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LEADING THE WAY FOR MENTAL HEALTH REFORM FOR INMATES

For Immediate Release September 29, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Mental health is now being addressed head-on at the Walton County Jail. Walton County Sheriff’s Office has hired a Mental Health Treatment Manager who is assisting in developing a substance abuse

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WALTON COUNTY JAIL INTRODUCES SOUND TRAINING FOR INMATES

For Immediate Release September 26, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Walton County Jail inmates will now have a chance at learning to read and write. “We find that a lot of the population in our jail is either way below reading

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THIRD SUSPECT IN PAXTON HOME INVASION ROBBERY IN CUSTODY

For Immediate Release September 25, 2017 Paxton, Fla— A third suspect identified in a home invasion robbery in Paxton is behind bars. Anthony Antron Wilkins, 35, was the first arrested September 20th for his involvement in the June 27th incident

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UPDATE: TURN ‘EM IN TUESDAY – CODY LEE TULLIS ARRESTED

TURN EM IN TUESDAY – CODY TILLUS ARRESTED Apparently, he’s not a ghost. Less than 24 hours our Turn ’em in Tuesday post went on social media Cody Lee Tullis was arrested September 13th. Walton County Sheriff’s Office received a

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JUVENILES BURGLARIZE CARS, SET BOAT ABLAZE; FOUR ARRESTED

For Immediate Release September 9, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla—A report of a boat fire leads to the arrest of two juveniles after deputies link them to nine reported car burglaries and two stolen firearms. Just before 6 AM deputies

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ADDITIONAL SUSPECT ARRESTED IN CAR BURGLARY CASES

For Immediate Release September 8, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— A second suspect has been arrested for his involvement in more than a dozen car burglaries in Walton County. Felipe Da Silva Piraja, 24, was taken into custody yesterday evening

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WCSO LOOKING FOR MISSING ENDANGERED SANTA ROSA BEACH MAN

For Immediate Release September 7, 2017 SantaRosa Beach, Florida– Walton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing endangered adult. Roland “Joey” Brandburn, 39, was last seen yesterday around 4pm walking on Chat Holley. He

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SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED, ONE ARRESTED IN DOUBLE DIGIT VEHICLE BURGLARIES

For Immediate Release September 7, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— Almost two-dozen cases have been solved in Walton County following a string of car burglaries over the last two weeks. The thefts started on the night of August 25th in

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TEEN DRIVER CHALLENGE SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 7TH

For Immediate Release September 6, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Is your teenager about to start driving? Are you nervous about handing over the keys? Look no further than the Teen Driver Challenge to get your future driver ready to get

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PRICE GOUGING: IF YOU SEE IT, REPORT IT

During a state of emergency it’s against the law for necessary commodities like food, gas, lumber, and water to grossly exceed the average price of the item. If you see price gouging occurring in your community, report the information to

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