Walnut Hill Shooting Victim Arrested For Battery
The target of a shooting Wednesday morning near Walnut Hill has been arrested.
Jake Clayton Smith, 26, was charged with battery. He remained in the Escambia County Jail without bond early Saturday morning.
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office responded to Smith’s residence in the 6000 block of Rockaway Creek Road Wednesday morning where they found him with [...]
Drunk Driver Hits Four-Year Old
An Atmore driver is behind bars of hitting and critically injuring a four-year old child late Friday afternoon.
Atmore Police responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Third Avenue near the intersection of Church Street. Officers arrived to find an unresponsive four-year year old female down on the street next to the curb. EMT’s [...]
One Evaluated For Smoke Inhalation After Minor Walnut Hill House Fire
One person was evaluated for smoke inhalation after a minor house fire in Walnut Hill Friday afternoon.
When firefighters arrived at the home on North Cypress Street, they found a burnt electrical outlet in the living area of the single story brick home but no fire. An adult female complaining of some inhalation [...]
Woman Seriously Injured After Driver Runs Stop Sign
One person was injured in a two vehicle crash Thursday night in Cantonment after a driver reportedly ran a stop sign.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 67-year old Billy Cox of Pensacola was traveling north on County Road 97 in a 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe when he ran a stop sign at Muscogee Road and [...]
Poarch Creek Indians Win Alabama Gambling Challenge
An appeals court has ruled against the State of Alabama’s attempt to close casinos operated by the Poarch Creek Indians of Atmore.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an attempt by Alabama to block gambling at Wind Creek in Atmore and two other casinos owned by the tribe. The casinos operate electronic [...]
Cantonment Woman Gets 15 Years On Meth Charges
A Cantonment woman has been sentenced to 15 years in state prison for a active meth lab in her camper trailer.
Vanesa Sharp was convicted of trafficking in methamphetamine greater than 200 grams, unlawful possession of listed chemical anhydrous ammonia, unlawful possession of listed chemical pseudoephedrine, possession of controlled substance methamphetamine, possession of marijuana less than [...]
Graffiti Bridge Goes Gold For Childhood Cancer Awareness
Pensacola’s iconic Graffiti Bridge has gone gold for childhood cancer awareness. The bridge was painted gold early Thursday to mark Childhood Cancer Awareness month.
The bridge calls attention to several childhood cancer patients, including Bryant Cooper of Jay. His mother, Janet Cooper, has become a leading local advocate for childhood cancer awareness. Click here for more [...]
Tom Thumb Robbed At Gunpoint (With Surveillance Video)
An early morning armed robbery is under investigation at Highway 29 convenience store.
The Tom Thumb at Highway 29 at Roberts Road was robbed at gunpoint just before 1 a.m. Thursday. A black male wearing a dark hoodie and a mask entered the store and demanded cash, according to Sena Maddison, spokesperson for the Escambia County [...]
Man Steals Truck For Beer And Cigarette Run, Visits Creek And Returns Truck
A Bratt man is facing charges after allegedly stealing his neighbor’s truck to buy beer and cigarettes and go to a a creek before returning the pickup the next morning.
A resident of York Road reported his truck stolen, only to wake up the following morning and discover that his truck had been returned He told [...]
Deputies Seek Cantonment Armed Robbery Suspect
Authorities are seeking information in the armed robbery of a Cantonment Tom Thumb during the early morning hours of August 25.
The suspect entered the store in the 300 block of South Highway 29 about 1:45 a.m. He was armed with a revolver, forcing the clerk to place money from the register into a plastic bag. [...]
Big Smiles: Tate Cheerleader Wins $500 Prize For Her Squad
A Tate High School varsity cheerleader received a big surprise, and a big check, Wednesday from her orthodontist. Freshman Emilee Potter won a Shehee & Callahan Family Orthodontics’ car magnet contest, earning her $500 for her school. She chose to give the money to her cheerleading squad. The money will be used to purchase pink [...]
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