Beach Man Arrested For Sexual Abuse



November 15, 2018

A juvenile came forward to report abuse at the hands of Rene Elmer Rivas, age 48.

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Hurricane Michael



October 8, 2018

Employees at the Bay County Sheriff’s Office continue preparations today for the anticipated landfall of Hurricane Michael.

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Georgia Man and Local Man Arrested



October 4, 2018

A local man and a Georgia man have been arrested, and heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, hydrocodone, and more than a pound of crystal methamphetamine have been seized by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office.

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Two Arrested on Drug Charges



October 4, 2018

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of two local men after handguns and a significant amount of heroin were found during a search warrant.

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Shawn Mosley Arrested



October 3, 2018

The BCSO Special Investigations Division seized thousands of Opioid Pills during a search warrant.

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Six Arrested and Property Returned to Victim in Burglary Cas



September 28, 2018

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested six suspects yesterday in connection to a burglary investigation, and has obtained warrants to arrest a seventh suspect.

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Bay County Sheriff's Office Gospel Sing this Saturday



September 26, 2018

Michael Lee will be performing at the Gospel Sing this Saturday. He currently has the number one song on the Christian Country Countdown!

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Two Arrested For Stolen Property and Narcotics



September 13, 2018

A tip led investigators to a residence with stolen property and illegal narcotics. Both residents of the home were arrested.

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Two Suspects Arrested For Sex With Minors



September 13, 2018

An interview with a juvenile revealed two local adult males had been engaging in sexual activity with her. During the course of the investigation, it was learned the second suspect was connected to another case and allegedly had sex with another juvenile.

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Three Arrested and 50 Pounds of Pot Seized



September 10, 2018

Three locals have been arrested. Investigators have seized fifty pounds of pot, cocaine,1,400 THC vape pens, and about 50 grand in cash.

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Local Man Arrested on Sexual Battery Charges



September 7, 2018

A local man was arrested on two charges of Sexual Battery and investigators believe strongly there may be additional victims in Bay County.

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Arrest Made of Bay High School Student



September 6, 2018

BHS student was arrested for bringing a BB gun designed as a replica of a 9mm Beretta handgun to school in a backpack.

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Arrests in Waller Elementary Burglary



September 4, 2018

BCSO Criminal Investigations makes arrests in burglary case within hours of first complaint.

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Cocaine and Pills Possibly Laced With Fentanyl Seized



September 4, 2018

BCSO Special Investigations Division and Criminal Investigations found possibly fentanyl-laced narcotics during a search warrant--three arrested.

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