On January 30, 2013 Levy County Sheriff's Detectives Jimmy Anderson and Mike Wilkinson arrested John Wayne Pipkin 1-11-77 and Kelly Michelle Colson 5-24-84. Detectives received information that this "duo" were responsible for various crimes reported to LCSO dating back to November of 2012. Taking this first tangible lead in these cases, the detectives were able to recover stolen property, including 6 guns. The recovered property is valued in excess of $2940.00. In addition to the property recovered, detectives obtained confessions from the two whom had uttered stolen/forged checks to area businesses in excess of $500.00.
Pipkin is being held at the Levy County Jail on a $665,000 bond after being charged in 5 separate cases. Colson is being held at the Levy County Jail on a $165,000 bond after being charged in 2 cases.
Lt. Scott Tummond
Criminal Investigations Division
Levy County Sheriff's Office