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Archive for the ‘Arrests’

Hosford man arrested for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon

An argument between two men at a Burlington Road residence in Hosford resulted in an arrest Feb. 2. According to two witnesses, Richard Earl Burke, 58, was involved in a dispute with another man when he reached in his pocket and pulled out a folded knife.  Witnesses said he opened the knife and then “stuck […]

Bristol DUI stop made near 3rd St.

A Bristol man who was stopped after a trooper noticed he appeared to be speeding and his tag light was out was taken into custody for driving under the influence. According to the arrest report, Chad Hemanes, 23, was westbound on Third Street in Bristol at a high rate of speed around 10:30 p.m. Feb. […]

Woman arrested for cashing checks stolen from Calhoun inmate

A Bristol woman was arrested on four counts of uttering a forged instrument after she allegedly stole, forged and cashed checks belonging to an inmate at the Calhoun County Jail. Devin Herndon, 28, was taken into custody on Feb. 13. According the to arrest report, the checks were taken from the victim’s home in Bristol […]

Man charged in attack on passenger who jumped from truck

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Bainbridge, GA man has been charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon following an incident last year that left another man riding in the bed of his truck badly injured. According to the original report, John Taylor Reynolds, 22,  and three passengers stopped to pick up a fourth […]

Three charged after guns stolen from Hosford home

Three people have been charged in connection with the theft of three rifles, a compound bow, fishing equipment and a fish fryer taken last month from a Hosford residence. Kaylen Skyler Burke, 25, of Bristol was arrested Jan. 31 for grand theft, grand theft of a firearm and dealing in stolen property. Albury Kathleen Brown, […]

Newly released inmate charged with petty theft

A man who said he had just been released from prison was taken to the Calhoun County Jail after a store clerk caught him stealing, according to a report from the Blountstown Police Department (BPD). A clerk at the Chevron on Central Ave. East reported that a white male entered the store around 10 p.m. […]

Hand charged after dipping into Howie’s tip jar three times

A Blountstown man was charged with petty theft after he robbed the tip jar at a local business three separate times for a total of less than $15,  according to a report from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. An employee reported that an “extremely intoxicated” white male wearing blue jeans, a denim shirt and an […]

Wewa couple arrested after chasing car into Altha & causing crash

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Wewahitchka couple face several charges after they chased a vehicle behind the school in Altha, where the driver attempted to either block the other vehicle in or hit it with his pickup truck, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. Randall Lee Cory Peoples, 25, was charged […]

Blountstown teen charged with dealing in stolen property for pawning Xbox & games

A teenager has been charged with dealing in stolen property following an investigation by the Blountstown Police Department (BPD) into a residential burglary last Thursday. Arrested was Ian Arthur Nash, 19, of Blountstown. BPD Officer Jody Hoagland responded to a SE Gadsden Street home Jan. 25 where the owner discovered numerous items missing when he […]

Teens charged in high speed chase that ends with fiery crash

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Two Panama City teenagers are facing charges after a high speed chase from Bay County into Calhoun County came to a fiery end when their car struck a utility pole and burned. Both the driver and passenger escaped serious injury. The driver of the car, 18-year-old of Keveon K. Wright-Natie, […]