hit and run

K-9 takes down Santa Rosa hit-and-run driver

K-9 takes down Santa Rosa hit-and-run driver

Florida Highway Patrol K-9 Remy took down an Alabama man June 12 after he allegedly fled the scene of a rear-end collision with a motorcyclist in Santa Rosa County. Justin Moorer, 24, of Wilmer, Alabama, is charged with nine different offenses including driving under the influence and resisting arrest.   Read the full article in […]

Hit-and-run spree results in 35 charges

Hit-and-run spree results in 35 charges

The Navarre man accused of ramming 11 cars along U.S. Highway 98 has been taken into custody by law enforcement, facing 35 different charges. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) arrested Daniel Weidman, 38, of Navarre Thursday for 11 counts of hit and run and other charges. According to an FHP press release, Weidman is charged […]

Update: Navarre man arrested for 11 hit and runs

Update: Navarre man arrested for 11 hit and runs

Update: Florida Highway Patrol arrested Daniel Weidman, 38, of Navarre Thursday for 11 counts of hit and run after he allegedly rammed 11 cars on U.S. Highway 98. According to a FHP press release, Weidman has been charged with 12 counts of misdemeanor driving under the influence, 12 counts of misdemeanor reckless driving and 11 […]

89 year old Navarre man arrested from nursing home

89 year old Navarre man arrested from nursing home

An 89-year-old Navarre man, Karl Trugenberger, was arrested from his nursing home in Gulf Breeze Thursday at 10:30 p.m. on charges stemming from a motor vehicle accident May 3. According to the Florida Highway Patrol warrant affidavit and accident report, May 3 Trugenberger was driving a red Suzuki sedan westbound on U.S. Highway 98 in […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 1

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 1

BIEBER SETTLES LAWSUIT THAT BROUGHT JUDGE’S ARREST THREAT Miami attorney Mark DiCowden said Monday in an email that photographer Manuel Munoz’s lawsuit against Bieber was resolved. Terms of the settlement are confidential. A judge last month ordered Bieber to sit down for a deposition or be arrested and brought to court after DiCowden contended that […]

Police recover vehicle in hit and run

Police recover vehicle in hit and run

The Florida Highway Patrol has recovered the vehicle involved in Sunday morning’s fatal hit and run accident on Panhandle Trail. The white SUV was parked at Pet Nation in the Publix parking lot, according to Holly Elassaad, owner of Pet Nation. Elassaad said the SUV  belongs to one of her employees, who lent it to her boyfriend’s brother. […]

Milton woman sentenced in fatal hit-and-run

Milton woman sentenced in fatal hit-and-run

The Florida Highway Patrol reported 26-year-old Brianna Strum of Milton was sentenced Feb. 20 to more than 11 years in prison on a charge of DUI manslaughter stemming from a fatal crash April 2013 on I-10 in Escambia County. Robert Michael Roy, 33, of Pace died from injuries sustained in the crash. Roy was a Chief […]