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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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MEET THE WOMEN WHO PACKED MORE THAN 300 BACKPACKS FOR CHILDREN IN NEED

For Immediate Release August 9, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Pencils? Check. Paper? Check. Crayons? Check. Markers? Check. Backpack after backpack Ashley Foushee and Beth Armstrong packed until their backs literally hurt. But, the pain would be worth it for more than

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OPERATION BLUE BIRD; WCSO PREPARES FOR START OF SCHOOL YEAR

For Immediate Release August 7, 2017 Walton County, Fla— Thursday will mark the start of a new school year in Walton County. Walton County District Schools will begin classes on Thursday, August 10th. To help ensure a safe start Walton

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DEPUTIES PURCHASE FOOD FOR ELDERLY DEFUNIAK SPRINGS WOMAN

Things got tough for Mrs. Burgess after the passing of her husband several years ago. The 63-year-old Walton County resident didn’t have family close by to help her and she had been struggling to live on her own when she

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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; William Brian Harnish– White male, 38 YOA, 5’7”, 145 lbs., Brown hair, Hazel eyes.   This subject is wanted on a Felony Violation

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MAN IN CUSTODY AFTER SHOOTING INTO NEARBY HOME WITH CHILDREN INSIDE

For Immediate Release August 3, 2017  Santa Rosa Beach, Fla—A man fires a shotgun into a neighboring home with children inside. Now, he’s behind bars at the Walton County Jail. Ian Thomas Allen, 49, fired a .12 gauge shot gun

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UPDATE: SILVER ALERT CANCELLED, FREEPORT MAN FOUND SAFE

UPDATED RELEASE August 2, 2017  Freeport, Fla—The Silver Alert issued for 80-year-old Kenneth Garrett has been cancelled. Mr. Garrett was located safely in Andalusia Alabama. The family is on the way to pick him up.  _______________________________________________________________ August 1, 2017 A

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DEAR RENTERS, TAKE YOUR GUNS WITH YOU WHEN YOU GO

For Immediate Release: July 31, 2017 Walton County, Fla— The Walton County Sheriff’s Office has a message for those vacationing in our beautiful stretch of paradise. Take your guns with you when you go. Over the weekend, Walton County Sheriff’s

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