CRAWFORDVILLE, FL – On Thursday, May 11, Wakulla County Sheriffs Office Deputies arrested Randall G. Phillips, after a confrontation at the Wakulla County Pre-K in which Phillips caused a disturbance and physically attacked deputies. Phillips had been seen by deputies at the school driving without a driver’s license.
When he was contacted by deputies, Phillips began to yell and curse at them in the front office of the school. As deputies attempted to place Phillips into handcuffs, he began to resist and fight while inside the office.
He was eventually handcuffed and transported to the Wakulla County Jail. During the daily morning student drop-off, the deputy working as the School Resource Officer at the Wakulla Education Center observed Randall Phillips driving up to and parking at the school. The Deputy knew from previous contacts with Phillips he did not possess a driver’s license.
Phillips had been previously told by deputies of the fact he did not have a license and could not legally drive. The deputy radioed for an additional unit and attempted to make locate Phillips. Phillips was found in the front office of the school speaking with school employees. When no students were around, deputies approached Phillips, advised why they were there, and requested he step out of the office to speak.
Phillips became upset and began causing a scene, cursing. and stating he was a “National Citizen” who did not need a license to drive. Phillips stated he was not going anywhere and when deputies approached him to place him into handcuffs, he attempted to tackle them. Phillips was taken to the ground where he continued to fight and kick deputies. Eventually, Phillips was tased, handcuffed, and placed in the rear of a patrol truck. Phillips was transported to the Wakulla County Jail, where he is being charged with Driving without a License, Resisting Arrest with Violence, and Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer (2 counts). –