The Walton County Sheriff’s Office, along with assistance from the ATF, arrested Larry Hall and Larry Hall Jr., both of Defuniak Springs, on April 15. A member of the Sheriff’s Office posed undercover to trade a firearm with Larry Hall, Jr., who is a convicted felon. Hall was subsequently arrested at an undisclosed location in Mossy Head and the firearm was recovered.

A search warrant was conducted at the suspect’s home and 10 firearms, including a 45 caliber pistol, 30-06 rifle, sawed off shotgun, AK-47, two military carbines, several 22 caliber rifles and a single shot shotgun, were seized. In addition, numerous items of drug paraphernalia were also found, along with cannabis which was stored in separate bags consistent with distribution.

Larry Hall Jr., is being charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, violation of a temporary injunction — domestic violence, possession of cannabis with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Larry Hall is being charged with possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, possession of cannabis less than 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Additional charges are pending. 


One arrested on multiple drug charges 

Members of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant April 9 at a residence in Santa Rosa Beach. 

More than 14 grams of finished product methamphetamine, numerous hypodermic syringes, spoons with residue, working digital scale with residue, cut straws and approximately 30 broken up suspected Xanax pills were seized. 

William Travis Glass, 35, of the residence, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine and possession of narcotic equipment.  Glass was booked at the Walton County Jail.