Milton Police Department

Milton offers $3,000 for identity of vandal(s)

Milton offers $3,000 for identity of vandal(s)

The city of Milton announced June 5 a reward of up to $3,000 for the identity of those that vandalized the Riverwalk South. A reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) after newly installed lighting was broken and wiring stolen. According to a press release, $3,500 worth of […]

Burglars celebrate wedding in county jail

Burglars celebrate wedding in county jail

A pair of newlyweds spent their wedding day in separate blocks of Santa Rosa County Jail Sunday after breaking into an abandoned school in Milton. Zachary Fuit, 26, and Abigail Carlson, 21, went to the closed Munson school buildings at 11550 Munson Highway after their wedding ceremony earlier in the day. They were joined in […]

Teen’s suicide ended life mired in turmoil

Teen’s suicide ended life mired in turmoil

Less than a week after two boys brutally beat him up at the Guy Thompson Community Center in Milton, Joey McGlone, 16, died by suicide Sept. 13. The teens accused in the case will go before a judge for arraignment next week. Joey’s mother, Dana McGlone, said her son was bullied and his school failed […]

National Night Out to unite community

National Night Out to unite community

Back to school is rapidly approaching, and the 35th Annual National Night Out, Aug. 7, aims to help Santa Rosa County’s youngest residents prepare for the coming school year. National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and Target stores each year in partnership with local organizations to offer entertainment, information, […]

Parkland school shooting prompts local safety push

Parkland school shooting prompts local safety push

In September 2017, a Navarre High School student, acting under a fake user name, allegedly threatened fellow students with violence via Instagram. No one was injured. Less than a month later NHS students were threatened again, this time via social media platform Snapchat. Read the full article in the Feb. 22 issue of Navarre Press. […]

National Night Out

Target, Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office, Milton Police Department, Department of Health Santa Rosa, and CDAC, would like to encourage residents to come and join this family event at the Guy Thompson Community Center, 5629 Byrom St, from 6 to 8 p.m. National Night Out is a great way for family, friends, and neighbors to stand […]

4 year old Milton girl found

4 year old Milton girl found

UPDATE:  Alanda Lee McCoy was found this morning around 11:30 a.m. due to a citizen tip. She was located at a home in Santa Rosa County with Kavchak and for all appearances seemed fine. She is being evaluated and questioned. Kavchak is currently being questioned by Milton Police Department.   A Florida AMBER Alert has […]

Man faces 30 years for shaking infant

Man faces 30 years for shaking infant

Santa Rosa County jurors found a Milton man guilty Wednesday of shaking an infant to the point of permanent damage to the child’s brain and eyes. Wilky Pierre Toussiant, age 36, was found guilty of aggravated child abuse in connection with a July 17, 2015 incident. Toussaint immigrated to the United States from Haiti in […]

Fourth shooting suspect arrested after NAACP probe

Fourth shooting suspect arrested after NAACP probe

On Feb. 4, a group of friends were gathered around a burn barrel in a Milton backyard. A familiar red car drove past then drove past again. According to witnesses, the car passenger windows rolled down and gunfire erupted, leaving Thomas Buckhalter dead and two others injured. Milton police requested warrants and arrested the three […]

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 […]

Family sentenced in pharmacy robberies

Family sentenced in pharmacy robberies

Several agencies came together to find the men who held up a Milton CVS at gunpoint, tied up the employees and took prescription drugs from the business in 2014. It was suspected the same men were responsible in four Escambia County robbery cases, two of which were at the same CVS Pharmacy on 9th Avenue, […]

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 […]