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Sunday, April 18, 2021


Ohio teen apprehended after chase on I-75 through Sumter and Marion counties

An Ohio teenager was apprehended after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase Friday afternoon on Interstate 75 through Sumter and Marion counties.

Woman arrested after caught driving on suspended license

A woman was arrested after she was caught driving on a suspended license in Wildwood.

Two nabbed on hefty drug charges after raid on Fruitland Park residence

A 55-year-old Fruitland Park man who was once arrested with a device to create a fake urine specimen and his 21-year-old man friend who once was jailed for an alleged attack on his stepfather are back behind bars on drug charges.

Contractor at center of tree-cutting case had previous run-in in The Villages

A contractor at the center of a bitterly contested tree-cutting incident had a previous run-in years earlier in The Villages.

Pair arrested in attempted heist of $3,000 worth of fragrances at Belk

Two women were arrested in the attempted heist of more than $3,000 worth of fragrances at Belk in The Villages.

Wildwood woman arrested while on phone with her probation officer

A Wildwood woman was arrested while she was on the phone with her probation officer.

Driver ‘fighting with California’ nabbed while behind wheel near Brownwood

A man who claimed he has been “fighting with California” over the status of his driver’s license was nabbed while driving without a license near Brownwood.

Knife-wielding 50-year-old Summerfield man jailed after confronting ATV riders

A Summerfield man was jailed early Wednesday morning after two ATV riders claimed he chased them down and threatened them with a large “Marine style” knife.

Villagers’ son arrested after ambulance crew reports impaired motorist

The son of a couple in The Villages was arrested after an ambulance crew reported seeing a vehicle whose driver was possibly impaired.

Suspect jailed after crashing stolen truck during chase by Lady Lake police

A suspect has been jailed after crashing a stolen truck during a chase by Lady Lake police.

Sumter detectives seeking help in nabbing thief who targeted Lady Lake Lowe’s

The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a bandit who recently ripped off power tools from the Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Lady Lake.

Villager accused of masturbating in public hopes judge will toss out case

A Villager who allegedly exposed his genitals while masturbating in a public place is hoping a judge will dismiss the case against him.

Landscaper with marijuana jailed after caught driving without license

A landscaper with marijuana was jailed after he was caught driving without a license in Lady Lake.

Man accused of attacking boy who tried to protect his mother

Sumter County sheriff’s deputies have tracked down and arrested a Wildwood man accused of attacking a boy who tried to protect his mother.

Summerfield man jailed after gal pal claims he threatened her with bag of groceries

A Summerfield man was arrested over the weekend after he and his lady friend got into a nasty tiff about propane tanks.

Fenney woman with Pennsylvania license nabbed on DUI charge

A Village of Fenney woman with a Pennsylvania driver’s license was arrested on a drunk driving charge at SeaBreeze Recreation Center.

Lake Sumter Apartment Homes resident arrested on DUI after leaving work

A Lake Sumter Apartment Homes resident was arrested on a drunk driving charge after leaving work at about midnight.

Woman arrested at Quarters Apartments in bad breakup with gal pal

A woman was arrested at The Quarters Apartments in Lady Lady in an incident tied to a bad breakup with her gal pal.