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Sheriff's Log--June 21 to June 27

On June 20, Steven Baird of Verizon Wireless in Crawfordville reported a grand theft. Two suspects, who have been identified, entered the business and stole a cellular telephone. The phone is valued at $650. The suspect information was forwarded to other area law enforcement. Detective Nick Boutwell investigated.

On June 20, Deputy Ward Kromer and Deputy Ian Dohme responded to a disturbance complaint at Hickory Park in Crawfordville. Robbin Woodard Kilpatrick, 41, of Crawfordville was arrested for aggravated battery of a pregnant woman after striking an 18-year-old Crawfordville victim. During the altercation the suspect became aware that the victim was pregnant. The unborn child was not injured in the altercation and Kilpatrick was transported to the Wakulla County Jail without incident.

On June 20, Roger Nathaniel Rosier, 37, of Sopchoppy was observed in a driveway on the Sopchoppy Highway. The suspect has an outstanding warrant from the WCSO. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks stopped to pick up Rosier who ran away from the deputy into a wood line. A warrant will be issued for resisting arrest without violence.

On June 20, Siefe Joseph Awad, 63, of Panacea was observed by Deputy Ian Dohme and Deputy Alan Middlebrooks knowingly driving a vehicle with a suspended license. A traffic stop was conducted in Medart. The suspect was transported to the Wakulla County Jail without incident. He was charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked third or subsequent conviction.

On June 20, Marianne Frost Forester, 51, of Crawfordville was charged with DUI, driving while license is suspended or revoked as a habitual offender and hit and run of an unattended vehicle without leaving identification. The WCSO received information that a motorist had struck a dumpster at a convenience store at Highway 267 and U.S. Highway 319. The suspect vehicle was observed near Arran Road and U.S. Highway 319. While investigating the DUI, additional information was obtained about the suspect striking a vehicle at a Crawfordville convenience store as the tag and vehicle description matched in both incidents. Prior to the vehicle stopping in Crawfordville, Deputy Ward Kromer observed the suspect vehicle leave the road three times over a two mile span. Forester refused to provide a breath sample and was taken to the Wakulla County Jail without incident. Deputy Kromer and Deputy Ian Dohme investigated.

On June 21, Siefe Awad of Panacea reported a residential burglary. Items were taken from the victim’s home and his shed. Some of the stolen items included a television, jewelry, cash, knives, furniture, compressors, chain saw and lawn mower. Suspects have been identified and the value of the stolen property is estimated at $3,650. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.

On June 21, Olivia Garcia of Crawfordville reported a credit card fraud. Someone used the victim’s bank card to purchase items at two convenience stores. The fraud was valued at $40.33. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.

On June 21, Marie Garner of Crawfordville reported finding property near the Triangle Petro store. Some jewelry was turned in by the reporting person that had been found on the side of the road. The jewelry was valued at $20. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.

On June 21, Joshua Blankenship of Crawfordville reported the theft of a boat trailer tag. The tag was entered in the NCIC/FCIC data base. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.

On June 21, Stephen Crabtree of St. Marks reported the theft of lawn maintenance equipment that was valued at $120. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.

On June 21, Michael Avant of Monticello reported a residential burglary in Crawfordville. The victim is attempting to sell a home that was broken into. Beer bottles were smashed inside the home, siding was damaged and windows were broken. Damage was estimated at $500. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated.

On June 21, William Mullinax of Crawfordville reported the theft of three dirt bikes from his property. The bikes are valued at $6,500. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated.

On June 21, Barbie Leeann Henderson of Crawfordville was issued a notice to appear in court for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. Sgt. Lorne Whaley was patrolling the Mashes Sands Boat Ramp when he observed a suspicious vehicle. The two subjects in the vehicle were in possession of open containers. Henderson told Sgt. Whaley she was in possession of marijuana which was discovered in the vehicle. The marijuana weighed five grams. The second subject was not charged. Deputy Stephen Simmons also investigated.

On June 22, Jeffery Brown of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. The reporting person was watching a home at Union Street and Old Fort Road in St. Marks for an out of state homeowner. He reported graffiti spray painted on the side of the residence and on some trees. Damage was estimated at $250. Sgt. Danny Harrell and Detective Cole Wells investigated.

On June 22, Detention Deputy John David Metcalf reported recovering narcotics as part of a road cleaning project with inmate trustees on Highway 267. Drug paraphernalia and what appeared to be crack cocaine residue and crack rocks were recovered. The narcotics were seized for destruction. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.

On June 22, Joshua Gray of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. Four unauthorized charges were observed on the victim’s bank card. The charges appear to have come from a gas station in Polk County and are valued at $437. Deputy Sean Wheeler investigated.

On June 22, Raquel Tully of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. The victim left her purse in her vehicle and left the vehicle unlocked. Sgt. Lorne Whaley investigated.

On June 23, Randall Nichols of Kingsland, Ga. reported the theft of bicycles in Crawfordville. The bicycles are valued at $298 and were taken from the back of the victim’s truck. Deputy Gibby Gibson and Sgt. Danny Harrell investigated.

On June 23, Genja Cornwell of Crawfordville reported the theft of three folding tables from an open lot next to Rose Alley in Crawfordville. The tables were set up to sell fireworks. The tables are valued at $120. Deputy Sean Wheeler investigated.

On June 23, Noel Hurst of Tallahassee reported discovering a marijuana plant on his undeveloped property. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.

On June 23, Wanda Mahaffey of Panacea reported recovering property at Otter Lake Park. A backpack containing camera equipment was recovered. The camera and related equipment was inventoried by Deputy Sean Wheeler.

On June 23, Andrea Mathis of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. The victim went to Lost Creek Bridge to swim and discovered a vehicle window broken as she returned to it. A purse was stolen from inside the secured vehicle. The purse and contents are valued at $582 and damage to the vehicle is estimated at $200. Deputy Richard Moon investigated.

On June 23, Justin Hammond of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. A window at the home was broken and firearms and jewelry was missing. The estimated value of the stolen property is $6,000 and the damage to the home was estimated at $200. Deputy Richard Moon and Detective Randy Phillips investigated.

On June 23, Donna Bruce and Lisa Christal, both of Crawfordville, reported a criminal mischief. A speeding motorist kicked dirt and rocks onto the victim’s parked vehicles creating damage. Damage to the vehicles is estimated at $2,500 and a suspect has been identified. Deputy Richard Moon and Detective Derek Lawhon investigated.

On June 24, Scott Ferrell of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. The victim lost jewelry from his vehicle. The jewelry is valued at $1,072. Deputy Will Hudson investigated.

On June 24, Heather Lane of Crawfordville reported the theft of two bicycles from her property. The bikes are valued at $200. Deputy Marshall Taylor investigated.

On June 24, Tammy Godwin of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. An unauthorized charge was observed on the victim’s bank account for $124. The charge was created at a gas station in Lakeland. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.

On June 24, Mary B. Mims of Crawfordville reported the theft of mail. The phone was purchased in Crystal River but never delivered to the victim’s Crawfordville postal box. The Postal Inspector conducted an investigation. After the investigation the package was located in another postal customer’s mailbox who returned it. Deputy Marshall Taylor investigated.

On June 24, Craig Kittendorf of Woodville reported a credit card offense. Four unauthorized charges were observed on the victim’s bank account. The fraud was committed at two gas stations in Lakeland. The value of the fraud was $448. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.

On June 24, Catherine Slicker of Sopchoppy reported a residential burglary. A rug, valued at $400, was taken. Deputy Elisee Colin investigated.

On June 24, Joicelyn Powers of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief as someone placed an unknown substance inside her mailbox. Two other mailboxes in the area had similar substances in them. The substance is believed to be from a fire extinguisher. Detective Rob Giddens investigated.

On June 24, Walter Connors of Panacea reported the theft of a boat motor. The boat was left on U.S. Highway 98 and Surf Road for sale. The 9.9 four stroke was valued at $1,500. Deputy Elisee Colin investigated.

On June 24, Ronald Murray of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. The victim was involved in a vehicle crash and was transported to the hospital. The vehicle contained approximately $1,000 worth of fishing equipment inside. The vehicle crash included a roll-over and some of the property may have been ejected in the crash. Deputy Mike Crum investigated.

On June 25, a 16-year-old Tallahassee juvenile was issued a notice to appear in court after Deputy Alan Middlebrooks observed him riding a bicycle at 3:16 a.m. without lights on Jasper Thomas Road. The juvenile handed over a backpack that contained drug paraphernalia. The juvenile was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and turned over to a parent.

On June 25, Deputy Evelyn Brown and Deputy Marshall Taylor recovered a bicycle at Commodore Place and Taff Drive and a second bicycle was found at Trice Lane and Shadeville Highway. The bikes were involved in a previous complaint. Deputies are still attempting to contact the owner.

On June 25, Timothy Spivey of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim’s bank card was used nine times in three different states, Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. The transactions totaled $10, $187 and $177. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.

On June 25, Ronald Hall of Crawfordville reported the theft of a cell phone at Wal-Mart. The victim placed the $600 phone down in the restroom and left without it. When he returned later, it was missing. Deputy Evelyn Brown investigated.

On June 25, Jessica Pagel of Crawfordville reported the theft of her wallet from Wal-Mart. Store staff was able to find her wallet, but $80 was missing from it. Lt. Sherrell Morrison investigated.

On June 26, Christina Hanna of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. The victim failed to lock her vehicle overnight and $200 worth of property was stolen from her purse. Deputy Nick Boutwell investigated.

On June 26, Jean-Pierre Roberts of Crawfordville reported recovering a Florida vehicle tag. The tag was recovered near the county sewage treatment plant on Lawhon Mill Road. The owner is C & G Automotive in Tallahassee. It was listed stolen by the Tallahassee Police Department in May. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.

On June 26, Donna Savary of Crawfordville reported the theft of small sign boards from four locations in Crawfordville. The boards advertised a summer program and are valued at $88. Sgt. Mike Helms investigated.

On June 26, Dawn Burgess of Harvest Fellowship Church reported a criminal mischief in Crawfordville. An air conditioning unit was moved and wires were tampered with. Lt. Bruce Ashley investigated.

On June 26, Linda Herbst of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. A vehicle window was broken and a purse was taken at Lost Creek. The value of the stolen items was $500. Sgt. Billy Jones and Detective Derek Lawhon investigated.

On June 26, Detective Derek Lawhon was on patrol at Lost Creek Bridge when he observed a suspicious motorcycle. The motorcycle had an expired tag. After a traffic stop, Detective Lawhon discovered that Matthew Daniel Pryor, 22, of Crawfordville was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The marijuana weighed four grams. He was issued a notice to appear in court for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On June 26, Jennifer Hicks of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. The victim left her vehicle unlocked overnight. The victim reported $50 worth of property being stolen. Detective Nick Boutwell investigated.

On June 26, Doris Chason of Sopchoppy reported a fraud. The victim’s bank account had been accessed 20 times for a loss of $3,400. The unauthorized charges included food establishments, clothing and transportation. Deputy Evelyn Brown investigated.

On June 26, Alyssa Taylor of Crawfordville reported the theft of her wallet. The wallet and contents are valued at $107. Deputy Evelyn brown investigated.

On June 26, Cynthia Dotson of Crawfordville reported a traffic crash involving her mailbox. The East Ivan Road mailbox was observed by Deputy Mike Zimba in pieces on the victim’s lawn. The box is valued at $100. Suspect information was obtained. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated.

On June 27, Detectives Cole Wells, Derek Lawhon, Josh Langston and Matt Helms were attempting to locate stolen dirt bikes when they discovered five marijuana plants at a remote Crawfordville location. The plants were seized for destruction.

On June 27, Christine Jenkins of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. Electronics valued at $1,915 were stolen. A forced entry was observed at the home. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Gibby Gibson, Sgt. Danny Harrell and Detective Clint Beam investigated.

On June 27, Jeanetta Nichols of Panacea reported a fraud. The victim’s bank card was used to purchase $39 worth of merchandise at a big box store. Deputy Billy Metcalf investigated.

On June 27, Kasey Merkison of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. Musical equipment and a radio, valued at $820, were reported missing from the home. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.

On June 27, Frank M. Lawhon of the City of Sopchoppy reported a criminal mischief. Youths created hand prints on the park pavilion and restrooms. Damage was estimated at $30. Deputy Sean Wheeler investigated.

The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office received 1,278 calls for service during the past week including: 15 business alarms; 13 residential alarms; 122 citizen contacts; 15 disturbances; 39 E-911 abandoned cell calls; 12 E-911 abandoned calls; 19 regular E-911 calls; 10 frauds; 85 investigations; 11 loud music/noise complaints; 54 medical emergencies; 11 property recoveries; 379 business and residential security checks; 27 special details; 39 subpoena services; 13 suspicious people; 10 suspicious vehicles; 17 thefts; 34 traffic enforcements; 113 traffic stops; 11 disabled vehicles; 14 reckless vehicles; and 14 wanted people.

 

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