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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 […]

Naked man arrested in Gulf Breeze

Naked man arrested in Gulf Breeze

Residents of Woodlawn Way in Gulf Breeze had an unexpected and naked visitor May 17. Joseph John Musso, 63, of Gulf Breeze was arrested after he allegedly walked the neighborhood for more than an hour completely nude. According to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, the sheriff’s office was called after a security camera […]

Attempted murder suspect arrested in Gulf Breeze

Attempted murder suspect arrested in Gulf Breeze

A July 14 traffic stop in Gulf Breeze led to the arrest of an attempted murder suspect. According to a sheriff’s office press release, a Santa Rosa County deputy stopped a vehicle speeding through Gulf Breeze on Highway 98 just before 6 a.m. During the course of the stop, the deputy identified the driver of […]

Teenager arrested for stalking

Teenager arrested for stalking

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Jay Ellis Moore, 19, of Deer Lane in Navarre was arrested for stalking by willfully and repeatedly following and harassing two women while they were driving. A police-assist call came through dispatch in which two women said they were being followed by a blue car. Read the full article in the […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 25

5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 25

TRIAL SET TO OPEN IN LAWSUIT FILED BY MAN SHOT BY DEPUTY Opening statements are expected in the federal lawsuit filed by a young black man who was unarmed when he was shot and left paralyzed by a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy. DEPUTY CRASHES INTO CAR ON INTERSTATE 95 The Broward Sheriff’s deputy was […]

Milton man arrested for aggravated assault on deputy

Milton man arrested for aggravated assault on deputy

According to a release issued by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office, Alan Doyle Patterson, age 55 of Milton, called 911 Oct. 1 stating that he was armed with a handgun and wanted to hurt himself. In response, deputies were dispatched to his Pebble Ridge Drive home. As deputies approached the home, several gunshots were […]

SRSO Deputy arrested on felony child abuse charge

SRSO Deputy arrested on felony child abuse charge

On Sept. 11, Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a complaint concerning a child abuse incident. According to a release by the sheriff’s office, the complaint involved Joshua White, a Santa Rosa deputy.  Supervisors and Detectives reviewed the allegations concerning the incident and determined there was sufficient probable cause to arrest the suspect on […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 11

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 11

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. Deputy fatally shoots sword-wielding man near Pensacola A samurai sword-wielding man was fatally shot by police after threatening family members with knives and attacking a sheriff’s deputy with the sword, authorities said. According to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s […]

Authorities release name of deputy’s attacker

Authorities release name of deputy’s attacker

Officials have identified Gordon Talmage Kimbrell Jr., 22, of the 9000 block of Quail Roost Drive, as the man who attacked Deputy Matt Ray with a Samurai sword Thursday night. Kimbrell later died at Gulf Breeze Hospital after he was shot during the attack. According to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office, Kimbrell’s mother called […]

Deputy in stable condition following wreck

Deputy in stable condition following wreck

A Santa Rosa County deputy is in stable condition following a March 17 car accident in Suwannee County. According to Florida Highway Patrol, Deputy Joshua J. Tool, 26, of Milton sustained serious injuries after the car he was traveling in collided head-on with a Lexus at 10:55 a.m. FHP said Tool and Deputy Kurt A. […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for March 5

5 Things to Know in Florida for March 5

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. STATE SUPREME COURT TAKES UP CHALLENGE TO NEW DISTRICTS The fate of Florida’s 27 members of Congress is now up to the state’s highest court. The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday held an hour-long hearing on a long-running legal […]