Author Archives: Christopher Henderson

A Shalimar Woman Who Claimed She Shot Her Husband In Self-Defense Is Now Charged With Murder

November 18, 2017 Shalimar, FL –  A charge of second degree murder has been added to the tampering with evidence charge filed against a Shalimar woman who shot her husband, then hid his duct-taped body behind a brick wall she built in a downstairs closet. Barbara Wozniak, age 65, was served the murder warrant late Friday night at the Okaloosa ...

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Wife Charged with Tampering with Evidence in Suspicious Death Investigation

November 17, 2017 Shalimar, FL – A Shalimar woman at the center of a suspicious death investigation has been charged with tampering with evidence by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called to the home of 65-year old Barbara Wozniak at 86 10th Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night after receiving a call about a possible homicide. Wozniak’s adult ...

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One Suspect Arrested, Another One Wanted In Connection With October Amber Alert

November 17, 2017 Walton County, Fla— An arrest has been made in connection with an Amber Alert issued out of Walton County in October. Paul Lewis Vaughan, 39, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following an investigation into the incident on October 28th where he and Joseph Harding, 35, entered a home on Otter Pond Road taking ...

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Man Driving 80 Mph in a 30 MPH Zone Faces Multiple Charges after Attempted Getaway

November 17, 2017 Destin, FL – An Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy who tried to pull over a man driving 80 miles an hour in a residential area says the driver not only refused to stop, but committed a hit and run, wrecked his car, and was then found to have cocaine in his possession. Around 7 a.m. Friday morning, an ...

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OCSO Investigating Death of Inmate At County Jail in Crestview

November 17, 2017 Crestview, FL – The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an in-custody death of an inmate at the jail in Crestview early this morning. Thirty-one-year-old Nathaniel Harrison Edwards of 11 Hardie Lane had been arrested shortly after midnight by the Fort Walton Beach Police Department on an outstanding warrant of felony battery – domestic violence. During a ...

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Subject Arrested For Drugs While Speeding Through Active Robbery Investigation

November 16, 2017 Navarre, FL – On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, just after 10:00 pm, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a robbery at the 3000 block of Barlow Road in Navarre. Deputies arrived on scene and the suspect was not located. No one was injured during the course of the robbery. The ...

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County Dump Truck Driver Arrested For Official Misconduct

November 17, 2017 Walton County, Fla— A Walton County Public Works employee is arrested after stealing asphalt and falsifying activity logs while working as a dump truck driver. In early November, a report was filed with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office by a county employee regarding the misconduct of Brian James Walters, 37. The report claimed Walters was telling co-workers ...

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OCSO Investigating Suspicious Death in Shalimar

November 16, 2017 Shalimar, FL – The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death in Shalimar. Deputies were called to a townhome at 86th 10th Avenue around midnight after receiving a call from a family member. OCSO investigators located a body inside the home and have been working to process the scene and interview several individuals. An autopsy is scheduled for ...

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Walton County Human Resources Director Arrested For Insurance Fraud

November 17, 2017 Walton County, Fla— The Human Resources Director for Walton County has been arrested for insurance fraud following an investigation by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Financial Services Bureau of Insurance Fraud. On October 17th WCSO was notified of potential insurance fraud involving an employee within the Walton County Human Resources department. An ...

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Fort Walton Beach Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison For Robbing Convenience Store

November 16, 2017 Fort Walton Beach, FL – A Fort Walton Beach Man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in the February 2017 robbery of a convenience store on Race Track Rd. The charges arose on February 1, 2017 when Mark Alvin Nelson, Jr. walked into the AOC Food Mart located at 306 Racetrack Road ...

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