Kevin Kelshaw, Media Relations Officer for the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office, informed local Historic City News reporters that 45-year-old Daniel J. Ruddell who resides at 7 Sea Trail in Palm Coast, was taken into custody on Thanksgiving evening after leading police on a three-county, high speed chase.
Historic City News celebrates appointment of the first Hispanic female to reach the rank of General in the Florida National Guard. Colonel Valeria Gonzalez-Kerr was installed Wednesday, November 25th, at St. Francis Barracks, located at 82 Marine Street in St. Augustine.
Three North Carolina residents in their early 20’s found themselves behind bars at the St Johns County Detention Facility Tuesday evening according to a report filed with Historic City News by St Augustine Beach Police Chief, Robert A. Hardwick.
Historic City News was informed that 26-year-old Virginia Houston Hinckley surrendered to authorities late Wednesday afternoon when she learned that a warrant had been issued for her arrest. State Attorney Investigators have been working on the case since October 20th.
Historic City News has learned that 21-year-old Katherine Taylor, a member of St Augustine’s deaf community and a student at Flagler College, may be one of the first to enroll in the first graduate program likely to be added at the traditional four-year college.
Historic City News editor Michael Gold believes it is fitting that Thanksgiving be the season for the first grants paid to local members of the city’s historical re-enactor community from a fund sponsored by Mayor Nancy Shaver.
Melissa Nelson, Executive Director of United Way for St Johns County, reported to Historic City News the final tally on non-perishable canned food collected at Saturday’s Light-up Night.