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Sheriff: Current crime statistics reflect population growth

Sheriff: Current crime statistics reflect population growth

Population growth has caused the number of reported crimes in Santa Rosa County since Jan. 1 to be slightly higher when compared to the same period last year, Sheriff Bob Johnson told an audience at the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Aug. 11. “As population goes up, crime goes up,” Johnson said. “It’s part […]

Coalition forming to help battle retail theft

Coalition forming to help battle retail theft

Sergeant Rich Aloy of the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office said the Loss Prevention Coalition of Santa Rosa County provides a new way for stores to fight the battle against shoplifters. “We’ve have some shoplifting issues throughout our county and it is impacting retailers,” said Aloy, the public information officer for the Sheriff’s Office. “We […]