William Jason Mills, 38, has been chargd with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, burglary with a battery, criminal mischief, assault on a law enforcement officer, and resisting arrest with violence. [Full Story »]
Sept. 5: Frankie Davis, VOP
Sept. 6: Kristopher Honrine, escape; Christopher Leach, escape; Audry Gough, VOP; Kristopher Honrine, resisting/obstructing law enforcement officer with violence; Christopher Leach, battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting with violence
Sept. 7: Latoria Martin, DWLSR, VOP, contempt; Charles Coxwell, non support
Sept. 8: John Joseph Berry, VOCR contempt; William Joseph Tebow, DUI
Sept. 9: Jared Hathaway, DWLSR with knowledge; Billy Gaskin, VOP; Michael Pitts, poss. listed chemicals
Sept. 11: Rodney Bramblett, DUI; William Jason Mills, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, burglary with a battery, criminal mischief, assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest with violence [Full Story »]
Walton County authorities are seeking help from neighboring counties in locating missing 16-year-old Dreama Justice, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.
WCSO deputies received a call Sept. 12 at approximately 9:45 a.m. from the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) regarding the possible disappearance of Dreama. Deputies immediately began an investigation and met with Dreama’s friends and family to gather information.
According to statements and information collected by the WCSO, it is possible that Dreama may be traveling to New York. There is no indication or evidence of foul play.
In addition to working with regional law enforcement agencies, the WCSO asks the public for assistance in locating the missing juvenile. Dreama Justice is described as a white female who is 5 feet, 8 inches tall. She weighs approximately 125 pounds and has brown eyes and brown hair.
If you have information regarding her whereabouts, you are encouraged to contact the Walton County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 892-8186 or your local law enforcement agency.
An Altha man has been arrested in connection with burglaries of storage units in Marianna.
On September 8, Officers with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation into at least eight storage units that had been burglarized at Arrowhead R.V.
In the course of the Investigation, Andrew Curtis Neel of Altha was developed as a suspect. Contact was made with Andrew Neel and several items were found in Neel’s possession that were stolen from the storage units. Also found to be in Neel’s possession were several stolen items that had been taken in a separate burglary of a storage unit that occurred at a different location.
The stolen property was recovered and Neel was arrested for nine different burglaries, as well as theft. Neel was placed in the Jackson County Jail to await first appearances.
Theodore Jerry McCray passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at the Jackson County Cancer Center.
He was born October 17, 1952, to Geraldine Barnes Sheard and Charles E. Sheard. His education included Calhoun County schools and he graduated from Florida A&M University. He was a retired math and science teacher in Dade County.
He leaves to cherish his fondest memories a loving spouse, Josephine McCray, of Blountstown; two daughters, Decca H. Mosley (Cardric) of Bristol and Tarsha J.M. Battle (Larramie), of Blountstown; five grandchildren, India Battle, Tjyaa Battle, of Bountstown, Jarian Mosley, Aston Mosley and Shammon Mosley of Bristol; a devoted mother, Geraldine Sheard; two brothers, Myers McCray, (LaWanna) of Royal Palm Beach, Fla. and Ronald McCray of Lake Wales, Fla; one sister, Larraine McCray, Winter Haven; one special friend and brother, Jerry P. McCray (Tiffany), Delray Beach; host of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 17, at the Blountstown Middle School Auditorium on Pear Street at 1 p.m. CT in Blountstown. The wake will be held Friday, September 16, at St. Paul A.M.E. Church on River St. at 5 p.m. CT.
Harriet Louise Freeman, 97, of Blountstown, FL passed away early Sunday morning, September 11, 2011, in Blountstown, FL.
Louise was born on August 17, 1914, in Cedar County, Iowa, and moved with her parents, Walter J. Freeman and Nellie B. Freeman, to Calhoun County in 1918 and considered this her home since that time. She was member of the Blountstown United Methodist Church and was retired from Nations Bank now Bank of America.
Survivors include two cousins in Iowa and Nebraska and all her church family at the Blountstown United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 13, at 4 pm (CDT) at the Blountstown United Methodist Church with Reverend Jim Jines officiating. Interment will follow in the Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 13, from 3 pm (CDT) until service time at 4 pm at the Blountstown United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Blountstown United Methodist Church at P.O. 299, Blountstown, FL 32424.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
Paula Lucy Deiter of Clarksville passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011, at the age of 91.
She was born April 3, 1920, in Kokomo, Indiana, and she and her husband, the late Carl J. Deiter, moved to Clarksville in 1972. She was a print artist for a book publishing company before her retirement. She was of the Lutheran faith.
She is survived by three sons, Bruce Deiter of Clarksville, Dean Deiter of Centerville, Tennessee, and Robert Law of Indiana; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, September 14, at Poplar Head Cemetery in Clarksville with Reverend Gino Mayo officiating.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Phone 674-5449. On-line condolences may be made at adamsfh.com