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WALTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE: HELP US HELP YOU

For Immediate Release August 28, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— Guns, money, and a computer are just some of the items stolen during double digit vehicle burglaries reported over the weekend in Walton County. All vehicles were left unlocked. Since

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TANS LINES AND TENNIS SHOES HELP IDENTIFY FREEPORT BURGLARY SUSPECT

For Immediate Release August 9, 2017 Freeport, Fla— Tan lines and tennis shoes help Walton County Sheriff’s Investigators identify a suspect who stole from two local businesses. Early in the morning on August 15th a suspect broke into Black Creek

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HOME INVASION SUSPECT ARRESTED IN WALTON COUNTY AFTER ESCAPING ALABAMA FACILITY

For Immediate Release August 22, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla- An Opp man who escaped a health facility in Alabama is behind bars in Walton County, Florida after deputies located him along with a stolen vehicle. Reese Lee Prevatt, 33,

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WCSO SEEKING INFORMATION ON GOLF CART THIEF CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO

Miramar Beach, Fla- On August 14, 2017, a thief was caught on surveillance video stealing a golf cart from Camping on the Gulf Campground on U.S. Highway 98 in Walton County. The victims were out to lunch when they returned around

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MOTHER MAKES DESPERATE PLEA FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO HER DAUGHTER’S WHEREABOUTS

For Immediate Release August 14, 2017  Walton County, Fla— Tuesday marks a painful anniversary for a Walton County mother. 17-year-old Kemberly Ramer went missing 20 years ago on August 15, 1997 from Opp, Alabama. It is believed Kemberly vanished shortly

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WCSO SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT VEHICLE FOLLOWING CAR BURGLARIES IN MIRAMAR BEACH

For Immediate Release August 10, 2017 Walton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating a suspect vehicle involved in several smash and grab vehicle burglaries at Gold’s Gym on U.S. Highway 98 West in Miramar Beach. These burglaries have

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MEET THE WOMEN WHO PACKED MORE THAN 300 BACKPACKS FOR CHILDREN IN NEED

For Immediate Release August 9, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Pencils? Check. Paper? Check. Crayons? Check. Markers? Check. Backpack after backpack Ashley Foushee and Beth Armstrong packed until their backs literally hurt. But, the pain would be worth it for more than

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OPERATION BLUE BIRD; WCSO PREPARES FOR START OF SCHOOL YEAR

For Immediate Release August 7, 2017 Walton County, Fla— Thursday will mark the start of a new school year in Walton County. Walton County District Schools will begin classes on Thursday, August 10th. To help ensure a safe start Walton

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DEPUTIES PURCHASE FOOD FOR ELDERLY DEFUNIAK SPRINGS WOMAN

Things got tough for Mrs. Burgess after the passing of her husband several years ago. The 63-year-old Walton County resident didn’t have family close by to help her and she had been struggling to live on her own when she

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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; William Brian Harnish– White male, 38 YOA, 5’7”, 145 lbs., Brown hair, Hazel eyes.   This subject is wanted on a Felony

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