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Crestview Mayor Appoints Chief & Deputy Chief of Police

December 7, 2018 Crestview, FL — Mayor David Cadle announced Friday that Deputy Police Chief Jamie Grant will drop the “deputy” in his title, to become the county seat’s chief of police, effective immediately. At the same time, Mayor Cadle appointed Officer Lisa Sprague, the department’s former records custodian and current director of professional standards and ethics, to the position ...

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OCSO Arrests Two In Theft Of Murder Victim’s Vehicle, Investigation Continues

November 20, 2018 Fort Walton Beach, FL – The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has taken two people into custody in connection with the theft of a murder victim’s car last Sunday. Deputies located 46-year old Jarod Skiles and 25-year old Mary Mulcahey Monday night walking in the area of Eglin Parkway and South Avenue. Skiles attempted to run from deputies ...

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OCSO Seeks Person of Interest, Victim’s Car in FWB Homicide

November 19, 2018 Fort Walton Beach, FL – The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a person of interest in the apparent beating death of a Fort Walton Beach area woman. The body of 47-year old Michele Lemmo was discovered by her roommate inside their residence at 510 Union Street, Lot 7, around 7 p.m. Sunday. The OCSO is ...

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Victim Identified In Suspected Homicide

November 19, 2018 Fort Walton Beach, FL – A woman whose body was found with suspicious circumstances inside her Fort Walton Beach area mobile home is identified as 47 year old Michele Lemmo. Lemmo’s roommate at 510 Union Street Lot 7 said she came home around 7 p.m. Sunday and was unable to get into the residence. After forcing her ...

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OCSO Investigating Suspicious Death

November 19, 2018 Fort Walton Beach, FL – The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman’s body was found last night at her home on Union Street under suspicious circumstances. Deputies were called to Lot 7 at 510 Union Street around 7 p.m. Sunday after the woman’s roommate had to force her way into the trailer, where she ...

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Teenage Mom Stabbed To Death By Baby’s Father

November 19, 2018 Destin, FL – A 22-year old man is charged in connection with the stabbing death of his son’s mother last night in Destin. Kevin Ordonez-Garcia was located shortly after the stabbing by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office as he walked along Harbor Boulevard. His clothes were covered with blood. Deputies had been called to an apartment at ...

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Crestview Public Safety Come Together to Help The Citizens They Serve & Protect

November 17, 2018 Crestview, FL – Today, Crestview police officers and firefighters came together to assist with cleaning a citizen’s yard on Alabama Street in Crestview. The yard was extremely overgrown with bushes and weeds, leading to the need for some tender loving care. It all began when our first responders responded to an emergency at the home several weeks ago ...

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Crestview Teen Charged With Threatening To Shoot Another Student

November 14, 2018 Crestview, FL – A Crestview High School student was arrested this morning following an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office investigation into alleged threats against another student. 15-year old Drew Williams is charged with making a false report concerning the use of a firearm in a violent manner against a person. A witness says Williams threatened during a Facetime ...

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Alleged Abduction, Rape Not substantiated. Social Media Reposts Raise Alarm Over Unreported Incident

Crestview, FL — The Crestview Police Department has received multiple inquiries regarding a social media post purporting to warn of an alleged rape in the parking lot of a local business. However, no rape reports have been received by the police. The Friday afternoon post on the “Crestview Crimes and Break-Ins” Facebook page alleged “a friend of our roommate was ...

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