Gulf County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Summary

Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 09:33 AM.

On Feb. 26, a warrant for Violation of Probation was served to Courtney N. Ward (24). Ward turned herself into the Gulf County Detention Facility. Wards original charges were Possession of Cocaine, Resisting an LEO without Violence, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Driving While License Suspended or Revoked.

On Feb. 26, the GCSO received a call regarding residential burglary in the 1700 block of Grouper Avenue in Highland View. Deputy J. Brock responded to the call. Approximately $500 in jewelry was reported stolen. Deputy Brock continues to investigate.

On Thursday, Feb. 27, a 911 call was received regarding a subject possibly stealing items out of a neighbor’s yard. The call was from the 500 block of Byrd Parker Drive in Wewahitchka. The caller was able to provide the operator with a vehicle description the subject drove away in. Deputy G. Desrosier responded to the call and was able to locate the described vehicle traveling on Lake Grove Road. The vehicle was stopped for investigative purposes. At the conclusion of the investigation, it was determined that a fuel tank for an outboard motor was stolen from the residence. The tank was recovered as a result of the traffic stop. Anthony Bryan McDaniel (30) was arrested and charged with Burglary. He was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility.

On Feb. 27, Deputy K. Starnes arrested Mandy D. Vickery (31) in the 200 block of Our Town Road in the Wewahitchka area. Vickery had an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation – Filing a False Police Report. She was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility.

On Feb. 27, Deputy K. Starnes responded to Rich’s IGA in Wewahitchka in reference to shoplifting. Approximately $60 in plants were stolen from the business. Deputy Starnes continues to investigate.

On Friday, Feb. 28, Sgt. J. Williams received a tip on the whereabouts of Cresta D. Morrison (36). Morrison was arrested in the 300 block of Jeffery Drive in Port St. Joe. The GCSO held two active warrants for Morrison’s arrest. She was placed under arrest for Theft and Violation of Probation – Trespass.

On Feb. 28, Deputy S. Ferrell was dispatched to the 300 block of Michael Street in the Stone Mill Creek area in reference to a stolen vehicle. Prior the GCSO receiving the call, Deputy Ferrell attempted to stop the vehicle at the intersection of South Diana Street and Creekview Drive for a traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle fled on foot. The vehicle was recovered, processed and returned to the owner.

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