September 27, 2013

Drug Task Force cracks down

21 arrested on drug charges, 15 warrants issued for those still at-large

September 27, 2013 Bryant Thigpen Suwannee Democrat

Live Oak — Nearly two dozen people have been arrested this week on drug charges following a lengthy investigation and over dozen are still being sought, according to Sheriff Tony Cameron. The drug task force, a joint effort by the Live Oak Police Department and the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office, has been conducting an investigation over the last four months.

Arrests made

Ronald Denard Williams, 55, 194 Johnson Blvd., Live Oak, two counts of sale of cannabis within 1,000 feet of a place of worship; two counts of possession of cannabis with intent to sell within 1,000 feet of place of worship.

Carl Patrick Simmons, Jr., 24, 1313 7th St., Live Oak, possession of cannabis with intent to sell; sale of cannabis; unlawful use of a two-way device.

Billy Wayne Blackburn, 18, 12466 SR 51, Live Oak, possession of prescription medication with intent to sell; unlawful use of a two-way device.

Donald Bernar Williams, Jr., 535 Taylor Ave., Live Oak, three counts of possession of cocaine with intent to sell; three counts of sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a place of worship; three counts of unlawful use of a two-way device.

Jeremy Lamar Webb, 22, 1820 Ichetucknee Road, Live Oak, two counts of possession of cocaine with intent to sell; two counts of sale of cocaine; two counts of unlawful use of a two-way device.

Vernon Leonard Stewart, 45, 829 Martin/Mayhue St., Live Oak, three counts of sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of recreational facility; four counts of possession of cocaine with intent to sell; sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a place of worship.

Jerome Smith, 64, 619 Rogers St., Live Oak, one count of sell of cocaine within 100 feet of a place of worship; four counts of possession of cocaine with intent to sell; three counts of sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a child care facility.

Paul Henri Granville, 54, 4367 276th Terrace, Branford, manufacturing cannabis; possession of more than 20 grams of cannabis; possession of drug paraphernalia.

Melissa Anna Hnatio, 32, 11555 74th Trace, Live Oak, possession of morphine with intent to sell; sale of morphine.

Nola Marie Votava, 35, 11853 167th Road, Live Oak, trafficking oxymorphone; sale of oxycodone; possession of oxycodone with intent to sell.

Tammy Ann Howard, 43, 4367 276th St., Branford, manufacturing cannabis; possession of cannabis more than 20 grams; possession of drug paraphernalia.

Gwendolyn Walker, 56, 218 Andra Davis St., Live Oak, sell of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a child care facility; possession of cocaine with intent to sell.

Cheryl Ann Evans, 57, 6681 59th Drive, Live Oak, sale of cannabis; possession of cannabis with intent to sell.

Thomas Williams II, 33, 916 Broom St., Live Oak, three counts of possession of cocaine with intent to sell; three counts of sell of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a place of worship.

Anita White, 57, 916 Broom St., Live Oak, sell of cocaine within 1,000 of a place of worship; possession of cocaine with intent to sell.

Stephanie Brown Arnold, 47, 1702 SW 8th St., Live Oak, three counts of sale of cocaine; three counts of possession of cocaine with intent to sell.

Autumn Leigh Beeman, 39, 153 NW Sugar Glen, Lake City, sale of morphine; possession of morphine with intent to sell; sale of amphetamine; possession of amphetamine with intent to sell.

Jesse Carl Beeman, 35, 153 NW Sugar Glen, Lake City, sale of morphine; possession of morphine with intent to sell; sale of amphetamine; possession of amphetamine with intent to sell.

Gregory James Kirby, 27, 699 CR 136A, Live Oak, possession of MDMA with intent to sell; sale of MDMA within 1,000 feet of a place of worship; two counts of unlawful use of a two-way device; two counts of possession of cannabis with intent to sell; sale of cannabis within 100 feet of a place of worship; sale of cannabis within 1,000 feet of a place of worship.

Jerry Lee Fields, 61, 230 Andra Davis St., Live Oak, sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a child care facility; possession of cocaine with intent to sell.

Laron Polite, 21, 9424 141st St., Live Oak, four counts of possession of cannabis with intent to sell; four counts of sale of cannabis within 1,000 feet of a place of worship.

Fields and Polite were incarcerated at the time the charges were filed.

Still at-large with warrants issued

Jamie Cummins, Dorothy Brantley, Sharrod Lee, Quinnton Philmore, Billy Plummer, Frank Jennings, John Vance, Jotavius Jackson, Joseph Wheeler, Frederick Fort, Trahern Alexander, Jarrod Glasper, Cornelius Bristol, Kendrick Lee and Andreiko Burley.

The Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for anyone who has any source of information to give them a call at 386-362-2222.

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