The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Arrests listed this week were made by officers from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 

Jan. 2

Preston Wayne Smith, 38, Carrabelle, grand theft – over $5,000 and less than $10,000; $2,500 bond (FCSO)

Andrew Thomas Purvis, 29, Apalachicola, domestic battery, failure to appear; $1,000 bond (FCSO)


Jan. 3

Gerald Haddock Kent, 45, Apalachicola, felony violation of probation; held without bond (FCSO)

Michael Taren Allen, 23, Apalachicola, trespassing on structure or conveyance; $500 bond (FCSO)

Elizah Beth Johnsen, 37, homeless, St. George Island, child neglect without great harm; released on own recognizance (FCSO)