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Crime

Over $120,000 Recovered in Narcotics Arrest (video)

April 4, 2014

Shortly before 6:00 this morning, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team and Narcotics Unit served a search warrant in the 4000 block of Marlane Drive. When Antonio Blackwell was located and detained in the residence,…

Crime

Escambia County crime rate down in 2013

February 5, 2014

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office annual crime report, which has been submitted to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, shows an overall 3.3 percent reduction in total index crimes and a 9.3 percent reduction in violent…

Crime

Buzz: Pensacola crime lab under scrunity

February 1, 2014

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement late Friday announced, according to the Orlando Sentinel, that evidence tampering has been found at the agency’s laboratory in Pensacola. FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey Details will address the issue at…

Crime

Hate crimes double in Pensacola

January 2, 2014

The Pensacola area saw the number of its reported hate crimes double in 2012 from the prior year, according to a report released Tuesday by Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office. Overall Florida saw a 22.3 percent…

Crime

News story #5: When Love Is Not Enough

December 27, 2013

The summer of 2013 was too hot and too long for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting of unarmed Roy Middleton in the driveway of his mother’s house and the fatal shooting of two dogs…