Author Archives: Christopher Henderson

Pensacola Woman Arrested for Stealing From Seven Disabled Adults

09/09/2016 An employee with a Pensacola group home is charged with stealing more than $12,000.00 from several of the facility’s disabled residents. Penny Williams, 43 of Pensacola, FL, while employed by Capstone Group Homes, allegedly stole more than $12,000 from seven different residents between April and June 2016, according to a news release on September 7th from Attorney General Pam ...

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DHSMV Conducts Commercial Vehicle Brake Safety Week

DHSMV Conducts Commercial Vehicle Brake Safety Week ~ Brake safety and other outreach and enforcement September 11 – September 17 ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is recognizing Brake Safety Week as part of Operation Air Brake. Operation Air Brake is an ongoing effort by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) dedicated ...

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50th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour

The 50th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour will be held Tuesday October 4, beginning at the Santa Rosa County Extension office located at 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton.  This event will provide another great tour of the agricultural community and working farms for the citizens of Santa Rosa County. “Santa Rosa County has long been a state leader in ...

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Semi Catches Fire After Collision on Interstate 10

09/09/2016 A semi tanker containing 8,100 gallons of methanol ruptured and caught fire after the driver fell asleep and struck the concrete barrier wall on Interstate 10 near the Avalon Blvd exit early Friday morning. On September 9, 2016 at approximately 1:22 AM, 29 year old Kevin Davis on Milton, FL was eastbound on Interstate 10 in a 2017 Mack semi tanker. ...

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Semi Overturns on SR 85 Near Lewis Turner Blvd Causing Traffic Problems

09/09/2016 A tractor trailer hauling tree debris overturned on SR 85 just north of Lewis Turner Blvd after failing to negotiate the turn correctly. On September 9, 2016 at approximately 10:06 AM, James Bengton, of DeFuniak Springs, FL, was traveling eastbound on Lewis Turner Blvd in a 1999 Freightliner tractor trailer hauling tree debris. While in the outside left turn ...

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Phone Left At Bar Leads To Burglary Arrest

09/09/2016 Two burglary suspects are behind bars after one of them left their phone at a bar in Freeport. On May 25th Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary at a home on Woodlawn Road where a firearm, Play Station, jewelry, tools, and other items were taken. Just three days following the incident a cell phone was left at ...

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FWB Master Police Officer Justified in Fatal Shooting

September 8, 2016 State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit, Bill Eddins, announced today that the Office of the State Attorney has completed its review of the June 19, 2016 shooting death of Anthony Ford which occurred in Fort Walton Beach. Ford was shot by Fort Walton Beach Police officer Travis Sailor while he was responding to a noise complaint ...

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Walton County Sheriff’s Office K9 “Drago” to Receive Body Armor

September 8, 2016 Walton County, Fla— Walton County Sheriff’s Office K9 Drago will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Drago’s vest is sponsored by an Anonymous Donor and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of those loved and lost in Orlando”. Delivery is ...

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State Road 285 to close for mission Sept. 12-16 and Sept. 19-21

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The 96th Test Wing will conduct testing on the Eglin range complex requiring the closure of State Road 285. Testing will take place the week of Sept. 12-16 and Sept. 19-21.  The road should not be closed more than approximately 90 minutes at a time, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. each ...

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Shalimar Woman Charged With Aggravated Child Abuse While High On Heroin

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman on charges of aggravated child abuse in connection with injuries suffered by a five month old baby. Investigators say 25-year old Ashley Carnley was high on heroin when she violently shook the infant at her home at 806 Massachusetts Avenue in Fort Walton Beach May 31st. The baby, who had facial ...

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