For Immediate Release
June 23, 2005
Contact: Catherine Dokey
Public Information Officer
Suspect Ben Lee Metcalf in Custody
wanted out of
is now in the custody of
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office was contacted last night after law
enforcement officers with the Knoxville Police Department in
took Ben Lee Metcalf into custody.
Metcalf was arrested around 8 pm on June 22 (Wednesday) for Burglary to a
Business, Public Intoxication, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Metcalf was arraigned this morning and will appear before a judge on
local charges in
is currently in the custody of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Corrections
responded the morning of May 11 (Wednesday) after an employee of Destin Water
Users noticed a foul odor emitting from
500 Harbor Boulevard
, a former retail business known as the Spunky Monkey.
Metcalf has a warrant for his arrest for an open count of murder for the
murder of Lannie Wells Jones, SR.
Metcalf is a white male with brown hair and brown eyes.
Metcalf is 41 years old (2/28/64) five feet eleven inches tall.
Investigators with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Criminal
Investigations Division assigned to the case are en-route to
, for extradition of Metcalf.
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