The Walton County Sheriff’s Office reported the following Crime Awareness and Community Alerts for Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.
Found Property- Deputies took a report at a business in the area of Highway 278 in reference to complainant reporting they found several lottery tickets still enclosed in a plastic casing. Walton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division handled the incident.
Burglary- Deputies took a report at a residence on Highway 81 in reference to complainant reporting an unknown individual taking several items from the residence between 2:00pm on January 23, 2018 and 7:45am on January 24, 2018. Walton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division investigating the incident.
Safety Check – Walton County deputies conducted a safety check on Nicholasville Road and Fannie Thompson Road. Deputies checked for the required driving criteria: valid driver’s license, vehicle registration and insurance. No arrest or citations issued in reference to this Safety Check.
Arrest- Stephen Powell was arrested at Whits Inn in Loganville for 6 counts Theft by Shoplifting out of Walton County.
Damage to Property- Deputies took a report at a residence in the area of Kristin Lane in The Falls at Rocky Branch Subdivision in reference to homeowner reporting an unknown individual damaging their mailbox.
Prowler- Deputies responded to a residence in the area of South Smith Road in reference to complainant reporting they hear a loud noise outside their residence around 2:40am. Deputies thoroughly checked the area, but had no contact with anything.
Arrest- Billy Bonner was arrested in the area of Highway 20 and Miller Bottom Road for an outstanding Failure to Appear warrant out of Walton County following a traffic stop.