Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

Bogus Bills Lead to Two Arrests

COUNTERFEIT MONEY DOESN’T PASS MUSTER FOR CASHIER AT LOCAL McDONALD’S A worker at a Shalimar McDonald’s spotted what appeared to be fake money last night when two teens tried to pay for their order at the drive-through window. He contacted the Okaloosa County...

SAO Announces Watkins Murder Indictment

William Eddins, State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit, announced today that an Okaloosa County Grand Jury has indicted Michael David Watkins for First Degree Premeditated Murder in the death of his mother, Gloria Watkins. On the early morning hours of November...

SAO Press Release on Ganey

PRESS RELEASE William Eddins, State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit, announced today that Waylon Dwight Ganey was convicted Thursday on the charges of Grand Theft Auto, Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding a Law Enforcement Officer at High Speed and Driving without...