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WCSO TO HOLD 2ND ANNUAL BACKPACK DRIVE

For Immediate Release July 25, 2016 Walton County, Fla— For the second year in a row the Walton County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for kids to head back to school by holding a backpack drive benefiting those in need in

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TEEN GETS HELP AFTER BEING SEXUALLY BATTERED, THREATENED BY BURGLAR

For Immediate Release July 16, 2016 DeFuniak Springs, FLA— A burglar is behind bars thanks to the brave acts of a 17-year-old. Buddy Lee Curry, 41, is being held on a $105,000 bond after breaking into a home in DeFuniak

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WCSO DEPUTIES AND SWFD SAVE BABY FROM LOCKED VEHICLE

For Immediate Release July 18, 2016 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— A frantic mother calls 911 to report accidently locking the keys to her car inside her vehicle with her 19-month-old baby still inside.On Saturday July 16th at around 1:30pm deputies

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WCSO SUMMER CAMP SUPPLIES PAID FOR IN ANONYMOUS GESTURE

  July 12, 2016 Walton County, Fla— It was just another trip to the craft store for Walton County Sheriff’s Office Deputies buying another weeks worth of summer camp supplies. That is, until they got to the register.Lieutenant Robert Gray

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WCSO RECOVERS BODY OF MISSING KAYAKER

Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— The body of 31-year-old Chris Hinton was located by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Sunday afternoon.The body was located in the middle of the bay due south of Lagrange Bayou. Authorities confirmed the clothing on

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WOMAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD NEGLECT; FLOOR INSIDE HOME FOUND COVERED IN FECES

DeFuniak Springs, Fla— An 11-year-old boy is found living in “deplorable conditions” and now a DeFuniak Springs woman is behind bars. In March of this year the Department of Children and Families began an investigation into allegations of child neglect

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WCSO K9 FINISHES TOP 15 IN THE COUNTRY AT USPCA CANINE FIELD TRIALS

  Philadelphia, PA — Walton County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce K9 “Faro” and handler Deputy Chris Whatmough finished top 15 in the country this week at the National USPCA Canine Field Trials. In February, Deputy Whatmough and K9

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WCSO, FWC RESPOND TO ANIMAL ATTACK ON EGLIN PROPERTY

Walton County, Fla— On Tuesday May 31, 2016 at 8:12am Walton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a woman possibly attacked by an animal on Eglin property. Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of

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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:   Hispanic male, 32 YOA, 6’, 180 lbs., Black hair, Brown eyes. This subject is wanted on a Felony Failure to Appear

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Site C-6 road closed until further notice following crash; one confirmed dead

Site C-6 Road is closed until further notice following a crash that occurred around 11:30am. One person has been confirmed deceased at the scene. Walton County Fire Rescue, WCSO, and FHP are all on scene. We will update the public

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