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Fountain man charged with sexually abusing girl, boy

Philip Mullins reportedly told two other adults he was sexually active with two juveniles, later identified as a boy and a girl between ages 12 and 18. FOUNTAIN - A Bay County man is behind bars after two juveniles told authorities he sexually abused them, according to arrest reports. Philip David M

NEWS HERALD - 2018-03-21 17:25:53

FHP Searching for Hit and Run Suspect

Ponce De Leon, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol is searching for 29-year-old Mathew Lewis Sparks of Ponce de Leon. Sparks was involved in a hit and run crash on March 17, troopers wrote in a news release. Sparks fled the scene of the crash on foot, they added. While searching Sparks' vehicle office

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-03-20 14:51:49

Penn Avenue crash results in fatality

A Chipley woman has died as the result of injuries she suffered in a Jackson County traffic cash on March 15. The Florida Highway Patrol reported on March 17 that 25-year-old Rachel Walls had died. She had been taken to Jackson Hospital for treatment following the roughly 1 p.m. crash on Penn Avenue

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-20 22:08:00

Two juveniles arrested for internet scams that led to armed robbery

Two Dothan juveniles were arrested and charged with first-degree robbery Monday afternoon after police responded to a call in the 1300 block of Alexander Drive Monday. According the Dothan Police Department, the victim was responding to an internet sales advertisement. When the victim arrived at an

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-03-20 18:56:00

Three Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of One

Today, following a three vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, March 15, a Florida woman has passed away due to injuries she sustained as a result of the crash. The accident took place on Pennsylvania Avenue in Marianna. The deceased has been identified by authorities as 25 year old Rachel W


Chipley Murder Suspect Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison

Chipley, Fla. - The man accused of stabbing and killing another man in an assisted living facility was sentenced to 40 years in prison Monday. Washington County Sheriff's deputies say that Christopher Kelley, 34, stabbed Wendell Holmes in June of last year while they were both clients of the Tropic


New trees replacing demolished ones at Sheffield Park in Lynn Haven

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The sound of children playing filled the air at Sheffield Park in Lynn Haven Wednesday as families began enjoying the newly renovated play area. While the park wont be fully complete until April, the equipment that is in place is already being used for swinging and sli

WJHG-TV - 2018-03-22 01:10:00

New details on 91-year-old's murder

Dothan police spent hours Saturday night investigating the death of 91-year-old Mabel Fowler, and in a press conference Monday morning, Chief Steve Parrish said it was a tough case for all involved. "It's one that resonates within our community and reminds us how violent people can be," said Parrish

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-03-20 13:36:25

Woman found dead in south Dothan house

An elderly woman was found dead on the floor of a house in south Dothan Saturday night. Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish said authorities received a call shortly after 8 p.m. of an unresponsive female in the 600 block of Hodgesville Road. "Once our units arrived, it appeared that there had been a s


MHS Students Feel Their Rights Were Violated

MARIANNA, Fla - A student led walk out across the country this week set a tone for young people to bring attention to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre. Students across the country took part, if they wanted to. But, in Jackson County, students are upset at the timing and handling of


Man arrested after Police find methamphetamine residue near child

FOUNTAIN, Fla. - A Fountain man who was arrested after authorities found drugs in his possession is also facing child abuse charges. According to the Bay County sheriff's office, 41 year old Paul Wynn was served a search warrant of his home looking for methamphetamine. Upon searching, authorities


BCSO: Child found sleeping near drugs, two people arrested

FOUNTAIN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Bay County Sheriff's Deputies arrested two Fountain residents Thursday on multiple drug changes and child abuse after they say an infant was found sleeping near meth and marijuana. Investigators say they served a search warrant on the home in Fountain and arrested Paul


Seven Dothan residents arrested for recent string of armed robberies

Seven search warrants were executed across Dothan Wednesday morning, and six men and one woman are now behind bars. With the assistance of U.S. Marshal Service and FBI, Dothan police found evidence at the residences linking them to the recent string of armed robberies as well as other crimes. "Doors


Marianna woman arrested in traffic stop

Marianna resident Krystal Renee Hunter, 33, was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of community control during a traffic stop that yielded suspected methamphetamine and a hypodermic syringe, according to a press release from the Jackson County


Enterprise holds Smallest St. Patrick's Day Parade

ENTERPRISE, AL (WTVY) -- Hundreds were in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day Saturday morning in Enterprise The city held their 25th annual World's Smallest St, Patrick;s Day Parade on East College Street Saturday. Hundreds packed the block from the Coffee County Courthouse down to the Boll Weevil Monu