The Washington County Sheriff?s Office reports the burglary of a home on Owen Court and theft of $10,000 in cash and a safe containing prescription medication which were recovered the same day, resulting in the arrest of a Chipley woman.
Deputies were called to the scene of the reported burglary, initiated an investigation and developed leads in the case which resulted in a suspect who investigators made contact with the same day. During questioning, the suspect confessed to both the burglary and theft and led investigators to the location in which the money and safe were buried.
$10,000 in US currency as well as the safe containing prescription medication were buried in two separate spots in a remote area located behind the suspect?s residence.
Kaley Leann King, 19 year old white male of Viking Drive in Chipley, FL