On September 3rd Deputy Kenneth Miller met with Dalton Hall at his home on Evalinda Street in regards to fraudulent charges on his debit card. Mr. Hall explained that upon inspecting his bank statement he found two charges totaling $199.68 made in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Hall states he hasn’t been to Orlando to make the charges. Mr. Hall had already made contact with his lending institution and had his account frozen. The investigation will be forwarded to the Criminal Investigations Division.
On September 3rd Charles Pulley reported finding a kayak that had floated up to his home on Live Oak Island. When Deputy Kenneth Miller ran the serial numbers on the kayak it was found that it had not been entered as stolen in the NCIC system. The kayak was taken to the Sheriff’s Office to be held until its owner can be located.
On September 4th John Cheney reported the theft of his Outback camper which had been parked in the Winn Dixie parking lot during hurricane Hermine. Mr. Cheney stated that he parked the camper there in hopes of avoiding damage from the storm. Upon returning this date to pick it up and take it home it was missing. Deputy Matt Hedges checked with the store manager and confirmed it had not been towed. The camper, beige with a brown stripe, was entered NCIC as stolen. The camper is valued at approximately $8,000.00.
On September 4th Robert Rockwell reported the burglary to his residence on Spring Creek Highway. According to Mr. Rockwell he has just moved in and after being gone from the home a couple days he returned to find someone had stayed at the home. Missing from the home was approximately $1,000.00 worth of electronics. Deputy Ashton Lesane investigated.
On September 4th Deputy Ashton Lesane responded to the residence of Lacresha Radabaugh on Coastal Highway in regards to a vehicle burglary. According to Ms. Radabaugh she had returned home during the night and forgot her wallet in her car. This morning she found the wallet and its contents gone from the unlocked car. No suspects were identified.
On September 5th Robert Langford reported the theft of a large fiberglass cooler from property on Mississippi Avenue. According to Mr. Langford the cooler was covered up and not visible from the street. Deputy Gibby Gibson determined that a vehicle had been driven onto the property to remove the cooler. The cooler is valued at approximately $1,000.00.
On September 5th Deputy Kyle Hanks made a traffics stop on a vehicle just north of the courthouse on Crawfordville Highway. Upon making contact with the driver, Colton Starling and two passengers, Deputy Hanks could smell burnt marijuana. Starling advised the deputy that the drugs items in the vehicle were his and not the passengers. A glass marijuana pipe was seized from under the driver’s seat and a plastic baggie containing marijuana was seized from inside the console. Starling was issued a notice to appear for possession of marijuana less than 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On September 6th WCSO and Wakulla Fire Rescue responded to the residence of Jennifer Harrell on Redman Road in regards to a structure fire. Harrell and an infant were taking a nap in the home when Harrell smelled smoke. She exited the home with the child when she saw smoke coming from the kitchen. It was learned that the power at the home had been off during hurricane Hermine and once the power was restored, food that had been cooking in the oven caught fire since it was still in the oven. Damage to the home was minimal and no one was injured.
On September 7th Charles Brown reported a grand theft that occurred at the Panacea Motel on Coastal Highway. According to Mr. Brown he is in the process of making repairs at the motel and has been storing tools in one of the rooms. He left town for a few days and upon returning found that someone entered a room through a window and stole an air compressor valued at approximately $900.00. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated.
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office received 1320 calls for service including: 37 residential and business alarms; 14 assists to other agencies; 01 vehicle burglaries; 71 citizen contacts; 23 disturbances; 21 E-911 abandoned calls; 45 E-911 calls; 44 investigations; 190 medical emergencies; 235 business and residential security checks; 50 special details; 07 subpoena services; 09 suspicious vehicles; 04 traffic enforcements; 30 traffic stops; and 15 reckless vehicles.