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WALTON COUNTY DETENTION DEPUTIES TRAVEL TO TEXAS TO HELP WITH HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF EFFORTS

With just a small boat and some supplies Detention Deputies Michael White and Pablo Buduen left their homes and families Thursday and headed for the unknown. Determined, the two men drove through the night to reach those effected by Hurricane

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CAR BURGLARS HIT SEAGROVE; NINE UNLOCKED CARS, WEAPONS TAKEN

For Immediate Release August 31, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— Following a rash of burglaries over the weekend, nine more cars were burglarized overnight Tuesday in the area of Seagrove in Walton County. All cars were left unlocked. Two handguns

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ARSENAL FOUND DURING SEARCH WARRANT; BROTHERS ARRESTED AS PRINCIPLES IN DRIVE-BY SHOOTING

For Immediate Release August 30, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— A search warrant investigating the involvement of two brothers into a drive-by shooting results in the discovery of multiple weapons at a home off Tyner Lane. On July 17th, Walton County

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WCSO WRAPS UP OPERATION BLUE BIRD

For Immediate Release August 28, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Students are getting settled into the school year and Walton County Sheriff’s Office is wrapping up Operation Blue Bird. The operation ran from August 10th to August 25th and focused on

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WALTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE: HELP US HELP YOU

For Immediate Release August 28, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— Guns, money, and a computer are just some of the items stolen during double digit vehicle burglaries reported over the weekend in Walton County. All vehicles were left unlocked. Since

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TANS LINES AND TENNIS SHOES HELP IDENTIFY FREEPORT BURGLARY SUSPECT

For Immediate Release August 9, 2017 Freeport, Fla— Tan lines and tennis shoes help Walton County Sheriff’s Investigators identify a suspect who stole from two local businesses. Early in the morning on August 15th a suspect broke into Black Creek

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HOME INVASION SUSPECT ARRESTED IN WALTON COUNTY AFTER ESCAPING ALABAMA FACILITY

For Immediate Release August 22, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla- An Opp man who escaped a health facility in Alabama is behind bars in Walton County, Florida after deputies located him along with a stolen vehicle. Reese Lee Prevatt, 33,

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WCSO SEEKING INFORMATION ON GOLF CART THIEF CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO

Miramar Beach, Fla- On August 14, 2017, a thief was caught on surveillance video stealing a golf cart from Camping on the Gulf Campground on U.S. Highway 98 in Walton County. The victims were out to lunch when they returned around

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MOTHER MAKES DESPERATE PLEA FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO HER DAUGHTER’S WHEREABOUTS

For Immediate Release August 14, 2017  Walton County, Fla— Tuesday marks a painful anniversary for a Walton County mother. 17-year-old Kemberly Ramer went missing 20 years ago on August 15, 1997 from Opp, Alabama. It is believed Kemberly vanished shortly

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WCSO SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT VEHICLE FOLLOWING CAR BURGLARIES IN MIRAMAR BEACH

For Immediate Release August 10, 2017 Walton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating a suspect vehicle involved in several smash and grab vehicle burglaries at Gold’s Gym on U.S. Highway 98 West in Miramar Beach. These burglaries have

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