For Immediate Release
October 12, 2005
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
PROVIDING ALCOHOL TO MINORS ARREST
Okaloosa County Medical Examiner’s Office says a Holt teenager who died at a
birthday party in July died of natural causes.
19-year old Willis Eugene Cobb of
However, as a result of an investigation into the death, the Okaloosa
County Sheriff’s Office has charged 39-year old Anne Louise Horak of Baker
with providing alcohol to underage party-goers.
Horak faces four counts of providing alcohol to a person under the age of
21 and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Cobb’s death occurred at the home of Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy
Jim Darr. An
internal investigation involving interviews with multiple witnesses at the party
determined Darr was in bed before the party started and was unaware of the
underage drinking. As
a result, Darr is
cleared of any wrongdoing and remains on duty.
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