In the course of their daily duties, Key West police officers often pick up persons wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. Their pictures are a prominent feature of the briefing room at the Key West police station. Every Friday, a list of the people they find during the week is listed here.
If you know of anyone who is wanted and where he or she might be found, Crime Stoppers of the Keys will pay you a cash reward for that person’s arrest. You do not have to identify yourself in any way to call Crime Stoppers. The tips line number is 1-800-346-TIPS.
Siarhei Pauliukevich, 21, of Key West, for failing to appear in court on a charge of driving with a suspended license. Pauliukevich was involved in a minor crash at the corner of Fleming and White streets. Officer John Piskator ran a check on him and the warrant came up. Jan. 29.
Terrence Joseph Brown, 41, of Key West, for criminal mischief. Brown called police because he was locked out of his Petronia Street apartment. While Officer Jason Castillo was enroute, dispatch notified him of the warrant. Castillo arrested Brown when he arrived at the apartment. Jan. 29.
Sammy Rankin, 58, of Key West, for five warrants, each for issuing a worthless check. An officer stopped Rankin for running a red light and ran a warrants check on him. When the warrants came up, the officer wrote Rankin a ticket and arrested him. Jan. 30.
Szymon Zebrowski, 19, of Key West, for failing to appear on court on a charge of possession of cocaine. Officer Matt Dorgan saw a car committing several traffic violations, so he stopped it. Zebrowski, the passenger, was not wearing a safety belt. A routine check turned up the warrant, with $75,000 bond. Dorgan arrested him. Jan. 31.
Raymond Lee Bayle, 55, of Key West, for violating probation granted on a conviction of possession of a controlled substance. Officer Henry Arroyo was sent to the Probation and Parole office to pick him up. Jan. 31.
Donald R. Meeker, 40, of Key West, for two warrants: one for violating probation granted on a charge of issuing worthless checks and the other for violating probation granted on a DUI conviction. He was also wanted in Hillsborough County for filing to appear in court on a charge of not paying child support. Officer Henry Arroyo saw Meeker at the corner of Duval and Southard streets and knew he was wanted.
Jerard Duggans, 28, of Key West, for violating probation granted on a conviction for driving with a suspended license. Officer Todd Stevens saw Duggans in the 400 block of Virginia Street and knew he was wanted. Duggans said he had “straightened out” the warrant with his probation officer, but a computer check showed it was still active. Arroyo arrested Duggans. Feb. 1.
James Henderson, 44, of Key West, for attempted possession of cocaine. Officer Jayce Politoski was on routine patrol when he saw Henderson on the 300 block of Simonton Street at 4:23 a.m. Politoski knew Henderson was wanted, recognized him and arrested him. Feb. 2.
Charles Mirth, 59, of Key West, for possession of drug paraphernalia. Officer Henry Arroyo, on patrol, recognized Mirth when he saw him on the 1100 block of Whitehead Street and arrested him. Feb. 2.
David Reimer, 48, no address, for a warrant out of California for violating parole granted on an unspecified crime. Officer Dave Hall was patrolling in the 500 block of Southard Street when he was flagged down about a person sleeping in a doorway. It was Reimer. Hall ran a check on him and turned up the warrant. Feb. 2.
Joseph Revell, 52, of Key West, for a warrant out of Osceola County for contempt of court. Two officers hiding in a high drug traffic area in Bahama Village saw him engage in a hand-to-hand transaction at about 1 a.m. Revell then got on a scooter and rode away. The officers radioed officers E. J. Cuneo and Todd Stevens, who were nearby. They saw the scooter go by and flagged it down on Olivia Street. Revell stopped and allowed them to search him and the scooter. Cuneo reportedly found a cigarette pack in his pocket with six pieces of crack cocaine in the cellophane wrapper. Meanwhile, a computer check turned up the warrant. Further investigation showed the scooter was stolen, his license had been revoked fifteen years ago and that he reportedly had bought the drugs for some friends. Revell was booked into the Monroe County jail for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, grand theft auto and driving with a suspended license. Feb. 4.