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PILLOWCASE CREASES CRACK CASE; JEWELRY STORE BURGLARY SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED

For Immediate Release May 5, 2017 Walton County, Fla– Two men suspected of breaking into a Miramar Beach jewelry store have been identified by Walton County Sheriff’s Office. WCSO is currently searching for Timothy Edward Vignolo, 32, and Joshua Graves,

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WCSO LOOKING TO HIRE JAIL COOK

For Immediate Release May 4th, 2017 The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking qualified applicants for a Corrections Cook. This position prepares meals that are served to inmates at the Walton County Jail and ensures proper sanitation measures are

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WOMAN PRAISES WCSO DEPUTY FOR “TREATING MY MENTALLY ILL BROTHER LIKE A HUMAN BEING”

On April 25th Walton County Sheriff’s Office received an email from the sister of a man dealing with mental illness. “Yesterday a Walton County deputy, Deputy Steve Ellison, came out with EMS to my brother’s house. My brother is severely

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STORE OWNER FIRES SHOTS AT ARMED SUSPECTS; WCSO SEEKING INFORMATION

For Immediate Release April 30, 2017 Miramar Beach, Fla— Shots are fired inside a Walton County jewelry store after two suspects break into the business armed with a crow bar and a hammer. Deputies responded to 12889 U.S. Highway 98

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SCAM ALERT; WCSO ASKS RESIDENTS TO STAY VIGILANT

For Immediate Release April 28, 2017 Walton County, Fla— In the last 48 hours Walton County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous calls regarding scams. We are asking our residents to be vigilant and help us spread the word to help

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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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