Gulf County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Summary

Published: Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 09:25 AM.

On March 7, Deputy J. Brock conducted a traffic stop on US Highway 98 near Twine Road in Port St. Joe. Deputy Brock knew the driver did not have a valid driver’s license. Roderick L. Robinson (46) was placed under arrest for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked. Robinson was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility where he was first appeared and released on March 9 on a $500 bond.

On March 7, Sgt. J. Williams conducted a traffic stop on State Road 71 and Jehu Road in Wewahitchka for a traffic violation. Contact was made with the driver, Adam J. Brobeck (22), who admitted to not having a valid driver’s license. When directed to exit the vehicle Brobeck drew attention to himself as he attempted to discard a small baggie of meth. When handcuffed and searched he was found in possession of an item commonly used to ingest methamphetamine. A search of the vehicle was conducted and additional drug evidence was discovered which included small plastic baggies and scales. Brobeck and the passenger, Lakin A. Leavins (22), were both placed under arrest. Brobeck was charged with Driving While License Suspended or Revoked, Possession of Less than Twenty Grams of Marijuana, Possession of Meth, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Leavins was charged with Possession of Meth, Possession of Meth with the Intent to Distribute, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Approximately $430 was sized for evidence in the case. Leavins was also served with two warrants for the Sale of Methamphetamine by the GCSO Narcotics Unit. Brobeck and Leavins were transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility.

On March 7, Deputy G. Desrosier arrested Colton L. Mullinax (18) in the 400 block of Jehu Road in Wewahitchka. Mullinax was wanted for Failure to Appear on his original charge of Domestic Battery. He was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility where he was later first appeared and released the following day on a $2,500 bond.

On Sunday, March 9th, Sgt. J. Williams conducted a traffic stop on US Highway 98 and Twine Road in Port St. Joe for a traffic violation. The driver, Rashed O. Brown (31), did not have a valid driver’s license. It was also discovered that Brown was wanted on a probation violation by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Brown was arrested and transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility. He was charged with Driving While License Suspended or Revoked and held for the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

On March 9, Deputy J. Brock arrested Curtis L. Morgan (24) and Christopher S. Carter (32) for Failure of Convicted Felon to Register. Contact with made with Morgan and Carter after a suspicious persons complaint received by the GCSO. It was determined both were living in Gulf County and had failed to register at the GCSO as required by law. Both were transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility where they were later appeared and released on a $500 bond.

On March 9, Sgt. J. Williams arrested Nicklaus S. O’Grady (43) for Failure of Convicted Felon to Register. Sgt. Williams was assisting the Port St. Joe Police Department with a case when he learned O’Grady was a convicted felon and was living in Gulf County. O’Grady was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility.

On March 9, K-9 Deputy J. Oquendo conducted a traffic stop on State Road 22 and County Road 22A in Wewahitchka. The vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation. When contact was made with the driver, Ralph S. Williams (55), Deputy Oquendo could smell the odor of marijuana coming from within the vehicle. When Williams questioned admitted to “roaches” being in the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed less than twenty grams of marijuana. Williams was placed under arrest for Possession of Less than Twenty Grams of Marijuana and transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility. Williams was first appeared and conditionally released.



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