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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park July 6th-Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park

July 6th feature - Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Bring your blankets and chairs then spread out on the lawn to watch a family-friendly movie underneath the stars. Movies begin at sunset and FREE event parking is available at Community Maritime Park and City Hal...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Celebrate Independence Day in Pensacola

Celebrate Independence Day

Downtown Pensacola will be active all day July 4th to celebrate Independence Day. Pick one, two or three events and stay all day!  

Sertoma's 4th of July - Pensacola, FLEnjoy free activities throughout the day from 11am-6pm at Seville Square inclu...

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Community Maritime Park News & Events
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Blues Angel Music's Blues on the Bay-Blues Night June 24th

Blues on the Bay Concert Series at Community Maritime Park

Pack your coolers and bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series presented by Audi Pensacola. Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Blues Angel Music's Blues on the Bay-Blues Night June 24th

Blues on the Bay Concert Series at Community Maritime Park

We're excited to welcome two bands to the stage for Blues Night. Come enjoy the Paxton Norris Band plus Nick & The Ovorols from 6-8pm!

Pack your coolers and bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series presented by Audi Pensacola. Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Celebrate Independence Day in Pensacola

Celebrate Independence Day

Mark your calendars to attend these great events to Celebrate Independence Day in Pensacola!

Downtown Pensacola will be active all day July 4th to celebrate Independence Day. Pick one, two or three events and stay all day!  

Sertoma's 4th of July - Pensacola, FLEnjoy free activities throughout the day from 11am-6pm at Seville Square inclu...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park July 6th-Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park

The Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park Series Presented by Cox brings another FREE movie to the Community Maritime Park July 6th!

July 6th feature - Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Bring your blankets and chairs then spread out on the lawn to watch a family-friendly movie underneath the stars. Movies begin at sunset and FREE event parking is available at Community Maritime Park and City Hal...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Congratulation to Winners of the GPJGA Pensacola City Championship

GPJGA City Championship

Congratulations to the winners of the GPJGA Pensacola City Championship at Osceola on June 11-12.

There were 84 junior golfers ages 6-18 competing at Osceola Golf Course over two days. This was the second week of the 2018 Summer Tour for GPJGA. 

There were 84 junior golfers ages 6-18 competing at Osceola over two days. This was the second week...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Sign Up for Summer Camps Today

Summer Camp 2018

We have limited space available in a handful of camps but act fast. Spaces are filling up quickly!

We have Day Camps that will be offered at your neighborhood resource centers where the adventures will include field trips, swimming, and tons of indoor and outdoor fun! We also offer a variety of Sports Camps, Fishing Camps, and Performing Arts Camps thr...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Gull Point Resource Center Renovations to begin mid-summer

Gull Point Hip Hop Dance Class

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department has planned renovations at Gull Point Resource Center, 7000 Spanish Trail to take place mid-summer through early fall.

Renovations include an expanded and updated kitchen, updated restrooms, and classrooms. Upgrades in the dance classrooms will better accommodate the dance program's recent shift toward more modern classes that are comparable to others offered in the local...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Lineup Announced

Blues on the Bay Concert Series at Community Maritime Park

The City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department and Blues Angel Music are excited to announce the lineup for the 2018 Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series presented by Audi Pensacola.

The free concert series has become a popular event for locals and visitors to spend the final hours of their weekend enjoying great music with family and friends in a great atmosphere. Concerts are held on select Sunday evenings at the Community Maritime ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Man wanted on active larceny warrant

Jabari Miller

By Officer Mike Wood, PIOmwood@cityofpensacola.comPensacola Police are seeking the whereabouts of 33 year old Jabari Miller of the 400 block of E. Hatton Street in Pensacola.Miller has an active warrant for larceny (second degree felony). Miller and anoth...

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Police
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Police searching for missing woman

Cassandra Robinson

By Officer Mike Wood, PIOmwood@cityofpensacola.comPensacola Police are seeking the whereabouts of a missing female.Cassandra Lavonne Robinson (DOB 03/13/93) of 705 W. Strong Street in Pensacola, was last seen on February 1st. She is a black female who sta...

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Police
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Man charged with damaging memorial display

Robert Link

By Officer Mike Wood, PIOPensacola Police have arrested a man and charged him with felony criminal mischief after he intentionally caused damage to memorial display at the Veteran’s Memorial Park downtown.Police charged 55 year old Robert Link of the 5000...

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Police
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Arrest made in recent shooting

Kuanterion Ji Shawn Rivers

By Officer Mike Wood, PIOmwood@cityofpensacola.com

One suspect has been charged in the shooting on Strong Street between “E” and “F”: Streets, which occurred Wednesday night.Kuanterion Ji’Shawn Rivers (16) ...

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Police
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Police searching for help in identifying hit and run driver

Hit and run driver

By Officer Mike Wood, PIO, 850-393-1633The Pensacola Police Department is asking for help from the public to identify two vehicles that struck a man and left the scene.

The incident occurred on April 15th at 3:00 am on Barrancas Ave near Main Street. The v...

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Police
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Police searching for strong-arm robbery suspects

Red truck

By Officer Mike Wood, PIOMwood@cityofpensacola.com

Pensacola Police are seeking the identity of two black male suspects involved in a strong armed robbery at the Bank of America located at 5041 Bayou Blvd. At 2:15 pm on May 14th, a man left his vehicle on ...

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Police
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Five PPD officers and one civilian presented awards

April 19, 2018

Contact: Officer Mike Wood, PIO                (850) 393-1633

     Today five Pensacola Police Officers and one civilian were presented with aw...

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Police
Posted on: April 17, 2018

ARRESTED: Man wanted on robbery and aggravated battery charges

Zachary Peterson Jr.

Contact:
Officer Mike Wood, PIO
(850) 393-1633<_o3a_p>

The
Pensacola Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a manwanted on robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm charges<_o3a_p>

Zachary
Shabaz Peterson Jr. has an active warrant with the ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Police seeking people who may have been victimized by woman posing as a distressed military wife

Javon Harris

April11, 2018

Contact:Officer Mike Wood, PIO (850) 393-1633

Pensacola
Police detectives are seeking those who may have fallen victim to a scamconducted by a woman posing as a distressed military wife.

The
woman, 34 year old Javon Lasha Harri...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Promotions of Lt. Erik Goss and Sgts. Shannan Briarton and Chris Grantham

By PIO Mike Wood

Pensacola Police Chief Tommi Lyter will be making three promotions today at 12:00pm in the training room of the Pensacola Police Department.Being promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant is Sgt. Erik Goss, and Officers Shannan Briarton and Chr...

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Police
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Road Incident Map added to PPD website

By PIO Mike Wood

The Pensacola Police Department added new real time information to it’s website. It’s a green icon on the right side of the page labeled “Road Incident Map”. Click on it, and you get up todate locati...

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Posted on: September 16, 2017

Death investigation underway after man's body found on wooded lot

Pensacola Police are conducting a death investigation after a man’s body was found this afternoon in a wooded lot.

The man, whose name is not yet being released pending family notification, is believed to be a transient. Police were dispatched to...

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Police
Posted on: August 26, 2017

One man arrested during demonstration at Lee Square

By: Officer Mike Wood The demonstration at Lee Square went from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm today, with approximately 250-300 people in attendance.  Pensacola police officers were present to monitor the event.

Mayor Ashton Hayward said “We...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

National Night Out set for August 1

     It’s time to once again unite with thousands of communities nationwide for the annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event.

     In Pensacola, National Nig...

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Police
Posted on: July 15, 2017

Pensacola man charged with negligent manslaughte

     A Pensacola man was arrested Friday morning and charged with negligent manslaughter.

     Donny Ray Dearmon, 38, of the 1600 block of East Jordan Street, was arrested around 10:45...

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Police
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Pensacola man sentenced to 27 years in prison for trafficking heroin

Tristan Fairley

     Circuit Court Judge J. Scott Duncan sentenced a Pensacola man to 27 years in state prison on Thursday after he was convicted of trafficking in heroin and possession of drug equipment.

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Police
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Missing Saraland woman returns home unharmed

     A woman who hadn’t been seen by her family since June 24 has returned home.

     Detective Joshua Hudson said Michelle Lynne Hamilton, 36, of Saraland, Ala., returned ho...

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Police
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Police searching for woman who hasn't been seen since June 24

Michelle Hamilton 3 and vehicle

      Pensacola Police are trying to locate a woman who hasn’t been seen by her family since June 24.

     Michelle Lynne Hamilton, 36, of Saraland, Ala., was last seen around 3 a.m. June 24 at a friend...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Man charged with two stabbings that occurred July 4

     One man was arrested Tuesday night after an investigation determined he stabbed two other males.

     Clayton D. Weaver, 34, no permanent address, was charged with two counts of a...

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Police
Posted on: June 29, 2017

PPD and FHP announce traffic enforcement partnership

PPD and FHP traffic enforcement photo

     The Pensacola Police Department and Florida Highway Patrol are joining forces to crack down on reckless drivers and traffic crashes within city limits

During July, officers from both agencies will work overtime to enforce tr...

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Police
Posted on: June 28, 2017

PPD Officer Greg Gomez receives Lifesaving Award from Florida Police Chiefs Association

Officer Greg Gomez June 2017

     Pensacola Police Officer Greg Gomez is one of the heroes who walk among us.

     Since being hired as a cadet by the Pensacola Police Department on March 17, 2014 and promoted to police officer on ...

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Police
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Name released of traffic fatality at Bayou Boulevard and Inverness Drive

     The name of a man who died in a single-vehicle traffic crash Sunday night has been released.

     The man has been identified as Scott Baehr, 38, of Pensacola.

     Office...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Investigation continues into fatal traffic crash at Bayou and Inverness

     An investigation is continuing into a traffic crash that claimed the life of a Pensacola man Sunday night.

     The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. near the intersection of Bayou Boulevard and I...

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Police
Posted on: June 19, 2017

PPD motorcycle officer injured in crash undergoes surgery

     A Pensacola Police officer who was injured in a traffic crash Friday afternoon has begun his long road to recovery after undergoing surgery Sunday.

     Officer Brad Buddin, 44, was escorting a fun...

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Police
Posted on: June 18, 2017

Sun Trust Bank robbery suspect arrested

     A man wanted for robbing a Pensacola bank on Thursday has been arrested.

     Louis Martin Cillo, 60, address unavailable, was taken into custody around 12:50 p.m. today at a residence in the 7900 ...

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Police
Posted on: June 18, 2017

Warrant issued for Sun Trust Bank robbery suspect

Sun Trust robbery suspect June 15 2017

     Pensacola Police have identified a man wanted for robbing a bank on Thursday and have issued a warrant for his arrest.

     Louis Martin Cillo, 60, address unavailable, is wanted for the armed robb...

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Police
Posted on: June 16, 2017

Crime statistics for City of Pensacola show a 10.2 percent decrease for total crime rate last year

     Crime statistics have been compiled for 2016 and show the City of Pensacola had a 10.2 percent decrease in its total crime rate last year.

     “This is a new historic low for overall cri...

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Police
Posted on: June 15, 2017

Man robs bank of undisclosed amount of cash this afternoon

Sun Trust robbery suspect June 15 2017

     A man escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash after he robbed a local bank this afternoon.

     The incident occurred around 12:40 p.m. at Sun Trust Bank, 6700 N. Davis Highway, when the suspect...

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Police
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Additional victims found on cell phone of man charged with video voyeurism

Michael Donson

     Videotapes of at least 18 additional victims have been found on the cell phone camera of a man arrested May 31 and charged with four counts of video voyeurism.

     The suspect – Michael ...

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Police
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Police searching for man who tried to rob cab driver

Attempted cab robbery suspect

     The search continues for a man who tried to rob a female taxi cab driver at gunpoint earlier this month.

     The incident occurred around 12:03 a.m. June 2 in the 200 block of North Palafox Street...

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Police
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Police continue investigating armed carjacking that occurred June 10

     Pensacola Police are continuing their investigation into an armed carjacking that occurred around 10:50 p.m. Saturday in the 5000 block of Bayou Boulevard.

    Detective Joshua Hudson said two female employ...

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Police
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Investigation determines Nakisha Hawkins is not endangered

     An investigation has determined there is no indication teenager Nakisha Hawkins, who failed to return home Tuesday, is endangered or that foul play is involved in her disappearance.

     This is no...

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Police
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Police searching for missing teen-aged female

Nakisha Hawkins

     Pensacola Police are searching for a teen-aged female who was last Tuesday (June 6) morning in the Cordova Mall area.

     Nakisha Hawkins, 17, was last seen around 7:40 a.m. Tuesday in the area of...

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Police
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Man charged with 2013 homicide

     A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a homicide that occurred in 2013.

     Warren Mygel Hetherington Sr., 42, of 1802 W. Gadsden St., Pensacola, was arrested around 5:15 p.m. Tue...

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Police
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Police searching for two armed robbery suspects

Two Smart Fill robbery suspects

     Pensacola Police are searching for two males who robbed a business at gunpoint Monday night.

     The incident occurred around 8:25 p.m. at the Smart Fill, 4306 N. Davis Highway.

  &nbs...

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Police
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Public installation set for PPD Chief Tommi Lyter

Chief Lyter - large pic

     A public event celebrating Tommi Lyter being appointed the new Chief of the Pensacola Police Department is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday (May 26) at Olive Baptist Church, located at the corner of Olive Road and Davis Highway....

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Police
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Badge pinning ceremony for eight newly promoted supervisors

Eight supervisor promotions

     Badges will be pinned on the newest members of the Pensacola Police Department’s leadership team during a ceremony next week.

     The ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, May 22, at ...

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Police
Posted on: May 13, 2017

PPD Law Enforcement Memorial scheduled for May 17

     The Pensacola Police Department will have its annual Law Enforcement Memorial this coming week.

     The ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday (May 17) at police headquarters, 711 N. Hayne St...

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Police
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Eight supervisor promotions announced at PPD

Eight supervisor promotions

     Pensacola Police Chief Tommi Lyter has announced the newest members of the department’s leadership team.

     - Kevin Christman has been promoted from lieutenant to captain. Christman was...

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Police
Posted on: May 9, 2017

Investigation determines no criminal wrongdoing in paddling of child

     A joint investigation by the Pensacola Police Department and the Florida Department of Children and Families has determined no charges will be filed against a woman who was recorded on a camera phone spanking a child with a...

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Police
Posted on: May 8, 2017

Body of missing elderly man found

     The body of an elderly man who left his home to get a prescription filled on Friday has been found.

     Joseph John Sodomka, 84, who lived near Scenic Heights Elementary School, was found around 2...

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Police
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Police searching for missing elderly man

Joseph Sodomka

    Pensacola Police are searching for an elderly man who left his home this morning and had not returned as of 9 tonight.

   Joseph John Sodomka, 84, who lives near Scenic Heights Elementary School, was last seen by his...

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Police
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Chief David Alexander III retires after 32 years with PPD

Chief Alexander

     A law enforcement career that began 32 years ago when David Alexander III was hired by the Pensacola Police Department as a cadet ends today (Friday, May 5) when he retires as Chief of Police.     ...

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Police
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Crash at Bayview Way and Scenic Highway remains under investigation

     Pensacola Police are investigating a traffic crash that occurred Sunday on Scenic Highway during the Pensacola Triathlon.

     The crash occurred around 9 a.m. between a Pensacola Police patrol car...

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Police
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Officer Lonnie Isom retires

Officer Lonnie Isom

    Congratulations to Officer Lonnie Isom, who retires today after serving the community for 29 years as a Pensacola Police Officer.

    Officer Isom was hired by the department as a cadet on July 5, 1988 and was promot...

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Police
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Parking ticket email scam

     If you receive an email saying you have received a parking citation within city limits and can pay it online with a charge card, don’t do it.

     Neither the Pensacola Police Department ...

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Police
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Rolex watch theft suspects identified

Rolex watch suspects

     The long arm of the law is reaching around the world in this investigation as law enforcement officers try to find two Romanian citizens who stole a Rolex watch from a Pensacola business, fled the area and were identified w...

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Police
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Man arrested after he tries to sell stolen ring on internet

     It was a case where some hand lotion caused a ring to fall off the finger of its owner and into the hands of a restaurant employee who found it and tried to sell it on an internet app.

     The sus...

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Police
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Man arrested after putting hand gun in another man's mouth

     A verbal dispute regarding a man’s driving after he had been drinking in a local bar resulted in him being arrested after he stuck a handgun in another man’s mouth and struck him on the head with an obje...

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Police
Posted on: April 11, 2017

Officer Garland McKenzie retires after 22 years with PPD

Officer Garland McKenzie

     A Pensacola Police officer will retire from the department this week after serving the community for 22 years.

     Officer Garland McKenzie began his law enforcement career as a cadet on January 1...

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Police
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Police searching for missing man

Drulmauert Mims

Police need help in finding a man who has not seen been by family members since last week.

The man – Drulmauert D. Mims, 23 of the 2100 block of West LaRua Street – was last seen at the residence around 10:30 a.m. on March 29. He was la...

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Police
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Capt. Steve Johnson retires March 31 after 37 years with PPD

Captain Steve Johnson

     When Captain Steve Johnson retires Friday (March 31), he will not only leave behind a 37-year career at the Pensacola Police Department, but also become a part of world history.

     For example, o...

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Police
Posted on: March 27, 2017

One burglary suspect in custody; police searching for second

One man has been arrested and police are searching for a second suspect involved in at least one burglary that occurred Wednesday.

Rodney D. Anderson, 23, of the 7800 block of Herrington Drive, Pensacola was arrested Thursday morning. He was charged with b...

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Police
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Pensacola man charged with sexual battery and burglary

    A Pensacola man was arrested Tuesday after an investigation determined he entered a woman’s locked apartment uninvited last week and had sex with her while she was sedated from prescription medications.

   ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Woman charged with cruelty toward a child

     A Pensacola woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon after an investigation determined she physically abused a 14-month-old male left in her care for 12 hours.

     Rainna Anne Sakry, 52, of the 400 bl...

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Police
Posted on: March 17, 2017

Suspect arrested for leaving the scene of a crash with property damage

A man who was wanted after he was
involved in a traffic crash last month and left the scene before police arrivedhas been arrested.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>Jason Phillip Lowy, 31, address
unavailable, turned himself in around 1:15 p.m. today at the Escambia CountyJail. He w...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Warrant issued for suspect who left scene of crash involving property damage

Jason Lowy

A warrant has been issued for a man identified as driving a vehicle involved in a traffic crash last month and who then left the scene before police arrived.Jason Phillip Lowy, 31, address unavailable, is wanted for leaving the scene of a crash involving ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Identity of pedestrian fatality from Cervantes and H streets released

The name of a woman who died Friday night after being hit by a car on West Cervantes Street has been released.The woman - Faith Shoemore, 39, of Pensacola – died in a local hospital after walking into the path of a car around 8 p.m. Friday on Ce...

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Police
Posted on: March 13, 2017

Suspects arrested in purse theft and shopping spree

Derick Jones and Sheena Outing

A man and woman wanted in connection with the theft of a woman’s purse from her vehicle on February 18 and who then went shopping with the victim’s stolen credit card the next day have been arrested.

Arrested on Saturday were:

- Derick L...

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Police
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Pedestrian hit by car at 14th Avenue and Cervantes Street

A Pensacola woman is hospitalized in stable condition after she was hit by a car while crossing Cervantes Street this afternoon.The incident occurred around 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of Cervantes Street and 14th Avenue.Officer Jason Browning said Sand...

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Posted on: March 5, 2017

Suspect arrested after struggling with officer and then jumping off I110

A violent struggle between a Pensacola Police officer and a suspect Saturday night on Interstate 110 ended when the suspect jumped over the side of the overpass, but was captured a short time later and taken to jail.Brandon Lintner, 25, of Little Egg Harb...

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Police
Posted on: March 2, 2017

One man hospitalized after shooting this afternoon

Pensacola Police are investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon and sent one man to a local hospital for treatment.A man contacted police around 3:50 p.m. today after hearing a gun shot. The incident occurred in the 5900 block of Sanders Avenue...

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Police
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Three adults charged with cruelty toward a child

Three adults were arrested this
afternoon after an investigation determined they were involved in physical andmental abuse of an autistic child.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>Charged with cruelty toward a
child were:<_o3a_p>
- Rose Patton James, 53, of the1100 block of Candlewood, Pensaco...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Vases vandalized in local cemetery

Cemetery vandalism.jpg

Four marble vases and one granite
vase were vandalized overnight at Bayview Memorial Park, 3351 Scenic Highway.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>Officer Britney Sturgeon said thedamage was discovered this morning by maintenance personnel and reported to
police around 9 a.m. The vases ...

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Police
Posted on: February 27, 2017

Warrants issued for suspects in purse snatching and shopping spree

Derick Jones and Sheena Outing.jpg

Warrants
have been issued for the man and woman believed to have been involved in thetheft of a woman’s purse from her vehicle on February 18 and who then went
shopping with the victim’s stolen credit card the next day.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>DerickLeve...

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Police
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Police searching for purse snatching suspect

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Pensacola Police are searchingfor a man who stole a woman’s purse from her vehicle on February 18 and then
went shopping with a woman using the victim’s stolen credit card the next day.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>The incident occurred sometimebetween 4 and 5...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Police searching for strong-armed robbery suspect

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Pensacola Police are asking for
help in identifying a man who hit a woman in the throat, stole her purse, pushedher out of a vehicle, and then fled the scene on Wednesday.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>The incident occurred around 2
p.m. at the corner of P and Gadsden streets after...

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Police
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Police searching for man who robbed business at knifepoint

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Pensacola Police are searching
for a man who robbed a business at knifepoint on February 11 and escaped withan undisclosed amount of cash.<_o3a_p>

<_o3a_p>The incident occurred around 9:50
p.m. at the Dollar General, 2601 W. Cervantes St.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>The suspect reportedly entered...

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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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 t...

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Police
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Armed carjacking suspect arrested in Alabama

David Lee Hicks.jpg

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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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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 ...

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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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, ...

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Police
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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Police
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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Police
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...

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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...

Police

News Flash

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Workshop offers how to do business with our local government

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You are cordially invited
to join the Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce (GCAACC), the Cityof Pensacola, Escambia County, and the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA)
for a free workshop designed for businesses to establish a working ...

To register:

Additional Info... Public Information Office
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Dock construction for ferry project is complete

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Dock construction is complete for the Gulf Islands National Seashore Ferry Project Downtown Ferry Landing.

Terminal building construction is underway and is expected to be completed by the end of October. 

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Additional Info... Public Information Office
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Portside Pensacola Vision Plan and Reinvestment Strategy

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“In what ways might Pensacola’s port lands evolve to meet the economic and social opportunities of the next 50 years?” This is the central question posed by the City and its consultants as it embarks on the creation of a visi...

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Additional Info... Public Information Office

News Flash

Posted on: May 29, 2018

Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup - June 30, 2018

Sanitiation Mayor's Clean Up

The next Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup day will be on June 30, 2018. The covered area this month is bordered by the city limits boundary on the south and the west of the cleanup area and by West Cervantes Street on the north. The east boundary is "E&q...

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Sanitation

News Flash

Posted on: July 15, 2015

Traffic Advisory-Intendencia St (S Jefferson to S Tarragona)-July 15, 2015 approx 30 months

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The section of East Intendencia Street between South Jefferson Street and South Tarragona Street will close beginning July 15, 2015. The road closure is to assist in the ongoing demolition of the old Pensacola News Journal building and the construction of...

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Traffic Advisories