[UPDATE] Gretna Police Solve Two Burglaries

By: Gretna Police Press Release
By: Gretna Police Press Release

UPDATE 11-13-2010 4:27AM
Shantwaun Jarel Turner has been located at the Leon County Jail arrested on unrelated charges. The warrant will be served by Leon County Sheriff's Department personnel. Turner will be held on $15,000 bond for charges on this case, plus the charges he was arrested on in Leon County.


Gretna, FL - The Gretna Public Safety Department has recently solved two burglaries this week.

Demiterrius Richardson, 20, was arrested for burglary of a dwelling and dealing in stolen property. Chief Bess stated his officers were able to recover all items stolen from the burglary that Richardson committed.

Chief Bess added that they are currently looking for a second subject, Shantwaun Jarel Turner 21 years old, who has an open burglary warrant for his arrest. Turner burglarized an occupied dwelling of an elderly resident’s home.

Chief Bess said that his department was able to identify both offenders through tips given by residents during the course of the investigations.

“We have had 21 burglaries this year and of those 21 the Gretna Public Safety Department has solved and made arrests in 16. Our department takes every case seriously and will not rest until we put offenders who commit these crimes in jail.” Stated Chief Bess.

The Gretna Public Safety Department is asking if anyone has any information about crimes of any kind being committed in Gretna please call (850)856-9461

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  • by Thomas Location: Jordan on Nov 14, 2010 at 03:27 AM
    Great job Chief Bess and staff!
  • by Johnny on Nov 13, 2010 at 04:25 AM
    Why dont these people get a job, instead of roaming streets and robbing people
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