• Palatka man arrested for larceny, burglary


    The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lee Allen Sykes on an active warrant in connection with the burglary of a Palatka residence.

    The crime scene had physical evidence that linked Sykes to the crime and eventually led to a warrant for his arrest.

    "Good, sound police work by the responding patrol deputies led directly to solving this crime and to making this arrest. I commend Deputy Smith for the careful and thorough manner in which she conducted her investigation," said Sheriff Jeff Hardy.

    Sykes was arrested on one count of larceny and one count of burglary and is currently being held on $30,000 bond. 

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