Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

News Releases

OCSO Arrests Man Wanted for NYC Murder

A man wanted as a fugitive from justice in connection with a murder warrant issued by the New York Police Department is now behind bars in Okaloosa County. An Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted 32-year old Audley Wilson walking south on Airport Road in...

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Employees Save Five Year Old From Drowning

Heroic actions by employees at Destin’s Holiday Beach Resort this morning saved the life of a five year old child. The boy had been found floating face down in the pool around 10:30 a.m. He was not breathing when he was first spotted, however two employees who began...

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Search Continues for Wanted Felon

A man wanted in connection with several recent car thefts and burglaries is still on the run today after a widespread search by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, Okaloosa Correctional Institution K9s and Florida Fish...

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