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Sexual Predator: Harold Delong McGlocking II

July 24, 2014 | By More
Sexual Predator: Harold Delong McGlocking II

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.

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Inmate awaiting trial rushed from jail after suicide attempt

July 12, 2014 | By More
Inmate awaiting trial rushed from jail after suicide attempt

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.

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Prowler identified and arrested in St Augustine Shores

July 10, 2014 | By More
Prowler identified and arrested in St Augustine Shores

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.

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Victim dies from hit-and-run injuries on SR-A1A

July 9, 2014 | By More
Victim dies from hit-and-run injuries on SR-A1A

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.

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Years of abuse led to capital sexual battery arrest

July 7, 2014 | By More
Years of abuse led to capital sexual battery arrest

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.

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Snakebite sends St Johns resident to hospital

July 2, 2014 | By More
Snakebite sends St Johns resident to hospital

A 65-year-old Mallard Landing Boulevard resident was assisted by St Johns County emergency medical personnel this evening, after he was apparently bitten by what he believes to be a copperhead snake.

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Historic City News monitors Tropical Storm Arthur

July 1, 2014 | By More
Historic City News monitors Tropical Storm Arthur

From the Unified Command Post at the St Johns County Emergency Operations Center, Historic City News is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Arthur and will provide further updates as deemed necessary.

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County monitoring tropical depression today

June 30, 2014 | By More
County monitoring tropical depression today

National Weather Service Jacksonville has informed Historic City News that St Johns County Emergency Management is at “Level-3 Monitoring” status this morning as a result of a low pressure front developing to our east, over the Atlantic Ocean.

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Shooter and victim both taken to jail

June 28, 2014 | By More
Shooter and victim both taken to jail

St Johns County Sheriff’s detectives updated the Historic City News crime desk upon the arrest of both men involved in a 4:38 a.m. shooting that occurred at 1011 Southbank Way in St. Johns this morning.

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Tow truck operator killed at scene of traffic crash

June 28, 2014 | By More
Tow truck operator killed at scene of traffic crash

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.

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Beach residents arrested for operating drug house

June 27, 2014 | By More
Beach residents arrested for operating drug house

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.

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Mark Samson: Just the Facts

June 27, 2014 | By More
Mark Samson: Just the Facts

St Augustine Police spokesperson, Mark Samson, reports to Historic City News the recent arrests and criminal investigations undertaken by the St Augustine Police Department, as that information becomes available and can be reported to the public.

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Death for defendant Kentrell Johnson

June 26, 2014 | By More
Death for defendant Kentrell Johnson

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 […]

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The Break Room: Fire Chief recounts details of busy morning

June 24, 2014 | By More
The Break Room: Fire Chief recounts details of busy morning

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.

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The $100 bills weren’t the only fakes in this scam

June 24, 2014 | By More
The $100 bills weren’t the only fakes in this scam

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.

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St Johns County Silver Alert – Howard Franklin

June 24, 2014 | By More
St Johns County Silver Alert – Howard Franklin

St Johns County Silver Alert- Howard Franklin The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office is asking for Historic City News reader’s help in locating an elderly local man who was last seen at his home in St. Augustine South yesterday morning.

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Criminal intent behind apparent arson fires

June 23, 2014 | By More
Criminal intent behind apparent arson fires

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.

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Two down, jury convicts Kentrell Johnson

June 19, 2014 | By More
Two down, jury convicts Kentrell Johnson

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.

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Daughter wipes out elderly mother’s bank accounts

June 17, 2014 | By More
Daughter wipes out elderly mother’s bank accounts

The daughter and son-in-law of an 87-year-old female victim of elder abuse, have turned themselves in to the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office this afternoon, and are in custody at the county jail in lieu of $100,000 bond, each. They are accused of operating a scheme to exploit and defraud the elderly couple of their […]

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Are restraining orders interfering in your love life?

June 16, 2014 | By More
Are restraining orders interfering in your love life?

Media Relations Officer Kelshaw informed local Historic City News reporters that an arrest has been made of a 24-year-old Palm Coast man; accused of fleeing and attempting to elude a law enforcement officer and aggravated stalking with additional charges pending further investigation.

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Remains on Ponte Vedra Beach identified

June 10, 2014 | By More
Remains on Ponte Vedra Beach identified

Historic City News readers are being asked to help reconstruct the whereabouts of the 50-year-old woman whose body was recovered from the 800 block of North Ponte Vedra Boulevard Sunday morning, shortly before 7:30 a.m.

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Dead body discovered on Ponte Vedra Beach

June 8, 2014 | By More
Dead body discovered on Ponte Vedra Beach

Deputies are combing the dunes, in search of and collecting evidence after a resident walking their dog stumbled across a body Sunday morning, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office.

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Deputy shoots man who was identified by stabbing victim

June 8, 2014 | By More
Deputy shoots man who was identified by stabbing victim

Shortly after 3:30 a.m., Historic City News was informed that the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office was responding to a call on Sunrise Boulevard, off SR-207, reporting that a woman was stabbed by an assailant armed with a large “fighting style” knife.

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Driver passes out at wheel – dies in resulting crash

June 5, 2014 | By More
Driver passes out at wheel – dies in resulting crash

Homicide Investigator Cpl. Pete Young reported a fatal single-vehicle crash in Bunnell this morning after the driver reportedly passed out behind the wheel while traveling east on Moody Boulevard.

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Man impersonating police captured by real detective

June 3, 2014 | By More
Man impersonating police captured by real detective

Sergeant Catherine Payne informed local Historic City News reporters today that last night, in a strange turn events, a man driving a one-time police cruiser attempted to pull over a real detective driving and unmarked vehicle on International Golf Parkway; and, today, the civilian driver remains in the St Johns County Detention Facility in lieu […]

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Southbound Interstate-95 still partially closed

June 1, 2014 | By More
Southbound Interstate-95 still partially closed

Historic City News received a noon update from Florida Highway Patrol spokesman, Sergeant Dillon Bryan, alerting our readers that crash and homicide investigators are still on the scene of last night’s collision on southbound I-95 at mile marker 288.

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At least one dead in multi-vehicle crash and fire

May 31, 2014 | By More
At least one dead in multi-vehicle crash and fire

Fire Rescue apparatus is still on the scene of a multi-vehicle accident at the 300 mile-marker of I-95, southbound, in St Johns County; according to the most recent update received by Historic City News from St Johns County Fire Rescue.

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Sexual Predator: ERIK BRANDON HALL

May 31, 2014 | By More
Sexual Predator: ERIK BRANDON HALL

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.

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Alcohol and sleeping pills are a toxic cocktail

May 25, 2014 | By More
Alcohol and sleeping pills are a toxic cocktail

Thursday night, St Augustine Record opinion editor, Jim Sutton, told deputies with the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office that his prescription sleeping pills overtook his ability to focus on his driving; he lost control of his vehicle, and, according to the incident report obtained by Historic City News, hit a street light pole, a mailbox, […]

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Deputy sent to hospital following hit-and-run crash

May 22, 2014 | By More
Deputy sent to hospital following hit-and-run crash

A St. Johns County deputy is expected to return to full duty tomorrow, according to Sheriff’s spokesperson Catherine Payne; after a late night crash interrupted his shift and sent him to Flagler Hospital with minor injuries.

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