Walton County Sheriff’s Office had an active felony warrant for the arrest of Keith Richard Lawniczak for Aggravated Battery (Domestic Violence). On December 3rd Lawniczak battered his girlfriend at their residence in Defuniak Springs so badly she was admitted into an area hospital to receive treatment. Lawniczak has been classified as an “A” list offender with WCSO due to his violent tendencies and repeated incidents of violence. December 20th he was featured on our Turn ’em in Tuesday social media campaign.
December 21st Lawniczak was apprehended in Holmes County following a tip to the Crime Stoppers tip line. We truly appreciate the public’s help in getting Lawniczak off the streets.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of persons with felony warrants are encouraged to contact Walton County Sheriff’s Office by calling (850)-892-8111, or you can remain anonymous by calling Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 863-TIPS. Submit a web tip at www.emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile Application.