Does The Sheriff Have Your Goat? ECSO Seeking Owner Of Goat Wrangled After Century Standoff

July 18, 2019

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office took a goat into custody Friday night after a standoff near a Century grocery store, and they are still hoping to return the goat to its rightful owner.

Deputies were called to the area of the Food Giant on North Century Boulevard about 8:45 p.m. due to the goat on the run. A witness said the goat and deputies ended up in a standoff. The ECSO’s livestock officer responded and roped the goat about two hours later.

The Sheriff’s Office describes the animal as a “brown goat with horns and a beard” in a email to The owner can call (850) 436-9477 to claim the goat.

The goat is not claimed, it will eventually be auction off to a good home at the ECSO Substation on Highway 29 in Molino.

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13 Responses to “Does The Sheriff Have Your Goat? ECSO Seeking Owner Of Goat Wrangled After Century Standoff”

  1. Jennifer berke on July 21st, 2019 6:37 pm

    Willard I hope you get the goat back. I find it odd that the owner has not claimed the goat yet. Maybe he deserves to be back with you. Unless the person who bought him is an older gentlemen with no internet access.

  2. Willard on July 19th, 2019 8:22 pm

    The gentleman says he will get him Monday. I forgot to tell them he is an escape artist.

  3. Willard on July 19th, 2019 7:51 pm

    Well, that was my goat. I sold him to a gentleman a little over a week ago. I,m trying to find that gentleman now. I,ll come get him Monday. His name is “Bandit”, from the white band on his foot. Looks like he has been working hard to come back home.I think he has earned the right to stay.

  4. John Doe on July 19th, 2019 9:45 am

    Love that goat!

  5. Shawn on July 18th, 2019 2:49 pm

    So the ECSO actually has a “goat roper”.

  6. Grandpa on July 18th, 2019 1:52 pm

    Look at that rope, His name is Jesse.

  7. JOHN on July 18th, 2019 1:10 pm

    Keep the goat away from Morgan and Century.

  8. anne 1of2 on July 18th, 2019 12:58 pm

    He can be my lawnmower anytime. He can even have the flowers for desert. His owner has to be missing him.

  9. Heather on July 18th, 2019 12:14 pm

    That is my neighbors goat. I am trying to contact them now.

  10. Old goat on July 18th, 2019 9:31 am

    I’d say he might be the missing gas manager from Century but it might be an insult to goats in the area! Hope they find the owners soon.

  11. tg on July 18th, 2019 8:50 am

    I need a home a place to roam but please dont take me back to Century.

  12. Grandma on July 18th, 2019 7:00 am

    North Escambia please keep us informed of the auction’s date and time, once decided. TY

  13. troubled on July 18th, 2019 5:26 am

    Aw someone claim the poor thing. He is soooooo cute he needs a good home and I don’t have anywhere for him to go. Or if you know my brother he takes most stray’s give to him. (pigs, dogs donkey’s) you name it.

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