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News From Niceville

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Re: News From Niceville

Post by Turkeytop » Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:12 pm

NICEVILLE, FL (WTVY)

A Niceville man has been arrested in connection with a joint undercover cybersex sting operation initiated last October.

27-year old John Bryan Hood of 8 Corbin Court is charged with using a computer to solicit a minor and obscene communication to a minor via computer. Hood was taken into custody yesterday at his home.

During “Operation Wolf Hunter”, the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office along with the North Florida Internet Crimes against Children Task Force conducted an undercover operation. Law enforcement personnel used online websites to make contact with individuals wanting to have sexual encounters with juveniles.

During the Operation, Hood made contact with two undercover investigators who identified themselves as juvenile females online. Hood, using a fake name, stated he wanted to have sex with them and sent them explicit pictures on different days.

Hood is a registered sex offender following an arrest by the Pensacola Police Department in January 27th, 2014 for traveling to meet a minor for sex.
http://www.wtvy.com/content/news/Man-Ar ... 54161.html



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Re: News From Niceville

Post by Turkeytop » Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:49 pm

POLICE BLOTTERS: Man tells brother he wants safe, takes it

By staff reports


Posted May. 31, 2016 at 4:00 AM


NICEVILLE — A man who walked out of a Niceville pub carrying a safe was arrested and charged with burglary and grand theft, according to his Niceville Police Department arrest report.


Randy Joel Mathias, who is 27, was arrested May 15.


His brother found him in Bayou Pub after hours with the lights off, according to his arrest report. When Mathias was asked what he was doing, he told his brother he wanted the safe.


Mathias then broke a window and walked out of the pub with the safe. It was later found in his back yard.

http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/201605 ... e-takes-it



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Re: News From Niceville

Post by Calvert DeForest » Thu Jun 02, 2016 8:23 am

Lawn decoration?


It's okay to be bored once in a while.

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Re: News From Niceville

Post by Turkeytop » Sun Jun 19, 2016 9:51 pm

Father, son arrested on child pornography charges



N
ICEVILLE — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Niceville father and son with possession of child porn after finding images and videos on their electronic devices.


Investigators first arrested John Bryan Hood, 27, during an undercover operation that cracked down on individuals using online websites to try to set up sexual encounters with juveniles, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.


Hood, a registered sex offender from a 2014 arrest in Pensacola for traveling to meet a minor for sex, was arrested Feb. 24 on charges of using a computer to solicit a minor and to commit a lewd or lascivious exhibition, according to the Sheriff’s Office


A search warrant was issued at his home, located at 8 Corbin Court, and numerous electronic devices, including laptops, were seized, the release said.


A recently completed forensic examination turned up images of child porn on both Hood’s devices and of his father’s, 56-year-old John W. Hood, according to the new release.


Investigators said the father’s devices had nearly 55,000 images and videos of child porn and erotica.



John W. Hood was arrested at his home on Thursday and was charged for possession of child porn and also marijuana.


John Bryan Hood’s additional warrants were served on Wednesday at the Okaloosa County Jail in Crestview, the Sheriff’s Office said.

http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/201606 ... hy-charges



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Re: News From Niceville

Post by Bryce » Tue Jun 21, 2016 10:08 pm

Isn't it nice when a father and son can share a hobby together? Bonding.


There sure isn't as much excitement, fawning, or adulation over our first orange president as there was over our first black one. Evidently, orange really isn't the new black.

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Re: News From Niceville

Post by Turkeytop » Tue Jun 21, 2016 10:26 pm

Bryce wrote:Isn't it nice when a father and son can share a hobby together? Bonding.

That was how they celebrated Father's Day.


I expect the son may have himself been one of his father's victims in his early life.



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Re: News From Niceville

Post by Turkeytop » Wed Jun 29, 2016 10:39 pm

POLICE BLOTTER: Speeding, no seatbelt leads to man’s arrest for not having a license

By staff reports

Posted Jun. 29, 2016 at 3:00 AM

NICEVILLE — A man was arrested after he was stopped for a couple of traffic infractions and the officer discovered his license had been suspended.

The Niceville Police Department identified the man as 34-year-old Justin Eugene Lyons of Niceville.

A police officer spotted him on Redwood Avenue driving without a seatbelt, and clocked him doing 40 mph in a 25 mph zone.

When the officer asked Lyons for his license, registration and proof of insurance, Lyons said he left his wallet at home but he did have the registration and insurance. He then admitted his license had been suspended, the officer noted in the arrest report.

A records check indicated Lyons’ license had been suspended for 60 months.

He was charged with driving with a suspended license – habitual offender. His court date is July 20.
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http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/201606 ... ng-license



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Re: News From Niceville

Post by Turkeytop » Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:48 pm

Niceville Lad Caught Speeding in Jackson County.
JACKSON COUNTY-- Three people are arrested in Jackson County after a traffic stop when deputies found nearly 23 thousand dollars in drugs in their car.


According to the Sheriff's Office, the car was stopped for going 88 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour zone.


Officers say they deployed their K-9 officer "Roxy", who sniffed out the drugs.


According to authorities, about 10 grams of crystal meth were discovered inside as well as digital scales, plastic baggies, and cut straws were discovered.


James Spell, of Gainesville, along with Jamie Butler and Robert McClure of Niceville were all arrested for drug trafficking, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

http://www.wtxl.com/crime/arrested-with ... b1972.html



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Re: News From Niceville

Post by Calvert DeForest » Sat Jul 09, 2016 9:02 am

Turkeytop wrote:
POLICE BLOTTER: Speeding, no seatbelt leads to man’s arrest for not having a license

By staff reports

Posted Jun. 29, 2016 at 3:00 AM

NICEVILLE — A man was arrested after he was stopped for a couple of traffic infractions and the officer discovered his license had been suspended.

The Niceville Police Department identified the man as 34-year-old Justin Eugene Lyons of Niceville.

A police officer spotted him on Redwood Avenue driving without a seatbelt, and clocked him doing 40 mph in a 25 mph zone.

When the officer asked Lyons for his license, registration and proof of insurance, Lyons said he left his wallet at home but he did have the registration and insurance. He then admitted his license had been suspended, the officer noted in the arrest report.

A records check indicated Lyons’ license had been suspended for 60 months.

He was charged with driving with a suspended license – habitual offender. His court date is July 20.
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http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/201606 ... ng-license
Hope they got the poor guy a cup of coffee at the station. Looks like he was having a little trouble staying awake for the mugshot.

That, or he's been through the process so many times that it's just boring by now.


It's okay to be bored once in a while.

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Re: News From Niceville

Post by Turkeytop » Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:26 pm

POLICE BLOTTER: Man wobbles outside of lane, is arrested for suspended license

NICEVILLE — A man who had trouble staying in his lane and eventually ran over a curb in front of a Niceville Police Department officer was charged with driving with a suspended license for the Nov. 12 incident.


He was also driving 5 to 10 miles per hour below the posted speed limit, the officer noted in his arrest report.


The officer said he pulled the man over to conduct a welfare check on the driver, a 43-year-old Niceville man.


His license had been suspended for failure to pay child support.


He was not intoxicated.

http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/201611 ... ed-license

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