Truck Overturned In Creek A Bit Of A Mystery
A bit of a mystery surrounds a traffic accident Sunday morning in which a pickup truck was found overturned in a creek outside Molino.
About 7:30 a.m., a caller reporting finding the Ford F150 upside down, the cab partially submerged, in a branch of McDavid Creek. The driver of the truck was northbound on Highway 99 [...]
Century Man Charged With Fleeing Traffic Stop
A Century man tried to run from deputies on a traffic stop, but he could not hide from an arrest warrant.
An Escambia County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop in the area of Pond and Jefferson streets in Century after clocking a vehicle speeding at 39 mph in a 25 mph zone. The driver, Travis [...]
Man Shot In Cantonment Dies; ECSO Names Homicide Suspect
The victim in a shooting Saturday night in Cantonment has died, and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has named a suspect.
Escambia County EMS responded to a gunshot victim in the yard of a residence in the 200 block of Sheppard Street just after 9 p.m. Alphonso Leon Griffin, 29, was discovered with a gunshot would [...]
Unidentified Pedestrian Struck Twice, Dies
A pedestrian struck twice on Willard Norris Road in Santa Rosa County early Sunday morning is dead, and authorities are searching for his identify.
The Florida Highway Patrol said the pedestrian was already lying in the roadway from a previous collision when he was struck a second time by a 1991 Ford Bronco driven y 18-year [...]
Family Offers $10K Reward For Hit And Run Driver That Hit Teen
The family of a 15-year old hit and run victim is offering a reward for information.
Brianna Nicole Marks, 15, was crossing Pine Forest Road at Citation Drive about 4:25 a.m. Friday when she was struck by a northbound vehicle that fled the scene. The vehicle should have extensive front end damage according [...]
Cantonment Man Busted For Video Voyeurism At Target
A Cantonment man has been arrested for voyeurism after allegedly using a miniature camera to film up a woman’s skirt in a Target store.
Christopher Edward Dreyer, age 36 of Wiggins Lane, was charged with the felony sexual offense of video voyeurism and battery. He was released from the Escambia County Jail on a $6,000 bond.
Cantonment Man Gets 15 Years For Robbery
A Cantonment man was sentenced to prison Friday for a robbery and fleeing from police.
Daniel Ferry Lee, III, 31, entered a plea of guilty to robbery and fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement at high speed. He was sentenced to 15 years in station prison as a prison releasee reoffender.
On November 10, 2015, Lee [...]
Gaetz Continues To Mull Bid For UWF Presidency
As the University of West Florida searches for a new president — and the Aug. 15 application deadline approaches — former state Senate President Don Gaetz says he’ll likely wait until then to decide whether to pursue the top job at the Pensacola school.
“I am taking counsel with people I respect,” [...]
No Injuries In Molino Rollover Crash
There were no injuries in a midday single vehicle rollover accident on Highway 29 in Molino.
The driver lost control while northbound on Highway 29 just north of Barrineau Park Road and ran off the roadway into a low area filled with brush. Both people in the vehicle refused medical treatment.
The accident is under investigation by [...]