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Posted on: September 3, 2015

DeFuniak Springs Police schedule DUI Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 4, 2015
CONTACT: Lt. Richard Black, 850-892-8514, blackrd@defuniakspringspolice.net

DeFuniak Springs, FL – Media Advisory: DUI Checkpoint
The DeFuniak Springs Police Department is participating in a DUI checkpoint ...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2015

FEMALE ARRESTED FOR METH IN MOTEL PARKING LOT

Someone else’s car, a motel parking lot, and meth resulted in a female being arrested. It all started when the owner contacted DeFuniak Springs Police Thursday evening to report that his car, who he loaned to a friend, had not been returned. This prompted...Read on...

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

DO YOU KNOW THIS MAN?

DeFuniak Springs Police are attempting to identify the man in these photos. He is suspected of taking an elderly lady’s purse that contained her money and personal effects. If you know this person, please contact Detective Austin at 850-892-8513 or call...Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

PLANE CRASHES AT DEFUNIAK SPRINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

DeFuniak Springs Police responded to an airplane crash at approximately 11:30 AM Wednesday morning. The small Cherokee plane was heading from the west and making a landing at the DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport when crosswinds caused the plane to shim...Read on...

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Posted on: August 21, 2015

ROADSIDE SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT PLANNED

The DeFuniak Springs Police Department will be conducting a Comprehensive Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint (CRSC) within the City Limits, on Friday, September 4, 2015, starting at 8:00 p.m. This checkpoint will be conducted on U.S. Highway 90 W. at the Northwest Florida State College entrance.

This is a continuing enforcement program to identify persons who are operating a motor vehicle with defective equipment, without a valid driver's license, without a proper vehicle registration, proper insurance or while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
The objectives of these checkpoints are:

1. Deter vehicles from being operated on the highways with defective equipment.

2. Deter drivers from operating vehicles without a valid driver’s license.

3. Deter drivers from operating vehicles without proper insurance and / or proper registration.

4. Deter impaired driving and thereby reducing death, injury and property damage caused by alcohol and drug impaired drivers.

5. Detect impaired drivers before a crash occurs.

6. Conduct checkpoints with a minimum amount of intrusion and motorist inconvenience.

7. Ensure the safety of the affected motorist and officers.

Every citizen using the highways is asked to “Report Impaired Drivers” to the nearest law enforcement agency, giving the following information:1. Where you saw the vehicle and which direction the vehicle was traveling.
2. A description of the vehicle: its color, make and model.3. A description of the driver: sex, race, etc.
4. The vehicle license number and state.

Cellular telephone users may dial “Star FHP (*347)” to reach the nearest Florida Highway Patrol Communications Office. This is a free call to the user and is a courtesy of the cellular companies in Florida. Cellular callers should continue to dial 911 for emergency medical or fire rescue assistance.

Roadside safety checkpoints are one part of our extensive enforcement plan, to enhance safe travel for the citizens and visitors of our StateRead on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS POLICE LOOKING FOR ATTEMPTED RAPIST/KIDNAPPER

At approximately 3 PM today, a 14 year old girl was assaulted while walking home from school on Hubbard Street near Scribner in DeFuniak Springs. The victim described the suspect as a black male, possibly in his 30’s, wearing a dark green shirt and cream...Read on...

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Posted on: August 13, 2015

CHIEF WEEKS RECOGNIZES COUPLE WHO SAVED BABY

A shopping trip turned into a heroic rescue for a Chipley couple. Tyler and Amanda Brannon did not think twice before springing into action to help save a six month old that was left in a hot car with the windows rolled up. It’s been just over a month, ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2015

DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER

As summer winds down, the DeFuniak Springs Police Department is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving. The 20-day, high-visibility campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, is a partnership with the National H...Read on...


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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Water Outage

On Thursday, September 3, 2015 a contractor for the City of DeFuniak Springs will be tying in new water lines which will result in temporary water outage beginning at 8:00 a.m. and we anticipate completion before noon. The affected area will be N. 10th S...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2015

Fire Hydrant Flushing

The City of DeFuniak Springs Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants beginning September 1, 2015 through September 30, 2015. The affected area will cover north of US Hwy 90 and east of SR 83. Whenever possible the hydrant flushing will be conduct...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2015

PSA - Addendum of RFP "Full Service Maintenance Program for Water Storage Tanks"

Please accept this Public Service Announcement as notification an addendum is being made to the RFP for "Full Service Maintenance Program for Water Storage Tanks". The addendum may be reviewed at City Hall or requested by contacting Stewart Duncan, Proje...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2015

PSA - City Hall Closed in Observance of Labor Day

The City of DeFuniak Springs will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015 in observance of Labor Day.

Trash and yard debris will be picked up as scheduled.

Sincerely,

THE CITY OF DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Sara W. Bowers
City ManagerRead on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

Airport Advisory Committee Meeting

The Airport Advisory Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at City Hall, 71 US Highway 90 West,
DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

THE CITY OF DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Sara W. Bowers City Manager

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Posted on: August 19, 2015

Request for Proposals - Full Service Maintenance Program For Water Storage Tanks

The City of DeFuniak Springs is requesting proposals from qualified firms to contract for a full service maintenance program for three (3) water storage tanks until 2 PM on September 17, 2015.

All information outlined in the Request for Proposal, a...Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Economic Development Committee Meeting

The Economic Development Committee will be meeting on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 5:15 p.m. at City Hall, 71 US Highway 90 West, DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

THE CITY OF DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Sara W. Bowers
City Manager

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Posted on: September 1, 2015

Special Events Committee Meeting

The Special Events Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 71 US Highway 90 West, DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

THE CITY OF DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

Sara W. Bowers
City Manager

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