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WCSO HOLDS ANNUAL BACKPACK DRIVE TO BENEFIT CHILDREN IN NEED

For Immediate Release June 23, 2017 Walton County, Fla— Walton County Sheriff’s Office is hosting their annual Backpack Drive for the third year in a row to benefit children in need in our community as they prepare to go back

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FREEPORT MAN ARRESTED FOR GRAND THEFT AFTER STEALING VEHICLE FROM LOCAL GAS STATION

For Immediate Release June 23, 2017 Freeport, Fla – A suspect is behind bars after stealing a vehicle with the keys still inside at a gas station in Freeport. On May 31, 2017, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to

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DESTIN MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SHIPPING JEWELRY STOLEN DURING WALTON COUNTY BURGLARIES

Mark Joshua Mitchell, 39, of Destin, pled guilty today to seven counts of interstate transportation of stolen property. The guilty plea was announced by Christopher P. Canova, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndfl/pr/destin-man-pleads-guilty-shipping-jewelry-stolen-walton-county-burglaries

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INVESTIGATOR SPOTS THIEF AT LOCAL GAS STATION; SUSPECT BEHIND BARS FOLLOWING TRAILER STOLEN FROM YOLO BOARD

For Immediate Release June 22, 2017 Miramar Beach, Fla – WCSO Investigator spots suspect wanted for grand theft at a local gas station early Thursday morning following a trailer being stolen from Yolo Board in Miramar Beach. Just before 10:00

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CRIME STOPPERS WEEKLY WANTED

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking information on the following subjects wanted out of our jurisdiction; Natasha Ann Mohnke– White female, 39 YOA, 5’5”, 130 lbs., Brown hair, Brown eyes.  Thissubject is wanted on a Felony Violation of

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ROAD CLOSURES LIST FOR WALTON COUNTY AS OF 6:00 6/22/2017

NORTH WALTON: Natural Bridge Road: Closed due to water on roadway. Pen Williams Road: Closed due to water on roadway. 8 Mile Cemetery Road: Closed due to water on roadway.   SOUTH WALTON: 264 S Wall Street: Beach access is

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UPDATE: TRAILER STOLEN AT YOLO BOARD HAS BEEN RECOVERED

UPDATE: The trailer stolen from Yolo Board has been recovered and the suspect is in custody.  _________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release June 21, 2017 Miramar Beach, Fla – A trailer full of merchandise was stolen from Yolo Board in Miramar Beach

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ROAD CLOSURES LIST FOR WALTON COUNTY AS OF 4:20 6/21/2017

NORTH WALTON US Highway 331S/North of Rock Hill Rd and South of Healthmark. Roadway is not closed, but please use caution due to water in roadway. Natural Bridge Road: Closed due to water on the road. Pen Williams Road: Closed

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WALTON CI K9 UNIT AND WCSO TRACK WANTED FELON

For Immediate Release June 20, 2017 Walton County, Fla— A wanted felon is behind bars after fleeing from deputies in DeFuniak Springs Tuesday morning. Just after 9:00 AM, Walton County dispatchers received a call from a witness stating they saw

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ADDITIONAL SUSPECT CAPTURED IN JEWELRY STORE BURGLAR

For Immediate Release June 19, 2017 Walton County, Fla— The United States Marshals Service captures additional suspect in a jewelry store burglary in Miramar Beach. On April 29, just before 11 p.m., Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 12889

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