The Bay County Sheriff's Office announced today the arrest of a local woman after deputies discovered her removing items from a stolen vehicle. Deputies also recovered numerous stolen items at her residence.
On December 5, 2012, BCSO deputies responded to a residence on Pleasant Oak Court, Panama City Beach, in reference to a stolen vehicle and stolen items. The victims stated to deputies they had just returned home to find a silver Dodge car parked in their driveway and their 2000 gray Toyota 4Runner missing and their garage door open. Several fishing rods and reels were missing from the garage. Also missing was a purse from inside the home. Found in the driveway was a cigarette butt of an L&M cigarette. The victims do not smoke and did not know who owned the silver Dodge.
Deputies were able to identify Farren R. Bradford as the owner of the silver Dodge. She also lived on Pleasant Oak Circle, just down the street from the home of the victims. Deputies went to Bradford's home and found the stolen Toyota in the back yard. Deputies observed Bradford inside the car. Bradford ran from the deputies and hid under the porch of nearby home. Deputies quickly found her and took her into custody.
Found inside Bradford's home were numerous credit cards and jewelry on the floor of the living room as well as packs of L&M cigarettes in the kitchen area. Some of the items were missing from the home of the victims on Pleasant Oak Court.
Farren R, Bradford, DOB 2/14/86, of 2722 Pleasant Oak Circle, Panama City Beach, was arrested and charged with Burglary to a Structure or Conveyance, Grand Theft Auto, and Grand Theft valued at $300 or more.