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With Flu Season Peaking, It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot

With Flu Season Peaking, It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot

TALLAHASSEE— Both in Florida and throughout the U.S., flu activity is on the rise. In Florida, data shows more influenza activity across all age groups this year than detected in the last two flu seasons. Cases of the flu are particularly increasing in the northern portions of the state, including the Panhandle. Last week, the […]

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By January 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Beware Of Jury Duty Scam

Beware Of Jury Duty Scam

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office issued a Scam Alert today after receiving three complaints yesterday reporting a Jury Duty scam. In each of the incidents, the scam is perpetrated by a phone call to an office, and informing the owner of the business that a warrant has been issued for them because they failed to […]

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BCSO Partners With ICE

BCSO Partners With ICE

Sheriff Tommy Ford, and BCSO Major Rick Anglin, attended a press conference in Pinellas County this morning, along with 16 other Florida sheriffs and ICE Deputy Director Thomas Homan. Information was released on the 17 Basic Ordering Agreements (BOA) with different Florida sheriffs that will help prevent the release of criminal aliens back into Florida […]

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By January 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
BCSO Intercepts 10 Pounds Of Marijuana

BCSO Intercepts 10 Pounds Of Marijuana

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division intercepted 10 pounds of marijuana in December of 2017 that was going to an address in Panama City.  An investigation revealed that package was intended for Devin S Payne. Investigators developed probable cause and obtained a search warrant for Payne’s residence. On January 13th, 2018,  investigators served the […]

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Sex Offender Arrested On Multiple Charges

Sex Offender Arrested On Multiple Charges

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced today the arrest of a registered sexual offender, John Lee Hutcheson, on charges of Carjacking, Theft, Battery, and False Imprisonment. At about 11:30 this morning, deputies received a call reporting a carjacking at the intersection of East Avenue and East 8th Street in Panama City. Deputies arrived and spoke […]

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By January 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Three Arrested On Beach On Multiple Charges

Three Arrested On Beach On Multiple Charges

On January 16, 2018, the Bay County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service at 2:15 pm in reference to a burglary at a home on Front Beach Road. The resident of the home told deputies a white male on a blue bicycle entered his garage and then left with an item concealed under his […]

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By January 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
A New Moral Majority? Those that Didn’t Vote for Republican Roy Moore.

A New Moral Majority? Those that Didn’t Vote for Republican Roy Moore.

Bay Community News Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter allunited@bellsouth.net December 12, 2017  (Type Ctrl + or Ctrl – on Your Windows Computer Keyboard for Easier Reading) Political history was made tonight in today’s Alabama U.S. Senate race when the underdog, Democrat Doug Jones, narrowly defeated the controversial Alabama Judge, Roy Moore. After all polling places […]

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231 Closure

231 Closure

View from the corner of 2301 and Coe. 1,214 total views, 0 views today

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By November 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Drug Probationer Re-Arrested On Drug Charges

Drug Probationer Re-Arrested On Drug Charges

On October 31st, 2017, the Bay County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division, along with State Probation and Parole, served a search warrant at a residence in the city of Callaway. During the search, investigators found approximately four and a half ounces of powder cocaine, two pounds of marijuana, one ounce of crack cocaine, approximately eight […]

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By November 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Unlicensed Contractor Busted

Unlicensed Contractor Busted

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced today the arrest of a Baker man for charges relating to doing contracting work without a license. In August of 2017, a report was made to the BCSO pertaining to a couple who purchased a house in Callaway, and paid Timothy Simpler to complete renovations to the home. Simpler […]

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