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Small Airplane Makes A Hard Landing On Hwy. 20

Small Airplane Makes A Hard Landing On Hwy. 20

A small aircraft has made a hard landing on Highway 20 between Highways 77 & 79.   Deputies state that everyone was able to walk away under their own power.  The cause is yet to be determined. 318 total views, 2 views today

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By June 24, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Bayou George Family Looses Home In Afternoon Fire

Bayou George Family Looses Home In Afternoon Fire

Early this afternoon, a Bayou George family on Creek Run in Bayou George lost their home to a fire. Details are not yet available, but the BCSO reports no injuries. 7 Bay County Fire Engines responded to quell the fire. 837 total views, 4 views today

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By June 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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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By January 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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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By January 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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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By January 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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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By January 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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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