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RUNAWAY JUVENILE STEALS HANDGUN AND CAR; SOUGHT BY WCSO  

  For Immediate Release April 26, 2017 Walton County, Fla— A runaway teen is being sought by Walton County Sheriff’s Office after stealing a handgun, ammunition, and a car. Brett Tyler Robertson, 16, was last seen on Tuesday April 25th

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WCSO TAKES OVER OPERATIONS FOR WALTON COUNTY FIRE RESCUE  

  For Immediate Release April 25, 2017 Walton County, Fla— At 7 a.m. Wednesday Walton County Sheriff’s Office will assume operational command of Walton County Fire Rescue. On December 13, 2016 at a regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioner’s (BCC)

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TEENS FLEE AFTER CRASHING STOLEN CAR; APPREHENDED BY WCSO

  For Immediate Release April 21, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— A trio of Okaloosa County teenagers are behind bars after crashing a stolen car. A 911 came in to Walton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers at 4:06pm regarding a white Toyota

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WCSO INVESTIGATOR CREATES BOND WITH AUTISTIC CHILD

WCSO INVESTIGATOR CREATES BOND WITH AUTISTIC CHILD We received this email from a mother who’s son recently met Walton County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Eric Welton. “He was so sweet to my son who is a high functioning Autistic Level 1

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DEPUTY WATCHES OVER CHILD AFTER WOMAN FIRES SHOTS AT REPOSSESSION AGENT  

  For Immediate Release April 18, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— A picture is worth 1,000 words. A photo taken of a deputy on the scene of a shots fired call is no less than heartwarming. Tuesday morning around 2:30am Walton

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WALTON COUNTY DETENTION LIEUTENANT ARRESTED & FIRED FOLLOWING BATTERY CHARGE  

  For Immediate Release April 17, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Walton County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Michael Blizzard has been charged with misdemeanor battery following an incident with an inmate over the weekend at the Walton County Jail. An inmate was

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APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH

For Immediate Release April 3, 2017 Walton County, Fla— Every 10 seconds a child abuse report is made. In an effort to help spread awareness for child abuse during the month of April, Walton County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to

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WCSO 5th ANNUAL “FAMILY FUN” ART CONTEST

For Immediate Release April 1st 2017 Walton County, Fla— April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office is looking for some talented young artists to help spread awareness. During the month of April, children attending Walton

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BUS DRIVERS LEARN HOW TO DEAL WITH VIOLENT ENCOUNTERS

For Immediate Release March 29, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Typically buses are the ones delivering students to the classroom, but today in Walton County the buses became the classroom. Wednesday a group of Walton County School District bus drivers experienced

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WCSO DEPUTY ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

For Immediate Release March 26, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— A Walton County Sheriff’s Deputy has been put on administrative leave following his arrest in Okaloosa County. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office contacted WCSO at approximately 1:30pm Sunday in reference to an

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