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Man Arrested After Killing Pedestrian in Ocklawaha

  [caption id="attachment_220512" align="alignright" width="240"] Dylan Roberts, 27, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license and driving with a suspended license resulting in a death.[/caption] OCKLAWAHA, Fla. -- Troopers with the Florida…

Villager Scheduled to Appear in Court on Child…

BUSHNELL, Fla. -- A resident from The Villages is scheduled to appear in court to face child pornography charges after investigators allegedly found what appeared to be child pornography on his laptop. 66-year-old Joseph Becker,…

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Bushnell man dies after fatal alcohol related crash

BUSHNELL, Fla. -- A Bushnell man was pronounced dead after his truck overturned shortly after midnight Thursday morning according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Troopers responded to the area near County Road 575 and County…

Time to Represent the People

To all concerned, I recently purchased a home in the Village of Fenney. I am so disheartened to learn that Officials "representing" Sumter County refuse to visit or address an anti-tethering ordinance for dogs in…

Sumter County Deputies Search for Suspects in Theft…

LADY LAKE -- Sumter County Detectives are seeking help in identifying and locating two suspects who reportedly left the Lady Lake Lowe's Home Improvement store with over $1,000 in merchandise without paying. According to a post…

New Adult Soccer Club Seeks Players for Upcoming…

BUSHNELL - The Sumter County Youth and Adult Soccer Club is looking for new members to register to play in their all-new adult soccer league this upcoming season. The club, which is a non-profit organization, was originally…

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Deputies raise reward to $10k for homicide suspect

BUSHNELL - Sumter County Deputies increased the reward amount for a homicide suspect to a total of $10,000 according to the department's spokeswoman Michelle Keszey. Keszey stated in a press release on Monday afternoon that the…

Two Dead in Sumter County Crash

BELLEVIEW, Fla - A Belleview man and woman have been reported dead in a single vehicle accident on County Road 209 just before 1 a.m Saturday, October 14. According to the accident report released by the…

HS/SPCA of Sumter In Need of Cat and…

LAKE PANASOFFKEE, Fla. - The Humane Society/SPCA is urgently requesting support from its community with donations of dry cat and kitten food and canned food for the increasing number of rescued cat and kittens in…

Sumter County Woman Wanted For Child Abuse

Sumter County, Fla- 40-year-old Chantina Albright-Weatherspoo is wanted for reward of count one child neglect causing great harm and count two aggravated child abuse. Albright-Weatherspoo resides in Wildwood, Florida. If you have any information on the whereabouts…

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Portion of US 301 Closed After Accident with…

BUSHNELL - A portion of US 301 was closed Friday afternoon while deputies and firefighters worked to clear the scene of an accident involving a school bus and a motorcycle according to the Sumter County Sheriff's…