Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

News Releases

Man Dies in Destin Scooter Accident

A 30 year old man died today after being ejected from his scooter on Scenic Highway 98 in Destin. The individual’s specific address is not yet available but his next-of-kin was located in Shreveport Louisiana. The driver reportedly hit an embankment and struck a fixed...

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FWB Man Reports Home Invasion Robbery

A Fort Walton Beach man says someone forced him into his townhome on Villa Palm Circle Friday night, rummaged through the family’s belongings, and stole cash. The 57-year old victim says he was in his garage around 6:30 p.m. when he was approached by a man dressed in...

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Destin Teen Charged with August Shooting

YAWN ARREST REPORT A 17-year old Destin teen has been charged with shooting a passenger in another car August 21st around midnight near Airport Road and Twin Lakes Drive. The victim, 19- year old Tyjuan Lee, was struck in the head, but the bullet was removed his scalp...

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Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled in FWB

The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office will be conducting a Safety/DUI Check Point at 749 Beal Parkway in Fort Walton Beach this Friday, September 1st, between the hours of 10:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M.  Motorists traveling in this area may be stopped and checked for...

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