Inweekly 2008: Bubbas on Patrol

March 21, 2015

We all know those Keystone Cops. Escambia had its own version. They were Escambia code enforcement officers.       Bubbas On Patrol By Duwayne Escobedo, published 3/5/08 Sheriff’s Office Boots County Code Enforcement Officers We…


Manhunt ends: Mannings in custody

March 12, 2015

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Escambia County Warrants Task Force partners have taken Douglas Albert Manning, 47, and Leah Giannotti Manning, 40 into custody at 12:30 local time this afternoon in Colorado. The couple was being sought for…


Arrest of deputies tough on the department

March 10, 2015

The grim faces of Sheriff David Morgan and State Attorney Bill Eddins looked over the small crowd of reporters at yesterday’s press conference on the arrest of two deputies last Friday. The charges were serious. Deputy…


IN 2008: Judging the Jails

March 1, 2015

By Jennifer Waters Experts: Local Jails Lack Progressive Programs, Standards The inmate’s request isn’t for better food, smokes or luxuries. “I wish we had NA (Narcotics Anonymous),” says Leonard Ballard, a methamphetamine addict in the Santa…


Settlement reached in woman’s case against ECSO

February 21, 2015

From the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office: Statement Regarding Settlement in Rosebloom Case The following are the Sheriff’s comments regarding a recent settlement in the case of a lawsuit filed in Federal Court by Ms. Jaqueline Rosenbloom…


Downtown hit with string of burglaries

February 10, 2015

On the day I post a story about crime soaring in Okaloosa County, Pensacola Police report a rash of burglaries in downtown Pensacola on Monday. The burglaries are believed to have occurred between 10 p.m. Sunday…