|Sheriff's Log--Dec. 27 to Jan. 2|
On Dec. 26, Michelle Stewart of Crawfordville reported the theft of two vehicles. One of the stolen vehicles was the victim’s work truck. The vehicles were left secure when they were taken. There are subjects of interest who were identified in the investigation. Both vehicles were entered into the NCIC/FCIC data base as stolen. Sgt. Lorne Whaley and Deputy Ross Hasty investigated.
On Dec. 26, Kathleen Cox of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. Five unauthorized charges were reported in Greensboro, Ga. The charges were from a merchandise store and a restaurant in Greensboro and totaled $132. Deputy Mike Zimba and Detective Randy Phillips investigated.
On Dec. 26, Gladys Kilgore of Crawfordville reported a one vehicle traffic crash with a deer at 400 Shadeville Highway. There were no injuries reported and minor damage to the vehicle. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Dec. 26, Jeffrey Ranew of Crawfordville and Jessica Landolt of Crawfordville were involved in a two vehicle traffic crash in the McDonald’s parking lot. There were no injuries reported and only minor damage. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Dec. 27, an arrest warrant was requested for Daniel Ray Patterson, 52, of Crawfordville. Patterson was released from incarceration in August and failed to register as a sex offender. Deputy Mike Zimba conducted an address verification and discovered that the address Patterson reported in Crawfordville was not his actual address. He faces charges of failure to report to the local sheriff’s office after release from custody and failure to report an address change. Detective Josh Langston also investigated.
On Dec. 28, Denise Waters of Sweet Magnolia Bed and Breakfast in St. Marks reported a grand theft. A business bicycle was stolen from the porch of the establishment. The bike is valued at $500. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated.
On Dec. 28, Hellen D. Forehand of Tallahassee reported the theft of a deceased relative’s property. A camper, utility trailer, television, lawn mower, guitars and other items were reported missing. A person of interest was identified. Deputy Richard Moon investigated.
On Dec. 28, Rex Lytle of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim discovered four unauthorized charges which totaled $780 at a Radio Shack and Toys R Us in Pennsylvania. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.
On Dec. 29, Sgt. Ryan Muse investigated a traffic crash at Highway 61 and Highway 267. George William McKee, 69, of Crawfordville conducted a left turn from Highway 61 to Highway 267 and was struck by Robert Douglas Adams, 71, of Davie who was eastbound on Highway 267. Adams was found to have a suspended driver license and received a Uniform Traffic Citation for driving while license is suspended. Both vehicles were damaged in the crash. A passenger in the McKee vehicle suffered a head injury and was taken to the hospital by a friend.
On Dec. 30, Caige Hunter Parvis, 21, of Crawfordville was issued a notice to appear in court following a traffic stop. Sgt. Jeremy Johnston conducted a traffic stop after observing a vehicle with a missing headlight. Parvis granted Sgt. Johnston permission to search the vehicle and he located marijuana and a smoking pipe inside the vehicle. The marijuana weighed 2.2 grams.
On Dec. 30, James Barwick of Bryson City, NC reported a criminal mischief in Panacea. Someone keyed his vehicle. Scratches were observed around the vehicle and obscenities were scratched on the vehicle. A second vehicle owned by Chris Barwick of Panacea was scratched and had an obscenity on it as well. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Ross Hasty investigated.
On Dec. 30, Manuel Randolph of Crawfordville reported the theft of windows from his property. The 20 windows are valued at $200 and a suspect has been identified. Deputy Stephen Simmons and Deputy Jeff Yarbrough investigated.
On Dec. 30, Paul Love of Crawfordville reported a grand theft of fishing equipment from his boat. The boat was located at the victim’s home. The stolen rods, reels and lures are valued at $1,050. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Dec. 31, Catherine Harrell of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim observed 11 unauthorized charges on her bank account which totaled $920 during November and December. The charges were created out of state. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated.
On Dec. 31, Pamela R. Sapp of Crawfordville and Maliyah A. Farmer of Crawfordville were involved in a two vehicle traffic crash at 1392 Shadeville Highway. There were no injuries and minor damage to the vehicles. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Jan. 1, Wrenn Green of Panacea reported a felony criminal mischief. The victim’s mailbox and post were damaged. The victim reported the value of the mailbox at $1,500 due to a custom paint job. The mailbox suffered scratches and minor damage and was recovered on the ground. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated.
On Jan. 1, Susan Blake of Tallahassee reported a lost wallet. The victim reported the loss at a Crawfordville fast food restaurant. The restaurant did not have anyone turn in the wallet. The wallet was valued at $25. Deputy Ward Kromer investigated.
On Jan. 1, Gary Wines of St. Marks reported a vehicle theft. A suspect, who has been identified, took the victim’s vehicle from his home. The suspect returned the vehicle to the victim several hours later. The vehicle was turned over to the victim and Judith Sanford Hall, 50, of Carlton, Ga. was charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle and transported to the Wakulla County Jail. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.
On Jan. 1, Andrew Mark Whigham, 24, of Cairo, Ga. was arrested for possession of cocaine, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of narcotics equipment following a traffic stop. Deputy Anthony Paul conducted a traffic stop due to a faulty headlight. The driver admitted having a smoking pipe and marijuana in the vehicle. Cocaine was also discovered in the vehicle. Rolling papers were observed in addition to the smoking pipe. The vehicle was impounded and Whigham was transported to the Wakulla County Jail. The marijuana weighed 1.8 grams and the cocaine weighed 6.1 grams. Sgt. Jeremy Johnston and Deputy Ashley McAlister also investigated.
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office received 1,006 calls for service during the past week including: 10 business and residential alarms; 78 citizen contacts; 10 E-911 abandoned cell calls; 10 E-911 abandoned calls; 29 E-911 calls; 38 investigations; 12 loud music/noise complaints; 50 medical emergencies; 12 school security checks; 440 business and residential security checks; 14 suspicious vehicles; 36 traffic enforcements; and 78 traffic stops.