Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Department

Okaloosa County Operation Wolf Hunter nets 16 arrests

Okaloosa County Operation Wolf Hunter nets 16 arrests

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 16 individuals following an undercover cyber-sex sting operation named Operation Wolf Hunter. The sting was conducted in conjunction with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, several state law enforcement agencies, and the US Marshal Service Fugitive Task Force, all members of the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children […]

NEW INFO: Suspect in custody after gunfire exchange with OCSO

NEW INFO:  Suspect in custody after gunfire exchange with OCSO

An Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy was shot this morning outside an attorney’s office on Plew Avenue in Shalimar. He was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. A call of shots fired came into the OCSO Communications Center around 8:20 a.m. this morning. Authorities shut down Plew Avenue in Shalimar and a portion of John […]

Highway 98 crash sends one to hospital

Highway 98 crash sends one to hospital

A Gulf Breeze teenager was hospitalized after a one-vehicle crash on Highway 98 during the peak of rush hour traffic Friday evening. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Michael Spain was driving his vehicle westbound near Skylark Road when he drove off the right side of the road. Spain then over corrected to the […]