The Walton County Sheriff’s Office reported the following Crime Awareness Community Alerts for Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.
Arrest- Roberta Almand was arrested in the area of Jersey Social Circle Road and Greendale Drive for Driving Under the Influence and Open Container following a traffic stop.
Arrest- Anthony Lewis, Christopher Bishop, and Caroline Benkoski were arrested at a residence on Highway 138 following being found on location burglarizing the residence.
- Anthony Lewis was arrested for Burglary 1st Degree
- Caroline Benkoski was arrested for Burglary 1st Degree
- Christopher Bishop was arrested for two counts of Burglary 1st Degree and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Arrest- William Crawford was arrested in the area of Highway 278 near the Morgan County Line for an outstanding warrant out of Greensboro Police Department following a traffic stop.
Suspicious Vehicle- Deputies responded to the area of Whitley Was Subdivision in reference to complainant reporting an ongoing issue with several vehicles driving recklessly when coming from Brush Creek Subdivision around 5:30pm. Deputies thoroughly checked the area, but had no contact with any vehicles driving recklessly. Extra patrol requested in reference to the ongoing issue.
Susupicous Activity- While patrolling the area of Shoal Creek Road deputies found an open door at a church in the area around 11:52pm. Deputies observed damage to the door in what appeared to be an attempt to gain entry. Deputies thoroughly checked the church and surrounding area, but had no contact with anyone.
Scam- Deputies took a report at a residence on River Bluff Road in reference to complainant reporting they received a check from an unknown individual requesting they cash the check and send a portion back to the sender.
Identity Theft- Deputies took a report on Tom Brewer Road in reference to complainant reporting an unknown individual used their bank card and attempted to deposit fraudulent checks into their account.
Scam- Deputies took a report at a residence on Broadnax Mill Road in reference to complainant reporting and unknown male claiming to be an agent with UNFPA sent them a message via Facebook claiming the complainant had won $200,000.00 and requesting their bank information.
Prowler- Deputies responded to a residence in the area of Tom Brewer Road in reference to complainant reporting they saw an unknown male dressed in all black walking through their yard around 11:48pm. Deputies thoroughly checked the area, but had no contact.
Damage to Property- Deputies took a report at a residence on Centerhill Church Road in reference to complainant reporting an unknown motorist exited the roadway and struck their mailbox sometime between 8:00am and 11:51pm.