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WINTER SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED FOR ONLINE ENTICEMENT OF A MINOR FOLLOWING WALTON COUNTY INVESTIGATION

For Immediate Release January 11, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— A Winter Springs man is behind bars following an investigation by Walton County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit. WCSO SVU with the assistance of the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED ON CHILD PORN CHARGES FOLLOWING SEARCH WARRANT

For Immediate Release January 11, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla—  A 32-year-old man has been arrested on multiple counts of child porn charges following a search warrant Wednesday. The Walton County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 476 Bruce Avenue

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INMATE ON COUNTY WORK CREW FINDS LOADED HANDGUN; WHAT HE DOES NEXT MAY SURPRISE YOU

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla– All they were looking for was trash. Walton County Jail Inmates working on a county work crew were assigned to an area on Highway 185 in northern Walton County Tuesday when an inmate found something unexpected. “It

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14-YEAR-OLD SUSPECT FLEES TO ISRAEL; ARRESTED AT HOUSTON AIRPORT UPON RETURN TO US

  For Immediate Release January 2, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla—  A juvenile wanted on more than a dozen felony charges is back in Walton County after he’s picked up by the Transportation Safety Administration trying to fly back into the

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WCFR BATTLES FREEPORT HOUSE FIRE

For Immediate Release December 29, 2017 FREEPORT, Fla—Walton County Fire Rescue spent several hours Thursday battling a house fire off Highway 20. At 2:22 pm a 911 call promptly dispatched WCFR to 6444 Highway 20 East just a few miles

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HELP HEAT UP OUR PUPS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla– In addition to our heated kennel floors at Walton County Animal Shelter, our pups and kitties enjoy cuddling with a warm blanket. That’s why we are seeking donations for blankets and towels! Help us keep our furry

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FIREFIGHTERS KNOCK DOWN RESIDENTIAL FIRE IN MOSSY HEAD

December 22, 2017 Mossy Head, FL— Walton County Fire Rescue Firefighters respond to a residential fire on Patch Road and discover a fully engulfed mobile home. Walton County Fire Rescue crews arrived on scene just after 9:30 AM this morning

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CIRCLE K CARD READER STOLEN FROM MIRAMAR BEACH AND DESTIN LOCATIONS

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla–A card reader has been stolen from the Circle K Florida location on Scenic Gulf Drive in Miramar Beach. WCSO has also learned the Circle K in Destin was also hit. Investigators responding to the incident at 1554 Scenic Gulf Drive

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DEPUTY RELIEVED OF DUTY FOR PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT

For Immediate Release December 20, 2017 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— Tuesday morning December 19th, Walton County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of an incident involving the professional misconduct of a deputy. The incident was immediately investigated by the agency. It was

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THREE TEENS ARRESTED IN CRIMINAL MISCHIEF SPREE

December 15, 2017 Paxton, FL – Two juveniles and one adult have been arrested after committing multiple acts of criminal mischief in the Paxton area. On Friday, December 8, numerous residents along County Highway 147, County Highway 0605 and other

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