Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

News Releases

FWB Man Charged in Crestview Stabbing

FLORES ARREST REPORT A Fort Walton Beach man is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after deputies say he attacked his girlfriend’s estranged husband with a knife. 35-year old Alejandro Jose Flores is accused of cutting Brent Griffin multiple times...

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Texas Man’s Death Ruled Drowning

A Texas man pulled from the water on the southwest side of Destin’s Marler Bridge July 14th died two days later at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center as a result of drowning. A friend told Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies he tried unsuccessfully to talk 28-year...

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Pensacola Teen Drowns at Crab Island

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team this morning recovered the body of a Pensacola teen believed to have drowned last night at Crab Island. Units had responded Saturday evening around 5 p.m. to the area of Crab Island regarding multiple 911 calls in...

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Body of Destin Man Recovered from Water

The body of a Destin man was located this morning by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team in waters off the west side of the Destin Bridge, not far from where he was last seen Wednesday evening. The 20 year old Brazilian, who was unable to swim, was...

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