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WCSO LOOKING FOR MISSING ENDANGERED SANTA ROSA BEACH MAN

For Immediate Release September 7, 2017 SantaRosa Beach, Florida– Walton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing endangered adult. Roland “Joey” Brandburn, 39, was last seen yesterday around 4pm walking on Chat Holley. He

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GAINING MOMENTUM: WALTON COUNTY FIRE RESCUE ADDS FIRST TRAINING OFFICER TO THEIR TEAM

For Immediate Release September 6, 2017 Walton County, FL – Walton County Fire Rescue, the primary provider of Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the largest fire suppression agency north of Choctawhatchee Bay in Walton County,

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SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED, ONE ARRESTED IN DOUBLE DIGIT VEHICLE BURGLARIES

For Immediate Release September 7, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— Almost two-dozen cases have been solved in Walton County following a string of car burglaries over the last two weeks. The thefts started on the night of August 25th in

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TEEN DRIVER CHALLENGE SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 7TH

For Immediate Release September 6, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Is your teenager about to start driving? Are you nervous about handing over the keys? Look no further than the Teen Driver Challenge to get your future driver ready to get

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PRICE GOUGING: IF YOU SEE IT, REPORT IT

During a state of emergency it’s against the law for necessary commodities like food, gas, lumber, and water to grossly exceed the average price of the item. If you see price gouging occurring in your community, report the information to

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WALTON COUNTY DETENTION DEPUTIES TRAVEL TO TEXAS TO HELP WITH HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF EFFORTS

With just a small boat and some supplies Detention Deputies Michael White and Pablo Buduen left their homes and families Thursday and headed for the unknown. Determined, the two men drove through the night to reach those effected by Hurricane

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CAR BURGLARS HIT SEAGROVE; NINE UNLOCKED CARS, WEAPONS TAKEN

For Immediate Release August 31, 2017 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla— Following a rash of burglaries over the weekend, nine more cars were burglarized overnight Tuesday in the area of Seagrove in Walton County. All cars were left unlocked. Two handguns

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ARSENAL FOUND DURING SEARCH WARRANT; BROTHERS ARRESTED AS PRINCIPLES IN DRIVE-BY SHOOTING

For Immediate Release August 30, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— A search warrant investigating the involvement of two brothers into a drive-by shooting results in the discovery of multiple weapons at a home off Tyner Lane. On July 17th, Walton County

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WCSO WRAPS UP OPERATION BLUE BIRD

For Immediate Release August 28, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Students are getting settled into the school year and Walton County Sheriff’s Office is wrapping up Operation Blue Bird. The operation ran from August 10th to August 25th and focused on

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GOOD SAMARITANS SMASH CAR WINDOW TO PERFORM CPR ON WOMAN IN CARDIAC ARREST

For Immediate Release August 28, 2017 Walton County, Fla— An Alabama woman is alive thanks to the quick actions of good Samaritans who helped save her life over the weekend. Just after 10 AM Saturday, Walton County Sheriff’s Office received

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