On Dec. 16, Deputy Joe Page issued a civil citation to a 14-year-old male student for fighting on a school bus. The student began to strike another 14-year-old on the bus before getting off the vehicle. The student was issued the civil citation for disruption of a school function and given 40 hours of community service.
On Dec. 17, Deputy Ethan Ard conducted a traffic stop on a careless driver in Crawfordville. The driver pulled onto Crawfordville Highway causing northbound traffic to brake harshly to evade the vehicle. An open can of beer was observed in the subject’s vehicle. A search of the vehicle discovered drug paraphernalia. Leonard Randolph Sapp, 50, of Crawfordville was issued a notice to appear in court for possession of drug paraphernalia and he received two traffic citations for careless driving and possession of an open container.
On Dec. 17, a Crawfordville woman reported that someone was entering her home and tampering with her property. She reported some clothing missing and her dryer timer ticking despite her not using the dryer. The victim is planning to rekey her locks. Sgt. Matt Helms investigated.
On Dec. 18, Dylan Spears Clark, 24, of Crawfordville was arrested at Shell Point Beach for possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine, possession of Schedule 3 or 4 narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia. Beer bottles and drug paraphernalia were in plain view as law enforcement spoke to the subject. Deputy Matt Hedges and Deputy Alan Middlebrooks assisted and discovered pills and methamphetamine inside the vehicle. Deputy Kenneth Miller investigated.
On Dec. 18, Gary Wise of St. Marks reported a criminal mischief. The victim parked his vehicle at a Crawfordville home and observed all four tires were flat in the morning. The damage to the tires is valued at $400. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Brett Surace investigated.
On Dec. 18, a Crawfordville female reported the theft of coins from her residence. The victim estimates the loss at $200. The victim had a suspect in mind but refused to name the individual and decided not to pursue the matter further. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Dec. 18, Joeann Parker of Crawfordville reported a burglary of three sheds. Forced entries were discovered as locks were cut and two ladders were stolen. The ladders were valued at $200. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Jeff Yarbrough investigated.
On Dec. 19, April McKenzie of Crawfordville reported a fraud. Someone opened an account with Victoria Secret and created a balance of $749. The victim checked the credit bureaus and discovered that someone opened an account with six telephone lines using her personal information. The victim was issued a fraud information packet. Deputy Brett Surace investigated.
On Dec. 19, Vanesha Reed of Crawfordville reported a lost wallet. The victim is unsure if the wallet was lost or stolen or where it may have occurred. Deputy Anthony Paul investigated.
On Dec. 19, Lt. Jimmy Sessor investigated a report of juveniles discharging a firearm from an upper porch of a Crawfordville home. He was greeted by three female juveniles who stated they were shooting at squirrels. The firearm was located on the second floor of the home along with four male juveniles. The rifle was secured and all of the juveniles were escorted back outside the home for parental pickup. The homeowner, Patrick Malee Chance, 47, of Crawfordville, returned home and revealed that he was aware of the firearm. It was discovered that he had an outstanding warrant for introduction of contraband in a confinement facility and was a convicted felon. Lt. Sessor arrested Chance on the warrant and also for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The firearm and ammunition were seized and turned into the Property and Evidence Division.
On Dec. 19, a Crawfordville parent reported a battery case involving her 16-year-old son. The juvenile damaged the residence and pushed two adult victims. The juvenile struck doors and walls with his fist. A refrigerator was also damaged. Deputy Ward Kromer found the juvenile at another Crawfordville location and he admitted creating the damage. The adults did not pursue charges for the damaged property but the juvenile was arrested on two counts of battery and transported to the Wakulla County Jail. Deputy Ross Hasty investigated.
On Dec. 20, a 28-year-old male victim and a 19-year-old female victim, both from Crawfordville, reported being approached by three subjects who demanded money from them. One of the subjects struck the male victim with a fist. An interview with one of the subjects was conducted and the case was turned over to the Criminal Investigations Division. Deputy Ross Hasty and Detective Scott Powell investigated.
On Dec. 21, Eugene Peck of Tallahassee reported the loss of a firearm. The victim had been running errands in Leon and Wakulla counties when he realized his firearm was missing from his vehicle. The weapon is valued at $300 and was entered in the NCIC/FCIC data base as missing. Later, the victim was able to recover his weapon lodged deep inside his vehicle. Deputy Kyle Hanks investigated.
On Dec. 22, Deputy Matt Hedges conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle that did not have a license plate displayed. The driver was asked if there was anything illegal in his vehicle and he produced marijuana, a grinder and smoking pipe. The marijuana measured 8.1 grams. Due to the cooperation of the driver, Mark Anthony Robison, 29, of Crawfordville, he was issued a notice to appear in court for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputy Kyle Hanks also investigated.
On Dec. 22, Deputy Kenneth Miller was contacted by a subject who found drugs in the parking lot of Winn-Dixie. The drugs were tested but were determined not to be Flakka or cocaine. The substance was placed in the Property and Evidence Division for destruction.
On Dec. 23, Robert Cochran of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. The victim reported a variety of tools being stolen from his workshop. The stolen property is valued at $2,400. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Gibby Gibson and Detective Richard Moon investigated.
On Dec. 23, Leroy Parker of Crawfordville reported losing a vehicle tag. The tag was left on the vehicle by accident when it was sold. The vehicle has since being sold a second time. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On Dec. 23, Denise Trice of Sopchoppy reported the loss of a firearm. The handgun was reported missing from the victim’s purse. The victim feels the firearm may have been lost or stolen in Tallahassee. The handgun and holster are valued at $315. The weapon was entered into the NCIC/FCIC data base as lost. Deputy Brett Surace investigated.
On Dec. 23, Johnny Arnett of Crawfordville reported finding narcotics. The complainant purchased some furniture and while removing the packaging he discovered pills in a baggie. The baggie was seized for destruction. Deputy Taylor Saladin investigated.
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office received 990 calls for service during the past week including: 17 business and residential alarms; 75 citizen contacts; 13 disturbances; 24 E-911 abandoned cell calls; 1 E-911 abandoned call; 19 E-911 calls; 42 investigations; 42 medical emergencies; 10 school security checks; 431 business and residential security checks; 16 special details; 20 subpoena services; 11 suspicious people; 79 traffic stops; and 17 watch orders.