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WCSO HOLDS MEETING WITH BUSINESSES AND PROPERTY MANAGERS TO DISCUSS SPRING BREAK OPERATIONS

For Immediate Release February 16, 2018  SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla— Spring Break is right around the corner and Friday Walton County Sheriff’s Office met with businesses and property managers to talk tactics. WCSO will be setting up a command post

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES FOLLOWING MONDAY STABBING INCIDENT

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla—A 26-year-old is behind bars after stabbing his half-brother six times and sending him to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. At 6pm Monday Walton County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at Healthmark Regional Medical Center in response to a stabbing.

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WALTON COUNTY FIRE RESCUE CREWS KNOCK OUT STRUCTURE FIRE IN JUST FOUR MINUTES

February 14, 2018 Freeport, Fla — In minutes, Walton County Fire Rescue firefighters knocked down a structure fire on North Street Tuesday night. At 10:15 pm a 911 call promptly dispatched WCFR to 91 North Street in Freeport. Firefighters and

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ROAD CLOSURES AS OF 7:30AM 2/12/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Highway 2 at Gus Andrews old Ponds between Brown Road and State Road 331N – Closed White Creek Road area of the 400 block – Closed until Chelco can remove a tree from power line. North Walton:

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ROAD CLOSURE LIST AS OF 5AM 2/12/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: These roads are closed per Walton County Public Works as of 5am: Barricades in place on Crooked Creek Road – Closed Indian Creek Ranch Road – Closed Red Hill Road – Closed Sherwood Road – Closed Bunker and

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MOCK CHILD ABDUCTION EXERCISE COMPLETE

For Immediate Release February 9, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla—An exercise aimed at analyzing law enforcement’s response during a child abduction is complete. Walton County Sheriff’s Office hosted a C.A.R.T (Child Abduction Response Team) exercise Friday; an event spanning more than

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WALTON COUNTY FIRE RESCUE CREWS KNOCK DOWN MASSIVE RESIDENTIAL FIRE IN PONCE DE LEON

February 8, 2018 Ponce de Leon, FL—Walton County Fire Rescue respond to a structure fire on Rushing Road in Ponce de Leon to find a two-story home engulfed in flames. Shortly after 5:00 PM Thursday night Walton County Fire Rescue

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CAR BURGLARS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF UNLOCKED DOORS; FIREARM STOLEN

For Immediate Release February 7, 2018 SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla— Suspects burglarize 13 unlocked vehicles early Tuesday morning stealing a computer, camera, cash and a loaded firearm. Investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating multiple burglaries in the

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WALTON COUNTY FIRE RESCUE FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE RESIDENTIAL FIRE IN DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

February 5, 2018 DeFuniak Springs, Fla—Walton County Fire Rescue respond to a structure fire on Cosson Road in DeFuniak Springs to find a fully engulfed mobile home. Last night at 8:08 PM a 911 call promptly dispatched Walton County Fire

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K9 JESTER JOINS REVAMPED WCSO K9 TEAM

For Immediate Release February 2, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— A new K9 has joined the Walton County Sheriff’s Office family and wasted no time making an impact on drug enforcement. K9 Jester, a Netherland born one-year-old Belgian Malinois recently joined

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