|Sheriff's Log--Jan. 3 to Jan. 9|
On Jan. 2, Roger Daughtry of Pelham, Ga. reported a felony criminal mischief in Panacea. The victim reported that someone maliciously punctured four tires on his vehicle. A suspect has been identified and damage is estimated at $600. Deputy Richard Moon investigated.
On Jan. 2, Paxton Bratcher of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim reported that a satellite television company attempted to obtain funds from his bank account without permission. There was an attempt to remove a total of $833 from the account. Captain Chris Savary noted that the case may end up being civil in nature but the case was sent to the Criminal Investigations Division.
On Jan. 2, Willard Butler of Panacea reported a residential burglary. The victim reported the theft of medications. A forced entry was observed and damage to the home was estimated at $200. Deputy Richard Moon investigated.
On Jan. 2, Alan Massey of Largo reported the grand theft of a boat trailer. The trailer was secured at Riverside Marina. The trailer was entered into the NCIC/FCIC data base as stolen. It is valued at $5,500. Deputy Ward Kromer and Deputy Adam Pendris investigated.
On Jan. 3, Captain Chris Savary reported someone attempting to enter his agency vehicle at his home. Captain Savary approached a juvenile near the vehicle and the juvenile fled the scene on foot. Two juvenile suspects were observed on a highway near the scene and were detained. The investigation continues. Deputy Anthony Paul and Sgt. Jeremy Johnston investigated.
On Jan. 4, Larry Best of Pentwater, MI reported finding a bag in a wood line of Mashes Sands Road in Ochlockonee Bay. A camera and eight lenses were recovered with a value of more than $1,000. The owner was unable to be determined and the equipment was turned in to the Property and Evidence Division. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated.
On Jan. 4, Cleveland Smith of Carrabelle recovered a wallet on the side of Highway 267. The wallet was owned by Spencer Butler of Tallahassee but efforts to reach Butler were unsuccessful. The wallet is valued at $20 and it was placed in the Property and Evidence Division. Deputy Scott Powell and Deputy Ross Hasty investigated.
On Jan. 4, Michael Hurley of Crawfordville reported a four wheeler near his home. The four wheeler was recovered in a wooded area and is valued at approximately $400. The four wheeler was impounded and taken to the WCSO. Deputy Scott Powell and Deputy Ross Hasty investigated.
On Jan. 5, Haylie Rowan of Crawfordville reported a grand theft at her home. Miscellaneous child related items were reported missing. The stolen items were valued at $735. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Scott Powell investigated.
On Jan. 6, Criminal Investigations Analyst Karen Kemp was conducting a review of sexual offender and sexual predator’s registrations when she discovered that Sulaiman Hakeem Wali Mu Minun, 55, of Panacea failed to register in December as required. Due to not meeting mandated registration requirements, Wali Mu Minun was arrested for failure to register and was transported to the Wakulla County Jail. Detective Rachel Wheeler investigated.
On Jan. 7, a Winnebago Street resident reported a prowler adjacent to his residence. Deputy Will Hudson and Deputy Ashley McAlister responded to the scene and discovered Brandi Marie Hicks, 30, of Crawfordville in the woods. Hicks had an active trespass warning for the residence. She was arrested for trespass after warning. A second subject in the wooded area was able to flee from deputies. Lt. Jimmy Sessor and Deputy Vicki Mitchell also investigated.
On Jan. 7, Andrew Haubrick of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. A double axel trailer was stolen from the victim’s residence. The trailer is valued at $2,000. Sgt. Ryan Muse and Detective Derek Lawhon investigated.
On Jan. 7, Deanna Shriver of Crawfordville reported a fraud at a property she is attempting to sell. She received several telephone calls from people wanting to rent the property. The property is listed on Craigslist. The poster on Craigslist asked interested parties to sent rent and a security deposit and they would receive a key. There have not been any victims and the incident was reported to Craigslist. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated.
On Jan. 7, Frank Rohe of Snow Enterprises reported a burglary and theft at a home Snow manages for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Crawfordville. Locks on a shed on the property were cut and the shed was entered. Damage to the shed was estimated at $100. The refrigerator was stolen from the home. It is valued at $400. Lt. Sherrell Morrison investigated.
On Jan. 7, Adam Sanchez of Sopchoppy reported a one vehicle traffic crash involving a deer on Crawfordville Highway. The traffic crash was minor. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.
On Jan. 7, Jessica Ryan of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. Lumber and tools were stolen from her home. The exact value of the lumber and tools is still to be determined. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.
On Jan. 8, Kristine Torres of Crawfordville reported a lost driver license. The license was either lost or stolen while the victim was at Walt Disney World in December. Deputy Scott Powell and Deputy Ross Hasty investigated.
On Jan. 8, a 34-year-old Crawfordville woman reported being the victim of an Internet stalking. Messages were sent to the victim through fake Facebook profiles that contained threats. Deputy Scott Powell investigated and the case has been forwarded to the Criminal Investigations Division.
On Jan. 8, Jerry Vernon of Crawfordville reported a vehicle fire. The victim used a light to keep his vehicle engine warm. A sheet was used to keep the warmth in but the sheet fell on the bulb and caught fire. The fire destroyed the vehicle engine. The vehicle was valued at $2,000 and no signs of foul play were observed. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office received 1,214 calls for service during the past week including: 25 residential and business alarms; 68 citizen contacts; 10 disturbances; 13 E-911 abandoned cell calls; five E-911 abandoned calls; 11 E-911 calls; 43 investigations; 54 medical emergencies; 29 school security checks; 569 business and residential security checks; 25 special details; 10 traffic crashes with no injuries; 48 traffic enforcements; 84 traffic stops; 14 abandoned vehicles; and 30 wanted people.