Search continues for Crestview man wanted in connection with murder investigation

Crestview police are searching for Tony Byrd in connection with a shooting on July 8. (Crestview Police Department)

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Officials say they were tipped off on Tuesday that wanted man Tony Byrd, 22, was at a trailer off Old Bethel Road. Deputies tried multiple times to make contact with Byrd but found the trailer to be empty.

Deputies say Byrd is wanted on charges of trafficking in methamphetamine and is also a person of interest in a July 8 Crestview Police Department murder investigation.

Deputies say Byrd is considered armed and dangerous. He has a large NFL tattoo on his neck.

Anyone who knows his where he is is asked to call 911, the OCSO at 850-651-7400, or the Crestview Police Department at 850-682-2055.

Information can also be provided to Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS,, or by using the P3 Tips Mobile application.

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