Letter: Infrastructure expertise needed on city commission Grant Misterly St Augustine, FL Dear Editor: This week, St. Augustine unveiled a proposed five-year capital improvement plan for infrastructure spending that totals $79.6 million! This is significantly more than in past years. For our population of approximately 13,000, that represents over $6,100 per person. With stakes that […]
The information contained in this report is taken from sources deemed reliable; the accuracy and completeness of which Historic City News does not control and cannot guarantee. Court types included in this report are identified as criminal misdemeanor and felony, criminal traffic and fugitives from justice, according to the records of Cheryl Strickland, St. Johns […]
Historic City News has learned that an 88-year-old St Augustine Beach woman who was walking in the crosswalk of A1A-Beach Boulevard in the area of Whispering Oaks Circle, was struck by a passing vehicle and suffered possible life-threatening injuries at 8:20 a.m. this morning.
Jacksonville attorney Hank Coxe is representing former St Augustine Beach Mayor Frank Charles in the shooting incident that occurred at Charles’ residence in the 4600 block of Pecos Court in Cimarrone at about 3:30 a.m. Friday night.
Historic City News readers are advised that due to persistent northeast winds, elevated surf, and beach flooding associated with Hurricane Cristobal, St. Augustine Beach, Crescent Beach, and Butler Beach are temporarily closed to vehicular traffic.
The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office reported to Historic City News today that as of this morning, they have seized a total of 39 large farm animals from the home of 40-year-old Tammy Marie Denes and 40-year-old Donald Eugene Dunbar, located at 10020 Nikolitch Avenue in Flagler Estates.
Commander Charles Mulligan, Sheriff’s Community Affairs Bureau, informed local Historic City News reporters that Crime Scene Technicians continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an early morning shooting that occurred in the 4600 block of Pecos Court.
When 21-year-old Jody Lynn Carlile pulled up to the drive-through at Steak-n-Shake in St Augustine at about 5:00 a.m. Sunday morning, she probably wasn’t thinking that she and the two young men riding in the Jeep with her were headed for the St Johns County Jail.
Historic City News has been informed that a St Johns County Deputy has been cited by the Florida Highway Patrol in a crash that occurred on Thursday August 7th at about 4:00 p.m. along US-1 north, when the deputy rear-ended a 31-year-old female driver when she slowed to obey a traffic control device.
Fourteen men and women from around the state, including a man who ran for Sheriff of Putnam County, have been arrested at a St Augustine Beach motel during a four-day undercover operation that targeted men and women soliciting sex or offering sexual favors in return for money through advertising on a social media website.
Historic City News was informed that a 54-year-old St Johns area resident was arrested Saturday morning after investigators obtained sufficient evidence to obtain a warrant charging that he was publicly masturbating in front of three pre-teenaged girls.
Flagler County Sheriff’s Public Information Officer, Deputy Paula Priester, reported to Historic City News that a cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the identification, apprehension and prosecution of those vandals responsible for the beheading of Venus de Milo, just after midnight on Monday, June 9th.
In accordance with Florida State Statute 775.21, this news release will serve as public notification that the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office has been given information that a person judged to be a sexual predator is now residing within St. Johns County.
The 24-year old Flagler County man police tell Historic City News threatened to kill his girlfriend, her current boyfriend, and then, himself, is in Flagler Hospital in critical condition after an apparent suicide attempt that occurred inside his jail cell in the St Johns County Detention Facility.
Historic City News was informed that an arrest was made this morning in the St. Augustine Shores neighborhood following two reports of attempted car burglaries around 4:15 a.m.
Public Affairs Sergeant Catherine Payne informed Historic City News that a 53-year-old Anastasia Island resident who was struck by a vehicle and left to die in the middle of SR-A1A just before midnight yesterday, has succumbed to his injuries and died at Flagler Hospital in St Augustine this morning.
Community Affairs Sergeant, Catherine Payne, informed Historic City News that this morning, St. Johns County Sheriff’s Special Victim’s detectives arrested a man for three counts of capital sexual battery and two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation.
When Historic City News learned that a St Augustine tow truck operator was summoned to bring in a disabled 2006 Pontiac G-6, parked along I-95, we had no way to know that this would be the last call he would answer.
St Augustine Beach Chief, Robert A. Hardwick, informed local Historic City News reporters that this morning’s execution of a search warrant has led to the arrest of two beach residents, the seizure of assets from a criminal enterprise, as well as illegal drugs and paraphernalia.
R. J. Larizza, State Attorney for the Seventh Judicial Circuit, reported to Historic City News that a St. Johns County jury took just over an hour to unanimously recommend the death penalty for defendant Kentrell Johnson; who was convicted at trial last week of the kidnapping and first degree murder of Florida State University graduate […]
City Public Affairs Director, Paul K. Williamson, announced to local Historic City News reporters that on tomorrow’s episode of The Break Room, he will interview St Augustine Fire Chief “JC” Costeira.
Sheriff’s detectives this afternoon are reporting that a search is underway for a man who went into a local drug store Friday night, disguised in woman’s clothes, and attempted to pay for $300.00 worth of gift cards using what investigators are telling Historic City News are counterfeit bills.
If there was ever a doubt about the potentially life-saving role of St Augustine’s fire department and local law enforcement, Historic City News editor, Michael Gold, reports that this morning’s four arson cases downtown, all within a narrow time frame, should put those concerns to rest.
This afternoon, after an hour of deliberation, Historic City News received word from Court Communications Officer, Ludmilla Lelis that a St. Johns County jury has found Kentrell Feronti Johnson guilty of the first degree premeditated murder of Florida State University graduate student, 29-year-old Vincent John Binder.