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Florida Sheriffs Association Names New Board Leadership

FLORIDA SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION JULY 26, 2017 The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA), one of the largest and most successful law-enforcement associations in the nation, is pleased to announce its leadership for the coming year. Walton County Sheriff Mike Adkinson has been

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OVERNIGHT STRUCTURE FIRE DESTROYS FREEPORT MOBILE HOME

For Immediate Release July 28, 2017 Freeport, Fla— An overnight residential fire destroys an unoccupied mobile home and threatens a nearby camper with residents inside. At approximately 11:20 PM Thursday night, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office received a call about

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TEXAS TEENS ARRESTED FOLLOWING HIT AND RUN, BURGLARIES, AND THEFT

For Immediate Release July 26, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— Two teenagers who drove from Woodlands, Texas to Walton County are behind bars following a multi-day crime spree beginning early Monday. At 6am Wednesday multiple residents in the Nature Walk

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CHILD TRANSPORTED AFTER FALLING INTO POOL  

  For Immediate Release July 26, 2017 Miramar Beach, Fla— At 9:24 am Deputies responded to 1935 Scenic Gulf Drive in reference to a baby that had fallen into a pool. Deputies took over CPR once they arrived on scene.

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“CHRISTMAS IN JULY” DELIVERED TO WCSO

For Immediate Release July 25, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla—It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas at the Walton County Sheriff’s Office in DeFuniak Springs. Tuesday morning the Walton County Sheriff’s Office received a dozen bags full of gifts for

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WCSO SEEKING INFORMATION FOLLOWING THEFT OF PAXTON BUSINESS

For Immediate Release July 24, 2016 On July 19, 2017 Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a theft call at Paxton Auto Parts located on U.S. Highway 331 North in Laurel Hill. The victim told deputies a vehicle pulled into

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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; Chad Alford– White male, 41 YOA, 6’04”, 240 lbs., Black hair, Blue eyes.    This subject is wanted on  Felony Warrants for

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WCSO LAUNCHES CITIZEN SURVEY

For Immediate Release July 19, 2017  DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Walton County Sheriff’s Office wants to hear from you. In a continuous effort to improve customer service to the citizens and visitors of Walton County, the Sheriff is seeking citizen input

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UPDATE: TWO IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING DRIVE-BY SHOOTING

For Immediate Release July 17, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Two men are in custody following an investigation into a drive-by shooting in DeFuniak Springs early Monday morning. The Walton County Sheriff’s Office was called to Hermitage Road at approximately 7

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WCSO INVESTIGATING DRIVE BY SHOOTING; SWAT TEAM STAGING AT HOME WITH WANTED FUGITIVE

For Immediate Release July 17, 2017  DeFuniak Springs, Fla— The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident off Hermitage Road where shots were fired early this morning. At approximately 7am Walton County Sheriff’s Office was called to Hermitage Road

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