Manhunt underway for accused child molester

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office (SRSO) is searching for Derrick Christopher Smith, 22, of the 2200 block of Estates Circle in Navarre in relation to an active felony warrant for the molestation of a juvenile under 12 years of age.

According to a press release issued by Sgt. Rich Aloy, SRSO spokesman, Smith is a white male who stands 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds. Smith may be bald and clean shaven.

“It is believed Smith may be in the Santa Rosa County area or has fled to Tallahassee or North Carolina,” Aloy stated in the release.

Anyone with information related to Smith is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 850-437-STOP. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

Read the full story in the June 25 edition of Navarre Press or subscribe online here.


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