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Inmates charged in jail raid
Sheriff releases partial list By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson released this week a partial list of the Escambia County Detention Center inmates who were charged as a result of a shakedown conducted recently by Jackson, ECSO deputies and jail staff, and Brewton Police Department officers Lawmen conducted a three-hour surprise search of the county jail’s cells, dormitories and common areas on Saturday, February 9.…
Million-dollar bond set for 2
Six arrested by APD, ECSO News Staff Report Numerous details regarding the six people arrested February 22 and 23 during a special detail carried out jointly by officers of the Atmore Police Department and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office were not available by last week’s press deadline. Following is a more detailed look at the suspects: •Joshua Hall, 29, of a Harris Street address in Atmore; charged with trafficking in…
Still no word on missing Pollard woman
Numerous agencies, volunteers continue search News Staff Report Authorities have still not found any sign of a Pollard woman who has been missing from her home since noon on Saturday, November 24. A family member of 74-year-old Eva McBride, a white female who was last seen by a family member at about 6:30 p.m. on Friday, November 23, reported that the search for the missing woman has been ongoing, with…
Red Ribbon Week – ECSO entertains, delivers message
Escambia County Sheriff Grover Smith and Chief Deputy Mike Lambert came to the realization a few years ago that the agency’s anti-drug message wasn’t getting through to as many youngsters as they had hoped. So they came up with a new approach. The two law enforcement administrators realized that their charts, graphs, anecdotes and the dry rhetoric of the “Just Say No” campaign just weren’t holding the attention of the…