The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Arrests in this week’s report were made by officers from the Carrabelle Police Department (CPD) and Franklin County Sheriff's Office (FCSO). All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Feb. 19

Kawanna Messer, 30, Carrabelle, principal in the first degree for uttering (CPD)

Joe Morales, 34, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO)

Jabara Pearson, 31, Apalachicola, resisting officer without violence (FCSO)


Feb. 20

Henry Shiver, 30, Sumatra, violation of probation (FCSO)

Bryan Poteete, 21, Carrabelle, DUI and for expired license tag for more than six months (CPD)

Emily Seger, 18, St. George Island, violation of probation (FCSO)


Feb. 22

Garrett Revell, 27, Crawfordville, failure to appear (FCSO)

Steven Johns, Jr., 21, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO)

Dustin R. Varnes, 32, Apalachicola, battery, aggravated battery on a pregnant victim, and false imprisonment (FCSO)


Feb. 23

Paula Medley, 33, Apalachicola, driving while license suspended or revoked, fleeing or eluding, and false report to a law enforcement officer (FCSO)


Feb. 24

Atul Patel, 27, Apalachicola, DUI and refusal to submit to a breath test (FCSO)

Andrew J. Jones, Jr., 56, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO)


Feb. 25

Edward Chad Daughtry, 25, Eastpoint, burglary of a dwelling (CPD)

Jeffrey W. Rakestraw, 44, Port St. Joe, burglary of a conveyance (FCSO)

Jeremy Turrell, 25, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO)

Nicholas C. Roesner, 28, Birch Run, Michigan, criminal mischief and resisting arrest without violence (FCSO)