Woman arrested after disturbance at Rolling Acres Apartments

Yen Nhi N Ton

A 22-year-old woman was arrested on a charge of simple battery after a fight with her boyfriend Aug. 5 at Rolling Acres Apartments in Lady Lake. Yen Nhi N Ton was arrested by Lady Lake police after her boyfriend said she struck him during an argument about his ex-wife. The victim has suffered scratches and bruises, according to the arrest … [Read more...]

Golf bag, clubs reported stolen from golf cart

A Villager reported to Lady Lake police that his golf bag was stolen from his golf cart Aug. 4 while it was parked at the Circle K service station at 3 LaGrande Boulevard on the Historic Side of The Villages. The victim told police that at about 6 a.m. he had gone into the Circle K to have a cup of coffee and read a newspaper. When he came … [Read more...]

Wildwood man arrested after running stop sign in Village of Palo Alto

Paul Gross

A 34-year-old Wildwood man was arrested at 2:42 a.m. Monday while driving in the Village of Palo Alto. Paul Michael Gross was pulled over by a Sumter County sheriff's deputy after he allegedly ran a stop sign at Del Norte Drive and Palo Alto Avenue. He was found to be driving on a suspended license and it was determined to be his second such … [Read more...]

Lady Lake Citations August 4 – August 10, 2014

• David N. Thomas, 79, was ticketed on a charge of careless driving at 12:30 a.m. August 9 on St. Andrews Boulevard and East Schwartz Boulevard. • Donald Cullen Schochler, 57, was ticketed on a charge of no proof of insurance at 11:55 a.m. August 9 on County Road 25 and U.S. Hwy. 27/441. • David Scott Kassenoff, 52, was ticketed on a charge of … [Read more...]

Woman feeding homeless in Ocala kidnapped, beaten

Ocala police are seeking the public's help as they search for a man who brutally beat a woman taking food to the homeless. The 69-year-old church volunteer was kidnapped at knife-point while volunteering with her church group. The group was providing meals to those in need while in the area of NW Third Street and N. Magnolia Avenuve.  After all in … [Read more...]

84-year-old Village of Glenbrook man arrested on felony charge of battery

John Emmanuel

An 84-year-old Villager has been arrested on a felony charge of battery following a disturbance Monday afternoon in the Village of Glenbrook. A Sumter County sheriff's deputy responded to a report of a disturbance in progress at 1:20 p.m. Monday on Elgin Street in The Villages. The victim and her husband told the deputy that John Bill … [Read more...]

24-year-old arrested for driving while license suspended on DUI charge

Jessica Toro

A 24-year-old Fruitland Park woman was arrested by Fruitland Park police early Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended on a DUI charge. Jessica Ashley Marie Toro was taken to the Lake County Jail where bond was set at $10,000. She had been arrested on the original DUI charge on April 13, 2012. She was arrested on a charge of … [Read more...]

Lady Lake man arrested after attempting to flee from police

Trevone Perry

A Lady Lake man was arrested by Fruitland Park police officers on Aug. 7 after attempting to flee from them. Trevone Dominique Perry, 21, was arrested on charges of fleeing police officers with disregard of safety to persons or property and driving while license suspended or revoked. He was booked into the Lake County Jail and released after … [Read more...]

Lady Lake man arrested at Publix reportedly stealing $222 of items

John Burry

A 26-year-old Lady Lake man was arrested by a Sumter County sheriff's deputy Friday afternoon after he reportedly tried to take $222 of items without paying for them from Publix. Arrested at the Publix at 1566 Bella Cruz was John A. Burry who allegedly took meat, canned goods and bread. According to the arrest report, Burry told the deputy, … [Read more...]

Woman out on bond apprehended again along with fugitive on the run

Traci Hutcheson

A 30-year-old woman out on bond on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder was arrested again Thursday after she rejoined with one of the men at the center of a two-week manhunt. Traci Hutcheson of Center Hill was recaptured along with Antwan Deon Williams, 34, of Oxford, at a residence in Lake Panasoffkee. As a precaution, nearby Lake … [Read more...]

Brother, sister arrested on charges of selling stolen items at scrapyard

Sumter County Sheriff

A brother and sister have been arrested on charges they stole items from a Wildwood residence and sold them at a scrap yard. Andrew Churchill, 34, and Selana Vanessa Churchill, 32, were arrested Wednesday by Sumter County sheriff's deputies. Both are facing felony charges of burglary, grand theft and dealing in stolen property. The pair has … [Read more...]

19-year-old arrested on charge of driving while license suspended

Nicholas Willhite

A 19-year-old Fruitland Park man was arrested on a charge of driving while license suspended and booked Monday into the Lake County Jail. Nicholas Daniel Willhite of 4059 Picciola Road was arrested on the charge by Fruitland Park police. Willhite posted $500 bond and was released Tuesday afternoon. … [Read more...]

Fruitland Park man arrested on drug charge

Matthew Hacker

A 32-year-old Fruitland Park man was arrested early Tuesday morning by Fruitland Park police on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. In addition to the drug charge, Matthew W. Hacker of 5101 Eagles Nest Road, was arrested on charges of driving while license suspended and obstruction by disguise. He was transported to the Lake … [Read more...]

Villager’s live-in boyfriend out on bond, back in jail again

Stephen Cinquegrano

A Villager's 51-year-old live-in boyfriend arrested July 24 on a felony charge of battery, has been arrested again. Stephen Vincent Cinquegrano had been charged with pushing his girlfriend to the ground during a verbal argument last month at her home in the Village of Alhambra. Cinquegrano is now facing a felony contempt of court charge for … [Read more...]

Summerfield man jailed in Village of Pennecamp burglary

Jeremy Little

A 27-year-old Summerfield man has been jailed on Sumter County warrants charging him with a burglary in early July at a residence in the Village of Pennecamp Jeremy Mason Little was arrested 4:17 p.m. Monday. The burglary reportedly took place between midnight July 3 and 6:38 a.m. July 4 at a residence on Kirkwood Court. Little is being … [Read more...]