Convicted felon

Navarre man sentenced to 20 years

Navarre man sentenced to 20 years

A Navarre man who plead guilty to charges of breaking into a neighbor’s home and assaulting them at gunpoint has been sentenced to a minimum of 20 years in state prison Friday, Sept. 15. According to State Attorney Bill Eddins’ office, Francisco Aponte Carrasquillo, 51, was sentenced by Circuit Judge Ross Goodman to a minimum […]

Inmates get second chance with SCORE, Work Release

Inmates get second chance with SCORE, Work Release

For inmates in Santa Rosa’s correctional system, there is new hope for life after serving time thanks to the Work Release and Second Chance Outreach, Re-entry and Education Development (SCORE) programs. Housed in the same building at 8390 Transition Road in Milton, these programs provide inmates support and opportunities to improve their lives. The facility […]

Gun pulled during father-son fight

Gun pulled during father-son fight

A June 14 argument between a father and son ended with both being arrested after the father, Bruce Thumm pulled a gun while the two were arguing at a home in Gulf Breeze. According to the arrest reports, Michael and his father Bruce were arguing and Bruce told him to leave the house because of […]

Armed home invasion, suspect arrested

Armed home invasion, suspect arrested

On Friday, Nov. 27 a call was made on a burglary in progress with shots fired on Sevilla Street. Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the call and dispatch advised them that the suspect was being detained by the homeowner. The SRSO report released states that the deputy detained Francisco Aponte Carrasquillo and […]