|Sheriff's Log--Sept. 6 to Sept. 12|
On Sept. 5, Juleah Evans of McDonald’s in Crawfordville reported a battery. A male subject drove up to the drive through window and attempted to use a credit card to purchase food. The credit card was declined. The subject, who has been identified, expectorated on the victim from his vehicle and drove off. A trespass warning will be processed for the suspect as well. Deputy Stephen Simmons investigated.
On Sept. 5, Patricia Bodiford of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim noticed six unauthorized charges on her bank account from a big box store in Fort Myers. The charges totaled approximately $160. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.
On Sept. 5, Sharon Carraway of Sopchoppy reported a residential burglary. A locked box containing a large amount of jewelry and cash was stolen. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Billy Metcalf, Sgt. Danny Harrell and Detective Josh Langston investigated.
On Sept. 5, Mark Huebner of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. A motorcycle, valued at $1,200, was stolen from the victim’s property. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Sept. 5, Wal-Mart Asset Protection staff reported a retail theft. Store staff observed Mary Rae Mahler, 20, of Tallahassee placing merchandise in her purse. The suspect also placed jewelry on her finger and paid for a folder at check-out, but not the other items she had in her possession. Mahler was charged with retail theft and transported to the Wakulla County Jail without incident. The items recovered, pencils and jewelry, are valued at $29. Deputy Stephen Simmons and Detective Clint Beam investigated.
On Sept. 5, Shanequa Hines of Crawfordville reported the theft of a cellular telephone. The victim threw a football party at her home and the phone was reported missing at that time. The phone is valued at $250. Deputy Sean Wheeler investigated.
On Sept. 5, Meghan Williams of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. A television, valued at $1,010, was stolen from her home. A suspect has been identified and the television was entered into the NCIC/FCIC data base as stolen. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Sept. 5, Eric Hemby of St. Marks reported a criminal mischief. The victim’s window was broken by a rock. Damage is estimated at $300. Sgt. Danny Harrell investigated.
On Sept. 7, Daniel Lavon Gilley, 29, of Havana was arrested for driving while license is suspended or revoked after being observed failing to stop at a stop sign at the Leon County line. A traffic stop was conducted and it was determined that the subject had a suspended license for failure to pay traffic fines. The subject was labeled as a habitual offender. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated.
On Sept. 7, Jenny Hatcher of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. A firearm was stolen from the victim’s home. The firearm is valued at $400 and entered into the NCIC/FCIC data base as stolen. Deputy Ward Kromer investigated.
On Sept. 7, Wal-Mart Asset Protection staff reported a retail theft. Ronni Denise Allor, 61, of Crawfordville was observed concealing items in her bag and inside a shopping cart. She passed the last point of sale without paying for all of the items. Food and miscellaneous items, valued at $75, were recovered. Allor was issued a notice to appear in court for retail theft. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated.
On Sept. 7, Ruby Collins of Panacea reported discovering a camera and camera bag in the middle of U.S. Highway 98. The camera was valued at $150 and was turned into the Property and Evidence Division. Deputy Marshall Taylor investigated.
On Sept. 8, Donald Joshway Smith, Jr., 40, of Monticello was stopped for speeding on U.S. Highway 98 traveling 67 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone. A traffic stop was conducted and it was determined that Smith’s driver license was suspended as a habitual offender. Smith was arrested for DWLSR and held at the Wakulla County Jail for two warrants out of Leon County. LCSO said they would extradite. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated.
On Sept. 8, Wal-Mart officials turned lost and found property over to the WCSO. Several credit cards, driver licenses and medical records were found inside the store and turned over to the WCSO. Deputy Richard Moon investigated.
On Sept. 8, Eldon Theodore Hicks, 31, of Panacea was arrested for driving while license is suspended or revoked-habitual offender, attached tag not assigned and resisting an officer without violence. WCSO responded to Hicks on the side of the road in Panacea physically fighting with bystanders trying to keep him from driving off. Hicks was observed walking in and out of traffic shaking his fists at vehicles driving by. Hicks attempted to run from Sgt. Ryan Muse during the arrest process but was captured a short distance away. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers assisted at the scene.
On Sept. 8, Sonya Kimbrell of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary to her shed. Heath Lathaniel Blackburn, 44, of Woodville was observed inside the shed collecting tools. The property owner asked the suspect to leave the scene to which he refused. Blackburn was charged with burglary and trespassing. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.
On Sept. 9, Salvah Mohorne of Crawfordville reported the theft of a vehicle decal from her tag. The decal is valued at $20 and Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.
On Sept. 9, Michael Gainous of Tallahassee reported a theft of vehicle parts. The victim’s vehicle was involved in a traffic crash in Tallahassee and was towed to a Crawfordville suspect for repairs. The vehicle owner checked on the vehicle and discovered that a tag and tire were missing and the vehicle had not been repaired. The value of the missing property and repair money is $1,830. A suspect has been identified. Sgt. Ryan Muse and Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.
On Sept. 9, Dale Rushton of the City of Sopchoppy reported damage to a city fire hydrant. The hydrant was damaged by a mower and tractor in Crawfordville. The damage caused water to leak from the hydrant. Damage was estimated at $2,000. There was no criminal intent to damage the hydrant and no charges were filed against the tractor operator. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated.
On Sept. 9, Timothy Holman of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. Someone used the victim’s bank card to make three unauthorized charges at a Wal-Mart in Key Largo. The charges totaled $483. Deputy Jerrold Finney investigated.
On Sept. 9, a Crawfordville resident reported receiving threatening and harassing phone communication on his cellular telephone. The communication threatened damage to the victim’s vehicle and harm to relatives. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Sept. 10, Monica Colette Easton, 42, of Tallahassee was stopped in Crawfordville for unlawful speed. During the traffic stop Deputy Gibby Gibson had reason to believe the driver may be under the influence of alcohol or narcotics. After field sobriety exercises were administered, the suspect was searched. A flask containing an alcoholic beverage was discovered along with a plastic bag containing marijuana. The marijuana weighed .9 grams. She was charged with DUI, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and issued a traffic citation for excessive speed. Sgt. Danny Harrell, Lt. Sherrell Morrison and Deputy Alan Middlebrooks also investigated.
On Sept. 10, Laura Dukes of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim reported 13 unauthorized charges on her bank card in Brazil. The 13 charges totaled $178. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated.
On Sept. 10, Andrew Haubrick of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. A boat motor was stolen from the victim while it was being repaired. The motor is valued at $300. The case and suspect information was forwarded to the Criminal Investigations Division. Deputy Scott Powell investigated.
On Sept. 11, Karen Harper of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim was alerted to five suspicious charges on her bank card from Brazil. The charges totaled $337. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.
On Sept. 11, Brittany Gowdy of Crawfordville reported the theft of jewelry from her home. A person of interest was identified. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.
On Sept. 11, Ashton Tyer of Crawfordville reported the theft of her dog. The yellow Labrador retriever was taken from the victim’s property. The dog is valued at $500. Lt. Jimmy Sessor investigated.
On Sept. 11, April Marie Victoriana, 39 of Crawfordville was issued a criminal traffic citation for unassigned tag attached to a vehicle following a traffic stop. Sgt. Ryan Muse observed an expired tag on the vehicle and determined that the tag was on the wrong vehicle. The tag was seized.
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office received 1,131 calls for service during the past week including: 16 business and residential alarms; 10 assists to other agencies; 96 citizen contacts; 14 disturbances; 18 abandoned E-911 call calls; five abandoned E-911 calls; 21 E-911 calls; 62 investigations; 47 medical emergencies; 39 school security checks; 263 business and residential security checks; 38 special details; 15 subpoena services; 10 suspicious people; 53 traffic enforcements; 201 traffic stops; 12 disabled vehicles; and 12 reckless vehicles.