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Anonymous tip leads to arrest of four individuals

An anonymous tip to the Panama City Police Department leads to the arrest of four individuals on various offenses.

On Monday, members of the PCPD’s Criminal Investigation and Street Crimes units received an anonymous tip from a concerned citizen containing information about multiple suspects residing in a local hotel and planning to commit crimes in the Panama City area.

An investigation into that tip led the arrest of four individuals:

·         Celia Wesley, W/.F, 27 of Panama City, charged with an active warrant for violation of probation.

·        Franklin Gabbard, W/M, 32, of Parker, charged with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

·         Patrick Barr, W/M, 49 of Bay County, charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of Alprazolam and possession of drug paraphernalia.

·         Paul Marceau, W/M, 33 of Bay County, charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a concealed weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia and an active warrant for fleeing and eluding police and driving with a suspended license.

The Panama City Police Department would like to thank the anonymous tipster for helping protecting the citizens of Panama City. Residents who would like to report suspicious activity and remain anonymous can download the Panama City PD Tip411 app or you can report any activity by calling 850-872-3100 or calling Crimestoppers at 785-TIPS.

Alert sent on 11/01/2021 at 3:03PM EDT


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