Author Archives: Christopher Henderson

A Crestview Man That Fled From Deputies in A High Speed Chase and Wrecked Is Finally Behind Bars After Stealing An Air Soft Pistol From Wal-Mart

March 26, 2018 Crestview, FL – A Crestview man facing OCSO warrants for reckless driving and fleeing from law enforcement before crashing into a wall, was found and arrested on those charges and others after attempting to steal an Air Soft Pistol, a knife, and other items from Walmart two days later. On March 23rd Deputies were dispatched to the area ...

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Okaloosa and Walton County Traffic Alert

Okaloosa / Walton Counties, FL – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Okaloosa County and Walton Counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities. Okaloosa County Interstate 10 (I-10) Resurfacing from East of County Road 189 (Holt/ Mile Marker 45) to West of the Yellow River- Intermittent westbound, inside lane restrictions from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, March ...

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Crestview Area Man Finds Burglar Taking a Shower in his Home

March 24, 2018 Crestview, FL – A Crestview man held a burglary suspect at gunpoint Thursday night after arriving home from work to find his back door broken in with a cinder block and a strange man showering in his bathroom. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged 28-year old Cameron Tobias of Pensacola with burglary, petty theft, and criminal mischief ...

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Legendary Marine executives accused of stealing hundreds of thousands from business

March 22, 2018 Two former executives from Legendary Marine, LLC and a spouse are facing racketeering and organized fraud charges. According to a press release from the office of State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit, Bill Eddins, Andrew Crisp, Fred Pace and his wife, Leslie Pace are facing criminal charges after a joint investigation was launched by the State ...

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14 Year old Charged with Taking Mom’s Car and Carrying a Concealed Weapon

March 22, 2108 Fort Walton Beach, FL – A traffic stop shortly before midnight last night led to multiple charges against the 14-year old driver. An Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted a car with no tag lights around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday on Navy Street. The driver turned out to be 14-year old Eian Wilson of Fort Walton Beach, who ...

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Teen Colony In The Woods’ Is Just A Rumor

March 22, 2018 Crestview, FL — It may sound like a story from a supermarket tabloid or maybe a sequel to “Lord of the Flies,” but investigators from the Crestview Police Department assure residents there is no feral colony of five dozen homeless teens living in the woods somewhere in the city. “We’re not sure how the rumor started, but we can ...

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Health Advisory Issued For Rocky Bayou State Park

March 21, 2018 Ft. Walton Beach, Fla – The Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) conducts bi-weekly saltwater beach water quality monitoring at 11 sites through the Healthy Beaches Monitoring Program. Samples are collected from March through the end of October. The water samples are analyzed for enteric bacteria (enterococci) that normally inhabit the intestinal tract of humans and animals and ...

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WCSO Posse Volunteers More Than 9,545 Hours In 2017

March 21, 2018 Walton County, Fla — At the end of 2017 the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Posse will have volunteered more than 9,500 hours to the community it serves. The 18 member unit tallied 9,545 hours total contributing approximately $216,000 worth of value to Walton County in the way of public safety. That number is according to the latest ...

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Holt Woman Admits Hitting Live In Boyfriend in Head with Hammer Multiple Times

March 21, 2018 Holt, FL – A Holt man says an argument with his live-in girlfriend ended with her picking up a hammer from the floorboard of their car and striking him in the head several times. 28-year old Megan Ostman is charged with aggravated battery in connection with the incident which took place around five p.m. off Log Lake Road on ...

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FWC Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report 2/16/2018 – 2/22/2018

March 20, 2018 Escambia County Officer Land was on patrol at Pensacola Beach conducting resource inspections and approached an individual who was surf fishing on the beach. A large tail was protruding from a five-gallon bucket filled with water near the subject. The red drum was over the maximum size of 27 inches. The fish was released to the water ...

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