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Villager’s adult son who ‘needed money’ arrested in theft of items

A Villager’s adult son who said he “needed money” was arrested in the theft of merchandise from Wal-Mart at Buffalo Ridge Plaza.

82-year-old Villager free again after latest violation of court order

An 82-year-old Villager was released from jail Saturday afternoon after violating a court order.

Sumter sheriff seeks help in solving murder of 61-year-old man in Wildwood

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help as it continues to investigate a homicide from last November.

Michigan man arrested after caught speeding on State Road 44

A Michigan man was arrested after he was caught speeding on State Road 44.

Lady Lake police investigating theft of woman’s tricycle

Lady Lake police are investigating the theft of a 73-year-old woman’s tricycle.

Jail personnel reluctant to book Villager due to concerns about COVID-19

Lake County Sheriff’s Office personnel were reluctant to book a Villager at the Lake County Jail due to concerns about COVID-19.

Lady Lake man arrested on sexual battery charge after alleged incident with wife’s friend

A Lady Lake man is free on $25,000 bond following his arrest on a sexual battery charge after an alleged incident involving his wife’s best friend.

Atlanta man accused of killing two Leesburg women allegedly confesses

The Atlanta man accused of killing two Leesburg women allegedly confessed to a neighbor and Lake County sheriff’s deputies as they arrived at the burning residence Tuesday morning.

Summerfield man jailed after nasty battle with lady friend over Facebook post

A Summerfield man was arrested Sunday after a nasty altercation with his battered lady friend over a Facebook post.

Driver with suspended license arrested in roundabout at Village of Charlotte gate

A Summerfield man driving a pickup towing a trailer was arrested when he was caught driving on a suspended license after a crash near the gate at the Village of Charlotte. 

Oxford woman lands behind bars after altercation with man friend

An Oxford woman landed behind bars after an altercation with her man friend.

Indiana woman arrested after caught driving without license on Florida Turnpike

An Indiana woman was arrested after she was caught driving without a license on the Florida Turnpike.

VHS wrestling star to escape prosecution on drug charges

A wrestling star at The Villages High School who received his diploma days after a drug arrest is poised to escape prosecution in the case.

Villager escapes prosecution in alleged karate chop to wife’s neck

A Villager will not be prosecuted in a case in which he had been accused of delivering a karate chop to his wife’s neck.

Summerfield man jailed after child claims he smacked her with Cheez Whiz can

A Badcock Home Furniture store employee is behind bars after a child claimed he threw a can of Cheese Whiz at her after she urinated on his couch.

Summerfield man nabbed after woman claims he bit her during tiff outside minimart

A Summerfield man was jailed Tuesday night after a woman claimed he battered her inside her vehicle while it was parked at a minimart.

Continental Country Club woman spends July 4th weekend behind bars

A Continental Country Club woman spent the Fourth of July weekend behind bars after violating her probation for a 2019 drunk driving arrest.

Chicken-sandwich-tossing man sought after incident at Wendy’s in Wildwood

Sumter County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who chucked a chicken sandwich at a Wildwood fast-food restaurant employee.