Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

OCSO Searching for Missing Swimmer

An Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team and other agencies are continuing the search this morning for a 20-year old Pace man who went underwater in Choctawhatchee Bay near Crab Island Sunday and didn’t resurface. The individual was with a group of friends when...

Search Warrant Uncovers Drugs, Gun and Cash

Barrios Andres Arrest Report A burglary call at a Fort Walton Beach apartment complex yesterday eventually led to a search warrant that uncovered drugs, firearms, and more than 82-thousand dollars in cash. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a...

21 Kilos of Cocaine Washes Ashore in Destin

Okaloosa County Beach Safety personnel found a large bale of cocaine in the surf behind a Destin condominium complex on the Gulf of Mexico Sunday morning around 11:30 a.m. Investigators with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office responded. They say 21 kilos of cocaine...