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WARRANTS PENDING FOR TWO BAKER RESIDENTS IN CONNECTION TO RASH OF CHURCH BURGLARIES

Two Baker residents caught in the act while burglarizing a Santa Rosa County business last month will also be charged in connection with a string of church burglaries in Northwest Florida, including Okaloosa County. 26-year old Westley Steiner and 20-year … Continue reading

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OCSO AWARDED DUI ENFORCEMENT GRANT FOR DESTIN

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the City of Destin and the Florida Department of Transportation to obtain a $50,000 grant for enhanced DUI enforcement within the Destin City limits. This program will be called the “Drive Sober … Continue reading

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MARIJUANA MAIL DELIVERY INTERCEPTED

Members of the Okaloosa County Multi-Agency Drug Task Force intercepted a United States Postal Service parcel containing approximately one pound of high-grade marijuana on March 3rd. The package was destined for an address in Fort Walton Beach. Through a series … Continue reading

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WARRANT SERVICE LEADS TO METH LAB DISCOVERY

Deputies who went to a Crestview area home to serve a misdemeanor violation of probation warrant Monday found an active meth cook taking place. 27-year old Jonathan David Miller of 2420 Lake Silver Road is charged with trafficking in methamphetamine … Continue reading

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Cram The Canoe Youth Camp Project

Cram The Canoe Youth Camp Project

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ROAD RAGE INCIDENT LEADS TO FELONY ARREST

A road rage incident on State Road 85 yesterday evening (March 2nd) had an unexpected and potentially dangerous impact on a motorcyclist heading north around 5 p.m. Deputies say it involved the vehicle of 29-year old Thomas Biddle, (being driven … Continue reading

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FWB MOM CHARGED IN DEATH OF NEWBORN

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Fort Walton Beach woman with an open count of murder and aggravated child abuse in connection with the death of her newborn daughter. 29-year old Tonisha Lache Crowell was booked into the … Continue reading

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Two Arrested on Intent to Distribute Heroin Charge

A narcotics search warrant executed February 26th at a home in Bluewater Bay has led to the arrest of two people and the discovery of various illegal narcotics, including heroin. The OCSO Street Crimes Unit, Drug Task Force, K-9 Unit, … Continue reading

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OCSO INVESTIGATING DEATH OF NEWBORN

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a newborn baby that was discovered last night in a white garbage bag in a ditch. Deputies responded to a home in Fort Walton Beach after getting a call from a … Continue reading

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Carjacking Ganey Arrest Report

Carjacking Ganey Arrest Report

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