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49 CAR BURGLARY CASES CLOSED BY ARREST

For Immediate Release October 3, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Seven suspects are responsible for more than 50 car burglaries in Walton County, which include five stolen handguns from unlocked vehicles. Six arrests have been made regarding 49 vehicle burglaries that

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WALTON COUNTY JAIL INCORPORATES WALTON COUNTY FIRE RESCUE EMT/PARAMEDICS

For Immediate Release October 2, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— For the first time, Walton County Sheriff’s Office is incorporating the use of EMTs and paramedics at the Walton County Jail. Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics have the experience and

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ADDRESSING THE OPIOID CRISES

WCSO ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH CHAUTAUQUA HEALTHCARE SERVICES TO PROVIDE VIVITROL TO ASSIST THOSE WITH ADDICTION For Immediate Release September 29, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla—Eleven people die every day in the state of Florida from opioids. While the average is alarming,

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SHERIFF ADKINSON, PRESIDENT OF FSA, RELEASES STATEMENT REGARDING LAS VEGAS SHOOTING

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WCFR FIREFIGHTERS HELP A MOTHER GIVE BIRTH TO A BABY GIRL

For Immediate Release September 29, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla — Local firefighters help a mother give birth to a baby girl in the back of an ambulance Wednesday. Just before 5:00 PM, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office received a call

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LEADING THE WAY FOR MENTAL HEALTH REFORM FOR INMATES

For Immediate Release September 29, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Mental health is now being addressed head-on at the Walton County Jail. Walton County Sheriff’s Office has hired a Mental Health Treatment Manager who is assisting in developing a substance abuse

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WALTON COUNTY JAIL INTRODUCES SOUND TRAINING FOR INMATES

For Immediate Release September 26, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Walton County Jail inmates will now have a chance at learning to read and write. “We find that a lot of the population in our jail is either way below reading

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THIRD SUSPECT IN PAXTON HOME INVASION ROBBERY IN CUSTODY

For Immediate Release September 25, 2017 Paxton, Fla— A third suspect identified in a home invasion robbery in Paxton is behind bars. Anthony Antron Wilkins, 35, was the first arrested September 20th for his involvement in the June 27th incident

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LOCAL MAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON AFTER FIRING A SHOTGUN AT HIS NEIGHBOR

For Immediate Release September 21, 2017 Bruce, Fla— James Farrell Davis, Jr., 58, of Bruce has been sentenced to life in prison after shooting his neighbor during an altercation over dogs he claimed were missing from his home. On May

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HOME INVASION ROBBERY SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED, TWO IN CUSTODY

For Immediate Release September 20, 2017 Paxton, Fla— Three suspects have been identified and two men are behind bars following an investigation into a home invasion robbery in Paxton. On June 27th, around 10:00 PM, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office

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