The Walton County Sheriff’s Office reported the following Crime Awareness Community Alerts for the period Monday, June 8 to Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.
Monday, June 8, 2020
Suspicious Person- Deputies took a report at a residence on Walnut Drive in reference to complainant reporting an unknown male was dropped off in the area by a blue in color Ford Explorer around 7:00 pm on June 6th, and the male began to walk around the area. Extra patrol requested in reference to the incident.
Suspicious Activity- Deputies responded to the area of Mount Vernon Road in reference to a complaint of an unknown individual possible using a “turkey call” outside the complainant’s residence around 2:30 am. The complainant reported when they went outside of their residence to check there were several items moved from their original spot, but nothing appeared to be missing. Deputies thoroughly checked the area, but had no contact with anyone.
Shots Fired- Deputies took a report at the Texaco gas station in the area of Bold Springs Road in reference to complainant reporting an unknown individual(s) in a black in color passenger vehicle shot a firearm at the complainant’s vehicle as they traveled in the area of Highway 81 and Jack Pittman Road around 11:50 pm. Deputies observed what appeared to be bullet holes on the complainant’s vehicle. Deputies thoroughly checked the area, but never came in contact with the vehicle. Deputies put a “lookout” for the vehicle to surrounding counties. Walton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division investigating the incident.
Scam- Deputies took a report at a residence on Paul Malcom Road in reference to complainant reporting they were contacted via telephone by an unknown individual claiming to be a police officer and advised the complainant they had a warrant for their arrest. The complainant reported the caller asked for the complainant’s personal information.
Arrest- A 31-year-old Atlanta man was arrested in the area of Walnut Avenue and Leone Avenue for Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Related Objects following a traffic stop.