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Gulf Breeze Police Report: March 21 – March 27, 2017

Posted on March 30, 2017 by From Staff Reports

Gulf Breeze Police stayed extremely busy over this past week arresting individuals for DUIs and Moving Traffic Violations.

Tuesday, March 21

At the 400 block of State Road 399, a traffic stop for speeding at 3:02 a.m. led to the arrest of a Mississippi man for Driving With a Suspended License. The driver, Julian Smith, 36, was arrested without incident.
Also on Tuesday, at the 2500 block of U.S. Highway 98, a traffic stop on a vehicle for failure to maintain a lane led to the arrest of the Pensacola driver for a Moving Traffic Violation. The driver, Justin Strock, 40, was charged with Driving With a Suspended License at 10:58 p.m. and later booked into Santa Rosa County Jail.
At the Neighborhood Walmart, there was a report of found keys.

Wednesday, March 22

At the 300 block of Hwy. 98, a warrant service was issued on a Gulf Breeze man, Jason Mays. The 33-year-old was later placed behind bars at around 10 p.m.
Also on Wednesday, there was a report of a disturbance at the 300 block of Hwy. 98. No arrests were made.

Thursday, March 23

At the 300 block of Hwy. 98, there was a found wallet.

Friday, March 24

At the 100 block of Firethorn Road, police conducted a warrant service. The warrant was on a 30-year-old Michael Curran. He was taken into custody without incident at 7:17 p.m.
Also on Friday, a traffic stop for speeding on the Pensacola Bay Bridge at 11:32 p.m., led to the arrest of the driver. The driver, Lester Dickens, 22, of Gulf Breeze was subsequently arrested for DUI.

Saturday, March 25

At the 2500 block of Hwy. 98, a traffic stop for suspicion of DUI ultimately led to the arrest of the Gulf Breeze driver for DUI at 12:40 a.m. The suspect, 35-year-old Davis Hasdorff, was charged with the DUI and put behind bars.
At the Quality Inn, there was a report of a theft from one of the rooms.
Also on Saturday, at the 1800 block of Hwy. 98, a traffic stop for speeding led to the arrest of a Panama City woman for DUI. The woman, Brooklyn Smith, 24, was arrested for the DUI at 10:15 p.m.

Sunday, March 26

At the 1200 block of Hwy. 98, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding at 7:12 p.m. The stop, ultimately led to the arrest of an Alabama man on numerous charges. The driver, Eric Brannon, 33, was subsequently arrested for DUI, Driving With a Suspended License and Attaching an Unassigned Tag to a Vehicle.
Also on Sunday, at the Exxon Gas Station there was a report of a petit theft. The suspect in the case has been identified.

Monday, March 27

At the 300 block of Hwy. 98, police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for littering. The stop ultimately led to the arrest of the passenger of the vehicle on numerous drug charges at 8:02 a.m. The passenger of the car, Cody Moucheron, 25, of Pensacola, was subsequently taken into custody and charged with Possession of Drugs With Intent to Distribute, Possession of Heroin With Intent to Distribute, Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Distribute, Possession of Methamphetamine With Intent to Distribute, Possession of a Controlled Substance Without a Prescription and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The suspect remains behind bars as of press time in Santa Rosa County Jail without bond.
Also on Monday, at the 600 block of Hwy. 98, a traffic stop for an equipment violation led to the arrest of the driver and passenger of the vehicle at 4:30 p.m. The driver, Lea Lawrence, 36, of Pensacola, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance Without a Prescription. The passenger of the vehicle, Christopher Lynch, 37, of Pensacola, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

This past week, GBPD had a total of 380 calls into dispatch.
The department conducted 128 traffic stops. Sixty-seven of those stops resulted in citations, while the other 61 resulted in warnings.
There was one wreck with injury reported in the city limits last week and two wrecks without injury reported.
There were no hit and runs reported in the city limits last week.