Bostwick, FL: On Friday August 8, 2014 at approximately 9:30 am Putnam County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Ray Darrell Wilkinson on an active warrant for the possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The arrest was made when deputies who were conducting surveillance of his activities watched him leave a residence in the Bostwick area and get into the passenger seat of a car. They followed Wilkinson until the car was safely away from residences and businesses and conducted a felony traffic stop on the vehicle on an unpopulated section of Hwy 17 North. Sheriff’s Office vehicles blocked southbound traffic on Hwy 17 for approximately 15 minutes while the stop was made and Wilkinson was secured. The warrant for his arrest was issued after Sheriff’s Office detectives obtained information linking Wilkinson to the sale of firearms believed to have been stolen during a recent home burglary.
After being interviewed by detectives Wilkinson was booked into the Putnam County Jail on one count of the possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and is currently being held on a bond of $50,000.00
Interlachen, FL: On Thursday August 7, 2014, at approximately 7:30 pm Putnam County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 100 Arrowhead Drive, Interlachen, in reference to an assault in progress call. On arrival deputies made contact with a female victim who said she was arguing with her fiancé, Rafael Campos-Zurita, when he grabbed her around the throat, pushed her to the ground and forcibly dragged her throughout the house knocking over numerous pieces of furniture. An independent witness verified the victim’s statements. Contact was made with Campos-Zurita who advised deputies that he had been drinking and further stated he “had 15 beers all day”.
Campos-Zurita was placed under arrest and transported to the Putnam County Jail where he was booked on the charge of domestic battery by strangulation. He is currently being held on a bond of $5,004.00.
Interlachen, FL: On August 5, 2014 at approximately 3:00 pm Putnam County Sheriff’s Office deputies observed 29 year old Victor Manuel Concepcion turning East on State Road 20 from County Road 315 in Interlachen. Knowing Concepcion to have a suspended driver’s license, they conducted a traffic stop on his vehicle. During the course of the stop, a canine was walked around the exterior of the vehicle and alerted on the driver’s side. A search of the vehicle revealed a hydrocodone pill, a white powder which field tested positive for cocaine and drug related paraphernalia.
Concepcion was arrested and transported to the Putnam County Jail where he was booked on the below listed charges and is currently being held without the benefit of a bond.
1.One count of the possession of drugs
2.One count of the possession of cocaine
3.One moving traffic violation (driving on a suspended license)
4.One count of the violation of probation
Crescent City, FL: On August 4, 2014 at approximately 4:15 pm a female victim came to the Sheriff’s South District Office and reported her credit card being stolen a few days before. The victim identified Robert M. Millard, a relative, as a possible suspect as he had access to the home during the time frame the card was stolen and also has a history of theft. Further investigation revealed that Millard had used the stolen card at several locations in Crescent City, San Mateo and Palatka including some businesses with video surveillance.
Sheriff’s deputies located Millard in the area of Summit Street and Central Avenue in Crescent City on August 5, 2014. He was arrested and transported to the Putnam County Jail where he was booked on the below listed charges and is currently being held on a $3,016.00 bond.
1.One count of larceny
2.One count of the fraudulent use of a credit card
Pomona Park, FL: At approximately 4:45 pm on Sunday August 3, 2014, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of 391 Huntington Shortcut Road, Pomona Park, in reference to a disturbance. On arrival deputies observed a male, later identified as 24 year old Gregory David Fitzsimmons, arguing with a female victim and aggressively “poking” her in the chest. When he became aware of the presence of law enforcement, Fitzsimmons ran from the location disobeying repeated verbal commands for him to stop. Fitzsimmons was apprehended and detained by Sergeant Josh Lee after a short foot chase. The female victim indicated Fitzsimmons was a relative who was dropped off at the residence in a highly intoxicated state. The victim advised she and Fitzsimmons argued, he became enraged and began screaming, yelling, beating on the house and poking her in the chest.
Fitzsimmons was placed under arrest and transported to the Putnam County Jail where he was booked on the charges of battery and of resisting an officer without violence. As the battery is domestic related, he is currently being held without the benefit of a bond.