Local and State News

Walton County Fire Rescue Knocks Down Residential Fire Alongside Argyle Volunteers

October 19, 2017 Ponce De Leon, Fla – Firefighters respond to a residential fire on White Creek Road and discover a fully engulfed structure. Fortunately, no one was home at the time of the blaze and no injuries were reported. Within minutes of the call at 8:33pm on October 16th Walton County Fire Rescue crews along with Argyle Volunteer Fire arrived ...

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Florida Air National Guard Colonel Convicted of Attempted Enticement Of A Child

October 19, 2017 Panama City, FL  – Michael Shawn Garrett, 45, of Panama City Beach, Florida, a colonel in the Florida Air National Guard, was convicted of attempted enticement of a minor for sex on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. The trial lasted two days and was held in the U.S. District Court in Panama City. In May 2017, undercover investigators conducted an ...

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Crestview Man Charged with Beating Child, Breaking Woman’s Nose

Crestview, FL – A Crestview man on felony probation for aggravated battery on a pregnant victim is now charged with beating a former girlfriend as well as a young child under the age of five. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged 35-year old Marcus Mitchell with domestic violence battery, child abuse, tampering with a victim, resisting an officer without ...

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Navarre Teenager Arrested For Sending Threats Over Social Media

October 11, 2017 Navarre, FL – Brandon Lee Hawkins, a fifteen year old from Navarre, was arrested today and charged with two counts of Intimidation / Write Send Threats to Kill or Injure, a 2nd Degree Felony and one count of Disturbing Peace / Interfere with School / Admin Function, a 2nd Degree Misdemeanor, following an October 4th incident at ...

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Two Teens Charged With Aggravated Battery With A Chicken Bone

October 11, 2017 Crestview, FL – Two detainees at a Department of Juvenile Justice facility in Crestview have been charged with attacking another teen who says he was stabbed in the face with a chicken bone. The 17 year old victim suffered several broken ribs in the October 8th attack in a lunchroom at 4448 Straight Line Road. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested ...

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Deputy Bit by Dog While Serving Warrant

October 10, 2017 Milton, FL – On 10-9-17, Deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office were at 4367 Woodville Road in Milton to serve a felony arrest warrant on Nickole Trappman. While on scene, Nickole was observed running into the home. Her husband David began to interfere with the deputies outside the home. He was given lawful commands several ...

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Exotic Pet Amnesty Day set for Oct. 14 in Fort Walton Beach

October 10, 2017 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park are holding an Exotic Pet Amnesty Day event on Saturday, Oct. 14, in Fort Walton Beach. People may surrender their exotic pets at the event, whether they are being kept legally or illegally, without penalty or cost. The Exotic Pet Amnesty Program offers a ...

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Over a thousand without power, CHELCO responding

October 8, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, FL – CHELCO (Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative)  crews are responding to widespread power outages throughout their service area in Walton, Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties. Due to tropical storm conditions resulting from Hurricane Nate, approximately 1,600 CHELCO members experienced power outages in over 65 separate locations. CHELCO crews worked through the night and continue to restore power ...

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Crestview Preacher Foils Car Theft

October 6, 2017 Crestview, FL  — A would-be Crestview car thief is in Okaloosa County Jail facing charges of vehicle theft and battery following a Friday morning incident. Presumably while in jail, the suspect will have the opportunity to reflect on a newly learned commandment. Thou shall not steal a vehicle from a preacher who’s a former sheriff’s deputy. Crestview ...

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Navarre High School Threat

October 5, 2017 Navarre, FL – On October 4, 2017, Deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office received information related to a specific threat to students at Navarre High School over social media. Immediately, investigators began piecing this puzzle together. During the course of the investigation, It was determined the student who wrote these threats did so under another students ...

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