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Holt Man is Charged With Negligent Manslaughter Following Domestic Incident

Thursday, August 26, 2021 Holt, FL — A Holt man is charged with negligent manslaughter following a domestic incident at his home on Wilkerson Bluff Rd. Wednesday night. Deputies with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office were called to 4314 Wilkerson Bluff Rd around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a male victim dead ...

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WCSO Investigators Exhume Body From Property In Crestview

Tuesday, August 25, 2021 Walton County, Fla — Walton County Sheriff’s Office has recovered a body from a shallow grave on a property in Crestview. The joint investigation with Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office kept investigators and crime scene technicians out into the early morning hours Wednesday on Chapperal Street. Investigators believe the body to be an adult male. In order ...

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Crestview Man Arrested in Connection with Saturday’s Homicide Investigation

Sunday, August 22, 2021 Crestview, FL — The Crestview Police Department has charged 37-year-old Johnny Lee Akins Jr. with Murder in connection with an incident that occurred on East Walnut yesterday. Akins is accused of shooting and killing 42-year-old James D. Matthews of Holt. After the incident, Akins transported the victim in his vehicle from the residence on East Walnut ...

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Murder Investigation Under Way in Crestview

Saturday, August 21, 2021 Crestview, FL — The Crestview Police Department is conducting a Murder Investigation in reference to an incident that occurred earlier this evening on East Walnut Avenue. According to a news release from the Crestview Police Department, the incident occurred on East Walnut Avenue around 4:30 p.m. this afternoon. A suspect was developed in the Murder investigation ...

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Crestview Man Arrested Twice Within Three Months for Fleeing From Law Enforcement

Saturday, August 21, 2021 Crestview, FL — Less than three months after a Crestview man led Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies on a high-speed chase that ended with his arrest, he faces several of the same charges in connection with an incident yesterday in Crestview that ended when he crashed his car. 34-year old Tremayne Devonte Drake is charged with ...

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Three People Shot, Two Life FLighted in Crestview Shooting

Thursday, July 15, 2021 Crestview, FL — A drug related shooting in Crestview results with three people being shot. According to a news release from the Crestview Police Department, officers responded to a shooting incident on Wednesday night shortly before 10:30 PM in the 1600 Block of East First Avenue. The release stated the first 911 call placed informed emergency personnel ...

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OCSO Seeks Suspect in Crestview Area Fatal Shooting and Carjacking (with photos)

Sunday, July 11, 2021 The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in connection with the July 10th fatal shooting of an 80-year-old Crestview man at Shoal River/Duggan Park south of Crestview. Johnny Ray Kirk, 22 years of age, of Santa Rosa Beach now has active OCSO warrants for homicide, carjacking, grand theft of a motor vehicle, possession ...

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Man Sought for Questioning in Crestview Area Homicide

Saturday, July 10, 2021 The OCSO is looking for 22-year old Johnny Ray Kirk for questioning in connection with a homicide that took place around 1:30 p.m. this afternoon at the Shoal River Wayside Park, also known as Duggan Park, off State Road 85 south of Crestview. Kirk may be driving a 2007 red Nissan pickup with Florida tag PZHL01. ...

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Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Apparent Homicide at Wayside Park in Crestview.

Saturday, July 10, 2021 The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to Wayside Park, also known as Duggan Park, located at Shoal River just south of Crestview city limits, at approximately 1:30 this afternoon in reference to a 911 call of a possible deceased person. The caller, who called 911, informed the sheriff’s office of a male on the ground covered ...

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