WALTON COUNTY, Fla— A man who appeared to be acting as a good Samaritan didn’t
fool law enforcement Thursday after he stole a package from a resident in Santa
Wednesday, a homeowner on Redfish Circle reported a package stolen by a
white male caught on home surveillance system. At first, it appeared he was
just taking in the garbage can from the street to the porch. But, then he is
seen bending over and hiding the package in his sweatshirt before walking off.
up with a male subject this afternoon matching the description of the suspect
in the video. He was identified as James Travis Hamill, 40, of Santana Drive in
Santa Rosa Beach.
arrested and charged with burglary and petit theft. He was transported and
booked into the Walton County Jail and is awaiting first appearance.