FCSO Weekend Roundup Includes 50 Arrests

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The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies were busy over the holiday weekend, with 50 arrests, including 9 for DUI’s and 2 for BUI’s. The FCSO also handled 992 calls for service and made 363 traffic stops between September 1st and September 5th.

“These long holiday weekends are meant to be a celebration, but there are always those who can’t control themselves and end up behind bars,” said Sheriff Rick Staly. “If you commit a crime in Flagler County, you will get a bunk at the Green Roof Inn. Tragically, two young children died on Sunday, and both deaths could have been avoided. We send our prayers and condolences to the families.”

Friday night Deputy Harrison initiated a traffic stop on a gray sedan that was driving on Belle Terre Parkway. The 50 year old driver, Tanvini Ware, was in the vehicle which smelled like burnt marijuana, and it was at this time Harrison discovered Ware’s license was suspended.

During a search of the vehicle, Harrison found a cut straw with a white powdery substance that did test positive for Fentanyl, along with a prescription bottle that rocky white substances that tested positive for Cocaine and a green leafy substance.

Ware was then arrested and taken to the detention facility where they also found 8 pills that tested positive for Oxycodone on her person. Ware was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Fentanyl, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Oxycodone, Possession of Marijuana (20 grams or less) and Introduction of Contraband into a Secured Facility. She was later released on a $11,000.

Saturday morning, Deputy Dorsey went out to the Econolodge on Kingswood Drive regarding a suspicious person. Upon arrival Dorsey made contact with John Pierre, a 58 year old male, who was walking around the hotel’s entrance naked.

Pierre could not explain to deputies why he was naked. He was arrested for Breach of Peace – Disorderly Conduct, Exposure of Sexual Organs, and Violation of Parole. He is being held on a $2,500 bond.

Over the weekend a 19 month old boy drowned in a pool. To read the full story on that, you can click here.

Another child also lost their life due to a shooting. To read more about that story, you can visit this page here for more details.

By Krys DeWind

Krys DeWind has been a Flagler County resident since 2016. She is active in her community and is always looking for ways to better it. She has a community first attitude which is one of the central founding ideals of the Flagler County Buzz.

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