|Sheriff's Log--Jan. 10 to Jan. 16|
On Jan. 10, Sgt. Ryan Muse conducted a traffic stop after observing an expired tag on a truck that passed him on Coastal Highway. Christopher Daniel Carver, 34, of Crawfordville could not produce a valid driver license. Sgt. Muse observed the subject attempt to conceal a narcotics smoking pipe and Carver was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Two smoking pipes were recovered. He was also given a verbal warning about the expired license and registration.
On Jan. 10, Horace Beach of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. The victim reported scratch and pry marks on his home. Entry into the home was unsuccessful. Sgt. Ryan Muse, Detective Cole Wells and Deputy Ward Kromer investigated.
On Jan. 10, Jeff Donelson of Dollar General Store in Panacea reported a grand theft. The subject reported the theft of a store deposit of $1,005. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Ward Kromer and Sgt. Ryan Muse investigated.
On Jan. 10, Tommie Jean Vause of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. A forced entry was discovered at the home. A television, microwave and air compressor was stolen from the property. The stolen property is valued at $1,250 and damage to the home is estimated at $100. Deputy Ashley McAlister investigated.
On Jan. 10, Nellie Evans of Sopchoppy reported the theft of medications from her pharmacy. The victim left the store without collecting the medications from her buggy. The pharmacy bag was recovered but not her medications. Deputy Anthony Paul investigated.
On Jan. 10, Sgt. Jeremy Johnston, Deputy Anthony Paul and Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated a disturbance at Mashes Sands Beach that included a shooting. A 25-year-old Tallahassee man was shot several times with a BB gun by Kevin Thomas Michael Robinson, 24, of Tallahassee. The victim was treated by Wakulla EMS and transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. The BB gun was located in a wooded area nearby. Robinson was arrested for aggravated battery and transported to the Wakulla County Jail.
On Jan. 10, Stephen Maxey of Crawfordville reported a structure fire at his home. The fire originated on the stove after a burner was left on and set a pan on fire. The fire was extinguished by the resident and damage was limited to the stove and cabinets. The fire was ruled an accident and Maxey was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for smoke inhalation. Sgt. Jeremy Johnston investigated.
On Jan. 11, Tom Webb II, 39, of Crawfordville was arrested at his home for outstanding warrants from Massachusetts with orders to extradite. Stoughton Police Department officials requested the arrest be made on a pending DUI warrant. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks, Deputy Richard Moon and Sgt. Ryan Muse arrived at the home where Webb declined to comply with law enforcement orders. Webb resisted efforts by deputies to place handcuffs on him and deputies used a limited amount of force. Webb was charged with obstructing justice and will be held for the Stoughton warrant.
On Jan. 12, Brenda Hitchner of Panacea reported the theft of medications from her home. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Richard Moon investigated.
On Jan. 12, Arlene C. Fullmer of Tallahassee was riding a bicycle on the St. Marks Rail Trail when she was struck by a vehicle driven by John S. Cloud of Crawfordville at T.W. Wood Road. Both the bike rider and driver were stopped at the intersection but when the bike rider continued, she was struck by the truck which also continued. The contact with the vehicle caused Fullmer to fall and injure her knee. The bike rider refused EMS treatment and transport. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated.
On Jan. 13, a 17-year-old juvenile was issued a juvenile civil citation after he passed through a blocked intersection where the Florida Highway Patrol was conducting a traffic investigation. A homemade marijuana pipe and a baggie of marijuana were discovered in the vehicle. The juvenile was issued 30 hours of community service. The marijuana weighed .03 grams. Deputy Will Hudson, Deputy Ashley McAlister and FHP Trooper John Tallman investigated.
On Jan. 13, Sabrina C. Roberts of Crawfordville and Stacey R. Cook of Crawfordville were involved in a minor traffic crash in a convenience store parking lot near Bloxham Cutoff. There were no injuries and minor damage to the vehicles. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Jan. 13, Lowell James of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. A forced entry was discovered at the victim’s shed and copper wire was stolen from the property along with barbed wire. Damage to the property was estimated at $300 and the stolen wire was valued at $200. Deputy Billy Metcalf and Sgt. Lorne Whaley investigated.
On Jan. 13, Lisa Sharpe of Crawfordville reported a fraud. Two suspects, who have been identified, took advantage of the victim’s elderly relative by opening credit card accounts in her name and creating charges on them. Deputy Gibby Gibson and Detective Randy Phillips investigated.
On Jan. 14, Joscelyn Simmons of Crawfordville reported a vehicle theft. The victim loaned her vehicle to Lasarus Marvin Smith, 53, of Crawfordville and the vehicle was not returned to the victim. The victim reported the vehicle as stolen and Smith was detained when he eventually returned the car. Smith was arrested for vehicle theft. During the arrest process, the suspect was warned about bringing contraband into the jail facility, but when Detention Deputy Robert Stanley searched Smith, he found a glass pipe commonly used for smoking illegal narcotics. Smith was charged with introduction of contraband into a detention facility, possession of drug paraphernalia and knowingly operating a motor vehicle while license is suspended or revoked. Deputy Scott Powell investigated.
On Jan. 14, Denise Bradshaw of Crawfordville was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash on Spring Creek Highway. Minor damage was created to the front end of the vehicle when the motorist struck a deer. No injuries were reported. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Jan. 14, Angelia Stahl of Panacea reported a theft of groceries. The victim walked to a store in Panacea and purchased $21 worth of grocery items. Two white male teenagers snatched the grocery bags from the victim as she was walking home. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated.
On Jan. 14, Katherine Clayton of Crawfordville reported a fraud. Six unauthorized charges were observed on the victim’s bank account. The charges totaled $528 and were created in Oakland, Calif. Lt. Mike Kemp investigated.
On Jan. 14, Thomas Wade of Tallahassee reported a Crawfordville residential burglary. A boat motor, fishing reels and tackle box was stolen from his shed. The stolen property is valued at $2,250. Lt. Mike Kemp investigated.
On Jan. 14, Charlie James Nash, 57, of Crawfordville was arrested and charged with aggravated battery after striking a 48-year-old Crawfordville woman with a hammer and lamp. The victim’s clothing was torn and she was bleeding and scratched when Deputy Scott Powell investigated. The victim declined medical treatment. Deputy Ross Hasty also investigated.
On Jan. 14, Laura Dean O’Neal, 36, of Carrabelle was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on Coastal Highway. Deputy Jeff Yarbrough and Deputy Steven Simmons conducted a traffic stop in Panacea after observing O’Neal’s vehicle with only one operational headlight. The deputies observed a narcotics smoking pipe in plain view. The driver allowed a search of her vehicle and crack cocaine was discovered inside. O’Neal was arrested and two juveniles inside the vehicle were turned over to a Department of Children and Families investigator. A third juvenile was home alone in Franklin County and was turned over to DCF through the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. She was charged with distribution of a Schedule II narcotic with intent to deliver or distribute and possession of narcotics equipment. Sgt. Danny Harrell and the Florida Highway Patrol assisted at the scene.
On Jan. 15, Laurie Hauversburk of Crawfordville reported a fraud. Someone in Gadsden County used her Social Security number to file for unemployment. Sgt. Ray Johnson gave the victim information on filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. The victim did not file for unemployment benefits due to being employed.
On Jan. 15, Patricia Carmichael of Crawfordville reported the theft of a vehicle registration and decal. The victim left the registration and decal in her unsecured vehicle when she went to grocery stores and a pharmacy in Crawfordville. Deputy Anthony Paul investigated.
On Jan. 15, Christopher Pandolfi of Crawfordville reported finding two abandoned bicycles in his yard. The bikes are valued at $220 but nobody in the area reported any bicycles as stolen. The bikes were seized and turned in to the Property and Evidence Division. Deputy Adam Pendris and Deputy Ward Kromer investigated.
On Jan. 15, a 17-year-old juvenile was issued a notice to appear in court for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. Deputy Richard Moon conducted a traffic stop due to the juvenile not being able to maintain the right of way. The juvenile produced marijuana and a smoking pipe from inside the vehicle. The marijuana was seized at the scene.
On Jan. 15, Sara Marie Ledford, 20, of Tallahassee was arrested for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop on Coastal Highway in Panacea. The traffic stop was conducted for faulty equipment. The driver of the vehicle, Isabella Robinson, was issued a notice to appear in court for driving while license is suspended or revoked with knowledge. The marijuana weighed 4.45 grams. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks and Lt. Sherrell Morrison investigated.
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office received 950 calls for service during the past week including: 24 residential and business alarms; 70 citizen contacts; 13 E-911 abandoned cell calls; 4 E-911 abandoned calls; 21 E-911 calls; 42 investigations; 14 power lines down; 34 medical emergencies; 316 business and residential security checks; 24 special details; 12 suspicious vehicles; 39 traffic enforcements; 91 traffic stops; 25 trees down 14 reckless vehicles; and 19 wanted people.