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Accused Walmart thief also charged with meth possession

A Leesburg woman accused of stealing from Walmart had a drug charge added when methamphetamine was found in a rolled-up $20 bill in her purse.

Pine Meadows Conservation Area closed Wednesday for spraying

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, in coordination with the Lake County Office of Parks and Trails, will conduct the aerial herbicide treatment between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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Motorcyclist airlifted from scene of crash near UF Health-Leesburg Hospital

A motorcyclist was airlifted from the scene of a crash Tuesday afternoon near UF Health-Leesburg Hospital.

20-year-old high school student jailed after fight at lunch

A 20-year-old student at Mount Dora High School was arrested after he reportedly body slammed a younger classmate during a lunchtime fight.

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Oft-arrested man accused of passing bogus bill at Papa John’s

A Lady Lake man with numerous prior arrests in Lake and Sumter counties is accused of passing a phony $100 bill at Papa John’s in Mount Dora.

Driver of stolen car charged with trafficking cocaine

A Georgia man caught driving a stolen vehicle was arrested on drug charges after cocaine was found in the center console.

Naked man arrested at McDonalds after taking bite out of police

A naked man spotted lurking in the parking lot of the McDonalds restaurant in Leesburg was arrested after taking a bite out of police officers who tried to remove him from the premises.

Habitat for Humanity seeking applicants for student-built homes

Habitat for Humanity of Lake-Sumter is accepting applications for four new homes to be built through Habitat’s Youth Construction Academy program. The homes will be in Wildwood, Leesburg, Mascotte, and Eustis.

Crime

Accused Walmart thief also charged with meth possession

A Leesburg woman accused of stealing from Walmart had a drug charge added when methamphetamine was found in a rolled-up $20 bill in her purse.

20-year-old high school student jailed after fight at lunch

A 20-year-old student at Mount Dora High School was arrested after he reportedly body slammed a younger classmate during a lunchtime fight.

Oft-arrested man accused of passing bogus bill at Papa John’s

A Lady Lake man with numerous prior arrests in Lake and Sumter counties is accused of passing a phony $100 bill at Papa John’s in Mount Dora.

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County commission chairman to host outreach meeting

Lake County residents are invited to attend the next Coffee & Conversations meeting organized by Lake County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Sean Parks.

Leesburg man charged with stealing from pet store twice

A 34-year-old Leesburg man is accused of shoplifting fish tank equipment from a local pet store twice in three days.

Police find meth in man’s sock during traffic stop at Cracker Barrel

An Ocala man reportedly had meth in his sock and a pipe in his pocket when he was pulled over for speeding at the Cracker Barrel in Leesburg.

Homeless Leesburg woman arrested after leaving Fruitland Park drug house

A homeless woman from Leesburg was arrested on drug trafficking charges early Tuesday after she was spotted leaving a known drug house in Fruitland Park.