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Suspects in Rash of Rental Property Burglaries Nabbed by OCSO

ARREST REPORTS Two suspects in a rash of vacation property burglaries are now in custody after crashing a stolen car while being pursued by Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies Wednesday. Charges are pending in multiple burglary and fraud related cases. The...

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OCSO Arrests Armed Robbery Suspect

DEMONS ARREST REPORT The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect who pulled a gun on a Good Samaritan giving him a ride to a restaurant last month. The victim told OCSO deputies he was approached by a man at the Shalimar Tom Thumb May 24th. He says the...

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Masked Men Bungle Blow Torch ATM Burglary Attempt

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is working to track down two men who tried to use a blow torch to get into an ATM machine on the second floor of the Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. A worker who came to service the machine the next morning found burn marks on the...

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FWB Man Charged with Aggravated Battery & False Imprisonment

CHAMBERLAIN ARREST REPORT The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Fort Walton Beach man in connection with the false imprisonment and battery of his girlfriend. 28-year old Blaise Khamisi Albertie Chamberlain was arrested yesterday at Fort Walton Beach...

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Shalimar Robbery Suspect Identified, Sought by OCSO

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has identified a suspect in connection to the robbery of a motorist in Shalimar last Friday. 23-year old Marqus Ladon Demons is being sought after he robbed a man at gunpoint after the man gave him a ride. The victim told Okaloosa...

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Second Drowning in Less than a Week

Update: The man who drowned Friday in the Gulf of Mexico has been identified as 63-year old Rogelio Moreno Gaitan of Lawrenceville, Georgia. Family member say he had been swimming by himself. Less than a week after a 65 year old Jackson Mississippi man drowned in the...

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OCSO Investigating Armed Robbery

A motorist from Walton County giving a man a ride in Shalimar says the passenger then tried to rob him at gunpoint. The victim told Okaloosa County Sheriff’s deputies he was approached at the Tom Thumb by a man who asked for a ride, saying he was hungry and homeless....

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OCSO Arrests Seven in Shooting Death of FWB Teen

ARREST REPORT Seven people were arrested today by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a drug deal gone bad which resulted in the death of an innocent bystander May 20th. The seven individuals charged with third degree murder range in age from 17 to...

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Teens Charged with Armed Robbery & Kidnapping

ARREST REPORTS The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged two 16 year olds with armed robbery and kidnapping in connection with a scheme to obtain marijuana cartridges May 20th. Celeste Templin of Shalimar and Niriah Rudolph of Fort Walton Beach were arrested...

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OCSO Investigating Teen’s Murder

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies responding to a call of shots fired in the Fort Walton Beach last night found a 19-year old male on the ground beside a fence with a gunshot wound to the chest. Cordell Smart of Dona Avenue was later pronounced dead at Fort...

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Drowning Victim Identified

A man who died after being found unconscious in the Gulf of Mexico Saturday has been identified as 65 year old Richard Montague of Jackson, Mississippi. Deputies say Montague was swimming with a friend out towards the second sand bar behind 770 Gulf Shores Drive...

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Suspected Drowning in Destin

Suspected drowning: An unconscious man pulled from the Gulf of Mexico this afternoon later passed away at the Destin Emergency Room. The 911 call from near Sandpiper Cove off Gulf Shore Drive in Destin came in around 3:24. The man had been found floating face down and...

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Convicted Felon Found with AR-15 & Methamphetamine

LAWRENCE ARREST REPORT An alert Okaloosa County Sheriff’s supervisor who spotted a Crestview man wanted on a charge of felony violation of probation at a gas station in Milligan later captured him when he tried to make his escape. When a traffic stop was made on Dead...

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Crestview Teen Arrested Again for Possession of a Weapon

IMANI ARREST REPORT A 15-year old Crestview teen arrested in March for possession of a firearm on school property was arrested again today, this time on charges of carrying a concealed firearm, possession of a weapon or ammo by a delinquent, and resisting arrest...

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Shooting Victim Recovering

A Crestview area man is recovering after being shot following an argument Sunday outside a home on Smokey Branch Road. 45-year old Tim Holt suffered a wound to the left arm. The bullet then reportedly traveled into his left side. He was taken to an area hospital for...

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OCSO Investigating Crestview Area Shooting

A Crestview area man was awake and breathing after being shot during a fight at a home on Smokey Branch Road this afternoon. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. 45-year old Tim Holt suffered a wound to the left arm. The bullet then reportedly...

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Man Arrested After Battering Pregnant Girlfriend

TOOMER ARREST REPORT The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on seven felony charges and one misdemeanor this morning after he hit his pregnant girlfriend, shoved her teenage brother, and displayed a firearm during an argument. 37-year old Dennis Toomer...

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Two Arrested After Vehicle Search Turns up Meth & Weapons

ARREST REPORTS Two people were arrested on drug and weapons charges this morning after a search of their vehicle turned up loaded weapons, methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana. Deputies made contact with Fort Walton Beach residents 31-year old Nicole McAndrew and...

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Shots Fired Hit Car & Residence, No Injuries Reported

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s deputies responding to a call of multiple gunshots being fired found shell casings outside a home on Fairview Drive in the Fort Walton Beach area May 1st. No one was injured in the incident, which took place around 6:30 p.m., but a bullet...

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