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FIFTEEN CAR BURGLARIES OVER THE WEEKEND; ONE WEAPON STOLEN

For Immediate Release November 20, 2017 SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla— Fifteen car burglaries were reported over the weekend in the south end of Walton County— all vehicles were left unlocked and one firearm was stolen. The car burglaries occurred between

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ONE SUSPECT ARRESTED; ONE STILL WANTED IN CONNECTION WITH OCTOBER AMBER ALERT

For Immediate Release November 17, 2017 WALTON COUNTY, Fla— An arrest has been made in connection with an Amber Alert issued out of Walton County in October. Paul Lewis Vaughan, 39, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

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WALTON COUNTY DUMP TRUCK DRIVER ARRESTED FOR OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT

For Immediate Release November 17, 2017 WALTON COUNTY, Fla— A Walton County Public Works employee is arrested after stealing asphalt and falsifying activity logs while working as a dump truck driver. In early November, a report was filed with the

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WALTON COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR ARRESTED FOR INSURANCE FRAUD

Walton County, Fla—The Human Resources Director for Walton County is arrested for insurance fraud following an investigation by Walton County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Department of Financial Services Bureau of Insurance Fraud. On October 17th WCSO was notified of potential

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SEXUAL PREDATOR SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON

For Immediate Release November 17, 2017 WALTON COUNTY, Fla—A DeFuniak Springs man is now designated as a Sexual Predator and a Habitual Felony Offender and will spend the next two decades behind bars. Buddy Lee Curry, 41, plead no contest

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COUPLE ARRESTED ON METH CHARGES; THEN WIFE CAUGHT BRINGING METH INTO THE JAIL

For Immediate Release November 9, 2017 FREEPORT, Fla— A woman arrested following a traffic stop attempts to bring methamphetamine into the Walton County Jail in her underwear. At 10:45 Wednesday night Walton County Sheriff’s Deputies pulled over a white Chevrolet

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PANAMA CITY MAN ARRESTED FOR METH IN WALTON COUNTY SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON

For Immediate Release November 9, 2017 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— A traffic stop on Highway 20 in May of this year led to the discovery of more than 25 grams of methamphetamine. Now, the person responsible for trafficking it into Walton

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FOUR CUR DOGS STOLEN FROM DEFUNIAK SPRINGS MAN

For Immediate Release November 6, 2017 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— After a night of hunting a man comes home to find four of his dogs have been stolen. Deputies were called out to Myers Road Saturday morning regarding a report of

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WCSO LAUNCHES GIFT DRIVE FOR SANTA PATROL AND COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS

For Immediate Release November 6, 2017 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— Walton County Sheriff’s Office is asking our community to join us in helping give the gift of hope this Christmas. Many families in Walton County are in need this holiday season

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ONE ARRESTED FOLLOWING SHOOTING ON QUEBEC AVENUE

For Immediate Release November 4, 2017 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— A 19-year-old is arrested following a shooting Saturday on Quebec Avenue. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. Just before 1pm Saturday Walton County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shots fired call where

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