Woman arrested at Kohl’s on Black Friday

Fnu Parveen

A 37-year-old Orlando woman was arrested by Lady Lake police after she allegedly tried to return items at Kohl's that had not been purchased at the store.Police were called to the store Friday after a loss prevention officer contacted law enforcement.Fnu Parveen is accused of returning items to the store on June 30, Oct. 21 and Nov. 28 and … [Read more...]

Villager arrested on felony battery charge after altercation on Historic Side

Michael Gilbrook

A Villager is facing a felony charge of battery after neighbors called 911 after an altercation Monday night in the 1500 block of Schwartz Boulevard on the Historic Side of The Villages.Michael Patrick Gilbrook, 26, was intoxicated and made threats to neighbors and pushed a woman into the refrigerator, according to an arrest report from the … [Read more...]

Woman arrested on fraud charge at The Villages Regional Hospital

Kardeidre Childs

A 28-year-old Ocala woman was arrested at The Villages Regional Hospital on Monday, accused of knowingly providing a false Social Security number to hospital officials.Kardeidre Monay Childs has been admitted at TVRH multiple times in the past year, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff's Office.It was determined that … [Read more...]

Fruitland Park man accused of walking out of Wal-Mart in stolen shoes

Roger Sands

A 34-year-old Fruitland Park man was arrested after he allegedly tried to walk out of Wal-Mart Monday afternoon with a new pair of stolen shoes on his feet.Roger Dale Sands of 4624 Pine Street went to the shoe department and put new shoes on his feet, his old shoes in the box and put the box back on the shelf, according to an arrest report from … [Read more...]

Lady Lake man accused of threatening girlfriend with steak knife

Joseph Sotolongo

A 28-year-old Lady Lake man was arrested after he allegedly held a steak knife to his girlfriend's throat and threatened to kill her.Joel Carmelo Sotolongo was arrested Sunday by Lady Lake police officers at his home in the 800 block of Summit Street following the altercation.The fight broke out after Sotolongo accused his girlfriend of … [Read more...]

Lady Lake man arrested on charge of driving without valid license

Jarvez Kizer

A 23-year-old Lady Lake man was arrested by Sumter County sheriff's deputies on Friday on a charge of driving with no valid license.Jarvez Shermon Kizer was pulled over at 10:50 p.m. Friday on County Road 470 in Sumterville when a deputy noted a headlight was out on the vehicle Kizer was driving.Kizer told the deputy he never had a driver's … [Read more...]

Villager arrested on felony charge on Black Friday at Wal-Mart

Howard Bernstein

A 63-year-old Villager was arrested on Black Friday on a felony charge of petit theft at Wal-Mart at Buffalo Ridge.Howard Barry Bernstein was arrested after he allegedly took $37.89 in items without paying for them, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff's Office.A criminal history check revealed that Bernstein had … [Read more...]

Wildwood man arrested on felony drug charge

Bradley McCormic

A 24-year-old Wildwood man was arrested on a felony drug charge at 10:26 p.m. Saturday at the Spirit Travel Center in Lake Panasoffkee.A Sumter County sheriff's deputy noticed a vehicle at the store with an inoperable tag light. The deputy approached the vehicle's driver identified as Bradley Craig McCormic.McCormic was reaching for … [Read more...]

Fruitland Park woman free on bond following arrest on drug charges

Melissa Bumbu

A 28-year-old Fruitland Park woman is free on $5,000 bond following her arrest on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.Melissa Jennifer Bumbu of 707 Smith St., was booked on the charges Friday at the Lake County Jail.She is due for arraignment Dec. 22 in Lake County Court. … [Read more...]

Autopsy set for Texas man believed to have shot two women in Sumter County

Michael Brown

A 39-year-old Texas man apparently killed himself Saturday after he shot two women in Bushnell.The Sumter County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 1:35 p.m. Saturday. The female caller said she wanted a man removed from her location at 2565 SW 76th Lane in Bushnell. While deputies were on their way, the communications center advised that … [Read more...]

Lady Lake man free on bond following arrest on drug charges

Graylon Williams

A 38-year-old Lady Lake man is free on $4,000 bond following his arrest on charges of possession of controlled substance without a prescription, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.Graylon Mark Williams of 323 Orange St. was booked Thursday at the Lake County Jail.He is due for arraignment Dec. 22 in Lake County … [Read more...]

Lady Lake man booked at Lake County jail on charge of loitering/prowling

Carl D. Montgomery

A 21-year-old Lady Lake man was booked at the Lake County Jail Tuesday on a charge of loitering/prowling.Carl D. Montgomery of 216 Skyline Drive had been jailed earlier this year on a violation of probation on a battery charge. … [Read more...]

Man arrested after allegedly dragging wife back through bedroom window

Robert Rogers

A 30-year-old Wildwood man was arrested after he allegedly got into a fight with his wife Tuesday morning and pulled her back through a bedroom window after she tried to escape him.Robert Roy Rogers was arrested by Sumter County sheriff's deputies following the altercation at a residence on York Street in Wildwood.Rogers and his wife got … [Read more...]

Wildwood man booked on drug charges

Josh Hall

A 35-year-old Wildwood man was arrested Tuesday by a Sumter County sheriff's deputy on warrants charging him with drug possession with intent to sell/manufacture and possession of drug equipment.Joshua James Hall was booked at the Sumter County Detention Center on $6,000 bond. … [Read more...]

Man arrested last month in Village of Duval, back behind bars

Chaz Starkey

A man who was arrested in October in the Village of Duval is back behind bars.Chaz Starkey, 18, of Leesburg, was arrested this past month by Sumter County sheriff's deputies when he was spotted walking in between houses on Tallowtree Drive in the Village of Duval.Starkey was arrested on charges of loitering and prowling. He told deputies he … [Read more...]