home invasion

Text 911 for emergencies

Text 911 for emergencies

Santa Rosa County has introduced Text-to-9-1-1 enabling county residents to text for assistance in an emergency. The system allows residents to text directly back and forth with 911 dispatchers to share vital information in an emergency. County Emergency Services Coordinator Brad Baker said the system will be useful in a variety of scenarios. “The majority […]

Camera aids in robbers’ arrest

Camera aids in robbers’ arrest

A security camera inside a Milton home was instrumental in putting three men into the Santa Rosa County jail early Monday morning, according to Milton Police. Officials report that a call which started out as two suspicious men in the back yard of a home on Oak Street turned into an armed home invasion when […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 23

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 23

MAN CHARGED WITH STRIKING DEPUTY WITH CAR DURING SHOOTOUT Local media outlets report that 51-year-old Michael Mainolfi was booked into the Broward County Jail on aggravated battery and six other counts after being released from a hospital Wednesday night. Deputies said they came to arrest Mainolfi on previous charges Wednesday at a Lauderdale-by-the-Sea motel when […]

Gulf Breeze man sentenced to 20 years

Gulf Breeze man sentenced to 20 years

According to State Attorney Bill Eddins’ office, Shawn Thomas Stuller, 27, of Gulf Breeze was sentenced to 20 years in state prison as a habitual felony offender. His charges stem from crimes that occurred on the morning of Aug. 17, 2014, when a Navarre homeowner awoke to find a stranger who was Stuller in his […]

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 […]

Out-of-state fugitive nabbed in Navarre

Out-of-state fugitive nabbed in Navarre

On Nov. 5 Christian Scott Griesemer, wanted in Illinois, was captured on Bahama Drive in Navarre and is being held on $1 million bond. As stated on the arrest report, deputies were contacted by the Mt. Carmel Police Department in Illinois, advising they believed Griesemer was staying with his mother at the Bahama Drive address. […]