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...

SAO Crystal Sentencing Release

William Eddins, State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit, announced today that Jeffery Todd Crystal has been sentenced to 30 years prison after his conviction for Grand Theft over $100,000 and Issuing a Worthless Check. Crystal was convicted after a jury trial in...

Teen Survives Accidental Shooting

A 16-year old Fort Walton Beach resident survived being shot accidentally in the base of his neck by a friend handling a .38 caliber revolver Saturday night. The victim, 16-year old Anthony William Gooding, was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital for treatment of his...