Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a disturbance call at Sharman Circle in Crawfordville Wednesday morning, Jan. 13, according to Sheriff Charlie Creel.
WCSO Dispatch noted that Brandon Shawn Radabaugh, 22, of Sopchoppy was striking victims in the home with a baseball bat. Deputies Alan Middlebrooks and Brandon Sheffieldsecured the scene which included multiple victims and arrested Radabaugh on an outstanding warrant.
A female witnesses on scene told law enforcement that Radabaugh forced his way into her home at 5:30 a.m. and began yelling. The suspect began striking an 18-year-old male victim in the home and demanded $20. Radabaugh threatened to kill anyone who attempted to contact law enforcement.
After a period of time, one of the victims in the home was able to text a friend and the friend came to the home and struck Radabaugh with a bat to get him to stop hitting one of the male victims. Wakulla EMS treated the 18-year-old male victim for his injuries and transported the victim to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
Two of the friends of the victims who came to the home to assist were also struck by Radabaugh along with the female witness. Radabaugh was charged with one count of robbery/home invasion; one count of burglary with battery, two counts of aggravated battery; two counts of battery; four counts of obstruction of justice by not allowing someone to report a crime to law enforcement; and four counts of false imprisonment.
Detectives Rachel Wheeler and Scott Powell also investigated the incident. Radabaugh was taken to the Wakulla County Jail where he is being held without bond.