Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office

2006 Press Releases


Dec. 20: OCSO Staffer Wins Statewide Award
Dec. 20: Homeless Man Charged with Destin Murder
Dec. 15: Search Warrant Nets Drugs & Cash
Dec. 12: Crestview Business Owner Faces Voyeurism Charges
Dec. 7: Pedestrian in Fatal Accident Identified
Dec. 7: No Charges Expected in Destin Pedestrian Fatality
Dec. 4: E-mail Scam Alert
Dec. 2006 Cop Column: What Renters (and Landlords) Should Know


Nov. 30: Pennsylvania Fugitive Captured in Okaloosa County
National Methamphetamine Awareness Day - Nov. 30
Nov. 14: Body Discovered in Boat Fire Identified
Nov. 14: Body Discovered in Boat Fire
Classes Offer Identity Theft & Holiday Safety - Nov. 20 & 27
Internet Dating Safety Class - November 6
Nov. 2006 Cop Column: Traffic Stops - Five FAQ's


Oct.  17: Drug Task Force Arrests Two High-Level Dealers
Oct.  13: Indecent Exposure Suspect Identified & Arrested
Oct.  11: Intruder Nabbed in Choctawhatchee High School
Oct.  10: North County Residents Beware of Mail Theft
Oct.  9: Suspect Sought for Indecent Exposure
Oct.  9: Sheriff Morris Appointed to Statewide Panel
Oct.  2006 Cop Column: Internet Technology: The Good, the Bad, & the Dubious


Sept. 13: Brothers Arrested in Undercover Drug Operation
Sept. 8: Armed Robbery Suspect Captured in Crestview
Sept. 8: Solicitation Scheme Targeting Local Businesses
Sept. 5: Body Found in Retention Pond Identified
Sept. 3: Autopsy Reveals No Foul Play in Destin Death
Sept. 2: Body Discovered in Retention Pond
Sept. 2006 Cop Column: Five Laws that Shouldn't be Ignored


Take the Family Day Pledge - September 25
Aug. 28: Aggravated Battery Suspect Captured
Aug. 25: OCSO Seeking Aggravated Battery Suspect
Aug. 17: Two Men Arrested on Separate Child Sex Cases
Aug. 14: Pursuit Investigation Concluded
Aug. 14: Destin Motorcycle Fatality
Aug. 10: Laurel Hill Man Faces Multiple Molestation Charges
Aug. 9: Oklahoma Fugitive Captured in Okaloosa County
Aug. 7: Arrest Leads to Arsenal in SUV
August 2006 Cop Column: A Complaint that Wasn't

JULY 2006

July 31: FWB Man Wanted for DUI Causing Serious Bodily Harm
School Zone Safety... School Starts August 3
July 28: Sheriff Announces Employees of the Quarter
July 27: Holt Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty
July 26: Woman Arrested for DUI Manslaughter
July 25: Mary Esther Woman Wanted for Evidence Tampering
July 24: Weekend Drug Raids Spark Multiple Arrests
July 23: Shooting Incident Under Investigation
July 18: Second Arrest Made in June Shooting Incident
July 11: Foul Play Ruled out in Death of Laurel Hill Woman
July 10: Death Investigation Underway
July 1: Reckless Driver Causes Fatal Accident
July 2006 Cop Column: A Not-so-Simple True/False Question

JUNE 2006

June 30: Bank Robbery Arrests Update
June 30: Two Arrested in Connection with Bank Robbery
June 30: Shooting Suspect Captured
June 29: Firework Safety Critical in Dry Conditions
June 28: Man Sought for Questioning in Shooting
June 27: Shooting Victim in Critical Condition
June 23: Ocean City Bank Robber Sought
June 16: Destin Man Charged in Stabbing
June 15: Sexual Battery Suspect Arrested
June 12: Narcotics Unit Shuts Down Suspected Drug House
June 6: Posse Member Recovering After Traffic Crash
June 2006 Cop Column: Six Things Not to do This Hurricane Season

MAY 2006

May 26: Deaths Ruled Murder-Suicide
May 25: Bodies Found in Destin Identified
May 24: Two Bodies Found in Destin Condominium
May 24: Complaints Spark Prostitution Sting
May 19: Sexual Battery Arrest
May 18: Hurricane Survival Guide Available On-Line
May 12: Drug Task Force Seizes 16 Pounds of Marijuana
May 7: Investigators Searching for Rape Suspect
May 7: Road Rage Leads to Shooting
May 7: Two Stabbed on Okaloosa Island
May 3: Reverse Sting Nets 14 Arrests
May 2: Spring Break Arrests
May 2006 Cop Column: A Cop's Wish List for Tourist Season

APRIL 2006

Apr. 28: School Crossing Guards Needed 
Apr. 28: Sexual Predator Notification - Robert W. Harrelson 
Apr. 28: Buckle Up in Your Truck!
Apr. 27: Suspected Arizona Con Artists Captured
Apr. 24: Armed Robber Quickly Captured
Apr. 20: Computer Pornography Arrest
Apr. 20: K9 Team Earns Awards at State Competition
Apr. 19: 2005 Communications Officer of the Year Honored
Apr. 19: Comprehensive Safety & Sobriety Checkpoint - April 27
Apr. 15: Motorcycle Crash Victim Identified
Apr. 15: Murder Suspect to Return to Okaloosa County
Apr. 15: Motorcyclist Dies in Destin Crash
Apr. 14: Ten-Year Old Homicide Solved with Confession
Apr. 13: Crack Cocaine Arrest 
Apr. 7: Woman Charged in Deadly Hit & Run
Apr. 5: Destin Hit & Run Driver Sought
Apr. 4: Warrants Issued in Criminal Mischief Cases 

MARCH 2006

Mar. 30: Sexual Assault Investigation
Mar. 17: Bridge Jumping Warning
Mar. 15: Deputy House Fire - Can you Help?
Mar. 12: Stabbing Death Under Investigation
Mar. 10: Two Arrested for Trafficking in Cocaine
Red Light Running Operation March 16
2005 Crime Statistics
Mar. 3: Sexual Assault Complaint Withdrawn
Mar. 3: Scam Alert - "Global Savings"
Mar. 2: Five Arrested in Drug Raid


Feb. 28: Pensacola Man Arrested for Grand Theft
Feb. 22: Shalimar Man Arrested for Child Molestation
Feb. 20: Milligan Attack Under Investigation
Feb. 20: Search Warrant Leads to Seven Drug Arrests
Feb. 19: North Carolina Murder Suspect Arrested in Okaloosa
Feb. 16: Sexual Predator Change of Address Notification - Chad Richard 
Feb. 10: Stalking Suspect Sought 
Feb. 10: Sheriff Warns Citizens of Local E-mail and Postal Scams
Red Light Running Operation in Niceville - February 9
Traffic Advisory: Mardi Gras Parade February 11
Feb. 2: Sheriff Announces Employees of the Year
Feb. 2: Search Warrant Results in Drug Arrests 


Jan. 24: Murder Suspect Found in California 
Jan. 22: Suspect Sought in Wright Homicide 
Jan. 21: Wright Homicide Investigation
Jan. 11:Two Charged with Shooting into FWB Home 
Jan. 11: FWB Man Arrested for Sexual Battery on a Child 
Jan. 6: Second Arrest Made in Home Invasion Robbery 
Jan. 5: Operation Hard Rock Results in Drug Arrests 

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