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SEARCH FOR SUSPECT UNDERWAY IN WRENNIE MOODY ROAD AREA

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a man who fled as deputies were serving an arrest warrant this afternoon. A dog tracking team has been called out to search on the ground and a helicopter is flying over the area around Wrennie Moody Road to look for James Hathaway. Residents in that […]

Suspect search underway

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a man who fled as deputies were serving an arrest warrant this afternoon. A dog tracking team has been called out to search on the ground and a helicopter is flying over the area around Wrennie Moody Road to look for […]

Identity theft scam targets area seniors

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office reports that several area senior citizens have been the target of scammers trying to talk them into giving out information over the phone that would allow access to their finances. “Most of the calls are coming from overseas and try to trick them into believing they’ve won something, or claiming […]

Attorney General warns of tax scam

Attorney General Pam Bondi urges Floridians to use caution when filing tax returns and to be aware of identity theft and tax-related scams. “Any signs of tax fraud or identity theft, such as receiving a letter that your tax return has been filed when it has not, should be reported to my officåe by calling […]

BPD to begin After School Active Patrolling program

In an effort to keep our children safe, the Blountstown Police Department is implementing a new program called ASAP. ASAP stands for After School Active Patrolling. The objective of this program is to identify our youth who may be coming home from school, who may stay at home during the summer and/or who may have […]

Sexual predator notification

A registered sexual offender, William Ferrell Dobbins Jr., 51, recently established an address in Calhoun County. He served nearly seven years of an eight year sentence for lewd and lascivious battery on a 12 to 15-year-old girl. Dobbins is living in Kinard at 14656 SW Lil Circle. He also claims a residence at 121 Patrick […]

Information sought on stolen Christmas bike

A brand new girl’s bicycle purchased for a child’s Christmas gift was recently stolen from Jody Bunkley’s home in Hosford. Anyone with information regarding who might be responsible is urged to Paula Bracewell at (850) 447-1093 or Angie Bracewell at (850) 573-5852 or contact the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office as soon as possible.

Cash rewards up to $1,000 offered for info on vandalism at Veterans Park

Veterans Memorial  Park is an outstanding park for Liberty County residents, as well as the many visitors who come for ball games, picnics and to ride the trains. The extensive vandalism which has taken place at the Park recently is destroying what others have enjoyed.   Why?  Vandalism is crime and crime hurts everyone!   Unreported crime […]

Nation’s toughest sexual abuse reporting law goes into effect

TALLAHASSEE – The nation’s most comprehensive sexual abuse reporting law took effect in Florida Monday, Oct. 1, as the state embarks on a statewide kindergarten-based education program to help young children avoid the traps predators set. The law clarifies that all people have an obligation to report suspected sexual abuse of children, regardless of whether […]

Reward offered for info on vandalism

Vandals have struck at Liberty County’s newest business and owner Herbert Pitts is offering a reward for information on the person who knocked out the windows and left the floor strewn with shards of glass. Pitts arrived at Caz’s Bait & Tackle at 8 a.m. Tuesday to find three windows broken and the glass damaged […]