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Sumter sheriff warns residents of scam calls demanding money to avoid arrest

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is warning Villagers and area residents to be aware of a scam involving a fake deputy.

Confused DUI suspect in Cadillac arrested at country store on State Road 44

A confused drunk driving suspect in a Cadillac was arrested at a rural country store on State Road 44 in Sumter County.

Motorcyclist jailed after caught riding in Summerfield with suspended license

A Summerfield motorcyclist found himself behind bars late Tuesday morning after being stopped for having no license tag.

Harbor Hills woman arrested after crashing in roundabout in The Villages

A Harbor Hills woman was arrested after crashing in a roundabout in The Villages.

Best Buy manager foils employee’s attempt to steal Samsung Galaxy phones

A manager at Best Buy in Lady Lake foiled an employee’s alleged attempt to steal Samsung Galaxy phones from the store.

Jealous Oxford man jailed after allegedly writing curse words on lady friend’s car

A jealous Oxford man was jailed after allegedly writing curse words on a lady friend’s car.

Wildwood police arrest man with drugs sitting on trampoline

Wildwood police arrested a man with drugs who was sitting on a trampoline.

Sumter sheriff seeks help in nabbing bandits who ripped off pickup in Lake Panasoffkee

Sumter County sheriff’s detectives are searching for a pickup truck that was stolen recently in Lake Panasoffkee.

Villagers’ adult son jailed after early morning arrest at their home

A Villages couple’s adult son was jailed without bond after an early morning arrest at their home.

Wildwood police officer lauded for seizure of handgun and illegal narcotics

A Wildwood police officer is being praised for getting a large quantity of illegal narcotics and a handgun off the streets of the community.

Michigan trucker arrested in alleged attack in which he hurled N word

A Michigan trucker was arrested in an alleged attack in which he hurled the N word at a fueling station in Wildwood.

Woman arrested after getting off work at Russell Stover in Wildwood

A woman was arrested after getting off work at Russell Stover Candies in Wildwood.

Sumter sheriff’s deputies nab Georgia fugitive suspected of kidnapping juvenile

A Tampa woman is behind bars in the Sumter County Detention Center after being accused of kidnapping a juvenile in Georgia.

84-year-old Villager with dementia jailed after alleged attack on wife

An 84-year-old Villager with dementia was jailed after an alleged attack on his wife.

Police nab suspected shoplifter at Target at Rolling Acres Plaza

Police nabbed a suspected shoplifter Friday night at Target at Rolling Acres Plaza in The Villages.

Man in country illegally for four years arrested after traffic stop on U.S. 301

A man who has been in the country illegally for four years was arrested after a traffic stop on U.S. 301 in Wildwood.

Husband who had been drinking jailed after alleged brawl with wife

A husband who reportedly had been drinking was jailed after an alleged brawl with his wife over her cell phone.

Man with long list of suspensions jailed after driving without headlights

A driver with a long list of suspensions was jailed after he was caught behind the wheel in Wildwood.