-old Wildwood man was arrested Sunday after a fight with a pregnant woman over a cell phone. Patrick Stefon Phillips was arrested on felony charges after he caused a laceration to the lip of the woman who is 14 weeks pregnant with his child, according to an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Department. […]

Man arrested at Wildwood City Hall

Wildwood City Hall

A 57-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning at Wildwood City Hall. Cleve Edmond Hardwick was arrested at 7:06 a.m. on a charge of trespassing, according to an arrest report from the Wildwood Police Department. Hardwick had been previously ordered to stay away from the government building at 100 N. Main St. He had been banned […]

Woman already on probation charged with theft at Kohl’s

Deborah Shepherd

A woman was jailed after fraudulently returning items at Kohl’s. Deborah Shepherd, 59, of Lady Lake, is accused of entering the store on July 6 and selecting merchandise. She took the merchandise and concealed it in a bag she was carrying. She then returned the items for cash, according to an arrest report from the […]