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Unusual Bay County Traffic Accidents 2016 – A Reporter’s Review of Four Creepy, Humorous, Enlightening and Sadly Tragic Traffic Accidents in 2016

Unusual Bay County Traffic Accidents 2016 – A Reporter’s Review of Four Creepy, Humorous, Enlightening and Sadly Tragic Traffic Accidents in 2016

Bay Community News Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter allunited@bellsouth.net January 12, 2017  (Type Ctrl + or Ctrl – on Your MS Windows Computer Keyboard for Easier Reading) (Updated  January 26, 2017) Since 1978 this reporter has lived in a rural community known as Bayou George that is about 10 miles north of Panama City, Bay County, […]

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Making Kids First Hunting Trip Great

Making Kids First Hunting Trip Great

As sure as I eat black-eyed peas and collard greens with hog jowls every New Year’s Day, we Americans love our traditions. Whether it’s our taste in music, what we wear, what and how we celebrate, or what we like to eat, our culture is centered on tradition. For hunters, our passion for the outdoors […]

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Man Arrested For Sexual Battery On Victim Younger Than 12

Man Arrested For Sexual Battery On Victim Younger Than 12

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Victor Hennekes on January 6, 2017, for Sexual Battery on a Victim under the age of twelve. The victim confided to a family member that Hennekes had touched her in the area of her genitals inappropriately and then stuffed a shirt into her mouth to make […]

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Student Who Pointed Gun At Local School Arrested

Student Who Pointed Gun At Local School Arrested

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested a juvenile in connection with an altercation in which the juvenile allegedly pointed a gun at victims. The incident took place outside the gym at a high school basketball game on January 6, 2017. The evening of January 6, the BCSO had two School Resource Deputies working a basketball […]

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3 Arrested at Bozeman Basketball Game

3 Arrested at Bozeman Basketball Game

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of three individuals at a local high school basketball game on December 30, 2016. A uniformed BCSO deputy attending the game observed two women in a physical altercation in the stands of the gym at Bozeman School during a basketball game. The women were identified as Montoyia […]

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Merritt Brown Student Who Posted Crazy Clown Threat Arrested

Merritt Brown Student Who Posted Crazy Clown Threat Arrested

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office was contacted on October 18, 2016, at about 9:30 pm, by a concerned parent of a Merritt Brown Middle School student. The parent reported a threat that appeared on social media against students at Merritt Brown Middle School. The parent stated to deputies that the threat was posted on Instagram […]

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By October 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
BCSO Looking For Man Who Exposed Himself To Kids

BCSO Looking For Man Who Exposed Himself To Kids

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man suspected of exposing himself to children twice last week in Bay County. The man in his vehicle was captured on video in the area of the incident. A man approached two sets of children in the Callaway area after they […]

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By October 7, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
BCSO Responds To 3 Synthetic Drug Calls

BCSO Responds To 3 Synthetic Drug Calls

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office released information today on three suspicious person calls on October 5, 2016. All three were at the same location and had used the same synthetic hallucinogenic narcotic similar to LSD. Shortly after midnight on October 5 th, deputies responded to St. Thomas Square on Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, due […]

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BCSO ISO WM Who Fraudulently Used Stolen Debit Card

BCSO ISO WM Who Fraudulently Used Stolen Debit Card

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the fraudulent use of a credit card. On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, a woman from Navarre, Florida noticed that her debit card was missing. When she checked her account, she discovered that someone had used her card to conduct a fraudulent transaction at a convenience store in Panama […]

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By September 30, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Multiple Grand Theft Charges For 3 Men

Multiple Grand Theft Charges For 3 Men

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of three Bay County men in reference to numerous thefts occurring around the Bay County area. Over the course of the last few weeks, the sheriff’s office has taken numerous reports of the theft of trailers and tools. Information developed as a result of those reports identified […]

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