Gulf County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Summary

Published: Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 08:59 AM.

On Thursday, May 29, Pamela R. Davis (32) turned herself into the GCSO on active warrants for Violation of Probation. Davis is on probation for Reckless Driving with Property Damage and Driving While License Suspended or Revoked. She was booked into the GCDF where she was later first appeared and released on a $1,500 bond the same day.

On May 29, the GCSO received a complaint regarding the theft of tools and copper tubing in the 6200 block of Ganley Road in Five Acre Farms. Deputy S. Ferrell responded to the call. The complainant said the following items were stolen from within a shed: two Poulan chainsaws; a Makita circular saw new in the box; a fifty foot roll of copper tubing; a metal and a plastic tool box; four ATV tires and wheels; a Hytachi roof nailer; and a Baja two wheel scooter. The total value of the property stolen was $2,180. If you have any information regarding this offense, please contact the GCSO or call CrimeStoppers at 785-TIPS(8411).

On May 29, Deputy B. Smith was approached by a complainant who wished to file a report regarding the theft of a water pump. The offense occurred between May 24th and May 29th. The pump belonged to the home owners association of Marnie Island Reserve near Cape San Blas. The pump was a one horse power Berkley pump and was valued at $700. At the same time, Deputy Smith took a report of the theft of the same style pump from the property at the Cottages of Indian Summer. The value of that pump was $1,000.

On Friday, May 30, John E. Burrows (31) turned himself in and was arrested for a Writ of Bodily Attachment for Child Support. Burrows was booked into the Gulf County Detention Facility (GCDF) and was released after paying a $1,600 purge.

On May 30, Sgt. J. Williams arrested Austin R. Hysmith (28) for Driving While License Suspended or Revoked and Unlawful Use of a Driver’s License. Hysmith was observed driving a vehicle on suspended driver’s license and was arrested at West Church Avenue and SR 71 in Wewahitchka. He was taken into custody and transported to the GCDF. He remains in the GCDF on a $1,150 bond.

On May 30, Deputy J. Brock responded to the 100 block of Hensley Lane in Overstreet after the GCSO received a 911 call regarding a domestic disturbance. After the investigation it was determined the complainant, Timothy D. Buell (34), was wanted for Violation of Probation. Buell was arrested and transported to the GCDF. He is on probation for Indecent Exposure. He remains in the GCDF on a $1,100 bond.

During the late evening hours on Friday, May 30, and the early morning hours of Saturday, May 31, GCSO Narcotics Investigators and Deputies arrested the following individuals on warrants issued the sale of narcotics: Anthony S. Crocker (30) - Principle to the Sale of Meth; Warren M. Bowers (28) - Sale of Meth within 1,000 Feet of Park; Brenda J. Neel (24) - Principle to the Sale of Meth; Gordon F. Hammond (38) - Sale of Meth within 1,000 Feet of Park, Possession of Meth, two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, DWLS/R, and Unlawful Use of a Driver’s License; April K. Holmes (35) -Trafficking in Hydrocodone; Rex A. Veasey, Sr. (48) - Sale of Meth, Possession of Meth with Intent to Distribute, two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Veronica L. Pickron (40) - Principle to the Sale of Meth and Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device; Sean F. Porras (37) -Sale of Meth within 1,000 Feet of Church; Robert C. Hill (29) - Sale of GHB within 1,000 Feet of a Child Care Facility, Sale of Meth within 1,000 Feet of a Child Care Facility, and Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device; Melissa A. Sims (35) - Sale of Meth within 1,000 Feet of a Church; Rebecca P. Smith (70) - Trafficking in Hydrocodone; Joseph D. Turner (28) - Trafficking in Hydrocodone; and Shelby A. Scheffer (23) - Principle to Trafficking in Hydrocodone. Each case is the culmination of investigations conducted by the Gulf County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, some of which began three months ago. In addition to the sale of meth, Hammond and Veasey faced additional charges at the time of their arrest. The following bonds were issued at first appearance: Bowers, $10,000; Neel, ROR; Hammond, $18,000; Holmes, $10,000; Veasey, $22,500; Pickron, $15,000; Porras, $10,000; Hill, $28,000; Sims, $10,000; Smith, $10,000; Turner, $10,000, and Scheffer, $10,000.



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