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Car burglaries fuel more crime

Car burglaries fuel more crime

Crime rings stealing firearms and selling them on the black market for drugs sounds like something out of a movie, but it’s a reality hitting close to home. Santa Rosa Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Milton resident Jason Silva in connection with a suspected crime ring involving minors and burglaries in which stolen guns were being […]

Car burglaries up in Navarre

Car burglaries up in Navarre

Several cars were burglarized in the past week in the Navarre area, according to Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Rich Aloy. Five vehicles were involved in the crimes, in the neighborhood behind Publix at Shoppes of Navarre, and in the Days Inn Area and Ortega St. Aloy said this represents a slight increase. Additional thefts […]

Gulf Breeze police warn of car thefts, burglaries

Gulf Breeze police warn of car thefts, burglaries

Several unlocked cars parked in Gulf Breeze residential driveways have been burglarized recently and two of the vehicles were stolen, police say. “It’s mainly driveways of residences within the city,” said Gulf Breeze Police Sgt. Steve Neff. “Every time the car has been stolen the key has been left in the car, the doors unlocked.” […]

Sheriff’s Office eyes Santa Rosa crime increase

Sheriff’s Office eyes Santa Rosa crime increase

The number of crimes reported in Santa Rosa County last year rose 3.8 percent to 1,717, with non-residents accounting for nearly one in every five arrests. “A lot of our crime comes from people who don’t live here,” Chief Deputy Bob Johnson said. Meanwhile, the Sheriff’s Office force of 256 deputies is stretched more than […]