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Rogers charged with having meth after getting pulled over

A man driving a truck with a registration decal that was two-and-a-half years out of date is facing drug possession charges after a traffic stop in Blountstown June 8. Blountstown Police Officer Daisy Holliday was on patrol in the area of Charlie Johns Street and Oak Avenue around 3:36 a.m. when she noticed a black […]

Man jailed for hitting his pregnant girlfriend with two fishing poles

A Blountstown man is in custody following an attack last month on a woman who was five months pregnant at the time. Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Richard Mayo was dispatched to the trailer occupied by Samuel Page, 37,  and his girlfriend just before 10 p.m. on May 18.  The woman showed the deputy two […]

Meth & oxycodone found in Blountstown traffic stop

An Altha woman was arrested after a drug dog gave a positive response after being led around her vehicle during a traffic stop, resulting in a search in which methamphetamine, pills and paraphernalia were found. Sharon Diane Phillips, 45, was charged with two counts of possession of methamphetamine, possession of narcotic equipment, possession of a […]

Motorcycle rider tased & arrested after hitting fence, fleeing deputy

An Altha man is facing several charges after he failed to pull over when Calhoun County Sheriff’s Deputy Colby Beck attempted to make a traffic stop and raced off, reaching speeds of more than 100 mph as they traveled along SR 73. The deputy was parked at Shelton’s Corner around 8:17 p.m. on June 3 […]

Man facing list of charges after jumping into car, causing crash

A Bristol man was charged with aggravated battery, hit and run, reckless driving, contempt of court and driving while license suspended or revoked after a June 1 incident that ended with a car slamming into the side of the new bridge. According to the arrest report, a woman had just walked out of a Blountstown […]

Wreck caused by unknown driver violating right-of-way FHP CONCLUDES INVESTIGATION INTO LIBERTY DEPUTY’S CRASH

from Sheriff Eddie Joe White, On the night of May 27, 2017 at approximately 9:30 PM, a Liberty County Sheriff’s Office vehicle driven by Deputy Sheriff Deason was involved in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of State Road 20 and State Road 65 in Hosford. At the time of the accident, Deputy Deason […]

Four charged after animals taken from two Bristol properties

Bristol — At the request of the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) assisted local authorities with evidence collection and managed the removal and transport of 55 animals living in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions from two properties in Bristol. The Escambia County Animal Services, located in […]

Two crashes, two taken to hospital after fleeing suspect speeds into Liberty County

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Tallahassee woman fleeing Leon County deputies was seriously injured after driving into a tree while a Liberty County Deputy dispatched to Hosford to locate her sustained a cut and bruises when another vehicle pulled into his path and forced him to take evasive action, according to a report from […]

LCI officers arrested after inmate sprayed & left in closet

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Two correctional officers have been charged after an investigation into the treatment of an inmate at Liberty Correctional Institution who was allegedly doused with pepper spray and left in a supply closet, according to a news release from the Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC). Captain Steven Cloud and Sergeant William […]

Man found slumped over in car seat and blocking drive-thru is charged with DUI

A Blountstown man who apparently passed out in his vehicle while blocking the entrance to the drive-thru at McDonald’s was charged with DUI after failing a roadside sobriety test. Patrick Jones, 38, was found slumped over in his seat by Blountstown Police Officer Daisy Holliday around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. He failed to respond when she […]