Texas Man Charged with Grand Theft in Bay County

BAY COUNTY, Fla - After allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from a Bay County motel room, a Texas man is behind bars. 

According to an arrest affidavit, the victim reported that 31-year-old Casey McCorkle had stolen $60,000 from her motel room while she wasn't looking. The Bay County Sheriff's Office was able to make contact with McCorkle at Chubbys Restaurant in Panama City Beach, where they found around $11,000 in his possession. Several witness say McCorkle had spent several thousand dollars at Coyote Ugly the previous night, buying alcohol and giving money to various people. It was also believed that he had bought a Dodge truck with the stolen money. 

McCorkle was arrested and charged with Grand Theft. 

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