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Tallahassee teen charged with murder in November shooting death

By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness NewsMarch 23, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A teenager has been charged with second degree murder following an investigation into the shooting death of another teen. On November 3, 2017, 19-year-old Derrick L. Curtis Jr. died from injuries he sustained during a

WCTV - 2018-03-23 16:22:00

TPD on scene of rollover crash

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Tallahassee Police Department is on the scene of a rollover crash at Thomasville Road and Glennville Road. Authorities have not confirmed if there are injuries or how many people or vehicles are involved. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Tallahassee Police Department i

WCTV - 2018-03-23 22:48:00

Serial Walmart thief sentenced to 30 years in prison

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A man arrested for trying to steal $5,000 worth of jeans from Dillard's last year has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a rash of thefts from Walmart stores in Tallahassee. Cameron Eustace, 46, plead guilty to robbery and six counts of petit theft on Wednesday. He w

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-23 19:39:00

Leon Co. sheriff works with Walmart to make social media celebrities

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Leon County Sheriff's Office is working with Walmart to make certain people social media celebrities. To get the sheriff's help in becoming better well-known, at least locally, a person must first risk serving jail time by stealing something from a Walmart in Tallahass

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-23 06:37:00

Man charged in Tallahassee vehicular homicide arrested for failing drug test

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Lamont man who was arrested, accused in an October car crash that killed a man, failed a drug test after bonding out. Azende Thompson, 20, bonded out on Jan. 11 then failed a drug test which tested positive for THC (the component in marijuana that gets people high) whic

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-22 18:00:00

Quincy man shoots elderly father with BB gun

QUINCY, Fla. (WTXL) - A 38-year-old man has been arrested, accused of shooting his elderly father with a BB gun when he refused to give him money for his birthday. Torres Bryant, 38, was arrested for domestic battery on a person 65 years of age or older (first degree misdemeanor) and shooting into a

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-22 21:01:00

Florida Governor Rick Scott Signs Year-Round Daylight Saving Time Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Daylight Saving Time may soon be observed throughout the year in the Sunshine State after the Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill into law on Friday to put an end to the practice of setting clocks back and forward every six months. Although Governor Scott signed 'The Sun

BREVARDTIMES.COM - 2018-03-24 11:20:34

2 charged with drug distribution

Police recovered suspected marijuana that they say was packaged for sale, as well as a larger bag of the substance and nearly $1,000 after a Georgia State Patrol trooper spotted the items in a large plastic container in the floorboard during a Friday night road check at Dunn Road and Highway 111. Ja

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-03-23 02:41:00

TPD searching for two missing boys

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department is looking for two missing 14-year-old boys. TPD says they are looking for Carl Dean Versnick Jr. and DeMario C. McCall. Both were last seen Thursday in the area of the 2400 block of Roberts Avenue. Versnick Jr. is described as being arou

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-22 14:33:00

Leader of Tallahassee hate group arrested

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - In a new development, the leader of a hate group in Tallahassee is seeing the reopening of a 2016 case where he is charged with extortion. Earlier Wednesday an FBI raid led to the arrest of the man, Jordan Jereb. Jereb is accused of threatening an employee at Gov. Rick Sco


TPD to host DUI checkpoint on Thursday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - On Thursday March 22, 2018 the Tallahassee Police Department will be hosting a safety and sobriety checkpoint in the 300 block of Stadium Drive. The checkpoint will run from 11:30 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. and will be well marked by signage, marked patrol vehicles, and uniforme


Tallahassee white supremacist taken away in handcuffs after FBI search

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Jordan Jereb was led away in handcuffs from his mother's Tallahassee home Wednesday after the FBI searched for evidence in connection with misinformation he gave regarding the shooter in last month's Parkland school massacre. Jereb was arrested on charges of viola


Leon County school bus carrying 52 children involved in crash

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Troopers say a Leon County school bus full of children was involved in a crash Wednesday morning. The Florida Highway Patrol says they are investigating the crash that took place on Commonwealth Blvd around 8 a.m. Wednesday. They say the bus, driven by 39-year-old Makesh


Man accused of stealing electronics from Tallahassee Walmart

By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness NewsMarch 21, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Leon County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a man accused of stealing electronics from a local Walmart store. The sheriff's office says the man was captured on surveillance video steal


Former Meigs mayor sentenced to probation, restitution

THOMASVILLE - A former Meigs mayor was sentenced to probation and restitution upon entering a guilty plea to one count of felony theft by taking involving City of Meigs revenue. Cynthia Chaney entered a guilty plea to being in unlawful possession of Meigs water revenue account money. She was indicte


Charges upgraded to first degree murder for man accused of killing mother

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The man who was arrested for fatally stabbing his mother in a Tallahassee hospital room has been indicted on first degree murder charges. Alexander Sparks, 22, is accused of killing his mother, Liese Sparks, at Capital Regional Memorial Center. The indictment was handed do


Man accused of sexual battery on disabled victim

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting an intellectually disabled victim. Darrius Thomas, 32, was arrested for lewd or lascivious battery on a disabled adult. According to probable cause documents, Thomas forced himself on the victim after off


Wakulla County Sheriff's Office looking for subjects in connection to burglary

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Wakulla County Sheriff's Office are asking the public's help in identifying two people connected with burglary. According to WCSO, the two are wanted for questioning regarding a recent residential burglary and theft in Panacea. Deputies are asking anyone with informat


Roughly 10,000 customers affected by power outages

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The City of Tallahassee says that roughly 10,000 customers are being impacted by outages all over the city. After speaking to COT officials, WTXL ABC 27 learned that roughly 10,000 people were affected by outages. Roughly 10,000 customers currently without power on west s


Riley principal accused of 'inappropriate' interactions with female employees

Former Riley Elementary School Principal Karwynn Paul, who resigned Monday rather than be fired, was under investigation for misconduct involving women he worked with at the school. "The investigation was around inappropriate touching and interactions with female employees," Leon County Schools spok