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THREE TEENS ARRESTED IN CRIMINAL MISCHIEF SPREE

December 15, 2017 Paxton, FL – Two juveniles and one adult have been arrested after committing multiple acts of criminal mischief in the Paxton area. On Friday, December 8, numerous residents along County Highway 147, County Highway 0605 and other

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SUSPECT BEHIND BARS AFTER FIRING SHOTS AT HIS NEIGHBOR DURING AN ARGUMENT

For Immediate Release  December 13, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, FL – A Santa Rosa Beach man was arrested Tuesday night after threatening one victim and firing shots at a second victim during an argument. Just before 6:00 PM last night,

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WCSO SEEKING INFORMATION ON CRIMINAL MISCHIEF SUSPECTS

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a series of criminal mischief incidents that occurred Friday night between 9:00 PM and 12:00 AM in the Paxton area. Approximately 30 residential mailboxes were vandalized on Flowersview Boulevard, Richerson Road, County

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RESIDENTIAL FIRE DOUSED BY WALTON COUNTY FIRE RESCUE FIREFIGHTERS

December 12, 2017 Darlington, FL— Firefighters respond to a residential fire to find smoke coming from inside a home in Darlington. Fortunately, no residents were home at the time of the fire. The resident came home to find smoke coming

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WALTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCHING FOR CVS PHARMACY ROBBERY SUSPECT

For Immediate Release December 11, 2017 Miramar Beach, FL—The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect involved in a robbery at CVS pharmacy on South Holiday Road in Miramar Beach. At 10:25 AM on Monday, December 11, 2017,

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WALTON COUNTY FIRE RESCUE EXTINGUISHES RESIDENTIAL FIRE IN FREEPORT

For Immediate Release December 11, 2017 Freeport, FL— Firefighters respond to a residential fire on McCloud Road and discover a partially engulfed structure, a second structure on the ground and a fully engulfed vehicle nearby. Within minutes of being dispatched

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JUVENILE ARRESTED ON FELONY DRUG CHARGES FOR SELLING PILLS

For Immediate Release December 7, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla—  A 15-year-old is arrested following an investigation into the sale of narcotics. In October of this year, Walton County Sheriff’s Office was notified Brendon Wayne Anderson, 15, was selling a

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AMBER ALERT SUSPECT CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla—John Harding, one of two suspects charged in the October Amber Alert out of Walton County, has been extradited and charged with kidnapping. On October 28th  Joseph Harding, 35, and Paul Lewis Vaughan, 39, entered a home on Otter

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GUN DISCOVERED ON SCHOOL BUS; OUR PRIORITY IN REPORTING

On Friday, December 1st a gun was discovered on a school bus returning kids home from Maude Saunders Elementary School. Nearing the end of the route, the gun was reported to the school bus driver by a student who saw

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WALTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO MAKE CHANGES TO COMMUNICATION PLATFORMS FOR INMATES

For Immediate Release December 4, 2017 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— Inmates in Walton County will now be able to connect with friends and family easier, faster, and more safely. Starting December 7th Walton County Sheriff’s Office will change jail phone system

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