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Husfelt found guilty in Milton stabbing

Husfelt found guilty in Milton stabbing

A Santa Rosa County Jury found Jevon Marquise Lamar Husfelt, 22, guilty of two counts of attempted first degree premeditated murder with a weapon. According to a press release from State Attorney Bill Eddins office, on November 9, 2017, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a residence on Kabel Drive in Milton […]

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 […]

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 […]

89 year old Navarre man arrested from nursing home

89 year old Navarre man arrested from nursing home

An 89-year-old Navarre man, Karl Trugenberger, was arrested from his nursing home in Gulf Breeze Thursday at 10:30 p.m. on charges stemming from a motor vehicle accident May 3. According to the Florida Highway Patrol warrant affidavit and accident report, May 3 Trugenberger was driving a red Suzuki sedan westbound on U.S. Highway 98 in […]

Man faces 30 years for shaking infant

Man faces 30 years for shaking infant

Santa Rosa County jurors found a Milton man guilty Wednesday of shaking an infant to the point of permanent damage to the child’s brain and eyes. Wilky Pierre Toussiant, age 36, was found guilty of aggravated child abuse in connection with a July 17, 2015 incident. Toussaint immigrated to the United States from Haiti in […]

Stabbing investigation complete, still no arrests

Stabbing investigation complete, still no arrests

More than a month after the stabbing occurred, the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit has completed it’s investigation into the death of 19 year old Daniel Jebadiah Bubanas. Yet officers have still yet to name a culprit, and no arrests have been made. Bubanas was stabbed during a night of partying at a popular […]

Man gets 15 years for slipping handcuffs

Man gets 15 years for slipping handcuffs

A Michigan man was sentenced in Santa Rosa County court Tuesday, Nov. 8, for escaping from police custody using a handcuff key according to the State Attorney’s office. John Saatio, 36, was sentenced by Circuit Judge John Simon to 15 years in state prison after Saatio had entered a plea straight to the court Nov. […]

DUI charges dismissed against attorney Maloney

DUI charges dismissed against attorney Maloney

In a statement released by the State Attorney’s office today, the charge of Driving under the Influence has been dropped against attorney David J. Maloney. The Amended Nolle Prosequi documents states “while the defendant was speeding, had an odor of alcohol and had bloodshot watery eyes, these factors alone do not reach the level necessary […]

Seevers re-arrested for sexual assault

Seevers re-arrested for sexual assault

Kimberly Ann Seevers, 45, of Jay in Santa Rosa County was re-arrested on Tuesday, April 12 for sexual assault on a second victim. Seevers was previously arrested in November 2015 for sexual assault of a Jay High School student and contributing to the delinquency of a minor by providing alcohol to minors at her home. […]

Lynchard backs sharing tourist taxes with Gulf Breeze

Lynchard backs sharing tourist taxes with Gulf Breeze

The longtime sharing of county tourist tax dollars with the City of Gulf Breeze that was abruptly halted by Clerk of the Court Don Spencer last fall should be restarted, said Commission Chairman Lane Lynchard. Last October Spencer ordered a stop to providing Gulf Breeze with up to $134,000 a year in the taxes collected […]