June 24

Deputy Kory Smith responded to 57 High Drive in reference to a trespass. Upon arrival a black pick-up truck was parked in front of one of the units. Inside of the truck, Deputy Smith made contact with Kathryn Trawick and Justin Davis. The decal on the truck’s tag wasn’t assigned to that vehicle. During the investigation a small amount of marijuana was located within the truck as well, according to WCSO. Both Trawick and Davis were arrested and issued a Notice to Appear in Court.

Almena Pettit reported being defrauded by a suspect regarding an incomplete landscaping job she paid to have done. Hancock Whitney Bank records show a check in the amount of $1,750 was presented and cashed by the suspect; however, it had been altered from the agreed upon amount of $750. Almena requested a report be taken and wished to pursue charges against the suspect. This case has been sent to detectives for further investigation.

June 25

Deputy Kory Smith was given a wallet while he was at Woolley Park in Panacea. The wallet had been found earlier in the day on Floyd Gray Road. The owner was from out of town and could not be notified. The wallet was turned in to the Property and Evidence section for safekeeping until contact with the owner can be made.

Deputy Andrea Farmer was dispatched to Carol’s Corner in reference to the report of a subject trespassing after warning and attempting to steal a beer. Upon arrival in the area, the subject had already left the original scene. The suspect later identified as Johnnie Jackson allegedly took several items from Walgreens before leaving that store on a stolen bike. Jackson was followed from the scene by an off-duty TPD officer to El Jalisco’s, where the suspect entered then exited a short time later with a taco. The suspect was observed entering Zaxby’s and sitting down at a table to eat. Jackson was asked to exit Zaxby’s and placed under arrest for retail theft and the stolen bike.

June 26

Deputy Carla Skelly made contact with Joshua Clayton who reported the theft of his utility trailer. Clayton described the trailer as a 5x11 with mesh lift gate, new tires and LED lights. The trailer was estimated at approximately $1,500. The trailer was not registered nor did it have a VINn number, and it was unable to be entered into NCIC/FCIC. This case has been sent to detectives for further investigation.

June 27

Deputy William Bennett was dispatched to an address on Old Woodville Road in reference to a reported theft of tires. Upon arrival contact was made with victim, Jimmy Autrey. Autrey stated someone had stolen the tires off his 2007 Toyota Camry. Upon arrival it was noted the passenger front and rear doors were also missing. Jimmy said he only wanted it documented. There are no witnesses or possible suspects. The victim did sign an affidavit of prosecution

June 28

Tonya Baker was arrested for trespass after warning after refusing to leave a residence on Spring Creek Highway at the owner’s request. After arriving at the jail, according to WCSO it was discovered she had hidden a small bottle of meth on her person, and she was subsequently charged with possession of methamphetamine and introduction of contraband into a jail facility as well. Deputy Dustin Matthews investigated.

Deputy Dakota Haddock responded to the area of Shell Point in reference to a suspicious person. Deputy Haddock located Tami Stoutamire. Before locating Stoutamire, Deputy Haddock observed a vehicle with a male subject on the side of the road with the door open. When Deputy Haddock returned to the vehicle, the male subject was gone and the vehicle was abandoned with the door open. The driver, John Bennett, was located a short time later. Bennett was found to have an outstanding warrant from Wakulla County, according to WCSO. Bennett was placed under arrest on the warrant and transported to the Wakulla County Jail.

June 29

Deputy Kory Smith responded to a home on Otter Creek Road in reference to the report of Criminal Mischief. The complainant stated while at Winn Dixie someone damaged the center brake light on her vehicle. She estimated the damage to be $1,000. This case has been sent to detectives for further investigation.

June 30

Cleo Bergeron reported her shed had caught fire. Bergeron was cooking peanuts when she heard a noise and realized the shed was on fire. The shed and all contents were deemed a total loss due to an accidental cooking fire. Total loss value of shed and contents were valued at approximately $50,000. Deputy Carla Skelly investigated.

April Bobo reported her storage unit had been burglarized. Taken was an assortment of camera equipment valued at $5,045. This case has been sent to detectives for further investigation. Deputy Carla Skelly investigated.

Please remember to always report suspicious or illegal activity at 850-745-7100, 911 for emergencies.

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