Gulf County Sheriff’s Office law enforcement summary

Published: Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 09:21 AM.

On Tuesday, March 18, Deputy K. Starnes assisted the Port St. Joe Police Department and served a warrant on Randall S. White (28) for Violation of Probation. His original charge was Introduction of Contraband into a County Detention Facility. White was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility.

On March 18, at approximately 2:40 a.m. while on patrol Deputy K. Starnes observed a vehicle in the ditch on State Road 71 south of White City. While on scene a vehicle, driven by Steve V. Burke (56), arrived. Burke appeared to be intoxicated as he walked across the highway to Deputy Starnes. He informed Deputy Starnes he was there to pick up his vehicle, which had been abandoned in the ditch. Based on Deputy Starnes’ observations he was asked to preform field sobriety assessments, which he refused. Burke was placed under arrest. Burke was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility. After refusing to submit to a test of his breath, he was charged with DUI (Refusal) and Refusal to Submit to Approved Chemical Test. Burke was first appeared and given a conditional release.

On March 18, the Gulf County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) executed a transport order and traveled to the Bay County Jail. Tammy J. Melton was transported to appear before the Circuit Judge. She was later returned on the same day with the assistance of the Gulf County Detention Facility.

On March 18, Lennon H. Britt (52) was served with a warrant from Calhoun County. Britt was taken into custody during court proceedings at the Gulf County Court House.

On March 18, the GCSO received a complaint of criminal mischief. Deputy J. Oquendo responded to the call in the 300 block of Bob Little Drive, in Wewahitchka. The complainant noticed pry marks on the doors to the residence and shed where it appeared someone attempted to gain entry. No items were discovered missing from the property and entry was not gained.

On Wednesday, March 19, Chelsea R. Sandifer (21) turned herself over to the GCSO. Lt. T. Wood served Sandifer with a warrant for Contribution to the Delinquency of a Minor out of Franklin County. Sandifer posted a $500 bond and was released.

On March 19, Deputy S. Ferrell served a warrant to Adam J. Brobeck (22). Brobeck was already in custody at the Gulf County Detention Facility. Brobeck’s warrant was for Violation of Probation, with his original charge being Possession of Controlled Substance.

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