On Tuesday, July 22, Sgt. J. Williams and Deputy J. Brock arrested Matthew R. Green (19) on a warrant for False Representation of Ownership. Green was arrested in the 400 block of Catalpa Street in Wewahitchka. Investigator L. Dickey initiated an investigation after receiving a complaint regarding the theft of a 20 gauge shot gun. During the course of the investigation it was determined Green pawned the item. Green was transported to the Gulf County Detention Facility (GCDF) where he was later first appeared. He remains in custody on a $1,000 bond.
On Thursday, July 24, Deputy S. Ferrell conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of West Highway 98 in Port St. Joe. Lesley D. Strickland (38), the driver, was operating the vehicle without a valid license. Strickland was placed under arrest for knowingly Driving While License Suspended/Revoked (DWLS/R). While conducting an inventory of the vehicle, Deputy Ferrell discovered Strickland was in possession of hydrocodone and paraphernalia. Strickland was transported to the GCDF and charged with DWLS/R, Possession of Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was first appeared and later released on a $2,000 bond.
On Friday, July 25, Investigators and Deputies arrested Joann P. Wilder (56) and Joanna M. Wilder (39) in the 100 block of Burgess Creek Road in Dalkeith. The GCSO held active warrants on Joann Wilder for Principle to the Sale of Meth and active warrants on Joanna Wilder for the Sale of Meth within 1,000 feet of a Park. Both were transported to the GCDF where they were later first appeared. Joanna Wilder remains in custody on a $25,000 bond and Joann Wilder remains in custody on a $15,000 bond.
On July 25, Investigators and Deputies arrested Dennis L. Emanuel (50) in the 100 block of Sunset Drive in Wewahitchka. The GCSO held active warrants on Emanuel for Sale of Oxycodone and Unlawful use of a Two-way Communications Device. Emanuel was transported to the GCDF where he was later first appeared and released on a $20,000 bond.
On July 25, Rebecca L. Terry (44) was arrested by Investigators and Deputies in the 100 block of Christopher Robin Drive in Wewahitchka. A warrant for Principle to the Sale of Meth was issued for Terry’s arrest. She was taken to the GCDF where she was later first appeared. Terry remains in custody on a $15,000 bond.
On July 25, Mark W. Moore (57) was arrested by Investigators and Deputies in the 300 block of East River Road in Wewahitchka. The GCSO held an active warrant for the Sale of Meth within 1,000 feet of a School and Unlawful Use of a Two-way Communication Device. At the time of Moore’s arrest, he was found in possession of hydrocodone, possession of a prescription drug without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to the GCDF where he was later first appeared and given a $41,000 bond. Moore remains in custody.
On July 25, Sgt. J. Williams arrested Stephen D. Lemieux (33) after he observed him drive on a suspended license. Sgt. Williams stopped the vehicle driven by Lemieux in the 100 block of Highway 98 in Port St. Joe. Lemieux was arrested and transported to the GCDF. He was charged with DWLS/R and Possession of a Suspended Driver’s License. Lemieux was first appeared and given a conditional release.
On Saturday, July 25, Sgt. J. Williams took a report of a battery that took place in a vehicle on Cape San Blas Road. After investigating the case, Sgt. Williams arrested Shanette T. Beachum (24) for Battery. She was transported to the GCDF where she was later first appeared. She remains in custody on a $5,000 bond.
On July 26, Deputy J. Oquendo conducted a traffic stop in the area of State Road (SR) 22 and Past Time Drive in Wewahitchka. The driver of the vehicle, Carmen G. Poirier (37), was placed under arrest for DWLS/R. She was transported to the GCDF and later first appeared. Poirier remains in custody on a $5,000 bond.
On Sunday, July 27, Deputy G. Desrosier arrested Timothy R. Clark (40) in the vicinity of 2nd Street and Osceola Avenue in Wewahitchka. The GCSO held an active warrant for Dealing in Stolen Property. He was transported to the GCDF where he was later first appeared and released on a $2,500 bond. The charges stemmed from a 2013 burglary case investigated by Inv. L. Greenwood.
On July 27, Sgt. M. Herring responded to the 2100 block of Indian Pass Road in reference to the theft of two iPhones. The complainant reported the phones were left on the beach with other personal belongings and when they returned they were discovered stolen.
On July 27, at approximately 9:47pm (Central Time) Sgt. J. Murnan responded to a 911 call from the 4200 block of SR 71 South in Wewahitchka. The complainant reported that he heard a breaker switch off and back on in the area of their laundry room. When he went to investigate the noise he discovered an unknown white male (approximately six feet tall, thin build, and unshaven) standing on the owners porch. The subject fled after he was yelled at. The male was said be wearing a green shirt and blue jeans.
From July 21-27the Communications Division at the GCSO logged a total of 46 calls for the Port St. Joe Police Department, 52 calls for EMS, 13 calls for other departments/agencies and 14 calls for Gulf County Animal Control.
From July 21-27the GCSO logged the following department activity: Security/Zone Checks, 146; Traffic Stop, 33; Field Contact, 22; Civil Paper Service, 18; Information, 9; Warrant Arrest, 6; Noise Disturbance, 5; Reckless Driver, 5; Alarm, 4; Domestic Disturbance, 4; Verbal Disturbance, 4; Request for Security Checks, 4; Abandoned Vehicle, 3; Animal Call, 3; Disturbance, 3; Prowler/Trespass, 3; Sexual Offender Reregistration, 3; Suspicious Person, 3; Suspicious Vehicle, 3; Simple Battery, 2; Special Detail, 2; Suspicious Activity, 2; Traffic Accident, 2; Assist Agency, 1; Physical Disturbance, 1; Drunk Pedestrian, 1; Lost/Stolen Tag, 1; Missing Person, 1; Harassing Phone Calls, 1; Sexual Offender Address Verification, 1; Stolen Tag, 1; and Theft, 1.