On October 21, 2020, Detectives from the Levy County Sheriff’s
Office arrested William Luther Hodson (8-7-91) on five counts of sex crimes
committed against minors in Levy County.
Hodson is being held at the Levy County Detention Center on a combined
bond of two million dollars.
The evidence in the case showed that Hodson engaged in unlawful sexual acts with multiple victims under the age of 18. The offenses occurred in the Bronson area of the county during 2020. The evidence also showed that Hodson had been in a custodial relationship with at least one victim. Hodson was charged with three counts of Lewd and Lascivious Molestation, one count of Sexual Battery by a person in familial or custodial authority, and one count of Child Abuse.
LCSO and other involved agencies have taken the necessary steps to provide for the safety and follow up care for the victims. Any citizens who may have information regarding other potential victims are asked to contact LCSO at 352-486-5111 or 911. Reports can also be made anonymously through CrimeStoppers at 1-877-349-8477. LCSO acknowledges and appreciates the assistance of personnel from the School Board of Levy County and the Florida Department of Children and Families during this investigation.