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Woman arrested for using $499 on stolen Food Stamp Card

BLOUNTSTOWN - A 25-year-old Blountstown woman was charged with fraud and grand theft for using a friend’s Food Stamp card to purchase $499 at a local grocery store. The victim reported she had been unable to locate the card for a week and first thought it had been misplaced.  Aware that $500 had been deposited […]

Man charged with lewd behavior with a child

ALTHA - A 32-year-old Altha man was arrested after a young relative told a school resource officer last year that she had been sexually battered. On Oct. 9, 2017, the girl told the officer that Roderick Monlyn was entering her room at night and touching her underneath her clothing, according to a report from the […]

FDLE arrests Marianna man on two counts of child pornography

MARIANNA – Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested 39-year-old Anthony Edward McCumber of 2971 Sunset Drive, Marianna for two counts of possession of child pornography and one count of promoting the sexual performance of a child. An investigation by FDLE and the Department of Homeland Security revealed that McCumber had downloaded and […]

David Kyle charged with Nov. 2017 meth sale

A Hosford man has been charged with selling crystal methamphetamine during a transaction last year that was monitored by law enforcement officers. According to the probable cause, law enforcement officers - including deputies from Liberty and Calhoun County, along with agents from the Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement - observed the exchange between David Kyle, […]

Tallahassee women charged with stealing from Bristol store

BRISTOL - Two Tallahassee women were charged with petty theft after making small purchases and then setting off the alarm as they walked out of the Family Dollar in Bristol on Feb. 3. Arrested was Jennifer R. Powell, 46, and 48-year-old Brenda M. Hayes. According to the arrest report from the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office, […]

Reports from other drivers result in DUI arrest

A 75-year-old Wewahitchka man who refused to take a breath test to determine his blood alcohol level was charged with DUI after being stopped in the parking area at the Ford Dealership in Blountstown around 7:10 p.m. Jan. 22. The Blountstown Police Dept. received several phone calls from citizens about a possible drunk driver traveling […]

Man says infant son was injured after he injected himself with meth

A man who told Altha Police Chief Jimmy Baggett that his five-month-old child’s injuries were the result of being dropped was arrested after he admitted shooting up methamphetamine before falling asleep with baby on his chest. Baggett was summoned to the home of Shaun Shaw around midday Thursday by an investigator with the Department of […]

Jury returns not guilty verdict in Ramsey trial Friday afternoon

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A six-member jury was out for just 34 minutes before rendering a not guilty verdict in Friday’s trial of Drew Ramsey, 32, of Bristol. The trial started Friday morning as the state laid out its case against the defendant on a charge of selling methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a […]

Scam Alert – Beware of driveway pavers

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office has received three complaints of a crew of men going “door to door” soliciting to pave driveways.  There are at least 3 individuals in the crew.  They are driving a black Ford F-150 pickup truck and a white Ford F-250 pickup truck.  They are claiming to be Brothers Construction out […]

Woman tricks man with fake $100 bill by talking him into giving her change

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A 39-year-old Blountstown woman was charged with fraud and exploitation of the elderly after she reportedly gave a counterfeit $100 bill to a man she asked to make change for her. The 72-year-old victim reported that a woman he knew only as Chrystal asked him to change a $100 bill. […]