Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Juveniles Arrested for Stolen Guns, Drugs

July 31, 2018

On Friday July 27, 2018 the Levy County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested three Williston teens. Investigators responded to an abandoned home in Williston in reference to a trespassing compliant. Investigators are familiar with this home having recovered six stolen firearms from the same residence in June. Investigators know this house to be abandoned and are aware local criminals have used the home to hang out, hide stolen property in and sell drugs.

Investigators found three teens in the home when they arrived. Investigators entered the home after looking through a window and saw a teen run into another room. Investigators located two loaded handguns in the kitchen. Both weapons were loaded and one had been reported stolen to the Williston Police Department after a recent vehicle burglary. Two females, both 14, were found in the living room and arrested for trespassing in a structure. The third teen, identified as the person seen running, Larron Jadawn Ross (9-17-2000) was arrested for burglary while armed, possession of a weapon by a person under 18 and possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a place of worship. Investigators located crack cocaine packaged for street sales in a “fanny pack” identified as belonging to Ross. Ross’s phone was found next to the guns in the kitchen and he also admitted to picking them up and “checking them out.”

The female juveniles were processed and released to parents. Ross was booked in and released to the Department of Juvenile Justice.