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Posted on: March 20, 2019

BUCKLE-UP AND ARRIVE ALIVE!

As motorists take to the roads for Spring Break, DeFuniak Springs Police are urging everyone to buckle up. Officers will be out in full force, taking part in the national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

SPRING BREAK IS HERE FOR WALTON COUNTY SCHOOLS

Walton County Schools are officially on Spring Break this week. There will be no school buses, but plenty of our kids having fun and playing around our busy streets. Please use extra caution when driving. “Our kids deserve a break from school, b...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

PROPERTY RECOVERED IN STORAGE UNIT BURGLARY

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On March 6, 2019, DeFuniak Springs Police Officers responded to a local storage building in reference to a burglary. According to the complainant, they arrived to find the storage unit unsecured. Upon contacting a family member, they realized that the sto...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

HELP EMERGENCY RESPONDERS FIND YOU – DISPLAY YOUR ADDRESS

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When you need help, call 911 and help is on the way. Seconds count and we want our community to have the fastest service available in an emergency. “Our citizens deserve the best possible service. Please help us by displaying your numerical addr...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

AFTERNOON COLLISION SENDS 3 TO HOSPITAL AND TEMPORARILY BLOCKS TRAFFIC

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DeFuniak Springs Police responded to a serious traffic crash Monday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. Highway 331 S. and the entrance to Walton Plaza. A 2013 gray Chevrolet sedan, being driven by 26 year old Christopher Wilczewksi of Westville, was tr...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

SPRING BREAK IS HERE – PLEASE DRIVE SAFELY

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The month of March brings many travelers through DeFuniak Springs for spring break. DeFuniak Springs Police want to remind our citizens to buckle up and drive cautiously when traveling to your destination. “Safety is our main concern,”...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

TRAILER FLIPPED AFTER RUNNING OFF ROADWAY

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A travel trailer overturned Monday afternoon after the driver said he tried to dodge falling boxes from another vehicle. According to 35 year old Christopher McCormick of Navarre, he was heading north on U.S. Highway 331 S. near Zaxby’s when som...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

VEHICLE TAKES A PLUNGE INTO LAKE DEFUNIAK

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It’s not every day that Officers are called to swimmers in Lake DeFuniak, but this morning was a real exception to the norm. Officers responded to a report of a vehicle being submerged in Lake DeFuniak from the vehicle’s owner, 29 year...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

MOTORCYCLIST INJURED IN CRASH

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A motorcyclist was seriously injured Monday afternoon when he collided with a 2016 green Toyota sedan. The traffic crash occurred at the intersection of U.S. Highway 90 East and S.R. 83 North. The driver of the sedan, 39 year old Barbara Keenan, was turni...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

BURGLARS MAY BE USING A RUSE TO GET INTO YOUR HOME

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Scammers and fraudsters are active now with the tax return season happening, but it’s the potential house burglars that are the most concerning. There are reports in DeFuniak Springs of men approaching elderly home owners under the guise of repa...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

BEWARE OF THIEVES LURKING

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DeFuniak Springs Police have received reports of thieves moving at night and taking valuables that are not secured. In one instance, numerous tools were taken out of the bed of a pickup truck that was parked on the roadway. The owner did have the tools se...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

IN RESPONSE TO NORTHWEST FLORIDA DAILY NEWS ARTICLE “Questions arise about officers whereabouts”

In a recent article published by the Northwest Florida Daily News titled “Questions arise about officers whereabouts” several statements were made that insinuated a Lieutenant with DeFuniak Springs Police Department had disregarded his...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

DRIVER ARRESTED FOR DUI AFTER ALMOST STRIKING FIRE TRUCK

Randall Winfield Bray

DeFuniak Springs Police were called to the area around the DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport after reports of a vehicle crash. While responding, information was received that the vehicle had been involved in a traffic crash moments before just outside of...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

BEWARE OF TAX REFUND THIEVES

“File your taxes as soon as possible… before thieves do” says Chief Mark Weeks. Tax refunds are on their way if you have filed your taxes. If you haven’t filed, getting your money soon may not be the only incentive. Identity thieves may try to get your...Read On…

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

MAN STAYING PAST CHECKOUT GETS ARRESTED FOR METH

Daniel Dewayne Nolan

DeFuniak Springs Police were called to the motel when the patron of a room failed to vacate after his stay. The manager reported to Officers that noises could be heard inside the room, but the occupant refused to come to the door. Entry was made and Danie...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH DISTRIBUTION OF MARIJUANA

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A traffic stop for careless driving turned into a drug arrest recently when an Officer spotted a black Buick driving erratically and crossing multiple lanes. The Officer noted that the vehicle appeared to be driving toward a white vehicle on U.S. Highway ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Road Closure Notice

On Thursday, March 21, 2019, the City of DeFuniak Springs Street Department will be closing the North bound lane of S. 2nd St. due to right of way repair, from the driveway of 1061 S. 2nd St. to the intersection of Hill Street.This road closure will begin...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

RFB - Clarifier Equipment Installation

Sealed Bids for construction of Clarifier Equipment Installation addressed to City of DeFuniak Springs, FL 71 US-90 West, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433 will be received at the City Hall, City of DeFuniak Springs, State of Florida, (Owner), until 2:00 p.m., l...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

City Reminds Candidates of Political Sign Rules on Right-of-Ways

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DeFuniak Springs, FL…Nine candidates have pre-qualified to run for three city council seats and City Marshal for the April 9, 2019 election.  City officials wish to remind all candidates and their supporters that all political signs ma...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Municipal Charter/Code Review committee meeting

The DeFuniak Springs Municipal Charter/Code Review committee will meet on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the DeFuniak Springs City Hall Council Chambers located at 71 US Hwy 90 West, DeFuniak Springs, Florida...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

ONVOI Global Services Headquartered in DeFuniak Springs, acquires Monarch Aviation Maintenance

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. – Today, ONVOI Global Services (OGS), which relocated its corporate headquarters to the DeFuniak Springs Airport (54J) in 2017, announced the acquisition of Monarch Aviation Maintenance. Monarch Aviation Maintenance a Cess...

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