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Man holds women at gunpoint in Cayo Grande

Man holds women at gunpoint in Cayo Grande

A Navarre man threatened women at gunpoint and said he was “only leaving in a body bag” June 5 at Cayo Grande Apartments. According to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, Payne got into an argument with his girlfriend earlier that day after she asked him to move out of her apartment in […]

Jay man shot in officer involved shooting

Jay man shot in officer involved shooting

A suspect in Jay was sent to the hospital Saturday after an officer involved shooting with Santa Rosa sheriff’s deputies at his home. Just after 6 a.m., deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance on the 7700 block of Highway 4 in Jay according to a sheriff’s office press […]

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 […]

Triple shooting suspect sought by Milton police

Triple shooting suspect sought by Milton police

The Milton Police Department is still searching for shooting suspect Walter Ford, 18. Ford was allegedly involved in a triple shooting that occurred Feb. 4 in Milton.  He is wanted for one count of homicide and two counts of attempted homicide. Anyone with information regarding this incident or knowledge of Ford’s whereabouts should contact Milton […]

Would-be thief held at gunpoint

Would-be thief held at gunpoint

A Navarre man found himself staring down the barrel of a 12 gage shotgun after he tried to steal another man’s truck, according to a Santa Rosa Sheriff’s deputy. Jakob Daniel Russell, 24, Navarre, was arrested last weekend on Bob Tolbert Rd. when a man was alerted by his dog that something was going on […]

Convicted felon gives chase, drops gun

Convicted felon gives chase, drops gun

John Niven Cotner, age 26 of Mary Esther, gave deputies chase Monday afternoon after shoplifting several items from Walmart on Navarre Parkway.  Deputies responded to the store after the asset protection department saw Cotner walk out of the store without paying for merchandise.  They confronted him but he left the store. Deputies say that Cotner […]

Sheriff’s Office investigates two armed robberies

Sheriff’s Office investigates two armed robberies

The Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating two armed robberies, one occurred in Navarre and the other in Milton, both along State Road 87. As of press time, investigators were still investigating with no new updates. The first robbery occurred just after midnight on Jan. 21 at Tom Thumb on the corner of State […]

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 […]

Gun stolen from Gulf Breeze car

Gun stolen from Gulf Breeze car

The Gulf Breeze Police Department reported a loaded Ruger handgun was taken from an unlocked car at a home on Florida Avenue on Dec. 17. According to Chief Deputy Rick Hawthorne, the case is under investigation. The department is reminding people to keep their car doors locked and to keep valuables out of sight following […]