child molestation

Ex-deputy arrested for child molestation

Ex-deputy arrested for child molestation

An ex-Santa Rosa County sergeant was arrested Friday on child molestation charges. Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Jeffery Perkins, 33, for two counts of lewd or lascivious molestation by offender over the age of 18 of a victim less than 12 years of age according to a press release.  An arrest […]

Navarre child molester gets 25 years

Navarre child molester gets 25 years

A Navarre man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday for child molestation. A Santa Rosa County jury found Derrick Christopher Smith, 25, of Navarre, guilty of lewd or lascivious molestation upon a victim less than 12 years of age. Smith committed the offense June 12, 2016 at the home he shared with the […]

Gulf Breeze man receives 75 years for child molestation

Gulf Breeze man receives 75 years for child molestation

Christopher Jason Traffanstead, age 41 of Gulf Breeze, was sentenced to the maximum sentence possible Tuesday by Circuit Judge John Simon for sexual acts performed on a child. Traffanstead was convicted by a Santa Rosa Jury Jan. 22, 2018, to two counts of engaging in an act which constitutes sexual battery upon or with a […]

Navarre man charged with child molestation

Navarre man charged with child molestation

A Navarre man was arrested for sexual molestation of a girl under 12 years of age, according to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report. Paul Frank Small, 70, was arrested after the child told Department of Children and Families investigators that Small touched her private parts under her clothes during an interview on […]