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Sheriff David Morgan

Caring Escambia County

Sheriff honors animal control sergeant

October 7, 2016

Sheriff David Morgan awarded Escambia County Animal Control Sergeant Stephanie Nowlin with the ECSO’s Medal of Commendation Thursday morning at the Central Office Complex. Nowlin was presented the award for her service and assistance to the…


ESCO will seek legal fees and other costs from Valentino

August 11, 2015

After the dismissal of the former Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino’s ethics complaints against him and his agency, Sheriff David Morgan told Inweekly that he has directed the attorneys from the Florida Sheriff’s Risk Management Fund…


Wall of Silence broken in Truong homicide

September 27, 2014

At noon press conference on Saturday, Sheriff David Morgan announced two arrests in the Sept. 13 homicide of Phuong Truong at TM Mart on Michigan Avenue. Dontonio Diaz Thornton, 19, has been charged with homicide and…


Sheriff warned county not to rebuild CBD basement in 2012

May 20, 2014

Sheriff David Morgan warned Interim County Administrator Larry Newsom in November 2012 not to restore the basement of the Central Booking Detention building to ‘pre-flood conditions, without any safeguards against flooding” or the county would risk…


Ethics Commission Dismisses Complaint against Sheriff Morgan

March 7, 2014

The Florida Commission on Ethics today unanimously dismissed the ethics complaint filed by defeated candidate for Sheriff, John Powell against Sheriff David Morgan. The Commission considered Powell’s complaint and Sheriff Morgan’s response and found that there…

Escambia County Politics

Morgan files for third term

January 13, 2014

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan pre-filed this afternoon to run for a third term in 2016. He will be a guest on IN Your Head Radio on Wednesday, Jan. 15 to discuss his decision.…


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…


Deputies will not be charged in Middleton shooting

October 16, 2013

The Grand Jury reviewing the shooting death of James W. McGlothlin and the wounding of Roy Middleton by Escambia County deputies has returned No True Bills in both cases. “This means that the Grand Jury has…


Searching for Boo Man and AJ

August 27, 2013

At a press conference held in the media room of Montclair Elementary School, Sheriff David Morgan talked about the recent arrests of nine individual–seven under the age of 18 and Escambia County middle school students–for the…