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Stacy Harvard

Leesburg teen racks up multiple felony arrests in crime spree

A Leesburg teen has racked up multiple felony charges in a six-day period.

Man in Mercedes nabbed on DUI during Leesburg Bikefest

A man driving a white Mercedes was arrested on a drunk driving charge during last weekend’s Leesburg Bikefest.
Gary Borders

Former Lake County sheriff dies after losing battle with cancer

A former Lake County sheriff has died after losing his battle with cancer.
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Woman arrested after drinking with stepmother at Shamrock

A woman was arrested after drinking with her stepmother at the Shamrock Lounge in Leesburg.
Kamonte Phillips

Man who allegedly pointed gun at woman arrested at motel in Leesburg

A man who allegedly pointed a gun at a woman was arrested early Saturday afternoon at the Deluxe Motel in Leesburg.

Motorcyclist arrested on DUI charge after leaving Leesburg Bikefest

A motorcyclist was arrested on a drunk driving charge after leaving Leesburg Bikefest.

Leesburg teen arrested for stealing car and gun

A Leesburg teen has been arrested after stealing a Kia automobile and a .380-caliber handgun.
Stacy Harvard

Leesburg teen arrested in theft of check he cashed at convenience store

A Leesburg teen was arrested after allegedly cashing a stolen check at a convenience store.

United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties to host holiday food distribution

United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties is partnering with Lake Sumter State College, Lake Cares and Second Harvest of Central Florida for the second annual ThanksGiveAway food distribution event.
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Belk shopper hunts down suspected thief who tried to steal her truck’s catalytic converter

A Belk shopper hunted down a suspected thief who tried to steal a catalytic converter from her truck which was parked in the store’s parking lot in Leesburg.