Local and State News

Niceville HS School Resource Officer Named Top SRO in State

July 10, 2017 The School Resource Officer serving Niceville High School has just been announced as the Florida Association of School Resource Officer’s SRO of the Year! Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Demeika McClendon received the honor on July 10th at the 38th Annual FASRO Training Conference underway in Orlando Florida. “We could not be more proud of Deputy McClendon ...

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Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Busier Than Normal During 4th of July

The 4th of July is always one of the busiest times in Okaloosa County with tens of thousands of visitors pouring in to enjoy the Emerald Coast. It’s also exceptionally busy for the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, as the numbers below show. Here’s a sample of some of the calls for service received from June 30th through July 6th:   ...

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Crestview City Council to Discuss Medical Marijuana, Easements for Access Roads and Traffic Impact Fees Among Other Items of Business Tonight at 6 PM

July 10, 2017 Crestview, FL – Tonight at 6:00 p.m. the regular Second Monday meeting of the Crestview City Council will be held at City Hall. The Consent Agenda includes approval of various agreements, contracts, and payment of invoices. There is approval of a contract for approximately $175,000 for asphalt overlay involving ten street locations in the City; approval of a contract for a traffic signal ...

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Okaloosa and Walton County Traffic Alert

July 9, 2017 Crestview, FL – Drivers will encounter traffic variations on the following state roads in Okaloosa and Walton counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities. Okaloosa County  State Road (S.R.) 145 (Perry Avenue) Resurfacing from U.S. 98 to Eglin Parkway– Intermittent lane closures between Elgin Parkway and Miracle Strip Parkway from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Sunday, July 9 through ...

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Free Women’s and Adult Saltwater Fishing Clinics coming up in Panama City Beach

July 9, 2017 Panama City Beach, FL – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting a Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic in Panama City Beach on July 22 and an Adult Saltwater Fishing Clinic for both women and men 18 years or older on July 23. The free, day-long clinics are from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at St. Andrews State Park, 4607 State ...

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Discovery of Suspicious Item Closes Destin Nature Walk

July 8, 2017 First responders including the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Destin Fire Department, and EMS were called out to Mattie Kelly Park and Nature Walk on Beach Drive in Destin Saturday morning after two people walking a dog found a small suspicious item around 9 a.m. The boardwalk and adjacent parking lot near Joe’s Bayou were blocked off while ...

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Pensacola Man Found Guilt of Trafficking in Heroin

July 7, 2017 A Pensacola man was convicted by an Escambia County Jury for Trafficking in Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and was immediately sentenced to 27 years in state prison. An investigation into narcotics by undercover officers with the Vice and Narcotics Unit at the Pensacola Police Department led to the arrest of 37 year old Tristan Jamaal ...

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Okaloosa County Inmate Found Guilty For Ordering Hit On His 17 Year Old Victim.

July 7, 2017 Fort Walton Beach, FL – An Okaloosa County Inmate has been found guilty for ordering a hit on his 17 year old victim. An Okaloosa County Jury came back with a guilty verdict for Darell James Robinson for Solicitation to Commit First Degree Murder. Robinson will face thirty years in state prison. In August of 2015, Darell Robinson ...

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Former Little League Coach Designated as a Sexual Predator and can have no contact with the victim or any minors

July 7, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, FL – A former Little League Coach will spend the next 40 years of his life behind bars for what was first reported as soliciting the parents through Facebook to have sex with their 10 year old child. Bill Eddins, State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit, announced today that 27-yearold Jason Cody Hughes entered ...

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Okaloosa County Commission Plans Executive Session

July 7, 2017 The Okaloosa County Commission will conduct an Executive Session at the conclusion of its regularly scheduled Board meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the City Council Meeting Room located at the City Hall of Crestview, 198 North Wilson Street, Crestview Florida 32536 to discuss ongoing litigation. The Executive Session will begin following the completion of the ...

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