Gonzalez release request denied

March 25, 2015

After a hearing in Tallahassee, the Commission on Offender Review unanimously voted to deny Leonard Patrick Gonzalez, Sr.’s request for early release. Gonzalez, Sr. requested the early release due to medical issues. The Department of Corrections…


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…