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Man arrested for fleeing BPD Officer after leading him on two high speed chases

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A 29-year-old Blountstown man who twice raced away from a policeman during back-to-back traffic stops and then drew his family into a tussle with the officer was charged with fleeing and eluding at a high rate of speed and resisting an officer with violence. Blountstown Police Officer Andy Pace attempted […]

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 […]

Blountstown police chief & investigator help out in Houston for five days following Hurricane Harvey

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Before the Florida panhandle was flooded with traffic from Hurricane Irma evacuees, a couple of lawmen from Blountstown traveled to Houston to help out as residents there dealt with rising water, power outages and caring for loved ones after Hurricane Harvey barreled into Texas on Aug. 25. By Thursday, Aug. […]

Driver hospitalized after being ejected in crash on Tuesday

An 88-year-old Blountstown man was ejected from his car in a single vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. Quinn Ray Dennis was traveling on Charlie Johns Street shortly after 4 p.m. CT  when he lost control of his 2003 Lincoln Continental. According to Blountstown Police Chief Mark Mallory, Dennis was heading north at a high rate of […]

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 […]