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Investigators seek motive behind shooting rampage

Investigators seek motive behind shooting rampage

Investigators are still trying to determine a motive behind the shooting inside Timberland Ford Wednesday morning in which employee Earl Edward Clague Jr., 51, allegedly crashed a pickup truck into…

Timberland employees sought shelter at Goodman’s

Wednesday began like most other days for Sandy Gail Chesser, preparing to open Goodman’s Barbecue for another busy lunch crowd. Then at just before 10:30 a.m., that all changed, when…

Training credited for making the ‘difference between life and death’

Training credited for making the ‘difference between life and death’

Local law enforcement officials are praising the actions of Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) Deputy Robert Lundy during Wednesday’s shooting at Timberland Ford and also expressing appreciation to outside agencies…

Deputy praised as ‘homegrown hero’

The Steinhatchee community is wrapping its arms around its homegrown hero, Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Robert Lundy, who remains in critical condition at an area hospital. Lundy and his…

Businesses, individuals step up to support law enforcement, victims

For many in Perry and Taylor County, “workplace violence” is a term they’ve heard most often in news reports from areas far and wide. But never in relation to their…

Shooter described as easy going, hard to anger

“The last person you’d expect to do this.” That is the phrase that has been repeated time and again the past two days as friends and former co-workers of Earl…

Expect lane closures with work on U.S. 19 Fenholloway bridges

The U.S. 19 bridges over the Fenholloway River just south of Perry are being cleaned and repaired in a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project which began this week. The…

FDLE chemist arrested

Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, working with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, arrested former Pensacola crime laboratory chemist Joseph Graves on charges of grand theft, 12 counts…

BREAKING: Timberland shooter identified (Updated)

BREAKING: Timberland shooter identified (Updated)

UPDATE: (2/6/14 11:00 a.m.) The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tallahassee Regional Operations Center, Perry Police Department and Taylor County Sheriff’s Office are investigating, with assistance from the FBI, a…

FDLE reviewing Taylor cases in crime lab probe

The Perry Police Department (PPD) is reviewing 20-25 drug cases which may have been affected by the actions of a Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) chemist in its Pensacola…