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The Villages Aggravated Assault Defense Attorneys Whittel & Melton :: Store Owner Accused of Pointing Gun at Customer Complaining of Bed Bugs in Furniture

March 12, 2012 Posted in Assault & Battery, Criminal Defense, Firearms and Weapons Charges, The Villages News

A 32-year-old co-owner of a Fruitland Park rent-to-own store was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a firearm after allegedly pointing a gun at a customer who complained about receiving...

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The Villages Battery Defense Attorneys :: Man Accused of Striking His Girlfriend and Pummeling Her Car

March 9, 2012 Posted in Assault & Battery, Criminal Defense, Felony & Misdemeanor Charges, The Villages News

A 48-year-old Fruitland Park man is charged with battery on a person over 65 and criminal mischief after he allegedly hit his 71-year-old girlfriend and damaged her vehicle. The woman claims she had...

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The Villages Florida Felony and Misdemeanor Criminal Defense Attorneys Whittel & Melton :: Developer of The Villages Pleads Guilty to Hunting Violations in Montana

February 21, 2012 Posted in Criminal Defense, Felony & Misdemeanor Charges, Fishing & Wildlife Violations, The Villages News

The president and top executive of The Villages is scheduled to appear in a Montana court Tuesday to plead guilty to misdemeanor hunting violations in Big Horn County as part of a plea agreement to...

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The Villages Methamphetamine Drug Possession Attorneys Whittel & Melton :: Man Arrested After Alleged Meth Lab Uncovered in Oxford

February 15, 2012 Posted in Criminal Defense, Drug Crimes, The Villages News

The Sumter County Sheriff's Office and the Lake County Sheriff's Office SWAT unit allegedly busted an Oxford methamphetamine lab last Tuesday that resulted in the arrest of a 53-year-old...

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The Villages Sex Crimes Defense Lawyers :: Man Pleads Guilty to Charges Stemming from Sumter County Sting Mimicking NBC’s “To Catch a Predator”

February 10, 2012 Posted in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, The Villages News

A 29-year-old Plant City man was sentenced in a plea deal Tuesday for charges related to an undercover sex sting that yielded 22 arrests last year in Sumter County. The man allegedly traveled to a...

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The Villages Theft Defense Attorneys Whittel & Melton :: Summerfield Man Accused of Being the “Ringleader” of Multiple Central Florida Burglaries

February 3, 2012 Posted in Burglary, Criminal Defense, The Villages News, Theft

A 30-year-old Summerfield, Florida man was arrested by detectives from three law enforcement agencies last month for his alleged connection in a string of home burglaries. Police have accused the man...

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The Villages Violent Crimes Defense Attorneys Whittel & Melton :: SWAT Raids Villager’s Home

January 30, 2012 Posted in Assault & Battery, Criminal Defense, The Villages News

A 59-year-old resident of The Villages allegedly barricaded himself inside his home Wednesday when Sumter County Sheriff’s officials arrived to arrest him for allegedly assaulting a woman. The man,...

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The Villages Theft Defense Attorneys Whittel & Melton :: Home Owners Blame Alleged Burglar for Stealing $9K Diamond Ring

January 27, 2012 Posted in Criminal Defense, The Villages News, Theft

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office reported that a diamond ring worth an estimated $9,000 was allegedly taken from a home in The Villages last week. The owners of the home claim several rings and...

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The Villages, Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys Whittel & Melton :: Woman Connected With Murder Arrested

April 24, 2011 Posted in Criminal Defense, Murder, The Villages News

A Lady Lake, Florida woman has been arrested for her connection in the January murder of a Wildwood, Florida man. A warrant for the woman’s arrest was obtained on March 7 after evidence indicated...

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