Author Archives: Christopher Henderson

Three meetings of the Crestview City Council are on tap for this evening and tonight.

Monday, September 26, 2016 Three meetings of the Crestview City Council are on tap for this evening and tonight. At 5:15 PM, there will be Public Hearings, and adoption of the 2017 Proposed Budget and the property tax  millage rate required to fund the budgeted amount. At 5:30 PM, a special meeting of the Council which will include action on one ordinance, and two resolutions dealing with ...

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Zika Virus and Mosquito Control – Recommendations for Beekeepers and Rural Landowners

Sunday September 25, 2016 by Judy Biss By now you have probably heard about Zika Virus that is transmitted by mosquitoes.  As a beekeeper, you may be concerned about the safety of your bees during pesticide treatments to control mosquitoes.  As a rural landowner, you probably have more places where mosquitoes can live and lay their eggs than a homeowner who ...

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DON’T BE SCAMMED!

Sunday, September 25, 2016 DeFuniak Springs, FL – Scammers posing as IRS Agents, Federal Investigators, and other Officials are still trying to swindle you out of your hard earned money. Don’t fall for it! Ask them to send you the information in writing by mail to the address they have on file. If the caller asks for your address, then ...

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Motorcyclist in Critical Condition after being thrown from bike

Sunday, September 25, 2016 Santa Rosa Beach, FL – A motorcyclist is in critical condition after the front tire of the motorcycle he was riding popped up in the air and he was thrown from his bike. At approximately 7pm Saturday night, 50 year old Robert Willard Pulley of Kingwood Harris, TX was westbound on US Highway 98 between East ...

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Family Hopes for Closure in 32 Year Old Crestview Murder

Sunday September 25, 2016 Today marks 32 years since the disappearance of 24-year old Linda Kay Carroll of Crestview. The young mother of two who was last seen at her home on Kingston Road the night of September 25 1984. Investigators found the bedsheets missing on her bed and human hair on a striker plate of a doorjamb. At the time ...

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Victim of Early Morning Stabbing in Freeport has Died

Saturday, September 24, 2016 Freeport, Fla— The victim of a stabbing early Friday morning has died. 26 year old Sandy James Berlin of Alabama has succumbed to injuries he received after he was stabbed during an altercation. During the early morning hours on Friday, September 23, 2016, Sandy James Berlin and 26 year old Jefferson Charles Michael Helton of Cantonment, FL ...

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Destin Man Charged with Shooting Handgun inside Destin Tattoo Shop

September 23, 2016 A Destin resident has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after witnesses say he fired a gun at another man inside a Destin tattoo business. 48-year old Gabriel Spencer of 277 Twin Lakes Lane was located at his home shortly after the incident was reported Friday afternoon. Victim Christopher Caupp of Ohio says he ...

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Oct. 11, 2016 is Final Day for registration to Vote in General Election

Friday, September 23, 2016 Paul Lux, the Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections, would like to make voters aware of the Registration Books Closing date of October 11, 2016 for the November 8, 2016 General Election. All new registrations must be submitted to either Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections office by October 11. Address changes and other updates are always welcome ...

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Pensacola Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Making False Statements in Investigation of ISIL-Related Postings

September 23, 2016 PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – Robert Blake Jackson, 31, of Pensacola, pled guilty today to making materially false statements in a federal investigation. The guilty plea was announced by Christopher P. Canova, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. In October 2014, Jackson’s Facebook profile contained comments, photos, and videos expressing support for extremist terrorist groups such ...

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Pensacola Attorney / CPA indicted for Federal Tax Crimes

September 23, 2016 PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – James R.J. Scheltema, 56, of Pensacola, made an initial appearance today in the U.S. District Court in Pensacola after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging him with filing false tax returns and tax evasion. The indictment was announced by Christopher P. Canova, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. The ...

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