Escambia County Sheriff’s Office

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…
Scam artists claim to be from sheriff’s office
Escambia County authorities have no choice but to get involved in the latest scam attempt being perpetrated across the county. The law enforcement involvement can’t be helped because the scam artists are pretending to be from the sheriff’s office. ECSO Chief Deputy Mike Lambert said Wednesday that the latest phone scam entails the caller telling the intended victim that sheriff’s office records show that he or she owes a fine…
ECSO investigating rash of rural auto break-ins
Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies and investigators are looking into a rash of automobile break-ins that have plagued rural residents from Canoe to Robinsonville over the past several days. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert reported Friday that the intruder (or intruders) has broken into several vehicles that have one thing in common — each was unlocked. “Over the past week, we’ve had numerous break-ins where things have been stolen out of…