Cops arrest sleeping burglars in Navarre Beach vacation rental

Posted on May 29, 2018 by Staff reports

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched around 7:30 a.m. on May 25 to an address on Gulf Boulevard on Navarre Beach. The nature of the call was for trespassing. When deputies arrived, two women were found sleeping in one of the bedrooms.

The owner told deputies the vacation rental was not under any rental agreements at the time, according to SRSO Assistant Public Information Officer Jackalyn Kovac.

After deputies woke the women, narcotics were found in the bedroom they were sleeping in. Deputies found Clonazepam pills, a Gabapentin capsule and three Ziploc-type baggies of ‘Sloth Sticks’ and also discovered the women did not have prescriptions for any of the narcotics, said Kovac.

Beer cans, moonshine and champagne bottles were also found in the kitchen area per SRSO.

The women were identified as:



Thompson and Lloyd were visiting the area from Memphis, Tennessee. Both women were taken into custody and booked in the Santa Rosa County Jail.

Thompson has been charged with Burglary of an unoccupied dwelling unarmed, a second degree felony. Larceny, a third degree felony, two counts of Drug Possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, a third degree felony and Tampering with Evidence, a third degree felony. 

Lloyd has been charged with Burglary of an unoccupied dwelling unarmed, a second degree felony and Larceny, a third degree felony. 

According to the First Judicial Circuit State Attorney, during the suspects’ first appearances, the judge found no probable cause on the grand theft charge. “However, he did find probably cause as to all the remaining charges,” stated Assistant State Attorney James Parker.

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind all residents to make sure all their properties are properly secured and locked to unwanted persons at all times. Additionally, patrol requests and watch orders can be requested at all of our district offices.