On Jan. 28, Detective Scott Powell received information about a stolen vehicle being located in Crawfordville. Clyde Lawson of Midway reported his business vehicle being stolen in Leon County the week prior. The vehicle was recovered at H&R Block in Crawfordville. The Leon County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of the recovery and the vehicle owner made arrangements to pick up the vehicle.
On Jan. 28, Henry Ricks of Crawfordville reported losing his wallet. The wallet was with the owner while he shopped for groceries in Crawfordville. Deputy Ethan Ard investigated.
On Jan. 28, Rachelle Smith of Crawfordville reported a residential burglary. The victim reported that an unknown subject stole a FedEx package from in front of her home. The package is valued at $200. Deputy Ethan Ard and Detective Richard Moon investigated.
On Jan. 28, Elizabeth Webster of Crawfordville reported the theft of a butcher knife and wet stone from her home. The stolen property is valued at $21. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated.
On Jan. 29, Timothy Rentz of Crawfordville reported a traffic crash. The motorist struck a deer on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Road and Tiger Hammock Road. Damage was estimated at $200 and there were no injuries reported. Deputy Ross Hasty investigated.
On Jan. 29, Cynthia Vaillancourt of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim was unable to file a tax return due to someone already using her Social Security number. Deputy Ward Kromer investigated.
On Jan. 31, Quanzee Davis of Crawfordville reported the loss or theft of a wallet. It is unknown where the wallet was lost. It contained a military identification. Deputy Ross Hasty investigated.
On Jan. 31, Kelii Kirkland of Crawfordville reported a fraud. An unauthorized charge was observed on the victim’s telephone account. The charge totaled $321 from 2008. Deputy Ross Hasty investigated.
On Jan. 31, Carl Cocroft of Crawfordville reported a vehicle theft. The victim loaned his vehicle to a friend who never returned it. The vehicle was entered into the NCIC/FCIC data base as stolen. Deputy Anthony Ammons investigated. On Feb. 1, the vehicle was returned and the victim decided not to pursue charges.
On Feb. 1, Deputy Alan Middlebrooks stopped John Cecil Faircloth, 48, of Crawfordville for speeding at Ball Court and Old Shell Point Road. The motorist’s driver license was discovered to be suspended and a seize tag order was in place for the tag. Faircloth was issued citations for speeding and driving while license is suspended or revoked without knowledge. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Deputy Brandon Sheffield also investigated.
On Feb. 1, Susan Spivey of Crawfordville reported discovering drug paraphernalia at a home. The smoking pipes were turned over to Deputy Brandon Sheffield for destruction.
On Feb. 1, a 17-year-old Crawfordville juvenile was arrested on an outstanding vehicle theft warrant. The juvenile attempted to run from the deputy and was subdued a short distance later. The juvenile was also charged with resisting arrest without violence. Deputy Ethan Ard investigated.
On Feb. 1, Mary Lou Martin of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim was contacted about an outstanding $452 Comcast debt. Comcast installed service at a residence in Midway in October 2015. It was turned off in January 2016. The victim did not request the service be set up in Midway. Deputy Ashton Lesane and Detective Randy Phillips investigated.
On Feb. 1, Oscar Griffis and Cory Steele, both of Riverview, FL, reported the theft of camping equipment from a camp site in the Apalachicola National Forest. Food and equipment were stolen from a location near Porter Lake. The value of the stolen items is $338. Lt. Sherrell Morrison passed the information along to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office as it turned out the incident occurred in Liberty.
On Feb. 1, Lee Rutledge of Crawfordville reported credit card offenses. The victim reported the use of his bank card at Walgreens and Wal-Mart in Tallahassee and two other locations. The transactions totaled $2,059. Deputy Vicki Mitchell and Detective Randy Phillips investigated. The case information was sent to the Leon County Sheriff’s Office since the offenses occurred there.
On Feb. 2, Lee McKenzie of Glenda’s BP Station reported a counterfeit bill. A counterfeit $10 bill was discovered while counting the lottery drawer. The bill was seized and turned into the Property and Evidence Division. Sgt. Eddie Wester and Detective Randy Phillips investigated.
On Feb. 2, Jeremy Attewell of Sopchoppy reported a theft of his wallet. The victim believes the wallet was stolen at an establishment in Sopchoppy. Deputy Matt Hedges investigated.
On Feb. 2, a 17-year-old juvenile became unruly at the Wakulla County Courthouse following an appearance there. Sgt. Steve Smith and Deputy Steven Parfitt assisted the Department of Juvenile Justice in escorting the juvenile back to the transport van. The juvenile began to kick violently after being placed in the DJJ van. The kicking damaged the van door which struck Sgt. Smith in the elbow. Sgt. Smith and Deputy Parfitt entered the van from the rear and secured the juvenile. Damage to the DJJ van is estimated at $4,000. A warrant was requested for the juvenile for battery on a law enforcement officer, felony criminal mischief, attempted escape and resisting law enforcement with violence. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks also investigated.
On Feb. 3, Randal Souders of Crawfordville reported the theft of a gate and fence posts from his property. Tools were found on the property that do not belong to the victim. The value of the missing gate and fence posts is $278. A witness reported observing the fence being taken down. Lt. Jimmy Sessor investigated.
On Feb. 3, Michael Keller of Crawfordville reported a structure fire. The victim was at home when the home was struck by lightning which created a fire. Wakulla Fire rescue responded and discovered damage to the electrical system of the home. Deputy Anthony Ammons investigated.
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office received 1,017 calls for service during the past week including: 14 business and residential alarms; 80 citizen contacts; 16 E-911 abandoned cell calls; 3 E-911 abandoned calls; 11 E-911 calls; 42 investigations; 50 medical emergencies; 18 school security checks; 405 business and residential security checks; 16 special details; 43 subpoena services; 11 suspicious people; 11 traffic enforcements; and 104 traffic stops.