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Kincer charged with 4 counts of aggravated assault on officers

 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The man who was shot after fleeing from law enforcement officers last week is now in custody. After being treated for two gunshot wounds in his left arm, Rickie Joe Kincer, 31, of Altha was released from a Bay County hospital Saturday and booked into the Calhoun County Jail. He […]

Mom arrested for neglecting & abusing baby

 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A 22-year-old Bristol woman is charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect of a child after her seven-week-old infant suffered a fractured femur. Suspicious injuries from previous weeks were discovered when additional scans were taken of the little girl. Ricki Campbell was arrested last Thursday following an investigation by the […]

Blountstown couple charged with total of 40 counts involving molestation of 2 girls

 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Blountstown man has been charged with 34 felonies and his wife is facing six on charges relating to the molestation of two young girls. The charges include lewd or lascivious conduct, lewd or lascivious exhibition, lewd and lascivious molestation as well as false imprisonment. The husband is also charged […]

Several used needles and suspected meth residue found Durden charged with operating ‘drug house’ at Hosford home

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A man accused of running what deputies called a “drug house” was charged with maintaining a public nuisance and possession of drug paraphernalia after a search warrant was served on his mobile home, according to a probable cause affidavit filed with the Clerk’s Office. The residence, located on NE SR […]

BHS teacher charged with sending explicit texts to Altha student

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A teacher at Blountstown High School (BHS)  has been charged with sending sexually explicit text messages to a teenage boy. Marquita Nichole Calhoun, 28, of Blountstown was taken into custody early Tuesday at the Calhoun County Jail and later released on her on recognizance.  She began teaching science this year at […]

Thurman speeds away from officer, crashes car & flees into woods Friday afternoon

A man wanted on warrants from both Calhoun and Liberty County totaled his car and left behind two passengers after he fled from an officer who recognized him when they passed one another on SR 71 Friday shortly after noon. As of Tuesday, Tommy Thurman, 38, of Altha remains at large. Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office […]

Man arrested for attempting to run down wife with car

A 23-year-old man was charged with aggravated assault after Blountstown Police Dept. Lt. Timothy Partridge saw him drive onto the sidewalk and try to run a woman down with his car. Partridge and BPD Officer Christian Smith responded to a call reporting an altercation between a white male and female on North Pear Street, just […]

Brothers arrested with marijuana in separate traffic stops

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Two Hosford residents are facing charges after a little more than four ounces of marijuana was found in their vehicle during an Aug. 4 traffic stop just before 5 p.m. Liberty County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Lee Keith pulled over a GMC van shortly before 5 p.m. after failing to see […]

Teens charged with stealing car, taking it for a joy ride

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Three teenagers have been arrested and a warrant has been issued for a fourth after a stolen car was abandoned at a trailer park following a joy ride in Calhoun County, according to a report from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. A green four-door Honda Accord was taken from a […]


from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office On July 27, 2017, Calhoun County Sheriffs Office investigators attempted to conduct a search at the residence of the detained subject, James Michael Hathaway, 26 on Slim Tucker Road, Blountstown, Florida. In the process of the search, Hathaway escaped custody. Investigators then called in other law enforcement from the […]