Gulf County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Summary

Published: Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 09:25 AM.

On April 14, the GCSO received a 911 call regarding criminal mischief in the 3000 block of State Road 71 North. The complainant reported that her ex-boyfriend vandalized her vehicle. Sgt. J. Murnan investigated the call and has forwarded the case to the Office of State Attorney.

On Tuesday, April 15, Deputy J. Brock took a report regarding credit card fraud. The victim in the case reported an unauthorized transaction on his credit card from an online company. The transaction in the amount of approximately $150 was credited to the victim’s account in the case and it was discovered the merchandise was shipped to a location in the state of Alabama. The GCSO continues to investigate.

On April 15, Deputy J. Brock arrested Shirley E. Larry (41) after she was stopped in her vehicle on Avenue A near North Park Avenue in Port St. Joe. Larry was wanted by the Port St. Joe Police Department for the Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card (four counts) and by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office for Failure to Appear. She was also operating a vehicle on a suspended license. She was transported to the GCDF where she was booked in on the warrants and charged with Driving While License Suspended, or Revoked. Larry was first appeared and released on a $10,500 bond.

On April 15, the GCSO received a complaint regarding a hit and run with property damage at the T.L. James Ball Park in Wewahitchka. Deputy G. Desrosier responded to the call. A vehicle traveling on the Old Dairy Farm Road left the road way and damaged approximately $500 in fencing. The vehicle involved should have damage to the front driver side and a broken head light. Anyone with information is asked to call the GCSO.

On April 15, Jamie M. Whitfield (40) turned himself over to Deputy K. Starnes at the GCDF. Whitfield had an active Writ of Bodily Attachment for Child Support. He was booked into the GCDF and released on $500 purge.

On Wednesday, April 16, Melissa A. Felder (45) turned herself in at the GCDF. Deputy S. Ferrell executed an Arrest Order on Felder to serve 30 days in jail for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked, or pay $423. Felder bonded out on the order.

On April 16, Deputy P. Williams arrested Vertis R. Hysmith (31) in the 2200 block of State Road 71 in Wewahitchka. Hysmith was wanted on warrants from Liberty County. He was transported to the GCDF.



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