for immediate release
October 29, 2003

N E W S   R E L E A S E

Three individuals have been arrested after the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office Community Policing Unit and the Okaloosa County Multi-Agency Drug Task Force served a search warrant on Okaloosa Island on Friday, October 24, 2003. The search warrant was obtained as a result of the investigation in recent weeks aided by information from citizens and confidential sources. 

Cocaine in "crack' form, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were seized during the service of the search warrant at 760 Seahorse Avenue.

 Arrested at the address were Christopher Bradley Chavis (pictured top left), age 37 (05-26-66), of 760 Seahorse Avenue, Okaloosa Island; Michael Wayne Brooks (pictured right), age 43 (11-15-59), of 6 Ramona Lane, Mary Esther; and Michael Labron Short (pictured bottom left), age 35 (12-12-67), of 9126 Deer Lane, Navarre.

Michael Labron Short is also charged with possession of ecstasy.


for more information contact Catherine Dokey, Community Relations Coordinator

(850) 651-7153