Monday, April 23, 2012

Fanning Springs Man floods Motel



Date:                April 23, 2012

Time:                1:30 PM


On April 21, 2012 Deputy Willie Barnes arrested Dale Harvey Derber for felony criminal mischief. 


Deputy Barnes and K-9 Taz responded to the Suwannee River Motel in reference to a disturbance.  Upon arrival Deputy Barnes made contact with the owner of the motel.  The victim stated that Derber has been renting from her for approximately five months.  The victim stated that tonight she heard a loud noise in room 11. Derber left room 11 and began banging on doors at 2:30 in the morning waking up other tenants.


The investigation revealed that the loud noise the victim heard was Derber ripping the plumbing from the sink and flooding the entire room causing over $1,000 dollars in damage.  Derber was located by Dep. Barnes on highway 19 and he was arrested for felony criminal mischief.




Dale Harvey Derber

17210 NW US Highway 19

Fanning Springs, Fl.

W/M, 09/11/1953






Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
Office: 352-486-5446
Cell:    352-577-4218