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Alexander was adjudicated in Walton County, Florida, on 3/18/2010 for lewd and lascivious battery sex with a victim between the ages of 12 – 15.  Alexander’s address is 691 North 4th Street, DeFuniak Springs. 

 

Alexander is a 46 year old white male with a blonde head and blue eyes, 6’01” and 170 lbs

 

There are currently 152 registered sex offenders/predators living in Walton County.

 

The WCSO encourages families to visit www.flsexoffender.net to subscribe to receive e-mail alert notifications when registered sexual offenders or predators move into neighborhoods.  WCSO also encourages citizens to use the neighborhood search feature prior to signing up for alerts to identify registered sexual offenders and predators currently living in neighborhoods.

 

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On December 11, 2014, members of Investigations and the Vice/Narcotics executed a search warrant at the home of Richard Marinelli, 50, located at 103 Santa Rosa Street, Santa Rosa Beach.

 

During the course of the search, a methamphetamine lab was located inside Marinelli's utility closet which consisted of a cook vessel, two plastic containers with methamphetamine oil residue, ammonium nitrate and lye. A plastic bottle containing approximately 200 grams of a bi-layer liquid was located in a China cabinet.

 

Also located inside the residence were several items that had been reported stolen by an elderly victim.

 

Five individuals were arrested as a result of the search warrant and are currently in the Walton County Jail. They are as follows:

 

Richard Marinelli, 50, Larceny over $300 Less 10K from 65yoa or older, possession of paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine over 14grams, production of methamphetamine and possession of ammunition by a convicted felon.

 

Douglas Dunnigan, 34, possession of Methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.

 

Amy Freeman, 29, possession of a Methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.

 

Dayna Rose, 50, possession of Methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.

 

Andrew Larnce, 40, possession of Methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.

 

 

 

Fatheree was adjudicated in Walton County, Florida, on 8/30/1996 for lewd and lascivious battery on a child between the ages of 12 – 15.  Fatheree’s new address is 215 BMW Road, Ponce De Leon. 

 

Fatheree is a 36 year old white male with a bald head and brown eyes, 5’10” and 190 lbs

 

There are currently 150 registered sex offenders/predators living in Walton County.

 

The WCSO encourages families to visit www.flsexoffender.net to subscribe to receive e-mail alert notifications when registered sexual offenders or predators move into neighborhoods.  WCSO also encourages citizens to use the neighborhood search feature prior to signing up for alerts to identify registered sexual offenders and predators currently living in neighborhoods.

 

 

On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, Investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit and the Department of Children and Families responded to 935 Campbell Road, Defuniak Springs, FL, in reference to allegations of meth manufacturing and use with a child present in the home.  Upon arrival, Investigators found several items consistent with the manufacturing of methamphetamine, via the One-Pot Method.  Investigators found used cook vessels, several jars of methamphetamine oil, a gas generator, and syringes throughout the home. All of the items that were located were within easy reach of a two year old child living in the residence.

 

Tina Madeline Mckee, 42, who resides at the above address, was arrested and charged with Cruelty Towards a Child, Trafficking in Methamphetamine, and Destroying Evidence. She is currently being held in the Walton County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

 

 

On Thursday, December 4, 2014, a member of the Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP), observed a vehicle that had damage to the driver’s side front bumper area and windshield.  As the deputy attempted to make contact, the vehicle increased its speed in attempt to get away but eventually pulled over.  The deputy made contact with the driver, searched the vehicle after getting consent and the driver was issued a warning.  Once the vehicle left, the deputy noticed a purple Crown Royal Bag containing multiple drugs and paraphernalia.  The deputy removed the drugs and paraphernalia and put the bag back where it was located.  An investigator responded to the area and watched the bag.  The vehicle that was pulled over by the deputy returned and a black male was seen getting out of the passenger side and collected the bag.  A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and consent to search the vehicle was given.  The search revealed the items the deputy left in the Crown Royal bag.

 

 

The driver of the vehicle was given his Miranda and Waiver of Rights.  He confirmed that the passenger, Clifton Patrick threw a purple cloth bag out of the passenger window that contained some Marijuana.  Clifton Patrick was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute and Possession of Marijuana.

 

French was adjudicated on 09/03/1998 for child sexually abusive activity in Barry County, Michigan.  French’s current address is 7720 State Hwy 81, Ponce De Leon.

 

French is a 66 year old white male, with a bald head and blue eyes, 5’06” and 176 lbs.

 

There are currently 151 registered sex offenders/predators living in Walton County.

 

The WCSO encourages families to visit www.flsexoffender.net to subscribe to receive e-mail alert notifications when registered sexual offenders or predators move into neighborhoods.  WCSO also encourages citizens to use the neighborhood search feature prior to signing up for alerts to identify registered sexual offenders and predators currently living in neighborhoods.

 

 

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Allan McNelis, 67, of Santa Rosa Beach.  McNelis was last seen Sunday morning (11/23), wearing a yellow button down shirt, khaki pants, brown lace-up boots and a black Kangol brand cap, which he wears backwards.  McNelis is a white male, with a thin build, standing 6’01” and weighing approximately 165 pounds.  He has medium length white/grey hair, brown eyes and a goatee.  Anyone with information on Allan McNelis is asked to please contact Sergeant Angie Hogeboom at the Walton County Sheriff’s Office at 850.892.8111.   

 

 

On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Unit served a probable cause search warrant at 103 Santa Rosa Street, Santa Rosa Beach.  Investigators located an active “one-pot” methamphetamine lab, along with over 200 grams of bi-layer liquids which is suspected to be meth oil.  Investigators also found pre-curser chemicals and used syringes lying throughout the small camper trailer.  Upon execution of the warrant, the following individuals were arrested and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia:

 

Troy Lynn Roberts, 37, 103 Santa Rosa Street, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Taylor Alexis Gates, 20, 103 Santa Rosa Street, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Samuel David Hart, 57, 33 Cessna Street, Santa Rosa Beach

 

Steven Braun Strobel, 44, of 3114 Corbin Gainey Road, Defuniak Springs

 

During the investigation, it was discovered that Richard Lee Marinelli, 50, of 103 Santa Rosa Street, Santa Rosa Beach, was living in a mobile home on the same property and was wanted out of Okaloosa County for violation of probation.  Marinelli was arrested and a small child was removed from the home by the Department of Children and Families.

 

All individuals were transported and booked at the Walton County Jail.

 

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     A joint investigation between Walton County, Holmes County, Washington County and Jackson County Sheriff’s Offices led to the arrest of Justin Ryan Tankersley, 28, of 2907 Cosson Rd, DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

 

 

 

      On 10/31/2014, a Yamaha motorcycle had been stolen from a residence in DeFuniak Springs. On 11/11/2014, Investigators with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office conducted an interview with Tankersley at his residence in reference to items that had been stolen from their county. During the course of the interview, several items had been located in Tankersley’s possession that had been reported stolen to include the Yamaha motorcycle.

 

 

 

     On 11/13/2014, members of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office and Washington County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at Tankersley’s residence and a storage unit that was being rented out by him. Several items were located that had been reported stolen out of Washington County.

 

 

 

     On 11/17/2014, a 4-wheeler was located in Jackson County that was reported stolen out of Walton County. Further investigation revealed that Tankersley sold the 4-wheeler to a private citizen in Marianna, Florida.

 

 

 

     Tankersley has been charged with Burglary, Larceny and three (3) counts of Grand Theft. He has been booked in to the Walton County Jail. This investigation is ongoing and future charges are expected.

 

 

 

On November 19, 2014, around 6:30 pm, deputies were dispatched to Hungry Howies in DeFuniak Springs, in reference to an armed robbery of a pizza delivery person.  The incident occurred off Charlie Brown Road at approximately 5:45 pm.  As the driver parked the vehicle, a white male came from the bushes and approached the driver side window.  The male stated, “I just want the money” and pointed a black handgun at the driver.  The driver removed an undisclosed amount of money from the bank bag and gave it to the male.  The male then turned his head, yelled and a black male, late teens to early twenties, came from the bushes and ran towards the white male where they both ran down Charlie Brown Road (East) to South Norwood Road.

 

 

Anyone with information about the armed robbery is asked to call the Walton County Sheriff’s Office at 850-892.8111 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.