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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Police searching for Jeep involved in hit and run crash

The Pensacola Police Department
needs help in locating a vehicle that recently was involved in a hit and runcrash.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>The incident occurred around 9:50
p.m. February 14 near the parking lot at Circle K, 2020 W. Cervantes St.<_o3a_p>

<_o3a_p>Officer Tony Garza said the dar...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Woman who poured glue into ATM has been arrested

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A woman who was caught on camera pouring
glue into an ATM after a debit/credit card was declined has been arrested.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>Gweynn Marie Brown, 32, addressunavailable, was arrested in Jacksonville Wednesday (Feb. 15). Charges will have
to be released by Jackso...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Five people arrested in recent burglary

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Five people – one of whom was
wanted on a warrant for bank robbery - have been arrested on various charges afterthey were involved in an armed burglary incident on Sund<_o3a_p>ay.
<_o3a_p>Arrested were:<_o3a_p>- Joshua Miller, 30, address
unavailable. Charged with two c...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Armed carjacking suspect arrested in Alabama

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A Pensacola man wanted in connection with an armed carjacking that occurred in January has been arrested.David Lee Hicks, 28, was arrested this morning in Phenix City, AL by U.S. Marshals. He was wanted for robbery with a firearm, aggravated assault, poss...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Woman hospitalized after being hit by train

A woman is undergoing treatment in a local hospital after
she was struck by a train Thursday.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>The incident occurred around 5 p.m. over the cliff at BluffsPark North in the 3400 block of Scenic Highway.<_o3a_p><_o3a_p>Officer Nathaniel Aikens said the female –...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Motorcyclist injured in afternoon traffic crash

A Pensacola man is hospitalized
in serious but stable condition after the motorcycle he was riding collidedwith a Jeep this afternoon.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>The crash occurred around 2:40
p.m. near the intersection of North N and West Cervantes streets.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>Officer Kevin Smith s...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Driver flees from police

Pensacola Police are
investigating an incident that occurred early this morning after a recklessdriver fled from police, crashed the vehicle into a power pole and left the
scene.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>The incident began around 12:05a.m. when Sgt. Erik Goss saw a reckless ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Warrant issued for armed carjacking suspect

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A warrant has been issued for a Pensacola man wanted in connection with an armed carjacking and several other felony charges.David Lee Hicks, 28, wanted for robbery with a firearm, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, battery, ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

PPD announces three promotions

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Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander III has announced badge pinnings for the department’s three newest supervisors.Sergeant Stephen Bauer has been promoted to lieutenant. Bauer was hired as a police officer on June 5, 1995 and promoted to ser...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Unoccupied vehicle rolls into water near 17th Avenue boat ramp

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No one was injured this morning
when an unoccupied vehicle rolled into the water near the 17thAvenue boat ramp.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>The incident was reported to
police around 8:56 a.m.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>Officer Matt Maracle said a womangot out of the vehicle to talk with a friend at the b...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Warrant sweep nets four arrests; investigation continues

More than a dozen officers worked a five-hour sweep Tuesday night in search of 14 people who had outstanding warrants.At the end of the night, four people had been taken into custody, and the search continues for the remaining 10. All of the suspects are ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Man who tried to steal elderly woman's purse arrested

A man who tried to steal an
elderly woman’s purse from her while she was entering a local business lastmonth has been arrested.<_o3a_p>

Kannon Erich Kirchharr, 18, of
the 5500 block of Chipper Lane, Pace, was arrested this afternoon. He wascharged with...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Four people injured when car hits bus

Four people were injured this afternoon after a car ran a stop sign and struck an ECAT bus in downtown Pensacola.The crash occurred around 2 p.m. at the intersection of South E and West Government streets.Officer Ronald Boutin said Rachel Wehring, 22, of ...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Officer Greg Robichaud retires

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A man who taught defensive tactics, gun laws and basic policing principles to many law enforcement officers has retired.

Officer Greg Robichaud retired Monday (Dec. 26) after 26 years with the Pensacola Police Department.

Robichaud was hired by the Pensacol...

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Posted on: December 23, 2016

Armed robbery suspect arrested

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A man wanted for robbing an employee of a Pensacola business at gunpoint on Tuesday has been arrested.Marsarius Savontae Evans, aka “T.T.”, 26, no permanent address, was arrested this afternoon at a residence in the 2400 block of North...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Warrant issued for man who robbed store employee

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A warrant has been issued for a man who robbed an employee of a Pensacola business at gunpoint on Tuesday.Marsarius Savontae Evans, aka “T.T.”, 26, no permanent address, is wanted for armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a convict...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Police searching for man who robbed store employee this morning

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No one was injured this morning when a man robbed an employee of a Pensacola business at gunpoint.The incident occurred around 6:45 a.m. at the Smart Fill, 4306 N. Davis Highway.The suspect entered the store, grabbed a 27-year-old female clerk by the arm,...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Coffee with a Cop set for December 16

Friday will once again be an opportunity for people to visit local establishments, get a cup of coffee – or not – and talk with Pensacola Police officers.

The second Coffee with a Cop this year is scheduled from 7 to 9 .m. this Friday, Dec. 16,...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

PPD Officer Charles Restifo named the department's Officer of the Year for 2017

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Charles Restifo has been a Pensacola Police officer for approximately 19 months, and already has earned numerous awards and recognitions for his pro-active approach to his job.

In recognition of those achievements, Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander II...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Woman dies from injuries she received in traffic crash December 10

A Pensacola woman has died from injuries she received in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning.

According to Officer Ronald Boutin the woman - Samantha Viola, 30 - was driving a blue 2004 Kia Spectra northbound on North Palafox Street when she fail...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

PPD Crime Stats Down for First Half of 2016

Crime Stats from January to June 2016

Semi-annual crime statistics for the Pensacola Police Department show a 6.3 percent decrease in crime within city limits for the same time period last year.

“I am pleased with these results,” said Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander III. “I believe ...Read on...

Click to See the Crime Trends Chart
Posted on: December 14, 2015

Pensacola Police Department to deploy upgraded communications system

On Tuesday, December 15, Pensacola Police Department will begin using a new mission-critical communications system that will improve interoperability between counties for first responder coordination and response.

The City of Pensacola will connect to ...Read on...