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Navarre man arrested for stabbing

Navarre man arrested for stabbing

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kristopher Hamilton of Navarre for an alleged stabbing on Blackjack Circle. The victim was standing in a friend’s driveway March 30 when Hamilton pulled up, blocking in the victim’s vehicle, according to the victim’s statement in an arrest report. Hamilton then allegedly shoved the victim against his vehicle and […]

Gulf Breeze man arrested for 35 counts of child porn

Gulf Breeze man arrested for 35 counts of child porn

A Gulf Breeze man is facing 35 felony charges for possession of child pornography. Joseph Brooks Salter, 19, was arrested March 13 after investigators found dozens of videos and photographs of children involved in sex acts in his possession according to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s office arrest report. The investigation started in October 2018, […]

Navarre man charged with child sexual assault

Navarre man charged with child sexual assault

A Navarre man was arrested Feb. 25 for an alleged sexual assault of an 11 year old in 2017. Dawson Jeremy Santos, 20, was arrested for the August 2017 incident after the child’s mother reported her older daughter had told her what had occurred. The location of the incident has been redacted. According to a […]

Missing Milton girl could be in danger

Missing Milton girl could be in danger

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s office is searching for 15 year old Aerin Marie Waldroup, who they believe could be in danger. Waldroup disappeared Jan. 28. She is believed to be in the company of Larry Lewis Powers aka “Marshall Powers,” 24. Both individuals were last seen in Milton and on Davis Highway in Escambia County on […]

Alabama man assaults Okaloosa County Commissioner

Alabama man assaults Okaloosa County Commissioner

Okaloosa County Commissioner Graham Fountain, immediate-past chairman, was injured last Saturday evening in Crestview while trying to assist a young woman who was being beaten by a male assailant. Irby Franklin Jordan, of Dothan, Alabama faces multiple felony charges for the Jan. 12 incident. According to an Okaloosa County press release, at around 3:30 p.m. […]

Navarre man arrested for stabbing pet pig

Navarre man arrested for stabbing pet pig

Santa Rosa Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Navarre man Nov. 8 after he allegedly stabbed a pet pig. Logan Ingram, 24, faces a felony animal abuse charge for allegedly stabbing the pig in his backyard along Waynell Court. According to the arrest report, a neighbor called the law enforcement after she said she witnessed the suspect beating […]

Navarre man arrested for child sexual assault

Navarre man arrested for child sexual assault

A Navarre man was arrested Aug. 6 for allegedly sexually assaulting a 6-year-old on three separate occasions according to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office. John Benjamin Carper, 36, faces three counts of capital felony sexual assault of a minor under 12 years old. According to a sheriff’s office arrest report, the incidents occurred between November […]

Ring of fraud crimes ends in Navarre arrests

Ring of fraud crimes ends in Navarre arrests

The arrest of two Mobile residents in a Navarre fraud case may lead to more charges after the pair allegedly stole four credit cards from a local small business. Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a fraud complaint Aug. 2 after the victim discovered several charges on her card that she did not […]

Three men arrested in Milton shooting

Three men arrested in Milton shooting

Three men were arrested last week in connection with an attempted homicide and robbery in a trailer in Milton. Joshua Jaquan Shields, 21, of Milton, Deontrace Levell Bonner, 22, of Pensacola and Kristopher Talacy Brown, 19, of Pensacola have been charged with attempted homicide and other felony charges. At roughly 9 p.m. July 19, deputies […]

Navarre teen assaulted at community pool

Navarre teen assaulted at community pool

Arias Yamil Halston, 46, was arrested July 27 for alleged sexually battery on a 13-year-old at a pool in Navarre. According to a Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office arrest report, Halston allegedly restrained and fondled a 13-year-old girl while swimming in the pool. The address of the incident has been redacted, but the report said it […]

Two children dead after Pace DUI crash

Two children dead after Pace DUI crash

Two children were killed in an alleged drunk driving accident in Pace May 6. Kailen Alan Kelly, 35, of Pace is facing felony charges in the deaths. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, Kelly was driving southbound along Woodbine Road at approximately 5:35 p.m. The report said he was driving at a high rate […]

Minor traffic stop leads to drug bust

Minor traffic stop leads to drug bust

A minor traffic stop for a broken brake light in Milton led to the arrest of a Pensacola man on felony drug trafficking charges. According to Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s office reports, a deputy pulled over a 2002 Chevrolet Camaro Tuesday at around 11 p.m. after observing that the vehicle’s brake light was not working. […]

Spray paint vandals identified, sought by police

Spray paint vandals identified, sought by police

Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for two individuals suspected of vandalizing private property in the Navarre area. Tyree Travon Hawkins, 21, and Kaitlin Elizabeth Skrivanie, 19, are facing six counts of criminal mischief and one felony in connection to an incident that occurred Dec. 2, 2017. During the overnight hours, the Santa Rosa County […]

Navarre joy rides land teens in jail

Navarre joy rides land teens in jail

In addition to totaling one stolen vehicle, a Milton teen allegedly stole another vehicle to do “donuts” on the Hidden Creek Golf Course before finally being taken into custody. Michael Perrin, 18, was arrested Dec. 29 in connection to the thefts of three vehicles during the months of September and October 2017. According to Santa […]

Man allegedly beats, handcuffs 90 year old

Man allegedly beats, handcuffs 90 year old

Elder abuse, false imprisonment and possession of a firearm by a felon are just a few charges facing a  man who allegedly beat a 90-year-old man of Navarre while trying to rob him then handcuffed him. Dennis Shibler, 37, faces multiple felony charges from the incident after he drove himself to the Santa Rosa County […]

Facebook busts alleged Club II burglar

Facebook busts alleged Club II burglar

The Club II in Gulf Breeze had unwelcome visitors Oct. 23, and Facebook has allegedly landed at least one of those visitors behind bars. Brittny Still, 28, of Gulf Breeze is facing third degree felony unarmed burglary of an unoccupied structure and first degree misdemeanor larceny petty theft for the theft of keys to the […]

Update: Arrest made in Milton stabbing

Update: Arrest made in Milton stabbing

The name of the Milton man accused of stabbing two people Thursday morning has been released. Jevon Lamar Husfelt, 22, is facing two counts of first degree felony attempted homicide in relation to an incident that occurred at an address on Kabel Drive in Milton according to Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office press release. Deputies […]

Man gets 30 years for ramming cop car, other felonies

Man gets 30 years for ramming cop car, other felonies

After fleeing from police and driving his vehicle into a patrol car a Navarre man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in state prison. Christopher Delaine Bryant, 29, of Navarre was sentenced as a prison releasee reoffender and habitual felony offender by Circuit Judge David Rimmer following an incident that occurred in 2016. On June […]

Man exposes genitals to child in Walmart

Man exposes genitals to child in Walmart

A Colorado man was arrested Wednesday morning in the Gulf Breeze Walmart after he allegedly exposed his genitals to an 8-year-old girl. Jonathan Obrien was seen on surveillance footage following the girl through the store according to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office report. He appeared to be touching his genitals at the time. He […]

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 […]

Navarre teen arrested on drugs and weapon charges

Navarre teen arrested on drugs and weapon charges

A Navarre teen, James Taylor, 18, and his accomplice Tristan Turner, 17, were arrested Nov. 30 in Milton on various felony charges including using a weapon in the commission of a felony, intent to sell marijuana and larceny. According to the arrest reports, a Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office deputy was transporting two people to jail […]

Daniel Lee held on robbery charges

Daniel Lee held on robbery charges

Daniel Ferry Lee of Cantonment has been transferred to the Santa Rosa County Jail and is being held without bond on charges stemming from a robbery at knife-point of the Underwood Food Store on Highway 87 South Tuesday, Nov. 10. He is currently facing multiple felony charges including fleeing without disregard of safety to persons […]

3rd Tom Thumb employee arrested

3rd Tom Thumb employee arrested

On Oct. 27 Kody Toman, an employee of Tom Thumb, was booked for Grand Theft of more than $300 and less than $5,000, a third-degree felony.  According to an email to Navarre Press from his father, Toman turned himself in to law enforcement. According to the report filed, a fellow employee said Toman was working by himself […]

Navarre men arrested in car burglary, trespassing investigation

Navarre men arrested in car burglary, trespassing investigation

Marvin Eugene Darby Jr., 20, of Andorra Street in Navarre was arrested Oct. 15 for alleged obstruction of justice in connection with an upcoming burglary trial involving himself and Devin Michael Colonel, 21, of Parkridge Drive in Navarre. According to police reports, Darby tried to fight Colonel on Sept. 28. He called him a snitch, […]

2 Tom Thumb employees arrested

2 Tom Thumb employees arrested

Two employees of Tom Thumb Stores were arrested Thursday afternoon Oct. 8 as suspects in an employee-related theft over the last several weeks while employees at the store. According to the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office report, Jasmine Nichole Glass, 23, of Navarre and Anneka Lynn Watters, 27, of Navarre were arrested at the Tom Thumb […]

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 […]

Alleged burglar nabbed in Gulf Breeze

Alleged burglar nabbed in Gulf Breeze

A 21-year-old Gulf Breeze man was arrested Monday on eight felony burglary charges and eight misdemeanor theft charges after a search warrant turned up multiple items stolen during vehicle burglaries. Deputies were investigating leads regarding stolen items at the home of Nicholas Castanon of the 1200 block of Redwood Lane. Police said the investigation connected […]

Police: Naked man urinates on hotel deck

Police: Naked man urinates on hotel deck

Michael David Atkinson, 35, of Breeze Street in Gulf Breeze, was arrested June 26 on a first-degree misdemeanor charge of indecent exposure, a third-degree felony charge of resisting an officer with violence and a second-degree misdemeanor charge of disorderly intoxication after deputies received a complaint about a naked man at Quality Inn and Suites in […]

Police: Woman threw kittens out of moving car

Police: Woman threw kittens out of moving car

A Navarre woman is facing a felony animal cruelty charge after admitting to throwing kittens out of her moving vehicle. At about 11:45 Friday morning, deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Highway 87 and Grady Tolbert Road where witnesses reported seeing the driver of a black Infinity […]