Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Deputies

Man allegedly beats, handcuffs 90 year old

Man allegedly beats, handcuffs 90 year old

Elder abuse, false imprisonment and possession of a firearm by a felon are just a few charges facing a  man who allegedly beat a 90-year-old man of Navarre while trying to rob him then handcuffed him. Dennis Shibler, 37, faces multiple felony charges from the incident after he drove himself to the Santa Rosa County […]

Update: Arrest made in Milton stabbing

Update: Arrest made in Milton stabbing

The name of the Milton man accused of stabbing two people Thursday morning has been released. Jevon Lamar Husfelt, 22, is facing two counts of first degree felony attempted homicide in relation to an incident that occurred at an address on Kabel Drive in Milton according to Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office press release. Deputies […]

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 […]

Santana arrested in Texas

Santana arrested in Texas

Friday morning at 6:30 a.m. the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s office SWAT, Narcotics Unit and Major Crimes Detectives executed a judge-signed search warrant at 3286 Hwy. 87 in Holley. According to The Republic, a newspaper in Columbus, Indiana, the Bartholomew County Joint Narcotics enforcement team simultaneously served a related warrant at an address in Columbus. […]

Navarre man arrested for attempted murder

Navarre man arrested for attempted murder

Cody James Gomez of Villa Court in Navarre was arrested Sept. 7 for his role in a March 23 shooting on Shoreview Court off East Bay Boulevard. According to the arrest affidavit issued by the State Attorney’s Office, March 23 Gomez and his accomplice Jonalbert Vidal went to the victim’s home around noon to buy […]

Attempted murder suspect from New York arrested in Holley by the Sea

Attempted murder suspect from New York arrested in Holley by the Sea

In an unexpected turn of events, Santa Rosa Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man wanted for attempted murder in New York. September 12, deputies received a call about a stolen iPhone in Gulf Breeze. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, the deputies walked the victim through locating the phone through an app, which […]

Man exposes genitals to child in Walmart

Man exposes genitals to child in Walmart

A Colorado man was arrested Wednesday morning in the Gulf Breeze Walmart after he allegedly exposed his genitals to an 8-year-old girl. Jonathan Obrien was seen on surveillance footage following the girl through the store according to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office report. He appeared to be touching his genitals at the time. He […]

Man attempts robbery at Family Dollar

Man attempts robbery at Family Dollar

Santa Rosa sheriff’s deputies responded Thursday evening to an attempted robbery at the Family Dollar store in Navarre. At approximately 8 p.m., the sheriff’s office received a 911 call in reference to a robbery at Family Dollar located at 6899 Navarre Parkway. According to a sheriff’s office press release, the caller stated a black male […]

Man threatens hotel manager with box cutter

Man threatens hotel manager with box cutter

Domestic violence, aggravated assault and child neglect are among the charges facing an Alabama man after an altercation March 27 at the Navarre Days Inn. Chris Alford, 29, of Opelika, Alabama faces multiple charges after he allegedly attacked his wife and threatened a hotel manager in a hotel room at the Days Inn in the presence […]

Drunk driver punches cop

Drunk driver punches cop

A Navarre woman was arrested for drunk driving and punching a Santa Rosa Sheriff’s deputy Saturday, Sept. 10, during a traffic stop on Navarre Parkway. According to Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest reports, Jennifer Mattiza was pulled over after leaving Helen Back restaurant in her Mitsubishi while highly intoxicated. A complaint was called in […]

Couple arrested for child neglect

Couple arrested for child neglect

An Okaloosa County couple was arrested on Thursday in the Navarre Walmart parking lot for child neglect. The arrest reports state Santa Rosa Sheriff’s deputies responded to the parking lot for a suspicious person call.  They found Christopher and Allie Fowler leaning against their vehicle, head facing the sky and seemingly unresponsive.  Allie was passed […]