July 21, 2017
On July 20, 2017 Levy County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a home on NE 217 Court in East Williston. Deputies met with a subject who told them he was visiting the home when he was confronted by two armed males. These subjects pointed handguns at him and demanded his money and phone. The victim reported these men took his personal belongings and ran into a wooded area next to a home.Investigators with the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) responded to the scene and assumed control of the investigation. Evidence developed by investigators led to the issuance of a search warrant for a home located at 3850 NE 217th Court Lot C. Investigators identified William Meeks (7-31-89) of Ocala, Florida as a potential suspect and Meeks was located during the search warrant. Meeks was arrested for outstanding warrants.
Investigators found and seized two firearms hidden inside the home along with ammunition, cocaine, methamphetamines, heroin and drug paraphernalia.The robbery investigation is still on-going. Anyone with information which could assist investigators in solving this crime is asked to contact Investigator Justin Douglas at 352-486-5111 or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-349-8477. You could be eligible for a cash reward.