escambia county sheriffs office

Body cams aren’t yet on sheriff’s screen

Body cams aren’t yet on sheriff’s screen

Most of Florida’s local law enforcement agencies aren’t equipping their patrol officers with body cameras and Santa Rosa Sheriff Bob Johnson is among them. Thus the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office is part of a shrinking majority. Read the full article in the April 25 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view subscription options – […]

Rice held on $750,000 bond

Rice held on $750,000 bond

Questions remain as to the extent of Mary Craig Rice’s involvement in the homicide spree across two states committed by William “Billy” Boyette, Jr. Read the full article in the Feb. 16 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

FDLE arrests Milton man for online solicitation

FDLE arrests Milton man for online solicitation

Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, along with investigators from the Escambia and Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Offices today arrested William Burton Allen, 42, of 6774 Murphy Cassidy Rd., Milton, Fla., on one count of computer pornography online solicitation of a parent, one count of transmitting harmful material to a minor and one count […]

Pensacola man charged with child pornography

Pensacola man charged with child pornography

A Pensacola man is being held on $75,000 bond after police found child pornography files on his computer. Fredrick Lamar Collins Jr., 30, was arrested July 30 on five counts of obscene material, possession of photographs depicting child sexual conduct. Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents, along with Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies, executed a search warrant […]

Three found dead during Pensacola welfare check

Three found dead during Pensacola welfare check

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three deaths following a welfare check at around 9:30 a.m. July 31. Police responded to the the 4600 block of Deerfield Drive where they discovered three deceased people, according to a release from the department. Due to suspicious circumstances, the deaths are under investigation and more information will be […]

2 arrested in Santa Rosa burglary spree

2 arrested in Santa Rosa burglary spree

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office reports that two suspects are in custody in connection with a series of burglaries that occurred Jan. 14 throughout Santa Rosa County, including Navarre. According to the report, two brothers from Pensacola, Shawn and Jeremiah Cooler, face multiple burglary charges. Read more in the July 17 issue of Navarre Press or subscribe […]

Over $120,000 in cash recovered in Pensacola drug bust

Over $120,000 in cash recovered in Pensacola drug bust

 A man was arrested in Pensacola Thursday morning after an Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team and Narcotics Unit located cocaine, marijuana, two weapons and approximately $123,713 in cash. Antonio Blackwell, 39,  was located in a residence on Marlane Drive after officers served a search warrant. According to the news release, cocaine was on Blackwell’s arms and legs. Cocaine […]

Arrest made in death of elderly man

Arrest made in death of elderly man

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reports 34-year-old Marcus Ferrell Toler from Pensacola has been charged with aggravated battery on an elderly person in the death of 76-year-old Ben Stallworth. According to the report, deputies responded March 4 to a disturbance in the 1700 block of Lakeview. The victim was sitting on the couch with obvious […]

Wrong number leads to prostitution arrest

Wrong number leads to prostitution arrest

A Pensacola woman was arrested for prostitution on Thursday after accidentally mistaking an Escambia County Sheriff’s Office investigator for a former client, according to the arrest report. Schquita Warren, 27, first called the investigator on his county-issued phone. After he hung up, Warren texted and asked him if he would like the number to have […]