• Okaloosa Sheriff’s office make largest heroin trafficking bust in county history

    Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley will speak at a May 30 news conference to announce the largest seizure of heroin and fentanyl in the county’s history. The bust is a result of a ten-month investigation, according to a May 29 press release. More information will be posted following the news conference.  

  • Naked prowler tased after complaints from Woodlawn Way

     Police last night tased a naked and oiled adult male after complaints were made about a suspicious man on Woodlawn Way in the Midway area. After a homeowner reported a suspicious person near his property, deputies arrived and located a naked adult male — later identified as Joseph John Musso, 63 of Woodlawn Way. A … read more

  • Missing child alert for Navarre girl leads to arrest

    An alert was issued Tuesday morning after a 12-year-old Navarre girl was reported missing from Flintwood Street. She was found safe in Alabama less than 24 hours later. During a Wednesday afternoon press conference Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson said Emily Navarro was located in Montgomery, Alabama with 18-year-old Jeremy Acevedo Sierra. Johnson said … read more

  • Man arrested for DUI after Polaris crash injures two minors

    The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Michael Magnum, 24, lost control of a Polaris RZR (Side-by-Side) and crashed with two juvenile passengers. Magnum was charged with DUI with serious bodily injury, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and serving alcohol to a minor. According to FHP, Magnum was traveling northbound May 13 on Springdale Drive … read more

  • Gulf Breeze cops stop man for driving 112 mph in a 45-mph zone

    Gulf Breeze Police Sergeant Kerstan Tatro on May 7 clocked a white Jeep traveling southbound on Pensacola Bay Bridge at 112 mph. Another GBPD officer saw the vehicle when it entered the 600 block of Gulf Breeze Parkway traveling eastbound at a speed estimated at 60 mph in a 35-mph zone. The officer attempted to … read more