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DEPUTY SAVES CHILD FROM CHOKING

For Immediate Release January 18, 2018  CHIPLEY, Fla—Sometimes the pieces just fall into place. Walton County Sheriff’s Office Detention Deputy Thomas Corbett wasn’t planning on going to lunch Wednesday, January 17th. But, he and three others attending Florida Panhandle Technical

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SUSPECT ARRESTED ON METH CHARGES AFTER FLEEING DEPUTIES

For Immediate Release January 16, 2018 PONCE DE LEON, Fla—  On January 11th a deputy in the area of County Highway 1883 and Double Pond Road noticed a maroon Ford Ranger with Texas tags parked partially in the roadway. The

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LOADED HANDGUN, DRUGS FOUND AFTER MAN FIGHTS DEPUTY DURING TRAFFIC STOP

For Immediate Release January 13, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla—  A woman calls 911 as she witnesses a suspect fight a deputy during a traffic stop. On Friday, January 12th at 9:30am a Walton County Sheriff’s deputy noticed a vehicle at

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STEAK SALESMAN ARRESTED FOR PORCH PACKAGE THEFT IN WALTON COUNTY

For Immediate Release January 12, 2018 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla—  A steak salesman is now behind bars after he was identified as a suspect in a package theft. On January 10, 2018, at 7:30pm, deputies were called to S. Church

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RETAIL THEFT RING UNRAVELED FOLLOWING MONTH LONG INVESTIGATION; FIVE CHARGED

For Immediate Release January 12, 2018 MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla—  A month-long investigation into an organized retail theft ring has resulted in criminal charges for five out of Montgomery, Alabama. On December 19th just before 9 pm deputies responded to Tommy

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WINTER SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED FOR ONLINE ENTICEMENT OF A MINOR FOLLOWING WALTON COUNTY INVESTIGATION

For Immediate Release January 11, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— A Winter Springs man is behind bars following an investigation by Walton County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit. WCSO SVU with the assistance of the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED ON CHILD PORN CHARGES FOLLOWING SEARCH WARRANT

For Immediate Release January 11, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla—  A 32-year-old man has been arrested on multiple counts of child porn charges following a search warrant Wednesday. The Walton County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 476 Bruce Avenue

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INMATE ON COUNTY WORK CREW FINDS LOADED HANDGUN; WHAT HE DOES NEXT MAY SURPRISE YOU

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla– All they were looking for was trash. Walton County Jail Inmates working on a county work crew were assigned to an area on Highway 185 in northern Walton County Tuesday when an inmate found something unexpected. “It

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14-YEAR-OLD SUSPECT FLEES TO ISRAEL; ARRESTED AT HOUSTON AIRPORT UPON RETURN TO US

  For Immediate Release January 2, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla—  A juvenile wanted on more than a dozen felony charges is back in Walton County after he’s picked up by the Transportation Safety Administration trying to fly back into the

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WCFR BATTLES FREEPORT HOUSE FIRE

For Immediate Release December 29, 2017 FREEPORT, Fla—Walton County Fire Rescue spent several hours Thursday battling a house fire off Highway 20. At 2:22 pm a 911 call promptly dispatched WCFR to 6444 Highway 20 East just a few miles

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