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Monday, December 6, 2021


Villager armed with knife arrested at recreation center after golf cart road rage incident

A Villager armed with a knife was arrested at a recreation center after a golf cart road rage incident.

Villager arrested at her home after alleged confrontation at local hotel

A 66-year-old Villager was arrested at her home after an alleged confrontation at a local hotel.

Woman arrested at Oxford Oaks after finding suspicious texts on husband’s phone

A woman was arrested at the Oxford Oaks subdivision after finding suspicious texts on her husband’s phone.

DUI suspect nabbed after fleeing through construction zone on U.S. Hwy. 27/441

A drunk driving suspect was nabbed after fleeing through a construction zone on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 in Lady Lake.

Wildwood police apprehend man driving on expired license

Wildwood police apprehended a man driving on an expired license.

Squatter in The Villages freed on theft charge and disappears again

A woman arrested while squatting at a home in The Villages has been freed on a theft charge but now the court can’t find her.

Villager sentenced on DUI charge after crashing Lexus in roundabout

A Villager has been sentenced on a drunk driving charge after crashing his Lexus earlier this year in a roundabout.

Attorneys for father accused of killing daughter trying to save him from possible death penalty

Attorneys for a father accused of killing his young daughter are trying to save him from a possible death penalty sentence.

Neighbor jailed after allegedly pointing rifle at family putting up Christmas lights

A neighbor has been jailed after allegedly pointing a rifle at a family putting up Christmas lights.

Sex offender freed from prison moves in near family pool in The Villages

A 60-year-old sex offender released last month from a Florida prison has moved in with his mother near a family swimming pool in The Villages.

Uncooperative wife prompts prosecutor to drop case after alleged attack in The Villages

An uncooperative wife has prompted a prosecutor to drop a criminal case against her husband after an alleged attack in The Villages.

Helicopter and K-9 help hunt down suspect after high-speed chase in Ocklawaha

A helicopter and K-9 unit helped hunt down a suspect after a high-speed chase in Ocklawaha.

Villager’s long-troubled son jailed after moving out of mother’s house

A Villager’s long-troubled son has been jailed after moving out of his mother’s house and not informing officials as to where he had gone.

Driver with suspended license arrested after refusing to be handcuffed by police

A driver with a suspended license was arrested after refusing to be handcuffed by police.

Two intoxicated men arrested after brawling at Lake Sumter Landing

Two intoxicated men were arrested after brawling at Lake Sumter Landing.

DUI suspect arrested after crashing vehicle in roundabout near Brownwood

A drunk driving suspect was arrested after crashing his vehicle in a roundabout near Brownwood.

83-year-old Villager who railed against Trump jailed after skipping court date

An 83-year-old Villager who last year blamed then-President Trump for a golf cart crash has been jailed again after skipping another court date.

Water Oak sex offender arrested in theft of woman’s purse at Olive Garden

A Water Oak sex offender has been arrested in the theft of a woman’s purse from her car which was parked at the Olive Garden restaurant in Leesburg.

Wildwood man apprehended with stolen Maserati Ghibli

A Wildwood man was apprehended with a stolen Maserati Ghibli.

Mother and baby transported to Villages hospital after crash snarls traffic on Rolling Acres Road

A mother and her infant daughter were transported from the scene of a crash Wednesday afternoon on Rolling Acres Road that snarled traffic in the vicinity.

Suspected thief nabbed in snatching of specialty boots from UPS truck

A suspected thief was nabbed in the snatching of a pair of specialty boots from a UPS truck parked at the Boot Barn in Lady Lake.

New Yorker arrested in purse-swinging attack on grandmother in The Villages

A New Yorker was arrested in a purse-swinging attack on an elderly woman in The Villages.

Texas Roadhouse bartender arrested on DUI charge while driving girlfriend’s Jeep

A bartender at the Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Lady Lake was arrested on a drunk driving charge while driving his girlfriend’s Jeep.

Homeless man arrested after exposing himself at 75 Chrome Shop in Wildwood

A homeless man was arrested after exposing himself at the 75 Chrome Shop in Wildwood.