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Navarre child molester gets 25 years

Navarre child molester gets 25 years

A Navarre man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday for child molestation. A Santa Rosa County jury found Derrick Christopher Smith, 25, of Navarre, guilty of lewd or lascivious molestation upon a victim less than 12 years of age. Smith committed the offense June 12, 2016 at the home he shared with the […]

Gulf Breeze man found guilty of sexual battery

Gulf Breeze man found guilty of sexual battery

Christopher Jason Traffanstead, 41, of Gulf Breeze faces up to 75 for sexual battery related charges in connection with incidents that occurred over the course of two years. Traffanstead was found guilty by a jury Monday of two counts of engaging in an act which constitutes sexual battery upon or with a child 12 years […]

UPDATE: Lindsay found guilty for Musil murder

UPDATE: Lindsay found guilty for Musil murder

  Lori Musil was an artist. She was a mother, and she was the kind of person who “never met a stranger.” Musil texted her children goodnight every day. Musil was young and loving, and she took the time to go on outings with her children and grandchildren regularly. Her grandchildren referred to her as […]

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 gets life for kidnapping, sexual assault

Man gets life for kidnapping, sexual assault

A 43-year-old Gulf Breeze man will spend life in prison on charges of kidnapping and sexual battery relating to an incident on Pensacola Beach. According to court records, Bret Randall May was sentenced July 30 by Judge Linda L. Nobles. May had been convicted June 26 by an Escambia County jury. According to the state attorney’s office, […]