missing person

Lucas charged with premeditated murder

Lucas charged with premeditated murder

                The hunt for a Navarre man accused of killing his mother-in-law came to an end in a high-speed chase through multiple Gulf Breeze neighborhoods Feb. 6. Robert Shane Lucas, 51, was taken into custody about 3:30 p.m., less than 24 hours after the body of missing woman […]

12-year-old girl missing from Navarre

12-year-old girl missing from Navarre

A Missing Child Alert has been issued for 12-year-old Emily Navarro of Navarre by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Emily has been missing since Monday.  She is described as white, Hispanic at 4’, 6” tall and weighs 130 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. Emily was last seen in the area of the […]

Sheriff’s office working missing-endangered person investigation

Sheriff’s office working missing-endangered person investigation

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office is working a missing-endangered person investigation. Phillip Andrew Wood, a 5-foot-9, 260-pound white male with grey hair and blue eyes, was last seen at his Navarre residence at 4:45 a.m. Sunday. He was wearing a dark colored t-shirt, shorts and flip flops and driving his white 2007 4-door Honda […]

Human remains identified

Human remains identified

The human remains located on Oct. 28 just west of exit 26 on Interstate 10 have been identified as those of Steven Mitchell Swiney, age 47. In a statement issued by Sgt. Rich Aloy, public information officer for the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office, Swiney was last seen in late November when he told a relative […]

Silver Alert program vital to locating missing seniors

Silver Alert program vital to locating missing seniors

Driving along a highway on any given day, the signs above the road may flash the words Silver Alert followed by a vehicle description and the license tag number. The Florida Silver Alert Plan was established in 2008 and made into a law by the Florida Legislature in 2011. Its purpose is to help law […]

Senior Airman Huhman declared deceased

Senior Airman Huhman declared deceased

Senior Airman Keifer Huhman, a 2012 Navarre High School graduate, went missing on Superbowl Sunday Feb. 7. After weeks of searching the Dover area, his father Kenneth issued a statement on the Facebook page dedicated to finding his son. Part of the statement reads, “Based off of all the collected evidence, this leads us to […]