The Walton County Sheriff’s Office reported the following Crime Awareness Community Alerts for the period Wednesday, June 23 – Thursday, June 24, 2020. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Suspicious Vehicle- Deputies responded to the area of Grady Smith Road in reference to a complaint of an unknown individual parked at the end of a driveway in the area for an extended amount of time in the late evening hours. The vehicle was gone prior to deputies’ arrival. Deputies thoroughly checked the area but had no contact. Extra patrol requested in reference to the incident.
Suspicious Person- Deputies responded to the area of Saddlebrook Drive in reference to a complaint of an ongoing issue with a juvenile riding a four-wheeler driving recklessly and speeding. Deputies thoroughly checked the area but had negative contact. Extra patrol requested in reference to the issue.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Arrest- A 23-year-old Jefferson man was arrested in the area of Highway 11 and Emmett Doster Road for Speeding and Reckless Driving following a traffic stop.
Firearms Complaint- Deputies responded to the area of North Cross Lane in reference to a complaint of an unknown individual firing what sounded like a firearm around 6:45 PM. Deputies thoroughly checked the area but had no contact.
Stolen/Lost Item- Deputies took a report at a residence on Pebble Drive in reference to complainant reporting an unknown individual possibly took the complainant’s firearm sometime between June 21st and June 22nd. The firearm was placed on the National Database as stolen/missing.
Illegal Dumping- Deputies responded to the area of Sandy Creek Road and Sandy Creek Cove Drive in reference to a report of an unknown individual illegally dumping numerous household items in the area.
Trespassing/Citation- Five juveniles were cited for Criminal Trespass for being found at the Rock Quarry unauthorized around 3:00 PM.