Escambia County Sheriff’s Department

Second-grader saves grandmother’s life
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher Becky Sorrells knew she was in trouble. On the night of April 10, an emphysema attack debilitated her. Fortunately, her eight-year-old granddaughter Kenleigh Madison was with her. Kenleigh called 911 for help. But she actually had to do more than just ask for help. The dirt road to their home was impassable due to three days of rain on new red clay at their mobile…
Work-release escapees recaptured
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer   Two inmates who escaped Friday, January 11, from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Work Release Barracks were back in jail before the weekend was over. According to a press release issued by Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson, the two — Christopher Ladale Pugh and Christopher Blake Moye, both 27 and residents of Brewton — discovered “a design flaw with the building” and were able…
ESCO investigating home invasion
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion and burglary that took place last week. ESCO received a 911 call Friday, December 2, at approximately 11:26 p.m., in reference to a home invasion / burglary at 397 Moye Drive, Atmore. Moye Drive comes off Sardis Church Road, east of Cowpen Creek Road, near Canoe. The caller stated that three subjects forced their way inside the residence and threatened…