Rape

Violent crime on the rise

Violent crime on the rise

While the overall crime rate for Santa Rosa County was down 0.3 percent, violent crime skyrocketed 12.7 percent during the same period, according to the most recent data available. Of the 6,015 arrests made in the county, 267 were for violent offenses, according to the 2015 Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s County Profile. Read the […]

Navarre man accused of raping teen

Navarre man accused of raping teen

A Navarre man was arrested Oct. 20 on allegations that he had sex with a 15-year-old girl. Aaron Stokes, 44, is charged with first-degree felony sexual assault. According to witness statements recorded in a Santa Rosa County police report, Stokes was living with the victim during the incident. The victim described previous behavior by Stokes […]