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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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City Marshal/Police
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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City Marshal/Police
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…

City Marshal/Police
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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City Marshal/Police
Posted on: January 31, 2019

HIGH SPEED CHASE ENDS IN CRASH

Crash at Plateful

A traffic stop initiated by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) in Crestview Thursday morning resulted in the driver taking off and a vehicle pursuit ensued. According to Troopers, FHP received information of a stolen vehicle that was being tracked in Crestv...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH DISTRIBUTION OF MARIJUANA

Drugs and Money 1901040064

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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