|Sheriff's Log--July 19 to July 25|
On July 18, Ernest Coles of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim observed three suspicious charges on his account. The charges were created at two locations in Newberry, SC and totaled $228. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.
On July 18, John Madden of Crawfordville reported the theft of a boat trailer tag. The loss of the tag is valued at $40. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.
On July 19, Jason Davis of Crawfordville reported a vehicle burglary. The victim noticed that his vehicle mirrors were tampered with and also determined that $5 had been stolen from the unlocked vehicle. Deputy Richard Moon investigated.
On July 19, Meagan Black of Crawfordville and Naudia Delozier of Sopchoppy were involved in a minor traffic crash in the Winn-Dixie parking lot. There were no injuries and minor damage was reported to both vehicles. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On July 19, Tessa Bramblett of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. A suspect, who has been identified, kicked the side of the victim’s vehicle creating $500 worth of damage. Damage was also created inside the victim’s home. Several days later, Derek Steele Jordan, 29, of Crawfordville was issued a notice to appear in court for kicking the vehicle. Deputy Gibby Gibson and Detective Cole Wells investigated.
On July 20, Deputy Mike Zimba investigated a single vehicle traffic crash on U.S. Highway 98 near Carraway Cutoff. A Dodge pickup was observed on its side following a rollover. John Ashton Kerr, 36, of Tallahassee was outside the vehicle and uninjured. The victim reported falling asleep at the wheel prior to going off the roadway. He overcorrected and rolled over in the opposite lane wood line. He refused EMS treatment. Damage was estimated at $5,000.
On July 20, Johnnie Woody of Crawfordville reported the theft of a bicycle. The bicycle was located on the victim’s property and is valued at $125. A lock, valued at $20, was cut. Deputy Gibby Gibson and Detective Derek Lawhon investigated.
On July 20, Robert Underwood of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. A shed window was broken and $4,300 worth of tools was reported missing from the shed and a porch. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.
On July 20, Christopher Henderson of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. Mail was tampered with and red dye was observed inside the box. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On July 22, Sandra Riley of the Spring Creek Highway Stop and Save reported a retail theft. A suspect took beverages from the store without paying for them. Deputy Anthony Paul located Riley Patrick Waters, 18, of Crawfordville less than one mile from the store. The subject was observed in possession of alcoholic beverages. He was charged with retail theft and possession of alcohol by an underage person. The beverages were valued at approximately $18.
On July 22, Curt Daniels of Wakulla Carpet Brokers in Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief as the business mailbox was knocked to the ground. The mailbox is valued at $100. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated.
On July 22, Angela O’Neal of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. The victim reported the loss of medications, camera equipment, coins and frozen meat, valued at $760. Deputy Anthony Paul investigated.
On July 22, James Godwin of Panacea reported a criminal mischief to Crawfordville property. Holes were observed to the interior and the exterior walls of the home which is vacant. The holes were created by projectiles from a firearm. Multiple holes were observed and damage was estimated at $1,000. Deputy Will Hudson investigated.
On July 22, Karl Burgess of Crawfordville reported the theft of a water hose and three spray nozzles from the porch of his residence. The property is valued at $110. Deputy Will Hudson investigated.
On July 22, Valerie Hicks of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. The items were stolen from the victim’s shed following a forced entry. Baby items, dresser drawers, pictures and other household items, valued at $400, were reported missing. Deputy Elisee Colin investigated.
On July 23, Angela Godwin of Dollar General in Panacea reported a retail theft. A female suspect was observed taking underwear and socks from the store without paying for them. Elizabeth Limardo-Torres, 22, of Panacea was charged with retail theft and transported to the Wakulla County Jail. Detective Nick Boutwell and Deputy Scott Rojas investigated.
On July 23, a 15-year-old male juvenile was observed taking an energy drink from the Stop and Save at Spring Creek Highway without paying for it. When confronted by the store staff the juvenile turned the drink back over to the store. A juvenile civil citation was issued to the teenager the next day. Detective Nick Boutwell investigated.
On July 23, Jonathan Vaillancourt of St. Marks reported a criminal mischief. The victim placed his vehicle on Coastal Highway in an effort to sell it. The tires were damaged and the vehicle was scratched. Damage was estimated at $1,100. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Will Hudson investigated.
On July 23, five downed tree complaints were received in a short period of time. Three of the trees were down on Woodville Highway and two others were reported down near the Recreation Park on U.S. Highway 98 and on Counsel Moore Road in Crawfordville. The Counsel Moore Road tree caused total road blockage. The Woodville Highway trees caused three traffic crashes that were worked by Florida Highway Patrol. Minor injuries were reported on the scene of the traffic crashes.
On July 24, Deborah Humphries of USA Groceries in Crawfordville reported recovering a bicycle at the store. The bike is valued at $20 and was left at the store multiple days. The bike was turned over to the sheriff’s office. Joshua Manning of Crawfordville reported his relative had a bike stolen from Crawfordville. Manning was able to identify the bike as the one that was stolen. Deputy Evelyn Brown and Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.
On July 24, Christine Kelley of Centennial Bank reported a grand theft. Numerous items were taken from a property that had gone through a foreclosure process. Many items from inside the home were taken. The exact value is undetermined but is estimated at more than $1,000. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Scott Rojas investigated.
On July 24, James Anderson of Tallahassee reported a credit card offense. Suspicious charges were observed on the victim’s bank account. Telephone charges out of Nevada were observed at a value of $237. The case was determined to be in the Leon County jurisdiction and was sent to the Leon County Sheriff’s Office for further investigation. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.
On July 24, Harold D. Thurmond of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. A compressor, chain saw and battery packs were stolen from the victim’s garage. The property is valued at $844. Detective Nick Boutwell investigated.
On July 24, Karen Wise of Panacea reported a grand theft of jewelry. The jewelry is believed to have been lost at a Crawfordville business. It is valued at $7,500. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On July 24, Lana Stokley of Panacea recovered a lost cell phone at Woolley Park in Panacea. The owner was discovered in St. Petersburg and the phone has been placed into the Property and Evidence Division until it can be claimed. Lt. Mike Kemp investigated.
On July 25, Shannon Nicole Pate, 31, of Crawfordville was charged with introduction of contraband into a detention facility. Deputy Lisa Hummel observed Pate with rolling papers, tobacco and a rolled cigarette in the female dorm. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On July 25, Roy Bragg of Crawfordville reported a fraud. Two suspicious transactions were observed on the victim’s bank account. Transactions took place in Camby, IN with a value of $250. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office received 1,101 calls for service during the past week including: 15 residential and business alarms; 81 citizen contacts; 16 disturbances; 20 E-911 abandoned cell calls; 8 E-911 abandoned calls; 16 regular E-911 calls; 36 investigations; 53 medical emergencies; 445 business and security checks; 32 special details; 26 subpoena services; 10 suspicious vehicles; 42 traffic enforcements; 93 traffic stops; 12 disabled vehicles; and 14 wanted people.