Local and State News

Milton Middle School Student Arrested For Bring Fake Bomb To School

March 2, 2018 Milton, FL – On February 27, 2018, School Resource Officer’s with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office received information that a student was at King Middle School in Milton claiming to have a bomb. Upon investigating the incident, it was revealed 13 year old Caleb Grant had brought a cellphone battery pack and was walking up to ...

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Navarre Student Arrested For Sending Social Media Message Wanting to Blow Up School and Shoot Up His House

March 2, 2018 Navarre, FL – A Navarre student has been arrested for sending a message on social media stating he wanted to blow up the school and shoot up his house. On February 28, 2018 A text was sent from an Instagram account to a group of students stating, “any of yall know tamers number i need some bombs to blow ...

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Narcotics Unit Search Warrant Leads to a Convicted Felon with Drugs and Guns

March 2, 2018 Fort Walton Beach, FL – An undercover operation by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit led to a search warrant that turned up cocaine, methamphetamine, loaded weapons, an “owe sheet”, and more. The search warrant was executed Thursday at 820 Gibson Road, Lot 10 in Fort Walton Beach, the home of 34-year old Toddrick Robinson – ...

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Baker Man Charged with Hitting Roommate with Hatchet

March 2, 2018 Baker, FL – A Baker man is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon for hitting his roommate in the arm with a hatchet Thursday night. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a home on State Road 4 around 10 p.m. for an altercation involving alcohol. 54-year old Samuel Ray Brunson Jr. got into an ...

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Traffic Stop Leads to Six Felony Charges for Destin Man

March 2, 2018 Fort Walton Beach, FL – A traffic stop early Friday morning by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit led to guns, heroin, and methamphetamine in the possession of a convicted felon. 34-year old Matthew Christopher Herring of Sandalwood Drive in Destin was spotted on Beal Parkway around one a.m. driving a motorcycle with no tag lights ...

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New Officers Join CPD

March 2, 2018 Crestview, FL — In a short Warriors Hall ceremony Wednesday morning, Mayor David Cadle swore in two new Crestview Police officers, including a cadet currently completing the law enforcement academy at Northwest Florida State College’s Criminal Justice program and a former U.S. Air Force MP. Police cadet Justin Wallen was formerly a manager at the south Crestview ...

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CHELCO CEO Recognized for International Efforts

March 1, 2018 DeFuniak Springs, Fla – The CEO of a Florida electric cooperative was recognized Tuesday for his contribution to international development. Steve Rhodes, CEO of CHELCO received the 2018 International Award from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). The International Award recognizes exceptional dedication to the development of international communities through electrification, cooperative development and global commitment. ...

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CVS Robbery Suspect Traced to Knoxville, Tennessee

March 1, 2018 Walton County, Fla — A man responsible for wiping out a pharmacy’s entire supply of oxycodone during a robbery in Walton County is traced to Knoxville, Tennessee. On Monday, December 11, 2017, Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call regarding a robbery at a CVS pharmacy in Miramar Beach. Witnesses told investigators that a ...

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Crestview Man Brings Gun Inside Twin Hills Park After Getting Upset Over Basketball Game

March 1, 2018 Crestview, FL — A 19-year-old Crestview man has been arrested after he brandished a loaded handgun at Twin Hills Park Gymnasium after getting upset over a basketball game. According to a Crestview Police Department arrest report, Malique Dejon Gainer, of Crestview FL. Was playing basketball at Twin Hills Park Gymnasium on Wednesday evening and got upset. Gainer ...

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Suspicious Vehicle in Crestview Cul-De-Sac Results in Drug Arrest

March 1, 2018 Story by Brian Hughes, Public Information Officer for CPD Crestview, FL — A resident call about a suspicious vehicle not only resulted in the arrest of the man in the driver’s seat on multiple drug charges, but also put a damper on a romantic interlude about to commence. Crestview Police responded to a Wednesday evening call about ...

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