The Gulf County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting vehicle safety checkpoints and DUI check points during the month of October 2012. The check points will be held throughout the county to include Highway 98 near St. Joe Beach, Highway 98 and Garrison Ave, C-30 Simmons Bayou, Highway 71 North of White City, Highway 22 and Highway 22A, Highway 71 and Westarm Creek, Highway 71 Dalkeith Area and Highway 71 near the Calhoun line.
On 10/14/2012 deputies responded to a 911 call concerning a vehicle coming from Franklin County running people off the road. The vehicle was located stopped alongside of U.S. 98. The driver of the vehicle Joelle Kissana Bryant, 34, was charged with DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana; the passenger Matthew Ryan Kothe, 20, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On 10/15/2012 Paul Lee Potts, 46, was arrested on a violation of probation warrant; the original charge was burglary of a structure.
On 10/15/2012 Chad Edward Medley was arrested on warrants for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On 10/11/2012 Anthony Thomas Hysmith, 29, was arrested on warrants for grand theft; it is alleged that he stole a boat motor and weed eater from his grandfather and sold them to a man on Redbull Island.
On 10/17/2012 Samantha Lynn Smith, 25, was arrested on a violation of probation warrant; the original charge was driving on a suspended license.
On 10/18/2012 Christy Renee Smith, 32, was arrested on a violation of probation warrant; the original charge was possession of a controlled substance.
On 10/18/2012 Thomas Brian Laurimore, 44, was arrested on a violation of probation warrant; the original charge was felony battery.
On 10/29/2012 Richard Lee Mulliniax, 60, was arrested on a warrant for aggravated battery; it is alleged that he cut an individual on the arm during a fight.
On 10/19/2012 Gary Allen Roberts was arrested on a warrant for violation of pretrial release; it is alleged he violated by being arrested on new charges.
On 10/21/2012 Curt Larson Johnson, 29, was arrested on a violation of probation warrant; the original charge was felony driving with a suspended license.
Port St Joe Police Department
* Benjamin Kevin Lewis, 40, arrested for DWLSR.
* Contirlla Chambers, 24, arrested for Grand Theft.
* Linda Louis Coney, 62, arrested for Grand Theft
* Alvin Chamber, 45, arrested for Violation of Conditional Release
* Brandy Leigh Pyne, 29, arrested for Violation of Probation.