LABELLE, FL. (July 19, 2005) -- Sheriff Ronnie Lee announced an
investigation of a stolen vehicle and
criminal mischief at the Barron Water Control District at 3293 Dellwood
Terrace in LaBelle has resulted in the arrest of John William Chezem
III on July 15. Chezem stole a 1996 Ford pickup truck and drove it to the
Plantation area where he became bogged in a ditch where he abandoned the
vehicle with the engine running and fled the area on foot. Chezem was
charged with Grand Theft Auto, Criminal Trespass, Criminal Mischief and
booked into the Hendry County Jail.
Beverly Marsha May of 1022 Woods Drive LaBelle has been arrested for
burglary of a residence. HCSO Investigators determined that May, knowing
the residents were away, entered the residence and burglarized it. May
stated that she stole the items and traded them for crack cocaine. May
was charged with Burglary of an Unoccupied Dwelling, Theft, Dealing in
Stolen Property and Grand Theft of a Firearm and booked into the Hendry
County Jail in July 15.
Sheriff Ronnie Lee reports that when Hendry County Sheriff's Office
Deputies stopped a vehicle on Cowboy Way on July 18 for illegal window tint
found much more than dark windows. The driver of the vehicle, Nelsoned
Martinez-Bocanegra age 22 was charged with Possession of Cocaine,
Possession of Cocaine with intent to sell and for operating a motor
vehicle without a valid drivers license, the passenger in the vehicle,
Jose Franco age 18 was charged with possession of Marijuana under 20
grams. Both men were arrested and booked into the Hendry County Jail.