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'Up to his neck in charges': Man's mug shot quickly goes viral
The post had more than 161,000 comments and 167,000 shares as of Wednesday evening.
Pensacola man walked into police station, asked to go to jail for child porn
On Nov. 9, Cory Hinsch walked into the police station at 711 North Hayne Street, approached an officer at the front desk and said he had child porn on his cell phone and needed to go to jail, according to a Pensacola Police Department arrest report. He then put his cell phone up against the glass an
ECSO arrests man wanted on multiple drug charges
Charles Dion McDowell, 31, was highlighted as a fugitive on ECSO's "Wheel of Fugitives" wanted for fleeing, eluding, and violation of probation.
Mugshot of Florida man goes viral
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL)- The mugshot of a Florida man facing drug charges has gone viral.The Escambia County Sheriff's Office posted the mugshot of 31-year-old Charles Dion McDowell on their Facebook page on Tuesday.The mugshot is getting a lot of attention because of the size of his neck, and
Florida man's mug shot ridiculed on social media
PENSACOLA, Fla. —AFlorida man's mug shothasgone viralafter Facebook users commented on the unusual size of his neck.>> Read more trending newsCharles Dion McDowell, 31,was arrested Friday in Pensacola on drug charges, including fleeing police and possession of meth and cocaine, investigators said."M
Escambia County sheriff responds to viral mugshot
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) -- In just two days, the Escambia County Sheriff's Office has received more than 30 million Facebook views on a routine weekly posting. More than 250,000 people have shared and commented on the original post. "We've actually increased almost 20,000 followers," Sheriff David
Century man collects $8M from Florida Lottery
The Florida Lottery says, instead of weekly payments, he opted for a one-time lump-sum payment of $8,450,000.
ECSO: Cantonment Man Attacks Wife After She Cooks The Wrong Dinner
Brian Sherrard Baker, 31, was charged with battery by strangulation, false imprisonment and battery.
Florida fugitive's arrest results in viral mugshot
"Congratulations to Charles Dion McDowell," the Escambia County Sheriff's Office wrote Tuesday, announcing the man's arrest. People who commented seemed to be interested in one thing: the size of his neck.
Former owner of charter schools management company sentenced to prison for racketeering, fraud
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) - The former owner of Charter School Management Company, Newpoint Education Partners, LLC has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Marcus May was also fined $5 million dollars for what Circuit Judge Thomas Dannheisser described as "a shocking pattern of pervasive theft”
Project paused: Historic building stands in way of proposed apartment complex
With about 280 units, a 500+ space parking garage and 1,500 square feet of retail space, design and construction is estimated to take about two years. However, there is one obstacle standing in the way: the old Escambia School District Administrative Building.
Two vehicle crash claims the life of a Cantonment woman
PENSACOLA, FLA. (WEAR-TV) —A two-vehicle crash in Pensacola claims the life of a Cantonment woman.According to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) 69-year-old Desiree Mattair of Cantonment was traveling northbound on North Palafox Street in Pensacola on Tuesday evening when another vehicle collided with Ch
69-year-old Cantonment woman killed in Tuesday crash on Palafox
Mark E. Gruschow, 49, of Prosper, Texas, who was traveling south in the southbound lane of North Palafox in a 2018 Ford Focus, was unable to avoid the drifting Malibu.
Pensacola man sentenced to prison after traffic stop turns up firearms, magazine
(Photo: Courtesy of Escambia County Jail)A 41-year-old Pensacola man was sentenced to 15 years in state prison after law enforcement officers found two firearms and a magazine in his vehicle during a traffic stop last year.Circuit Judge Amy Broderson sentenced Gary Cox Jr. as a habitual felony offen
Alabama triple shooting suspect arrested in Pensacola by U.S. Marshals
The suspect in a triple shooting Sunday morning in Atmore, Alabama, was arrested Tuesday in Pensacola.
Century Man Claims $8.45 Million Lottery Prize
Jonathan Wiggins, 47, won a top prize in the $10,000 A Week For Life scratch off game and claimed his prize Monday at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
Baldwin County career criminal sentenced to federal prison
30-year-old Chaney Darnell Thomas of Bay Minette sentenced to 21 years, six months in federal prison on gun and drug charges. BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WKRG) -- A Bay Minette man will spend the next two decades behind bars after pleading guilty in federal court Tuesday morning to gun and drug charges. His
Arrest made in Atmore assembly hall shootings
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WPMI) —Atmore PD has made an arrest in response tothe triple shootingthat took place atthe Assembly Hall, formerly known as Club Chick-A-Dee.Anji Lynn Baker of Bay Minette, AL was arrested in Pensacola, FL on 3 counts of attempted murder.This is a developing story that will be updat
New downtown Pensacola apartments hinge on demolition of old school district site
Nearly a year ago, developers Jim Reeves, Ed Carson and Quint Studer got approval to tear down all of the remaining buildings in the 200 block of West Garden Street with the exception of the school building. Now, the group is going back to the ARB to ask it to reconsider its decision on the school b
A couple's dispute over a fishing trip leads to battery arrest
Williams stated in the report, when she and her husband began to argue he choked her with his right hand and told her something like “Stop this,” and he left the home.