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Burke arrested for biting woman

A 63-year-old Blountstown man whose efforts to sweet talk a woman did not end well was arrested on a battery charge after he allegedly bit her buttocks. According to the arrest report from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, Robert E. Burke approached a woman in a trailer park when she went to an area with […]

Hosford man charged with meth possession after tracking dogs find him in culvert

A 19-year-old Hosford man wanted on an outstanding warrant for trespassing was arrested March 15 after a plastic baggie of methamphetamine was found in his truck. After learning that Richard Troy Durden, 19, had been seen at the Hosford-Telogia Athletic Complex, Deputy Daniel Deason went there to look for him. Along the way, he spotted […]

Man charged with exposing himself

A 68-year-old Blountstown man was charged with indecent exposure after he relieved himself outside the window of a restaurant in view of a customer. According to a report from the Blountstown Police Department, Tom Heintzelman was identified as the man seen exposing himself and urinating against a wall by a customer dining inside The Sand […]

Cargile arrested on cocaine possession & distribution charges in FHP traffic stop

A man pulled over for speeding  on CR 274 in Calhoun County last week was taken into custody after more than $4,000 in cash  - as well as some marijuana and cocaine -  was found in his vehicle. Rufus Cargile, 31, of Grand Ridge was arrested during the March 15 traffic stop and charged with […]

FDLE charges Altha man with child pornography; sexual assault on girl

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor An Altha man who reportedly met an underage girl on an app called “Chatsnap” is facing charges after he allegedly took inappropriate photos of her with his cell phone and sexually assaulted her. Following an investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Adam Charles Davis, 41, was arrested March […]

LCSO arrests two people after monitoring pill sales

A 66-year-old Bristol woman was arrested for trafficking in hydrocodone after selling 59 pills during an exchange monitored by the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office last week. Linda Sanders Joyze met what she thought was a buyer just after 9 a.m. Friday, March 17 in Hosford, according to a report from the sheriff’s office. After handing […]

Smith charged with domestic battery by strangulation

A woman with a bloodied face and other visible injuries was found waiting outside a neighbor’s home after they called for a deputy to come see about her last week. The woman told Calhoun County Deputy Quinn Dickey that she had recently moved out from her boyfriend’s home but had been invited over earlier that […]

Intoxicated man creates disturbance at restaurant

A North Dakota man who was reportedly harassing the staff and customers at Main Street Restaurant last week found a bed in the county jail after he was unable to tell a police officer where he was staying. BPD Lt. Darryl Temple arrived at the restaurant around 3:15 p.m. on March 8 to speak with […]

Woman arrested for cashing check twice

A Grand Ridge woman has been arrested for fraud after checks she wrote to Smith’s Supermarket last September were returned. Precious Hall, 26, wrote two personal checks to the store on Sept. 11 and 12.  She also cashed a check made out to her for $119 from Royal American on Sept. 9. The two checks […]

Hosford driver charged with DUI after crash

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Hosford man is facing a DUI charge after an accident earlier this month in Blountstown. According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, Trammel Geiger, 29, was northbound on SR 71 around 10 p.m. when he went off the road and ran onto the east shoulder. The front of […]