Car Burglars Take Advantage of Unlocked Doors; Firearm Stolen

February 8, 2018

Santa Rosa Beach, Fla — Suspects burglarized 13 unlocked vehicles early Tuesday morning stealing a computer, camera, cash and a loaded firearm.

Investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating multiple burglaries in the Cypress Breeze subdivision and Watersound North. Although the more than a dozen occurrences happened in separate neighborhoods, investigators believe them to be related.

Video surveillance collected from both communities show suspects checking door handles and sifting through vehicles.

Walton County Sheriff’s Office is urging, in fact begging, residents to lock their vehicles. Whether you are home, running into the store, paying for gas, etc. always remember to HIDE your belongings, LOCK your doors, TAKE your keys.

If you have any information on the identity of these two individuals you are asked to call Walton County Sheriff’s Office at (850)-892-8111 or you can remain anonymous by calling Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 863-TIPS. Submit a web tip at or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile Application.

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