GCSO Law Enforcement

Published: Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 02:37 PM.

On Monday, Jan. 20, the Gulf County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) received a 911 call regarding a domestic disturbance in the 1100 block of West River Road in Wewahitchka. Deputy Ken Starnes investigated the complaint and arrested Leonard Harold Britt (52) of Wewahitchka for Domestic Battery and Domestic Felony Battery by Strangulation. Britt was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility.

An active warrant was served on Rex Aaron Veasey, Jr., (22), of Wewahitchka. Deputy Ken Starnes arrested Veasey at his residence. Veasey was wanted for Violation of Probation – Battery out of Calhoun County. He was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility.

The GCSO executed five transport orders by local judges. Deputies traveled to Walton County Correctional Institution and Cross City Correctional Institution to transport inmates for circuit court proceedings in Gulf County on Tuesday, Jan. 21. Transports were also for inmates at Gulf Correctional Institution and the Bay County Jail.

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, Deputy Paul Williams served a Writ of Bodily Attachment for Child Support on Clyde Randall McDaniel (50), of Wewahitchka. McDaniel turned himself in at the GCSO.

On Thursday, Jan. 23, a complaint was received from the 200 block of Abby Drive in Wewahitchka, regarding a possible domestic disturbance. Once Deputy Paul Williams arrived he made contact with the parties and determined that domestic violence did occur. As a result of the investigation Colton Lee Mullinax (18) and a female juvenile were arrested. Both were charged with Domestic Battery and transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility.

On Jan. 23, the GCSO received a complaint of theft from the 100 block of Ling Street, in Highland View. The victim discovered four large truck type rims with recapped tires and an ignition system on an engine missing. The total property stolen was valued at approximately $500. Inv. Greg Skipper continues to investigate the case. If you have any information that would assist the GCSO in recovering the property and/or lead to the arrest the suspect(s) please contact the GCSO at 227-1115, or remain anonymous by calling CrimeStoppers at 785-TIPS (8477).

On Friday, Jan. 24, a report was filed with the GCSO for Failure to Return Rented Property. The total value of the unreturned rented property is $350, which constitutes a third degree felony. Deputy Chip Bailey continues to investigate the case.



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