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BAY COUNTY MAN ARRESTED AFTER SUCCESSFUL PIT MANEUVER

At approximately 4:22 PM, FHP Trooper was traveling westbound, behind a Toyota Sedan, on County Road 2321 The trooper observed a Toyota Sedan on two different occasions travel in the opposite lane (eastbound lane) to pass multiple westbound vehicles as the Toyota traveled westbound on County Road 2321.The trooper attempted to initiate a traffic stop due to the reckless driving ...

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HIT AND RUN ARREST

On Friday, 30 November, 2018, at 10:00 am, CST, FHP Trooper made contact with the suspect driver involved in the hit and run accident which occurred on 29 November, 2018, in Okaloosa County Florida. The suspect was identified as Mr. Dermeteres Robinson of Destin, Florida. After Mr. Robinson was interviewed and gave a confession with his involvement in the accident. ...

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COMPREHENSIVE ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINT

The Florida Highway Patrol will be conducting a “Comprehensive Roadside Safety Checkpoint”, Friday, December 14, 2018. The Roadside Safety Checkpoint will begin at 8:00 p.m. and conclude at 12:00 a.m. The checkpoint location will be in front of 3880 North 9th Avenue, in Escambia County. There will be approximately thirty (30) uniformed officers from the Florida Highway Patrol, Pensacola Police ...

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WCSO NO SHAVE NOVEMBER NETS $1400

Walton County Sheriff’s Office bearded beaus raised in excess of $1400 during No Shave November to go toward a charity created by one of their own. More than 40 employees from the agency participated in the popular effort to raise awareness for Cancer screenings. The cash brought in will be donated to Cancer Freeze; a non-profit started by Deputy Caleb ...

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Pensacola man arrested for beating a woman over a cigarette lighter

The Pensacola Police Department (PPD) arrested 58-year-old James Anthony Brown for aggravated battery after reports say he assaulted a victim over a cigarette lighter. According to the arrest report, PPD received a battery compliant on Monday from police Sgt. Lowery who was working at Baptist Hospital. The report states, the victim reported Brown had beat her during an argument over ...

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BCSO kicking off 38th annual Project 25

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is kicking off its 38th annual Project 25, and with Hurricane Michael devastating the community, they are hoping it will be bigger than before. Project 25 began in 1980, when two deputies responded to a burglary of a home and saw a need for that family. The Sheriff’s Office quickly embraced the project, and it ...

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Crash Involving School Bus Behind Cedar Grove Elementary

On Tuesday afternoon a Bay District School bus hit the side of a car behind Cedar Grove Elementary. The bus driver hit the car of a parent waiting to pick up their child in the private transportation line. The Florida Highway Patrol investigated and the incident was not reckless in nature. No charges were filed and no injuries were reported.

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Altha Man In Critical Condition After Crash On Bay Line Drive

An Altha man is in critical condition after colliding with a parked semi trailer. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, It happened around 7 p.m. on Tuesday night. Jacob McClendon was driving east on Bay Line Drive and US 231. He crossed the centerline in to the west bound lane. There was a semi trailer parked in the west bound ...

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Pensacola man fined $150,000 and sentenced 15 years in prison for drug trafficking

A Pensacola man will spend 15-years in state prison and pay a $150,000 for drug trafficking charges. The State Attorney’s Office has sentenced Martavion Jones Sr. to 15-years in state prison for trafficking in heroin, cocaine and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. According to the state attorney, on November 7, 2016 Jones was observed by Escambia County Sheriff’s ...

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