Mason was adjudicated on 07/20/1993 for Sex Offense, Other State (Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse – Forcible Compulsion) in Delaware, PA. Mason’s new address is: 4030 County Rd Ste 1087 Defuniak Springs FL 32433. Mason’s (DOB 07/03/1961) is a white male, brown hair and green eyes, 5’09” and 170 lbs
There are currently 137 registered sex offenders/predators living in Walton County.
The WCSO encourages families to visit www.flsexoffender.net to subscribe to receive e-mail alert notifications when registered sexual offenders or predators move into neighborhoods. WCSO also encourages citizens to use the neighborhood search feature prior to signing up for alerts to identify registered sexual offenders and predators currently living in neighborhoods.
Sheriff Adkinson and key members of his staff will be available to meet with citizens in an informal setting at four locations during the month of September.
Tuesday, September 10th – Walton County Sheriff’s Office Paxton Substation, 21527 US Hwy 331 North at 6 pm
Monday, September 16th – Chautauqua Center, 96 Circle Drive, Defuniak Springs at 6 pm
Thursday, September 26th – Freeport Community Center, 16040 US Hwy 331 South at 6 pm
Monday, September 30 – Walton County Sheriff’s Office South end Substation, 133 Sheriff’s Drive, Santa Rosa Beach, FL at 6 pm
Anybody who wishes to learn more about the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, or who wishes to voice a question or concern, is invited.
With Sheriff Adkinson -L to R Deputy Rick Perian, Deputy Alfred “AJ” Calabro, Deputy Chris Webster, Deputy Philip Kent, Deputy Chris Zorn and Deputy Wick Augustin
Two more suspects have been arrested in connection to an active methamphetamine lab located at 310 Ammons Drive DeFuniak Springs, Florida, located in the Mossy Head area on Friday, August 23rd. A search warrant was obtained for the location by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Unit, and upon execution of the warrant and thorough search, a methamphetamine lab was recovered along with an excess of 200 grams of methamphetamine oil, narcotics equipment used to manufacture the drug; including chemicals, cooking vessels, smoking devices and hypodermic syringes.
John Lee Wickham, 56, of Mary Ester, FL, is charged with Principle to Trafficking Methamphetamine in excess of 200 grams, a first degree felony and Principle to Manufacturing Methamphetamine, a second degree felony. Wickham is also charged for an out of county warrant.
Connie Marie Carter, 33, of 310 Ammons Drive, Defuniak Springs, FL, is charged with Principle to Trafficking Methamphetamine in excess of 200 grams, a first degree felony and Principle to Manufacturing Methamphetamine, a second degree felony.
Last night Deputies with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Steven Ryan Ritchie, 22, of 779213 Eric Drive, Bonaire, GA. Ritchie is charged with aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, leaving a scene of an accident with injuries, resisting arrest with violence and grand theft auto.
Ritchie was driving a 1999 blue Jeep Wrangler which was reported stolen yesterday morning at 8:32 am out of Miramar Beach. A deputy noticed a vehicle fitting the description around 6:43 pm yesterday evening at Express Lane Gas Station located at 979 E State Hwy 20. Upon contact Ritchie rammed the jeep into the deputy’s patrol car, pinned her inside the vehicle and Ritchie fled on foot. A perimeter was set up by patrol and K9 started a track. The Sheriff’s Office Mobile Command Post responded as well as the Aviation Unit and Marine Unit to aide in the search efforts. After 4 ½ hours, Ritchie was arrested at 10:38 pm at 340 State Hwy 20, Freeport.
The deputy involved suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from Sacred Heart Hospital in Walton County.