armed robbery

Sheriff: Car burglars were looking for guns

Sheriff: Car burglars were looking for guns

A rash of vehicle burglaries spanning Escambia, Santa Rosa and Baldwin counties came to an end last week. During a news conference Oct. 30, Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson said investigators have identified the individuals responsible for at least 10 burglaries and an armed robbery in Santa Rosa County. Read the full article in […]

Milton woman arrested for armed robbery

Milton woman arrested for armed robbery

A Milton woman has been arrested for orchestrating armed robbery of a man in Milton Feb. 9. According to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office report, Samantha Scarcella, 18, allegedly asked the victim to bring her money for narcotics and he was then shot by one of her accomplices. Read the full article in the […]

Man attempts robbery at Family Dollar

Man attempts robbery at Family Dollar

Santa Rosa sheriff’s deputies responded Thursday evening to an attempted robbery at the Family Dollar store in Navarre. At approximately 8 p.m., the sheriff’s office received a 911 call in reference to a robbery at Family Dollar located at 6899 Navarre Parkway. According to a sheriff’s office press release, the caller stated a black male […]

Man arrested for coercing boys to steal

Man arrested for coercing boys to steal

A Milton man has been charged with armed robbery, stealing a firearm and coercing two 14-year-old boys to burglarize vehicles. Jason Silvia was arrested May 3 on charges of third-degree felony burglary solicitation of an unoccupied conveyance and second-degree misdemeanor solicitation of petit theft in connection with the arrest of the two juveniles. Read the […]

Suspects arrested in pharmacy robbery

Suspects arrested in pharmacy robbery

              Two Milton residents suspected in an attempted armed robbery were arrested Wednesday, Aug. 24, on unrelated charges in Santa Rosa County. According to Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office reports, Shana Martin, 31,  and Erik Johnson, 34, are suspected of attempting to rob the Health Smart Pharmacy on North State […]

Armed robbery suspect in custody

Armed robbery suspect in custody

Handgun recovered This afternoon, Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call about an armed robbery at Dollar General located at 9576 Navarre Parkway, near Whispering Pines Boulevard. A deputy in the area saw a car matching the description of the suspect vehicle at the Winn Dixie parking lot in Navarre.  The deputy conducted […]

Florida Senate should let debate begin on Open Carry

Florida Senate should let debate begin on Open Carry

Guest Opinion The organizing principle of my public service is Constitutional liberty. If government constrains itself to the Constitution, free markets, free enterprise and free people can thrive. Otherwise, we get catastrophic consequences such as ObamaCare, lawless executive orders and a government that (often corruptly) picks winners and losers. In a world of uncertainty, the […]