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  1. Woman facing drug charges after probation searchRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Marie Metts' probation officer performed a probation search on Oct. 15, according to the arrest report. An Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputy was there for security reasons. During the search, the officer found drug paraphernalia, the report said. The ...

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  2. G.I. Joes mystery unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... benefit for our local youth, while creating a number of new jobs. Mr. Bruner hopes that with the help of Okaloosa County, the city of Destin and multiple local contractors we are able to have something that Okaloosa County and the city of Destin can ...

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  3. 10-year-old says man tried to lure her into carRead the original story

    Friday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... four door car with chipped paint. Anyone with information on the earlier incidents is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office at 850-651-7400. Contact Daily News Staff Writer Trista Pruett at 850-315-4445 or tpruett@nwfdailynews.com. ...

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  4. Destin Airport deal appears nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    The Federal Aviation Administration has stepped back to let Okaloosa County and Jay Odom's Destin Jet negotiate a settlement over a dispute on how Destin Airport is run.

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  5. A summer for the record booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties each set new records in bed tax collections for the summer season. Okaloosa County came close to breaking the $10 million mark from May through August for the first time, while Santa Rosa County shattered the ...

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  6. Men arrested in fight over womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... men were arrested after a fight over a woman allegedly escalated to the point where one man got a knife. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called to the residence for an armed disturbance, according to the arrest reports. Martin Davis and ...

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  7. Former deputy won't face trial, surrendered police certificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Former Okaloosa County deputy Christopher Ball won't face trial on charges he had sex with a minor, but he'll never work in law enforcement again.

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  8. Bond denied for man in child abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... the victim, witnesses or caregivers, submit to GPS monitoring and pretrial services supervision, not leave Okaloosa County and turn over her passport. Chief Assistant State Attorney William Bishop said the bond amounts were in line with what the ...

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  9. State drops assault charges against MarlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    "Mr. Marler's wife has provided a written statement saying her husband was not trying to run over her and she was not in fear he was trying to strike her with a vehicle," said Bill Bishop, Okaloosa County's chief assistant state attorney.

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  10. Davidson volleyball wins first ever county championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Such is the result when a school, Davidson in this case, wins it's first ever title, a 2-0 sweep over Ruckel to take the Okaloosa County Middle School Volleyball Championship crown.

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  11. REPORT: Woman found - tree to cure cancer' on man's propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... her with his house keys in her hand, claiming that she'd found the "tree to cure cancer" on his property. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Niceville residence at 10:50 p.m. on Oct. 14 for a trespassing complaint, according to ...

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  12. Man and woman arrested after fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... arrested after a fight at Lucky's Rotten Apple that was broken up briefly by witnesses before continuing. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called for the fight on Oct. 14, according to the arrest report. Deputies found that Jason Harris ...

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  13. EDITORIAL: Crestview's visionary mayorRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... this or that project was a waste of money, he didn't mind saying so. In 1996, Crestview officials accused Okaloosa County of conducting most of its business, illegally, south of the county seat - and threatened to sue the county. The lawsuit didn't ...

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  14. Man charged with child abuse previously ran for office on - family values' platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... the second report was filed, the child was removed and placed in a medical foster home, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. The Department of Children and Families called the sheriff's office in on Sept. 16, 2013, the date the abuse ...

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  15. Woman charged with pouring lighter fluid on couchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... woman is accused of pouring a bottle of lighter fluid on a couch where her roommate had been lying. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called to the residence on Oct. 13, according to the arrest report. The victim reported that Tiffany Alonna ...

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  16. Man accused of taking more than $400 in bed sheetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... 29-year-old Fort Walton Beach man is charged with trying to leave Walmart with more than $400 in bed sheets. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called to Walmart on Oct. 13 for a retail theft complaint, according to the arrest report. The loss ...

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  17. Impact 100 names grant finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Impact 100 of Northwest Florida made five local nonprofits pretty happy Wednesday.

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  18. EDITORIAL: Falling past the pump's $3 barrierRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Whatever reasons combined to cause the current slide in gas prices, Niceville seems to be leading the way in Okaloosa County as the cost per gallon creeps a little lower. Let's hope it keeps creeping. Again and again during the past year, the price ...

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  19. Pair charged with abuse of special needs toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | WALA

    The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office today arrested two Walton County residents in connection with an investigation into the abuse and neglect of a 3-year-old developmentally disabled child who is unable to walk or verbally communicate. Andrew Dwyer, 31, of Indigo Loop in Miramar Beach is charged with two counts of child abuse.

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  20. Man arrested after allegedly refusing to leave propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies were called to the business on Oct. 12 for a security check, according to the arrest report.

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