Okaloosa County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Okaloosa County, FL. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 1,544 in Okaloosa County, FL

  1. Woman charged with theft of vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A 24-year-old Destin woman is accused of taking a man's vehicle without his permission while he was asleep. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called on Aug. 31 for a report that Viktoria Slobodzian had taken a vehicle, according to the arrest ...

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  2. Man accused of causing disturbance at Arby'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called to the business on Aug. 31 for a disturbance, according to the arrest report.

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  3. What's in a town?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... about law en-forcement? A: "We do not pay for ex-tra patrols," Dykes said. "If we have an issue, we call the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, and they respond." In 2011, because of rising costs, the town discontinued its practice of contracting ...

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  4. Time to begin fall/winter vegetable gardenRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... chard, strawberries, onions, potatoes and carrots Classes will be held at the UF/IFAS Extension Office in Okaloosa County. The office is at 3098 Airport Road in Crestview. To register for the Fall into Vegetable Gardening series or for more ...

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  5. PAWS opens up about euthanasiaRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... issue of euthanasia came to a head in late August when Fort Walton Beach resident John Tooke called upon the Okaloosa County Commission to investigate PAWS. In a letter he also shared with news media, he claimed that the agency's acting director and ...

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  6. Woman charged with punching deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A 60-year-old woman is accused of punching a deputy in the chest while the deputy was investigating a case. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were investigating a battery and trespassing case on Aug. 27 in Fort Walton Beach, according to the arrest ...

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  7. Man charged with dragging woman up front porch stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... forcing a woman out of her vehicle and dragging her up the front porch steps while both were intoxicated. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called on Aug. 28 for the incident, according to the arrest report. Rolando Cantu allegedly "forcibly ...

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  8. Woman charged with attacking manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A 38-year-old Fort Walton Beach woman is accused of striking a man multiple times in the face and upper body. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called for a fight on Aug. 27, according to the arrest report. The victim told deputies that Leila ...

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  9. City leaders say taking over road wouldn't be in 'best interest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... that winds from U.S. Hwy. 98 near Waffle House to Crystal Beach Drive. According to information from the Okaloosa County Property Appraiser's website, the roadway is currently owned by Regions Way of Destin LLC. The company is listed as inactive, ...

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  10. Mid-Bay Bridge Connector to be named after longtime advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... a longtime advocate of the project, began pushing for a connection between Destin and the north part of Okaloosa County in the mid-1970s. Two decades later, he saw the Mid-Bay Bridge open and on Jan. 4, just weeks before his death, cars began ...

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  11. Outdoor heat rules likely for Okaloosa schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    School district officials have been working with the Okaloosa County Health Department on the new guidelines for several weeks, according to Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson.

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  12. Woman charged with refusing to give deputy keys to towed carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Fort Walton Beach woman is accused of refusing to give a deputy the keys to a vehicle that was being towed. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies investigated a suspicious vehicle parked behind a closed business on Aug. 26, according to the arrest ...

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  13. Woman charged with breaking into ex's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A 33-year-old Crestview woman is accused to pushing past her ex at his home in order to attack another woman. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called to the residence on Aug. 25, according to the arrest report. Rekesha Ladaune Wilkerson rang ...

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  14. Man charged after drunken vehicle chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A 38-year-old Niceville man is accused of leading Okaloosa County sheriff's deputies on a chase down U.S. Highway 98 Sunday night and causing several crashes.

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  15. Man arrested after more than 200 grams of meth found in houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A 29-year-old man has been arrested after law officers found more than 200 grams of methamphetamine in his home, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

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  16. Commissioner-elect talks alcohol salesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa County Commissioner-elect Trey Goodwin won't take office for another two months, but he's already lining up issues to tackle.

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  17. LETTERS: It's really simpleRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... we may not have seen the Conference Center built. In Destin when Holiday Isle received fee simple title, Okaloosa County might have been asked never to build the Mid-Bay Bridge. Santa Rosa County should be left to decide its land use, and fee simple ...

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  18. Authorities find more than 200 grams of meth in houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... for him. Welch had already been flagged for "excessive purchases," according to the arrest report from the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. On Aug. 26, investigators went to Welch's house to investigate further. They were allowed in by a man who ...

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  19. Community Kudos: a fond farewell, a new beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... community kudos this week to the "professional, friendly EMT crew who answered my 911 call for help." Okaloosa County EMS responders Heather Ward and Zack Florina "arrived on the scene before I could even put the phone down," Zeller said. "They just ...

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  20. Two charged in connection with large scale theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... ring has accounted for an estimated $100,000 worth of fraudulent activity, according to a media release from Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. A regional fraud investigator for Target Corporation said the two men, spotted at the store in Destin, ...

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