The Bay County Sheriff’s Office Beach Precinct was busy over the Labor Day Weekend. Deputies arrested three individuals for burglary, two of which were caught and arrested in the act, and chased and caught two additional burglary suspects for the Panama City Beach Police Department.
On September 4, 2016, at about 1:00 am, a BCSO deputy noticed a broken window at a closed Waffle and Omelet House located at 4924 Thomas Drive. Knowing the business had been burglarized six times during the past year, the deputy turned his patrol car around to investigate. Inside the business the deputy spotted a white male with a bald head and a beard. When the man saw the patrol car, he began to run to the back of the business. The deputy made contact with the man as he exited the business and was trying to get on a bicycle placed up against the back of the Waffle and Omelet House. The suspect had a roll of quarters and about ten dollars in loose change on his person. The man was identified as Duane Brogdon, age 56, of 12420 Greenbriar Drive, Fountain, and was charged with Burglary of a Business. Upon booking at the Bay County Jail, Brogdon was found to be in possession of a meth pipe which tested positive for meth residue. He was additionally charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
progress. Upon arriving, a deputy heard movement inside the home as another deputy secured the back of the home. The first deputy commanded whoever was in the house to come outside and a white male slowly exited through the front door. He was taken into custody and deputies entered the home to make sure no one else was inside. Deputies found hypodermic syringes, a green leafy substance, and a small plastic bag with white rock crystals inside in a bathroom in the home. The crystals tested positive for methamphetamine and the leafy substance for marijuana. The man was identified as Jeremy Trey Evans, age 22. He was arrested and charged with Burglary of a Dwelling, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
At 5:00 am on September 5, 2016, BCSO deputies responded to 8701 Front Beach Road to assist another agency. The initial call was in reference to a robbery that had just occurred involving two black males wearing black clothing that were observed searching through a semi truck by the trucks owner. When confronted, the men fled on bicycles on Front Beach Road. As deputies approached they saw two men matching the description and activated emergency lights, identified themselves as Sheriff’s deputies, and demanded the men to stop. Keandre Tyree Riley, age 18, did stop. But Ty’Qwan Cornelius Reed, age 19, did not. Deputies were able to take Reed into custody a little further down the road. Both were turned over to the Panama Beach Police Department.
On September 5, 2016, at about 10:30 am deputies responded to a burglary in progress at 6214 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, and spoke with the victim. The victim stated an older white female had entered her bedroom from a side door as the victim was in the room. A description of the suspect was radioed to all deputies. Within minutes two deputies spotted a woman matching the description trying to leave the area and stopped her. The victim was brought to see the suspect and identified her as the same woman who entered her room. The suspect was identified as Jennifer Pickens, age 37, a vagrant. Pickens stated she thought she was entering an apartment she wanted to rent. After speaking with Pickens, she was arrested. A search of her person revealed a glass marijuana pipe with marijuana residue in her possession. Pickens was charged with Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
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