Author Archives: Christopher Henderson

Crestview Woman in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Car

September 14, 2016 A 53 year old Crestview woman was airlifted to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle late Tuesday night. The Crestview Police Department is currently investigating a traffic crash involving a pedestrian that occurred last night, September 13, 2016 at approximately 9:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 90 (James Lee Boulevard) ...

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Do You Know Where I Am? Need Some Extra Cash?

  Submit a Web Tip Wanted As Of: 08/18/2016 Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault, False Imprisonment & Obstructing Justice Name: Dave Lee Carty Alias: Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Age: DOB: 01/12/1986 Height: 6ft 3in Weight: 150 lbs Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Carty`s last known address was on Washington Avenue in Valparaiso. Warrant: Valparaiso Police Department   Submit a Web Tip Wanted ...

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Green Frog Murder Suspect’s Year on the Run Officially Over!

9/13/16 A tip to Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers helped end nearly a year on the lam by a man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting August 9th, 2015 at the New Green Frog on Okaloosa Island. In September 2015, the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office had issued a murder warrant for former Crestview resident Jordan Christopher Reeves in connection with ...

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WCSO K9 “FARGO” Receives Bullet and Stab Protective Vest

September 13, 2016 Walton County, Fla— The Walton County Sheriff’s Office K9 Faro has received a ballistic vest thanks to a nonprofit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and Desman and Jamie Carter of Cartercraft Roofing, Inc. located in Santa Rosa Beach, FL.  The vest has been embroidered with the sentiment “Desma & Jaimie Carter & Cartercraft Roofing Cares 4 ...

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Pensacola Man Sentenced to 25 Years as a Habitual Felony Offender

September 12, 2016 State Attorney Bill Eddins announced that Jeremy Brandon Stinson was sentenced today by Circuit Judge Paul Rasmussen as a Habitual Felony Offender and Prison Releasee Reoffender to 25 years in state prison. Stinson will serve 15 years of the 25 year sentence day for day. Stinson was convicted on August 5, 2016 by an Escambia County Jury ...

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Appeals Court Affirms Attorney General Bondi’s Efforts to Shut Down Tech Scam

September 13, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—The doors will remain shuttered at a scam tech support company following a decision by the Fourth District Court of Appeal that keeps in place an earlier circuit’s ruling granting Attorney General Bondi’s motion seeking to preliminarily enjoin E-Racer Tech, LLC and owner, James N. Veser from doing business and freezing assets. Consumer complaints allege that ...

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September Gardening & Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale

September 12, 2016 by Larry Williams As we move into September, we can expect some relief from summer’s heat and humidity. This change offers a time to possibly catch up on landscape jobs. September also offers a favorable time to purchase and plant some landscape plants. And the Okaloosa County Master Gardeners can assist with this. They are holding a ...

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Former Walton County Planning Director Pleas to Perjury Charges

September 12, 2016 Bill Eddins, State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit, announced today that Patsy D. Blackshear, the former Planning Director for the Walton County Planning Department, entered a plea as charged to Perjury in an Official Proceeding and Perjury in an Unofficial Proceeding. There was no plea agreement, and the Office of State Attorney recommended an Adjudication of ...

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Suicidal Man Who Wanted To Die By Cop Is Safely Taken Into Custody Without Harm

September 11, 2016 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— A man armed with a butcher knife and threatening suicide is taken into custody without injury Sunday night. Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the suspect’s home on Markon Boulevard in Santa Rosa Beach just after 6 o’clock. Deputies had been to the home Saturday on two separate occasions. On Sunday ...

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Governor Rick Scott Issues Proclamation for Patriot Day

09/11/2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the following proclamation recognizing Sunday, September 11, as Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance. Governor Scott also directed the flags of the United States of America and the State of Florida to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, at all local and state buildings, installations and ...

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