Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

Armed Robber Targets Racetrack Road Business

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an armed robber after responding to a 9-1-1 call from a Racetrack Road business around 6:45 p.m. this evening. The AOC Food Mart and Texaco station at 306 Racetrack Road near Fort Walton Beach was held up by a short...

OCSO Responds to Destin Area Drowning

A 9-1-1 call in reference to a distressed swimmer had a tragic ending today when the man’s body was discovered in the Gulf of Mexico during a search. The call came in around 11:34 this morning from a location near the Crab Trap restaurant on Scenic Highway 98....

Two Charged in Armed Robbery at Destin Hotel

ARREST REPORTS Two Fort Walton Beach men have been charged with pulling off an armed robbery of two patrons at the Motel 6 on Harbor Boulevard in Destin around 10:30 last night. One victim says he was pistol-whipped and another suffered a slight laceration to his...