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WCSO HOLDS MEETING WITH BUSINESSES AND PROPERTY MANAGERS TO DISCUSS SPRING BREAK OPERATIONS

For Immediate Release February 16, 2018  SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla— Spring Break is right around the corner and Friday Walton County Sheriff’s Office met with businesses and property managers to talk tactics. WCSO will be setting up a command post

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES FOLLOWING MONDAY STABBING INCIDENT

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla—A 26-year-old is behind bars after stabbing his half-brother six times and sending him to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. At 6pm Monday Walton County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at Healthmark Regional Medical Center in response to a stabbing.

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ROAD CLOSURES AS OF 7:30AM 2/12/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Highway 2 at Gus Andrews old Ponds between Brown Road and State Road 331N – Closed White Creek Road area of the 400 block – Closed until Chelco can remove a tree from power line. North Walton:

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ROAD CLOSURE LIST AS OF 5AM 2/12/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: These roads are closed per Walton County Public Works as of 5am: Barricades in place on Crooked Creek Road – Closed Indian Creek Ranch Road – Closed Red Hill Road – Closed Sherwood Road – Closed Bunker and

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MOCK CHILD ABDUCTION EXERCISE COMPLETE

For Immediate Release February 9, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla—An exercise aimed at analyzing law enforcement’s response during a child abduction is complete. Walton County Sheriff’s Office hosted a C.A.R.T (Child Abduction Response Team) exercise Friday; an event spanning more than

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CAR BURGLARS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF UNLOCKED DOORS; FIREARM STOLEN

For Immediate Release February 7, 2018 SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla— Suspects burglarize 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

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K9 JESTER JOINS REVAMPED WCSO K9 TEAM

For Immediate Release February 2, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— A new K9 has joined the Walton County Sheriff’s Office family and wasted no time making an impact on drug enforcement. K9 Jester, a Netherland born one-year-old Belgian Malinois recently joined

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WCSO TO HOST MOCK KIDNAPPING EXERCISE

For Immediate Release February 1, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— A week from today Walton County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a two-day exercise aimed at evaluating law enforcement’s response to a child kidnapping. The Region 1 C.A.R.T. (Child Abduction Response

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TURN ‘EM IN TUESDAY

Walton County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking information on the location of Cody Lee Tullis, 22. Tullis was featured on our Turn ‘Em In Tuesday campaign back in September of 2017 and arrested within 24 hours. Deputies in Freeport are

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LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADERS GRADUATE FROM 40TH FLORIDA LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

For Immediate Release January 26, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute announces the graduation today of 36 first-line supervisors from the Florida Leadership Academy. These graduates serve in leadership roles representing 22 criminal justice agencies throughout

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