Arrests

Police recover property in burglary arrests

Police recover property in burglary arrests

Three persons were arrested Wednesday after police responded to a series of vehicle burglaries, according to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office report. According to police, Sean Alexander Banks, 19 and Parker Tray Ragsdale, 18, have each been charged with three counts of burglary, three counts of possession of burglary tools and three counts of […]

Rotary breakfast spotlights respect, competition in Raiders’-Dolphins’ rivalry

Rotary breakfast spotlights respect, competition in Raiders’-Dolphins’ rivalry

Intensity rises to another level in a game between two rivals, setting the stage for a showdown that can either bring out the best in athletic competition or shine a light on the worst of it. In the wake of what has happened in recent years during the Navarre-Gulf Breeze rivalry week — property has […]

Crime Stoppers effective tool in fighting crime

Crime Stoppers effective tool in fighting crime

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Rich Aloy paints a perfect picture of the effectiveness of Crime Stoppers. About a year ago, a tip was received about a hit and run fatality case the Florida Highway Patrol was handling. “Within 24 hours, we put the information on Crime Stoppers and someone called and […]

Neglect puts Cerebral Palsy victim in hospital

Neglect puts Cerebral Palsy victim in hospital

Selena Bunch is accused of neglecting the 19-year-old Cerebral Palsy patient in her care for over a year according to a Santa Rosa County police report. She was arrested on Friday, May 27, and charged with second degree felony neglect of elderly or disabled adult with great harm. The female victim is bedridden, non-communicative and unable […]

Joint narcotics sting nets 17 arrests

Joint narcotics sting nets 17 arrests

A two-year joint narcotics operation dubbed “Operation Cagney & Lazer” in south Okaloosa County has nabbed at least 17 individuals and additional arrests are pending.  One of the 17 arrested was a Navarre man, 54-year-old Eugene Klamer of Paloma Street.  He has been charged with conspiracy to possess a controlled substance (cocaine) and illegal use […]

Sheriff’s Office policy prohibits public safety awareness

Sheriff’s Office policy prohibits public safety awareness

Some of you may have noticed that the list of people arrested in our paper has grown considerably. This is not necessarily a reflection of an increase in crime in our area, although we are hearing more reports of crime in Navarre. The real reason the list has grown is because the Santa Rosa County […]

Lindsay held on murder charges

Lindsay held on murder charges

Just days after his release on drug charges from a traffic stop, Christopher Alexander Lindsay is being held on a $3million bond and is charged with murder. On Nov. 15, Lindsay was pulled over on a traffic stop for an expired tag during which a Gulf Breeze police officer discovered a variety of drugs and […]