Letter: Living history interpretation is not street performing Ron Berben St. Augustine, FL Dear Editor: I think the vast majority of people can agree that it is our city’s colorful history that makes St Augustine a special place to live, work, and visit.
Judge Raul Zambrano will likely pass sentence on Quentin Truehill after a hearing scheduled for March 27th, when attorneys can present additional evidence; however, earlier today, the jury’s recommendation is that Truehill should die for his role in Vincent Binder’s death.
Assistant United States Attorney Shawn P. Napier recommends that if Historic City News readers are going to harass an endangered species of Florida wildlife, not to be stupid enough to post a video of yourself committing the crime on your facebook; unless you are ready to appear in Federal Court.
Historic City News was informed that one lane of Woodlawn Avenue is closed due to a single-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. St Johns County deputies and emergency vehicles are in the area of Woodlawn Avenue west of Lewis Speedway. The investigation is continuing. Check back for updates later today.
Grace Janice Wieczorek[/caption]St Augustine police updated Historic City News today concerning the traffic homicide that occurred at 200 Anastasia Boulevard Saturday night, March 1, involving a 2007 Gray Honda Mini-Van and a pedestrian leaving The Standard night club.
Klare Ly, Public Information Officer for the Florida State Attorney of the 7th Judicial Circuit, informed Historic City News that the death penalty phase of the trial of Quentin M. Truehill, is scheduled to begin Monday morning, March 3rd at 9:00 a.m.
Historic City News has learned that the defense will likely wrap up Friday before Judge Michael Traynor in the first-degree murder trial of Christopher Fries; according to Klare Ly Public Affairs Director for the Office of R.J. Larizza, State Attorney of the 7th Judicial Circuit.
Public Information Officer, Commander Bob Weber, reported to Historic City News just before 1:00 a.m. this morning that Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested 38-year-old Stanley Wykretowicz of Palm Coast on an arrest warrant charging him with aggravated child abuse and neglect of a child causing great bodily harm.
This morning, a St Johns County Judge will decide if a 27-year-old St. Johns County man and a 49-year-old Flagler County woman will be granted bail; their arrests were reported to Historic City News yesterday afternoon — each are facing charges of capital sexual battery.
A St Johns County School District employee noticed that a Webster Elementary School student was acting unusually withdrawn and quiet last week, so they asked the little girl what was wrong.
Historic City News was notified that the first-degree murder trial of 43-year-old Christopher Linus Fries, who has been incarcerated at the St Johns County Detention Facility since September 11, 2011, will get underway; starting at 9:00 a.m. Monday morning before Circuit Judge Michael Traynor in Room 316 of the Richard O. Watson Courthouse in St […]
The killer of a Florida State University graduate student has been convicted by a St Johns County jury who took less than three hours last night to determine his guilt.
Historic City News has learned that the man apprehended by deputies shortly after 1:00 a.m. Monday in the 1900 block of Wildwood Drive, who identified himself to authorities as “Marcus Trumbly”, has been positively identified as 26-year-old Khris Antwanlyons Tobler whose last known address was 211 South Nassau Street in St Augustine.
Northwest District Commander Brian C. Lee reported to Historic City News that Sergeant Robert Dean joined Detectives Samantha English and Andy Stoinoff in serving an arrest warrant on 42-year-old Steven Roberts — the man investigators say is responsible for several residential burglaries in St Johns County.
In 1995, 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce was murdered by Juan Carlos Chavez, and yesterday evening, at 8:17 p.m., 19-years later, a corrections official declared Chavez dead after injecting him with a lethal combination of drugs in the death chamber of Florida State Prison.
Historic City News local reporters were informed that today, United States District Judge Marcia Morales Howard sentenced 67-year-old Charles Lee Gorish of St Augustine, to a 15-year sentence in federal prison for international transportation of images and videos of child pornography from Florida to Canada.
Investigators are asking Historic City News readers for assistance in locating a 46-year-old Elkton man who has been identified as the trigger man in a fatal shooting that occurred just before 5:00 a.m. on the morning of October 5, 2013, as patrons were filing out of Papi’s Bottle Club on North Nova Road in Ormond […]
The man who was employed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement as a chemist in their Pensacola crime lab, and was accused on Friday of swapping illegal drugs for over-the-counter medicines, has been arrested according to an announcement from the state’s top law enforcement agency received by Historic City News.
With a winter storm warning posted for portions of North Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol spokesman, Sergeant Dylan Bryan, urges Historic City News readers to prepare for the possibility of adverse driving conditions.
Historic City News was informed that a residence in the Southern Grove subdivision, north of CR-210 in St Johns County, has been declared a “drug dwelling” after sheriff’s detectives returned this morning, for the second time this week, to execute a search warrant — today’s search netting three additional arrests.
Following extensive investigation of an incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 21st, Historic City News has been informed that the hunt is on for a 26-year-old St Augustine man; who police say, struck one law enforcement officer with his vehicle, and attempted to hit at least three others.
Historic City News learned that traffic has resumed in northwest St Johns County this morning after a man was struck and killed while attempting to cross the traffic lanes of northbound I-95 near International Golf Parkway at mile marker 324. He was trying to assist his daughter-in-law, 61-year-old Patricia Ann Harris, who resides at 2925 […]
At about 3:00 p.m. this afternoon, Sergeant Catherine Payne informed Historic City News reporters that the sheriff’s office had been called to assist with a suspicious incident in the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve as forestry workers were wrapping up today’s scheduled control burn.
Air support and a bloodhound from the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office are assisting in the search for a disabled 25-year-old woman whose mother reported her missing from their home this morning. Historic City News readers are being asked to report any information concerning her whereabouts.