Date: December 12, 2010
Time: 4:00 PM
Fanning Springs, Florida-On December 10, 2010 Deputy Jason Gallup stopped a vehicle for a minor traffic violation at 17400 NW Hwy 19. The driver, John Earl Thomas Jr. is a habitual traffic offender and he has a suspended driver's license.
During the traffic stop Deputy Gallup noticed a shotgun in the vehicle. A criminal history check on Thomas revealed that he is a convicted felon. Thomas was arrested for driving on a suspended drivers license and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
John Earl Thomas Jr.
919 Kort Road
Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session