Woman Charged With Cashing Fake Checks At Local Grocery Stores
An Atmore woman has been charged with cashing counterfeited checks at two North Escambia grocery stores.
Jana Michelle Bartley, 37, is facing two felony counts of fraud uttering a false instrument. She was released from the Escambia County Jail on a $2,500 bond.
Bartley allegedly cashed fake payroll checks for $647.04 each at the Food Giant on [...]
$90K In Grants For Excellence Presented To 20 Escambia Schools
Grant checks totaling over $90,000 were presented to 20 Escambia County public schools during the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation’s Grants for Excellence reception Thursday evening at the Pensacola Yacht Club.
“The purpose of the Foundation’s Grants for Excellence Program is to promote collaboration across grade levels between teachers, principals and the schools’ leadership [...]
Mom Catches Burglar In Her Home; Two Arrested After Manhunt
Two suspects are in custody after a North Escambia woman came home to find a burglar inside her residence Thursday morning.
When the woman returned from running errands about 8:20 a.m., she entered her home to find a burglar inside. The incident happened at a home on Highway 168 near Wawbeek Road in the Wawbeek community [...]
Century Man Charged With Sexual Battery Of Adolescent Male
A Century man has been charged with the sexual battery of an adolescent male.
Brynn Travon McClain, 32, was charged with one count of felony sexual battery on a victim 12 to 18 by a person 18 or older.
According to an Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, McClain allegedly engaged in intercourse with the adolescent male, [...]
Century Council Member Annie Savage Passes Away
Century Town Council member Annie Carter Savage has passed away. She was 75.
Savage was appointed to the council in August 2011 to fill the unexpired term of Nadine McCaw who had passed away. She was reelected in 2011 for a term ending January 2017, and recently reelected without opposition for another four-year term that would [...]
Cantonment Woman Sentenced For DUI Manslaughter Of Atmore Teacher
A Cantonment woman has been sentenced to 11 years in state prison after pleading guilty to DUI manslaughter for the traffic death of a retired teacher from Atmore.
On December 18, 2015, Debra Marlene Ahearn crossed into oncoming traffic and caused a crash at the intersection of Highway 29 and County Road 95A, killing 61-year old [...]
Century High Speed Chase Suspect Extradited; Additional Details Released
A Century man that led law enforcement on a high speed chase from Pensacola to Baldwin County has been extradited back to Escambia County, and we are learning more about his previous crimes, including another run from deputies.
Roosevelt Lamont Dixon, 29, is in the Escambia County Jail on charges of flee and eluding law enforcement [...]
Armed Robbery Suspect Found Passed Out In Lawn Chair Gets Life In Prison
An Escambia County man who was arrested for the armed robbery of a Highway 29 antiques store after deputies found him passed out in a lawn chair with the loot is headed to prison for life.
William George Kunkel, 61, was sentenced to life as a habitual felony offender by Judge Joel Boles after [...]
Inmate On Inmate Stabbing At Holman Under Investigation
The Alabama Department of Corrections is reportedly investigating an inmate on inmate stabbing Tuesday evening at Holman Correctional Facility.
The incident happened about 5:30. The injured inmate was transported to an area hospital for treatment; his injuries were not considered immediately life threatening. The inmate suspected of the stabbing was removed from the general population.
Further details [...]
Two Injured In Ten Mile Crash
At least two people were injured in a two vehicle crash Sunday night at Ten Mile Road and Palafox Street. Both were transported to area hospitals by ambulance. The accident remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. Further details have not been released. NorthEscambia.com photos by Kristi Barbour, click to enlarge.