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Four arrested in Washington County drug investigation

CARYVILLE — The Washington County Drug Task Force arrested four people on various charges after receiving reports of illegal drug activity at a residence in Caryville Wednesday.  The task force,...

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PCB woman arrested for allegedly giving minors Valium

PANAMA CITYBEACH — A Panama CityBeach woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly supplied minors with the prescription drug Valium. The BayCountySheriff’s office arrested and charged 40-year-old...

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Judge delays ex-BP engineer's trial

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge in an order Friday agreed to postpone the trial of a former BP engineer charged with deleting text messages about the company's response to its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf...

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Man's death apparent suicide

A Fort Rucker, Ala., man died after apparently jumping from the 15th floor of the Summit Condominiums, 8743 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, on Friday afternoon. Police are calling it an apparent...

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Police auction Saturday

PANAMA CITY BEACH -- Panama City Beach will hold an auction at their impound lot behind the police station Saturday morning. The auction begins at 9 a.m. and goes until all items — which this year...

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Man arrested after chase

SAND HILLS — A 30-year-old Panama City man was arrested Saturday morning after an overnight multi-agency manhunt. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reported the capture and arrest of Christopher...

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2 arrested after disturbance

CAMPBELLTON -- Two men were arrested following a domestic disturbance Saturday afternoon. At about 2 p.m., the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic violence call located 2742 Cecil...

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Hit and run driver injures man

DeFUNIAK SPRINGS -- A man suffered critical injuries after being struck by a vehicle on U.S. 90 and Peacock Road at 12:05 a.m. on Saturday, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Joseph Steven Kennedy,...

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2 charged in burglaries

SANTA ROSA BEACH -- Two teenagers were arrested and charged on Thursday in connection to a string of burglaries in the Driftwood Estates area in South Walton. Deputies and investigators with the...

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Crime drops slightly, but arrest rate remains high

PANAMA CITY — Violent crime — and crime in general — decreased in Bay County in 2012, but the number of arrests rose, according to the 2012 Uniform Crime Report released last week. There were 45 fewer...

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Victim identified in fatal PCB crash

PANAMA CITYBEACH — The Florida Highway Patrol identified the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred in Panama CityBeach early Sunday morning. According to a report from FHP, 47-year-old...

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BCSO plans public celebration

PANAMA CITY — They do this every year, but this time the Bay County Sheriff’s Office wants to do it big, so the community is invited to the annual Awards and Memorial Ceremony at Tommy Oliver Stadium....

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Driver arrested after PCB street race

PANAMA CITYBEACH — Panama CityBeach Police arrested a man Sunday afternoon on reckless driving charges after his truck struck a utility pole on MiddleBeach Road near the intersection of AlfColeman....

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Panama City man charged with possession of child porn

PANAMA CITY - A Panama City man has been arrested Monday morning and charged with 20 counts of possession of child pornography, FDLE officials wrote in a news release. Agents from the Florida...

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BCSO investigating gas station robbery // VIDEO

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of an armed robbery in Callaway early this morning, officials wrote in a news release. At about 2 a.m. Monday, a black male with dreadlocks,...

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Trucker charged in March 2012 fatal wreck

PANAMA CITY — A Panama City trucker was high on meth and pot when he rear-ended the moving vehicle in front of his truck, killing one person and seriously injuring two others, according to court...

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Fire destroys garage

PANAMA CITY — A fire that destroyed a detached garage and storage shed at a home on Palmetto Avenue was caused by an electrical short, an investigation by the Panama City Fire Department and State...

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St. Joe Co., Tyndall AFB plan controlled burns

PANAMA CITY BEACH — St. Joe Co. officials plan to burn another 150 acres in Panama City Beach on Tuesday, according to local forestry representatives. St. Joe officials burned about 100 acres Monday...

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Port St. Joe man killed in auto accident

PORT ST. JOE -- A Port St. Joe man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Franklin County. Christopher Lamar Anderson, 40, was killed on U.S. 98 in Carrabelle when the vehicle he...

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Fire damages buildings

SAND HILLS — Wildfire damaged two buildings near Sand Hills Tuesday, according to Brian Goddin, spokesman for the Florida Forestry Service. Firefighters had contained the blaze to an area of two acres...

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