Author Archives: Christopher Henderson

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Undersheriff

Retired FBI agent Steve Harker has come on board as the new Undersheriff at the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, replacing former Undersheriff Don Adams. Harker joins the OCSO after 24 years with the FBI, serving as a Special Agent in multiple capacities ranging from investigating drug trafficking cartels and white collar crimes, to working violent crimes, domestic terrorism, civil rights ...

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Escambia county Man Convicted of Lewd and Lascivious Molestation of a Victim 12 or under

September 26, 2016 State Attorney Bill Eddins announced that on September 23, 2016, an Escambia County jury convicted Gregory McLean of one count of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation (Victim Less than 12 years of age, Offender over 18 years of age) and one count of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation (Victim 12 years of age or older but less than 16 ...

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FWB Man Lied About Being Stabbed In An Attempt To Get Back With Girlfriend: Jailed Suspect to be Set Free

Monday, September 26, 2016 On Tuesday, September 20th, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Patrol deputies responded to a stabbing incident at 1599 Hunt Club St (Heather Glen Apartments). 19 year old Aaron Rodriguez was found to be the victim of a stabbing. Rodriguez advised that Lequalisha Markee Lewis was the suspect. Rodriguez claimed Lewis followed him to the above location and ...

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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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