Court order halts Williston Crabfest

Published: Apr. 21, 2021 at 10:48 PM EDT
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WILLISTON, Fla. (WCJB) - A judge has issued an injunction to keep Williston’s Crabfest event from taking place.

Levy County Court records show Judge Craig DeThomasis made the ruling.

County officials filed a complaint against organizer Keniuel Gates on April 12th, saying he had not filed for a permit or addressed health and safety concerns.

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Crabfest has been held for several years in East Williston but has been marked by violence and shooting deaths.

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