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Gable was adjudicated on 03/23/2009 for possession of photo of sexual performance by a child in Okaloosa County.  Gable’s current address is 316 Bonita Drive, Defuniak Springs.

Gable is a 50 year old white male, with brown hair and green eyes, 6’02” and 187 lbs.

There are currently 147 registered sex offenders/predators living in Walton County.

The WCSO encourages families to visit
www.flsexoffender.net to subscribe to receive e-mail alert notifications when registered sexual offenders or predators move into neighborhoods.  WCSO also encourages citizens to use the neighborhood search feature prior to signing up for alerts to identify registered sexual offenders and predators currently living in neighborhoods.

 

On Tuesday, April 29th, Investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Heith Fountain, 35, of 64 SD Suttles Road, DeFuniak Springs, after receiving information from a citizen.  Investigators located and followed Fountain to Lowes in DeFuniak Springs, where they observed him enter the store, immediately walk back out and load a pressure washer onto the back of his truck.  Fountain exited the parking lot and a traffic stop was conducted.  Upon further investigation, Fountain did take the pressure washer, valued at $359.00, without paying for it.

Fountain was arrested and charged with grand theft and driving while license suspended or revoked (DWLSR).

 

The WCSO is thrilled to announce the winners for the 2nd Annual Family Fun Art Contest.Nearly 100 entries were received depicting family fun activities and promoting child abuse awareness.The winners are Lily Anne Pryor, Mossy Head School (5-10 age category), Kendalynn Hill, South Walton High School (11-14 age category) and Taylor Scott, South Walton High School (15-17 age category).The Sheriff’s Office appreciates everyone’s participation and a special thanks goes to our sponsors, Blast Arcade and Moo La La Ice Cream for providing gift cards to our winners.Photos of the winner’s artwork will be hung at the Sheriff’s Office.  
  Lt. Adam Falk, Mrs. Hadley Muller, Lily Anne Pryor and School Resource Deputy Phillip Spires

 
  Capt. Mike Howell, Taylor Scott, Kendalynn Hill and School Resource Deputy Blake McCormick

 

The WCSO Animal Shelter is now able to provide free pet ID tags thanks to Bill Bard and Friends of the Walton County Animal Shelter.  Pet owners are strongly encouraged to have a collar ID as a form of identification to insure a pet will be returned home if they ever get lost.  Please call the animal shelter for more information at 850.892.8758.  Captain Audie Rowell, who oversees the shelter stated, "This is a great program that can help lost pets get returned to their owners without having to take a trip to the animal shelter."  For those interested in supporting Friends of the Walton County Animal Shelter, please visit their website at www.FriendsOfTheWaltonCountyAnimalShelter.org. 

 

(Pictured with Captain Audie Rowell is Bill Bard, Friends of the Walton County Animal Shelter)

 

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Deputy Harold Shover, with the Walton County Sheriff’s, is helping “Ella” a female 11 lb. cat to find a forever, loving home. Ella is a domestic short hair. She is spayed and current on vaccinations.  Ella is ready for adoption at the Walton County Animal Shelter.  If you have any questions or would like to ADOPT “ELLA” please call the Shelter at 850-892-8758.

 

Odell was adjudicated on 10/29/1997 for lewd and lascivious on a child under 16 in Okaloosa County.  On 10/10/2005, Odell was adjudicated for failing to register as a sexual offender in Walton County and adjudicated again on 1/05/2012 for failing to register as a sexual offender in Holmes County.  Odell’s current address is 785 Adams Road, Defuniak Springs.

Odell is a 35 year old white male, with brown hair and brown eyes, 5’04” and 122 lbs.

There are currently 148 registered sex offenders/predators living in Walton County.

The WCSO encourages families to visit
www.flsexoffender.net to subscribe to receive e-mail alert notifications when registered sexual offenders or predators move into neighborhoods.  WCSO also encourages citizens to use the neighborhood search feature prior to signing up for alerts to identify registered sexual offenders and predators currently living in neighborhoods.

 

Gable was adjudicated on 03/23/2009 for possession of photo of sexual performance by a child in Okaloosa County.  Gable’s current address is 7588 E County Highway 30A Unit 6, Panama City Beach.

Gable is a 50 year old white male, with brown hair and green eyes, 6’02” and 187 lbs.

There are currently 147 registered sex offenders/predators living in Walton County.

The WCSO encourages families to visit
www.flsexoffender.net to subscribe to receive e-mail alert notifications when registered sexual offenders or predators move into neighborhoods.  WCSO also encourages citizens to use the neighborhood search feature prior to signing up for alerts to identify registered sexual offenders and predators currently living in neighborhoods.

 

In the wake of a local Walton County junior varsity player collapsing during baseball practice last month, Sheriff Mike Adkinson and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office is donating five AED’s to be placed at the following locations: Paxton Little League Field, Defuniak Springs Little League Field, Defuniak Springs Youth Football Program, Freeport Little League and the Freeport Youth Football Program and South Walton Little League and the South Walton Youth Football Program.  An AED is a portable electronic device that can assist in diagnosing and treating heart attacks.  Minimally trained/non-medical personnel can easily use it.  However, the Sheriff’s Office Training Division will be providing instruction. Sheriff Mike Adkinson stated, “When we found out we had youth recreational fitness areas in our community that did not have these AED’s, it became a top priority for our organization.  At the WCSO, the safety and well-being of our children is our number one concern and that is why we were pleased to get this done in such a short period of time.”

Will Whitehurst, President of the Walton County Athletic League stated, “Thank you to the Sheriff and the Sheriff’s Office for this opportunity.  It is an investment for our community.”  President of the Defuniak Springs Little League, Kevin Wilkerson stated, “I want to thank the Sheriff’s Office for their contribution to our community and with 350 to 400 kids, parents and grandparents, this will be a huge asset.”

 

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Johnny Kirk, 15, of Freeport, FL.  Kirk was last seen by his mother boarding a school bus around 6 am on April 16th.  Kirk is 5’1, weighs 106 lbs and has blonde hair and blue eyes.  Kirk was last seen wearing a Freeport High School t-shirt, blue jeans, a black jacket and blue/white tennis shoes.  Anyone with information on Johnny Kirk is asked to please contact Investigator Rome Garrett at the Walton County Sheriff’s Office at 850.892.8111.   

 

Detention Deputy James Hall is selected as the top employee of the month for May.  Bravo shift supervisor, Sergeant Larry Adams stated, “Due to James’s exceptional organizational skills, Bravo shift was able to book 44 spring breakers and release 52 (8 from the day shift) within the first night of spring break.”  After completing several details at Seascape, during spring break, Deputy Hall stayed over to assist his fellow deputies at the jail to help expedite the booking and release process.  In over a two week period, Deputy Hall’s shift booked 278 and released 257 individuals.

The Sheriff’s Office is extremely proud of Deputy Hall, who has been with the jail since May of 1996.