Date: March 8, 2012
Time: 2:50 PM
On March 8, 2012 Deputy Scott Stancil responded to 17451 NE 40 Street Williston in reference to a stolen vehicle. The victim advised that unknown person(s) stole her 1995 white Dodge Dakota truck.
Through the investigation Deputy Stancil noticed foot tracks in the victim's yard and followed the tracks to 17650 NE 40 Street. Upon making contact with Brian Sutherland he denied being involved in the theft of the truck and stated that he has not been at the victim's residence in several days.
Deputy Stancil and Sgt Mike Narayan continued the investigation and received a tip that Sutherland was seen at a local business in the stolen truck. Stancil responded to the business and watched a video surveillance depicting Sutherland driving and parking the stolen truck in the parking lot.
Upon returning back to Sutherland's residence he was observed walking down the dirt road. Sutherland advised that he was scared and parked the stolen truck in the woods. Sutherland admitted to stealing the truck and went to a local store to buy alcohol.
Sutherland was arrested for grand theft auto and he was transported to the Levy County Jail.
Brian Lloyd Sutherland
17650 NE 40 Street
Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session