SHERIFF’S LOG—APRIL 15 TO APRIL 21
On April 15, Christopher Core of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. A Yeti cooler and a pressure washer were taken from the victim’s property. The stolen property is valued at $435. Deputy Ross Hasty investigated.
On April 15, Samuel Runyan of Panacea reported the theft of a mailbox. The box and pole are valued at $50. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.
On April 15, Gary Wines of St. Marks reported a vehicle burglary. A radar detector and a scanner were reported missing. The property is valued at $100. The vehicle was left unsecured at the time of the theft. Deputy Kyle Hanks investigated.
On April 15, Margaret Case of Crawfordville reported the theft of a vehicle tag. The tag was attached to her trailer at the time it went missing. The tag was entered into the NCIC/FCIC data base. Deputy Matt Hedges investigated.
On April 15, Deputy Kirby Matheus and Deputy Alan Middlebrooks made a DUI arrest in St. Marks. A vehicle hit a light pole on Port Leon Drive and left the scene. The vehicle was observed on Coastal Highway obstructing the highway. Krystal A. Dalessandro, 40, of Fort Lauderdale was the only occupant inside the vehicle. Based on the strong odor of alcohol a DUI investigation was conducted. In addition to the light pole, Sgt. Danny Harrell observed damage to a table and chairs belonging to Sweet Magnolia in St. Marks. Damage to the property was estimated at $1,300. Damage to the light pole was estimated at $3,000. Dalessandro had a suspended driver license. She was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with damage; driving while license is suspended or revoked third or subsequent conviction; DUI; and refusal to submit to a breath test.
On April 16, Deputy Matt Hedges investigated a possible underage house party. Several minors were observed with alcoholic beverages and a bag of marijuana was discovered in a bush. The marijuana weighed 25.5 grams but nobody claimed ownership and it was seized as evidence. Deputy Hedges had the parents of the juveniles respond to the scene and all juveniles were turned over to their parents.
On April 16, Sonya Kimbrell of Crawfordville reported finding narcotics at her home. The victim found the remains of a methamphetamines in her garbage bin. Suspects have been identified. Detective Richard Moon and Deputy Ethan Ard investigated.
On April 17, Lakshmi Satya Devi of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. Damage to the home was estimated at $1,000 and jewelry and crystal, valued at $15,350, was reported missing following a forced entry. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks and Detective Rachel Wheeler investigated.
On April 18, Kimberly McFarlain of Crawfordville reported a lost wallet. The victim is unsure where she lost her wallet and contents. Deputy Brett Surace investigated.
On April 18, Leilaann Feliciano of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. A window was discovered broken. Damage was estimated at $250 and a suspect has been identified. Deputy Taylor Saladin investigated.
On April 18, Jeanette Strickland of Milton, FL reported a fraud. Someone used the victim’s name to obtain a medical prescription. Deputy Taylor Saladin investigated.
On April 18, Daniel Pooser of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. A handgun and suppressor, valued at $2,600, were reported missing from the home. A forced entry into the home was observed. Deputy Ward Kromer investigated.
On April 19, Pilar Vidal of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief at Cuban Mojo. A generator was tampered with and damage was estimated at $50. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On April 19, a 16-year-old juvenile at Wakulla High School was given a notice to appear in court for striking another student. The juvenile faces a charge for disruption of a school function and battery charges are pending. Deputy Evelyn Brown investigated.
On April 19, Robert Hughes of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief to a relative’s vehicle. The vehicle was keyed while it was parked at the Kangaroo in Medart. Damage was estimated at $50 and a suspect has been identified. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated.
On April 20, Allen Hobbs of St. Marks reported a business burglary to Salt Blaster Boat Wash. Damage was done to a quarter machine on the wall. Damage to the machine was estimated at $4,000. The suspect took $56 from the machine. Deputy Kyle Hanks investigated.
On April 20, Roger Nichols of Sopchoppy reported a fraud. A phone scam claimed to be the Publishers Clearing House with a bogus prize. To claim his prize, the victim was asked to send $250 to a man in Louisiana and he sent a money order. Deputy Ashton Lesane and Detective Randy Phillips investigated.
On April 20, James McMullen of Panacea reported a theft of a wallet from Wal-Mart. The wallet and contents are valued at $70. Deputy Ethan Ard investigated.
On April 20, a school bus driver reported that four female students would not sit down and were yelling on the bus. The Riversprings students finally became quiet when approached by Deputy Mike Crum. Each student received a five day suspension from the school bus and civil citations and 16 hours of community service for disruption of a school function. Deputy Lisa Crum investigated.
On April 20 William Wilkins of Crawfordville reported a vehicle theft. The victim had a suspect work on the vehicle but failed to return it. The bus was in the process of being turned into a food truck and several appliances were purchased for the vehicle. Deputy Steven Miller discovered the bus after speaking to a relative of the man working on the bus. The incident was deemed to be a civil matter.
On April 21, Deputy Brandon Sheffield investigated an intoxicated male who refused to get out of a cab. Logan Porter Harrell, 19, of Crawfordville was taken into custody on active warrants. Marijuana was discovered on the subject. Harrell was also charged with possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. The marijuana weighed 1.6 grams.
On April 21, Benjamen Land of Crawfordville and Splash and Dash reported a business burglary. Subjects attempted to damage a change machine and money collector. The amount of cash stolen is estimated at more than $5,000. Damage to the machines is estimated at $8,000. Detective Richard Moon and Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated.
On April 21, Deputy Evelyn Brown investigated a report of a student at the high school in possession of marijuana. Marijuana was discovered on the 15-year-old student and he was issued a juvenile civil citation for 32 hours of community service.
On April 21, Deputy Alan Middlebrooks observed a vehicle without a visible tag. A traffic stop was conducted and George William Kersey, 28, of Sopchoppy could not produce a valid driver license. Kersey was arrested for driving while license is suspended or revoked habitual offender. Deputy Matt Hedges also investigated.
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office received 1,141 calls for service during the past week including: 14 residential and business alarms; 96 citizen contacts; 23 disturbances; 13 E-911 abandoned cell calls; 1 E-911 abandoned calls; 37 E-911 calls; 58 investigations; 11 noise/loud music complaints; 53 medical emergencies; 17 school security checks; 412 business and residential security checks; 27 special details; 53 subpoena services; 10 suspicious people; 12 suspicious vehicles; 14 traffic enforcements; 75 traffic stops; 13 wanted people; and 25 watch orders.