Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office

2003 Press Releases


  HIT & RUN DRIVER SOUGHT! Click Here to Listen to 911 Call...


Dec. 30: Christmas Vandals Arrested
Dec. 5: Sexual Predator Notification - Allen Richard Krupkin
Dec 2003 Cop Column: Do Cops Write Too Many Tickets...or Too Few?


Nov. 21: Mary Esther Armed Robbery Suspect in Custody
Nov. 20: Two Home Invasion Robbery Suspects Arrested
Nov. 20: Sheriff Urges Holiday Traffic Safety
Nov. 20: Sheriff's Office Received Traffic Safety Grant
Nov. 12: Convenience Store Robbery Suspect in Custody
Nov. 12: FWB Man Arrested for Vehicle Burglaries
Nov. 4: Deputy Honored by Florida Retail Federation
Nov. 4: Sheriff Recognizes Employees of the Quarter
November 2003 Cop Column: Great Partners: Law Enforcement and Retail


Free Womens' Self Defense Seminar - November 6
Oct. 31: Meth Lab Dismantled in Laurel Hill
Oct. 29: Drug Task Force Dismantles Meth Lab, Arrests Six
Oct. 29: Three Arrested on Drug Charges
Oct. 27: Crestview Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested
Oct. 24: Sheriff's Office Investigating Pet Store Burglaries
Oct. 23: Crestview Bank Robbery
Oct. 13: Sheriff's Office Investigating Apparent Loan Scam
Oct. 10: Sheriff's Office Administrative Phone Disruption Oct. 13 - 16 
Oct. 9: Shooting Suspect Arrested
Sheriff's Town Hall Meeting in Crestview - October 20
Oct. 3: Two Men Arrested on Cocaine Charges
Oct. 1: Baker Man Arrested for Sexual Battery
October 2003 Cop Column: Some New Laws Now in Effect


2003 Halloween Safety Tips
Posse Charity Golf Tournament - October 24
Sept. 19: Sexual Battery at Niceville High School
Sept. 15: Sexual Predator Notification - Archie Nelson Adkins
Sept. 12: Sexual Predator Notification - David Michael Prickett
Sept. 10: Missing Person Recovered  ***CLIFTON ALLEN SHAW UPDATE***
Sept. 9: Missing Person - Clifton Allen Upshaw
Sept. 2: Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle
September 2003 Cop Column: Can I Ride That Thing on the Road?


Aug. 29: Domestic Violence Murder-Suicide
Aug. 28: Holiday Traffic Safety
Aug. 22: Sexual predator Notification - Chad Christopher Richard
Aug. 22: Crime Stoppers Tip Leads to Arrest of Murder Suspect
Aug. 20: Fatal Shooting in Sylvania Heights Area
Aug. 20: Sexual Predator Notification - Elliot Ladon Hutchinson
Aug. 20: Sexual Predator Notification - Timothy Richard Nelson
Aug. 15: Man Arrested on Ten Counts Related to Child Pornography
Aug. 1: FWB Man Arrested After Six-Hour Standoff with Deputies
National Night Out - August 5 from 5 - 7 PM
August 2003 Cop Column: Is This a "Good" Neighborhood?

JULY 2003

July 31: Sheriff's Office Uproots Eight-Eight Marijuana Plants
Sheriff's Citizen Academy Begins Aug. 4 - Seats Still Available
July 29: Sheriff Honors Employees of the Quarter
July 27: Year Long Investigation Leads to 12 Arrests
School Resource Officer Conference July 28 - Aug. 1
July 22: Two Year Old Child Drowns in Swimming Pool
July 16: Sexual Predator Notification - Fred Ward, Jr.
Free Women's Self Defense Seminar - July 17
July 9: Sheriff Launches Public Bi-Monthly Newsletter
July 3: Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal House Fire
July 2: Sexual Predator Notification - Allen Richard Krupkin
July 2003 Cop Column: A Deputy Sheriff's Education Never Ends

JUNE 2003

June 23: Sexual Battery Suspect Arrested
June 11: Okaloosa County Drowning Clarification
June 6: Four Arrested After Drug Task Force Investigation

MAY 2003

May 19: Fatal Traffic Crash in Destin
Traffic Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for May 23
May 8: Sexual Predator Notification - David Eugene Miller
May 1: Crestview Man Arrested on Prostitution Charges
"Law Enforcement Appreciation Prayer Luncheon" - May 15

APRIL 2003 

"Law Enforcement Appreciation Prayer Luncheon" - May 15
Apr. 30: Drowning Victim Identity Confirmed
Apr. 29: Beware of Pigeon Drop Scam
Apr. 23: Sheriff Honors Employees of the Quarter
Apr. 17: Niceville Woman Dies After Domestic Violence Shooting
Apr. 11: Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended
4th Annual "Race for Justice - April 12
Apr. 3: Two Teenagers Injured in Motorcycle Crash
Apr. 2: Five Arrested on Drug Charges
April 2002 Cop Column: A Hurricane by Any Other Name...

MARCH 2003 

Sheriff's Town Hall Meeting in FWB - April 15
Mar. 21: Crestview Teenager Apparent Drowning Victim
Mar. 15: Man who Impersonated Police Officer Arrested
Mar. 14: Apparent Sexual Assault Being Investigated
Mar. 12: Woman Reports Man Pretending to be Police Officer
Mar. 11: Million Dollar Vandalism at Destin Construction Site
Mar. 6: Destin Drug Store Robbery
Free Self Defense Seminar for Women - March 15


Feb. 25: Convenience Store Robber Quickly Apprehended
Feb. 21: Florida Sheriff's Association Fund Raising
Feb. 19: Sexual Predator Notification - Fred Ward, Jr. 
Feb. 18: Two Teens Arrested in Burglary and Theft Cases
Feb. 11: Retail Store Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested
Feb. 2002 Cop Column: Just What do Cops do All Day???


Jan. 31: Sheriff Announces 2002 Employees of the Year
Jan. 31: Sheriff Honors Employees of the Quarter
Jan. 29: 2002 Statistics Report
Jan. 24: Sexual Predator Notification - Chad Christopher Richard
Jan. 17: Three Burglary Suspects Apprehended
Jan. 15: Sexual Predator Notification - Chad Christopher Richard
FDLE Offering Free Training to Public for Fraudulent Checks & ID's
Jan. 10: Niceville Man Arrested for Child Molestation
Jan. 10: Sexual Predator Notification - Fred Ward, Jr.
Jan. 7: Destin Teenager Arrested on DUI Manslaughter Charge
Jan. 6: Three Arrested on Major Drug Trafficking Charges
Jan. 6: Two Arrested After Ramming Police Car
Jan. 3: Holt Man Arrested on 3 Counts of Attempted Murder
Jan. 2: Woman Arrested After Brief Pursuit

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