July 28, 2016
Levy County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested John Clayton Partin, IV (8-16-68) on July 20, 2016 for multiple crimes related to the abduction and sexual battery on a victim in Levy County, Florida. The victim reported that she had a prior relationship with Partin. After a disagreement that occurred at Partin’s residence in the Bronson area, Partin threatened the victim with a firearm to prevent her from leaving the residence. Partin also took the victim’s car keys and cell phone to prevent her escape.
Partin allegedly held the victim against her will for approximately 6 days. During that time Partin battered, sexually battered and threatened the victim repeatedly. The victim was examined at a local hospital and was found to have injuries consistent with her description of the events. LCSO Investigators also recovered a firearm from Partin’s residence which matched the description provided by the victim.
Investigator Noel Ramirez arrested Partin and charged him with Sexual Battery, False Imprisonment and Interference with a Law Enforcement Officer. Partin is being held at the Levy County Detention Facility on a combined bond of $3.25 million.
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