Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Bell Woman Arrested For 3 Counts Of Aggravated Assault



Date:               September 2, 2009

Time:               1:45 PM


On August 28, 2009 Deputy Wilburn Wells responded to 7490 NW 168th Lane Chiefland in reference shots fired inside the residence.   Upon Deputy Wells arrival on the scene he made contact with the victim, Gary Sullivan.  Sullivan stated that he was asleep in a chair and he woke up when Valerie Campbell entered his residence and pointed a shot gun at him. 


Campbell then turned the shot gun at the second victim, Ginny Koogle and stated that she was going to kill her.  Koogle was able to run out of the residence and she heard a gun shot from inside the residence.  Deputy Wells spoke to the third victim, David Koogle and he stated that he was inside the residence and he saw vehicles pull up to the residence.  David Koogle went outside to greet what he thought was a friend and seen Campbell get out of her vehicle armed with a gun.  David Koogle said when he saw the gun he went back in the house with Campbell following him inside the residence.  Campbell pointed the gun at David & Ginny Koogle and they ran out of the residence.


Campbell was located a short distance from the scene and arrested without incident.  Upon interviewing Campbell she stated that she was upset because Ginny Koogle called her mother a bad name some three months ago.  Campbell stated her intentions was to fight with Koogle and brought the gun as an equalizer. 




Valerie Melinda Campbell

1459 SW 70 Ave.

Bell, Florida

White Female

Three Counts of Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon