Press Release: Wakulla County Sheriff's Office
An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect in a Crawfordville business burglary that occurred Tuesday, Oct. 22, according to Sheriff Charlie Creel.
A forced entry was reported at Glenda’s Country Store in Crawfordville. Detectives determined that a change box, cigarettes and Florida Lottery tickets were stolen in the burglary.
A Special Agent for the Lottery contacted detectives with information about stolen Lottery tickets being cashed in Leon County. One of the two subjects cashing the Lottery tickets was identified by law enforcement.
On Oct. 23, a search warrant was served at the home of one of the suspects and evidence was collected that connects the suspect to the crime. The suspect also attempted to sell a stolen carton of cigarettes to a Tallahassee area business.
The charges on the warrant include burglary, grand theft and criminal mischief. The value of the stolen items from the store is estimated at $602 and damage to the store is estimated at $300.
The investigation continues as the suspect remains at large.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Derek Lawhon at 850-745-7100.