July 7, 2017
The Levy County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force (DTF) and Tactical Response Unit (TRU) executed a search warrant early at 2591 NW 73rd Avenue in the Whitted Estates Subdivision south of Chiefland yesterday morning. This neighborhood is known as a quiet subdivision mostly populated by retirees. DTF Investigators developed information that James Allen Funk (8-19-78) was selling narcotics from his home.
DTF Investigators and TRU members located Funk and his female associate Jennifer Ann Hemingway (4-10-84) inside the home. Investigators seized 3.4 grams of methamphetamines, 7 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia for packaging and use of these drugs during the search. Both Funk and Hemingway were arrested and transported to the Levy County Detention Facility.
Funk has been charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. His bond has been set at $52,000.00.
Hemingway has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Her bond has been set at $51,000.00.