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Fire poses potential problem for Levy County drivers

Goethe State Forest was ablaze earlier tonight in Eastern Levy County. The Florida Highway Patrol says variable winds may move smoke over roadways and affect visibility around the area of State Road 121 and County Road 337. FHP spokesman Lieutenant Patrick Riordan says motorists should be cautious if driving in …

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Accused voyeur behind bars in Bradford County

A Bradford County man is in jail without bond for allegedly videotaping some of his customers. Doyce Griffis, owner of a local tanning business, was charged after Bradford County Chief of Operations Brad Smith says two girls using his tanning beds felt uncomfortable and brought their complaints to the police. …

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Marion County escapee back in court

Yarnel Bagley had his first appearance this morning in Marion County after being arrested in Jacksonville yesterday. 17-year-old Bagley escaped from the Marion County Jail for the second time on April 19. Marion County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Jennifer Lowe says the Sheriff’s Office collaborated with many different agencies to capture …

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Homosassa doctor arrested for drug trafficking

Officials seized 9,000 hydrocodone pills on Tuesday from the offices of Doctor Gordon Bunker in Homosassa. Law enforcement officials say they believe he has dealt close to 300,000 since 2005. Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Sargeant Justin Ferrara says hydrocodone is not as closely monitored as some other drugs. Bunker is …

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Former Alachua County sheriff honored this afternoon

This afternoon The Alachua County Commission and the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office will dedicate a building after former longtime Sheriff Joe Crevasse. The 4 P.M. service will honor Crevasse for his 21 years of service in law enforcement. Crevasse served as Alachua County Sheriff from 1955 to 1976 and the …

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Alachua County honors former sheriff

Today the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office hosted a building dedication ceremony for a former sheriff. As Forida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Montana Symone reports, former Sheriff Joe Crevasse Junior was honored for his extraordinary service. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MontanaVoicer.mp3]

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