On July 10, 2014 at approximately 4:28 a.m. Officers from the Flagler Beach Police Department attempted to contact three (3) white/male individuals at Wickline Park in reference to suspicious activity. Two (2) of the subjects fled on foot and have yet to be identified, while the third subject has identified as Clayton Mercer Ferguson, 24 years of age, from Palm Coast, Florida. Ferguson has been arrested and charged with four (4) counts of Burglary & Grand Theft.
The continuing investigation into this incident has revealed that the suspects removed numerous items of property from multiple victims and there’s still unclaimed property that’s been recovered by Law Enforcement. The stolen items range from fishing equipment to nautical gear, life jackets to electronics and the Flagler Beach Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in the following manner.
- If you live in Flagler Beach and your residence is adjacent to either the Intracoastal Waterway or a canal with access to the Intracoastal Waterway, then you might be a victim without even knowing it. Please check your dock(s), boat(s) and back yard(s) for missing property. If you believe you’ve had property stolen, please contact the Flagler Beach Police Department.
- As previously mentioned, the two (2) fleeing suspects in this case have not been identified. Identifying the other suspects in this case is extremely important and any information on their identity is greatly appreciated. If you have any information regarding the possible identity of the two (2) suspects at large in this case, please contact the Flagler Beach Police Department or if you’d like to remain anonymous please contact Crime Stoppers of North Florida.
Your time and assistance in this case is greatly appreciated and tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida via telephone, e-mail or text.
The toll free hotline for Crime Stoppers of North Florida is 1-888-277-TIPS (8477)
The website for Crime Stoppers of North Florida is; http://www.westopcrime.com/
Text “Tip231 plus your message” to CRIMES (274637)