aggravated battery

Teen arrested in Panhandle Trail shooting

Teen arrested in Panhandle Trail shooting

A Navarre teen is facing multiple felony charges after a Feb. 21 shooting on Panhandle Trail. Santa Rosa Sheriff Deputies arrested Antwan Antonio Nelson, 18, after he allegedly fired multiple rounds in a residential home, striking one person in the foot. According to a press release, deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office responded […]

Inmates found guilty in attack on officer

Inmates found guilty in attack on officer

Four inmates were found guilty Oct. 11 of attacking three Santa Rosa Correctional Institute officer on New Year’s Day, meaning potential prison sentences exceeding 100 years for two of the perpetrators. A Santa Rosa County Jury found Dukene Myrtil, Andre Williams, Markus Vincent and Johnslow Sauveur guilty of charges stemming from an attack on correctional […]

Woman stabs mother over collard greens

Woman stabs mother over collard greens

Kendra Sue Cohens, 41, of Nina Street in Navarre was arrested Dec. 27, and charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Deputies responded to a home in the 2100 block of Nina Street for reports of a cutting. And according to the arrest report, when the deputy entered the home she found Cohens’ mother, […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 3

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 3

POLICE: MAN STABS WIFE DURING ARGUMENT OVER PEELING MANGOES Uriel Bradshaw was arrested Saturday on charges of aggravated battery with a weapon. An arrest report says Bradshaw was eating mangoes in a bedroom of the couple’s West Palm Beach home. His 65-year-old wife became irritated when she saw he was putting pieces of the mangoes […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 26

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 26

OFFICIALS: MAN ACCUSED OF HITTING COUPLE SAVING PARKING SPOT A Broward Sheriff’s Office arrest report says 38-year-old Donald Lee Hicks was taken into custody Saturday on two counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. The report says the victims were standing in a parking spot in Dania Beach to save it for a family […]

Man beats pregnant ex-girlfriend

Man beats pregnant ex-girlfriend

Brandon Venturo, age 30 of Cardinal Lane in Navarre was arrested for Aggravated Battery, Burglary with Battery, Felony Assault and Grand Theft. Authorities say that Venturo’s ex-girlfriend was at her home when he forced his way into her home through a window.  While inside, Venturo threatened her and struck her on the left side of […]

Woman in coma after attack

Woman in coma after attack

A Milton woman was described as being in a coma and unresponsive at a local hospital early Friday morning following an attack by her former boyfriend.  At press time, Navarre Press was unable to update her current condition. The details outlined in the arrest report say the battery complaint came from a friend of the […]

Woman accused of battery on elderly woman

Woman accused of battery on elderly woman

A 19-year-old Gulf Breeze woman, Cori Luster, has been arrested for aggravated battery on a person 65 years or older. According to the Gulf Breeze Police report, the incident occurred over a two-day period on Oct. 12 and 13. An officer met the victim at the Gulf Breeze Hospital emergency room. Her neighbor reported that […]

Navarre man stabs mother’s boyfriend on Thanksgiving

Navarre man stabs mother’s boyfriend on Thanksgiving

One family’s Thanksgiving came to a violent end in Navarre. According to an arrest report issued by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office, Benjamin Luther, 24, of Tavira Street in Navarre was arrested for aggravated battery and domestic violence. Deputies responded to the Tavira Street address around 4:30 p.m. Read the full article in the […]

Man arrested for battery on elderly

Man arrested for battery on elderly

On Thursday, Nov. 19 Samuel Posey Brookshire of Milton was arrested for aggravated battery on his elderly cousin. The incident occurred on Nov. 18 at a Coachman Road residence and a Santa Rosa deputy was dispatched to the disturbance. According to SRSO reports, when the deputy arrived he reported finding the victim with multiple bruises […]

Woman pleads no contest to battery on officer

Woman pleads no contest to battery on officer

Amy Lee Giorgio, who was caught on camera dragging a Gulf Breeze Police officer with her vehicle during a January traffic stop, plead no contest Thursday to multiple charges, including aggravated battery upon a law enforcement officer. According to Police Chief Robert Randall, Sgt. Kerstan Tatro pulled over Giorgio, 30, of Gulf Breeze, for erratic […]

New trial for man sentenced to life

New trial for man sentenced to life

A Navarre man serving life in prison for aggravated battery granted a new trial by the Florida First District Court of Appeal May 13. Timothy Donald Helton, 46, was convicted in 2013 of battery and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon causing great bodily harm following an argument at a Navarre residence on May 31, 2011. According […]