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PCPD: Meth seized, four arrested after neighbors complain of suspected drug activity at house

PANAMA CITY — Police investigating neighborhood complaints and reports of suspected illegal drug activity arrested four people Thursday. A news release from the Panama City Police Department on Friday says a home in the 2700 block of East Seventh Court where at least two of the suspects live also has been the target of multiple code enforcement...
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Hit-and-run crash slows traffic on Highway 231

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — A hit-and-run motorcycle crash is slowing traffic on Highway 231 in Fountain Friday morning. First responders were on scene at about 10 a.m. investigating the crash. It happened shortly after 9 a.m. near the Highway 20 intersection. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said the motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital. They […]
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Police seize enough fentanyl 'to kill every single resident' in Panama City; 3 arrested

PANAMA CITY — A two-week investigation that left three men behind bars led police to seize enough fentanyl "to kill every single resident ... of Panama City," according to the Panama City Police Department. PCPD officials announced Thursday that the department's Street Crimes Unit received tips about two weeks ago that drugs were being sold from a...
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Multiple reports lead to four arrested in Panama City

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Four people have been arrested after multiple reports were filed against their residence, according to Panama City Police. Investigators with the Panama City Police Department said they had been getting tips from neighbors who suspected drug activity at a residence on E 7th Court. They said the residence had also been reported for numerous Code Enforcement violations.
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‘Enough to kill everyone’: 43K doses of fentanyl seized in Florida Panhandle city

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Police in a Florida Panhandle city said they seized enough fentanyl “to kill every single resident of the City of Panama City,” authorities said. According to a news release, the Panama City Police Department concluded a two-week investigation that resulted in the arrest of three men, WJHG-TV reported. Authorities received a tip that drug sales were being conducted in a home and began surveillance, according to the television station.
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More than 43,000 lethal doses of Fentanyl seized in Panama City

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Enough Fentanyl to kill everyone who lives in Panama City was taken off the streets. That’s according to Panama City Police. Police say the Street Crimes Unit received tips about a home in the 3100 block of W. 21st Court and drug sales taking place inside. Police say they started watching the home.
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Louisiana city marshal who drowned in Destin escorted back home

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Nearly a dozen Louisiana law enforcement agencies arrived in Pensacola Friday to escort the body of Shreveport City Marshal Charlie Caldwell, Jr. back home. Caldwell's body was found in the Gulf of Mexico on June 18, after he fell off of his boat while trying to retrieve his hat.
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First blue marlin off the board at ECBC

SANDESTIN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Day one of the ECBC weigh-ins has produced one big fish. An angler by the name of Troy Layton of Huntsville Alabama caught the first one. Troy is fishing aboard the boat Sea Wolff, which is based in Destin with captain Jared Quick at the helm.
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BCSO: Panama City Beach man attacked woman with hammer

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — A Panama City Beach man is accused of hitting a woman with a hammer and raping her after breaking into her home. According to an arrest affidavit, 52-year-old David Brown was inside the victim’s home when she returned home from work. Once inside, the victim said she had an uneasy […]
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