Letter: Education key to bicyclist’s safety Ron Berben St Augustine, FL Dear Editor: The recent attention given to the hit-and-run death of 43-year-old Randy Wayne Miller has brought the safety of our bicyclists in the city to the discussion table. I have always been a supporter of our cyclists in this city and always will […]
At about 12:52 p.m. Friday afternoon, Historic City News was notified of a two-vehicle crash on US-1 South, just north of the I-95 intersection – involving a heavy-duty Ford FX4 extended cab pickup truck, towing a trailered boat, and a 4-door passenger sedan.
Some Historic City News readers feel like a trip to the gas station reminds them of being “robbed” — but, last weekend, it was three south Florida truck drivers that were doing the stealing, according to arrest reports filed by the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office.
Sunday night at about 9:30 p.m., Historic City News was notified that sheriff’s deputies were enroute to a residence in The Meadows at World Golf Village; where one of several adult family members had reported a domestic disturbance in progress and called for help.
At about 2:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, November 21st, St Augustine police officer, Jessica Pedonti, was on patrol in the area of 213 Anastasia Boulevard; when she encountered a homeless woman walking along the sidewalk in front of The British Pub.
Historic City News was informed today that the “Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks” campaign will be conducted in St Johns County now through December 5. It is intended to raise awareness about the dangers of being too aggressive on roadways — especially when a large truck is involved.
This afternoon, investigators with the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Section reported to local Historic City News reporters that they have begun an investigation into a crash that occurred on Woodlawn Road in the area of Heritage Park Drive.
After working more than 30 years as a secretary at the Criminal Justice Training Center at Florida State College, a St Johns County woman, who was set to retire at the end of the year, ended her own life Friday; to the surprise and shock of co-workers, cadet students, and detectives investigating her death.
Detective Henry Miller reported to Historic City News that he was able to obtain sufficient evidence that a 73-year-old St Johns County man was being financially exploited by his 52-year-old daughter, that he was able to obtain a warrant for her arrest.
Historic City News reminds readers that more than half of automobile collisions occur within 5 miles of home; presenting special hazards for drivers on divided highways, like Anastasia Boulevard, that cut through residential areas. Patrons of the St Augustine Amphitheatre contribute to the risk of other local and through traffic — requiring added caution, especially […]
Traffic Homicide Investigators with the Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate a fatal hit and run crash that occurred Saturday evening at 8:30 p.m. on Kenton Morrison Rd., just north of Four Mile Rd. and evidence from the crash has been reported to Historic City News.
On Saturday, the Youth Services Unit of the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the PACT Prevention Coalition, conducted another alcohol compliance operation; this time targeting the northwest part of the county according to an after-action report received by Historic City News this week.
Youth Resource deputies responded to a report of a student with a firearm on the St Augustine High School campus this afternoon, according to information obtained by Historic City News local reporters.
Detectives with the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office have attempted to identify and locate the man responsible for the theft of a $2,500 ocean paddle board for nearly two weeks without success; they hope that Historic City News readers will come forward with the clue that will help solve this burglary.
Communications Manager Michael Ryan alerted Historic City News from the Office of the County Administrator that on Friday, canine intake operations ceased at the St Johns County Pet Center due to an outbreak of a canine infectious respiratory disease.
Historic City News was informed that a 55-year-old pirate, Scott Franklyn Dixon, who resides at 6486 Central Avenue, Apt D, in St Petersburg, was sent home from jail Sunday, less his sword, after being arrested at the Historic Inn on Anastasia Boulevard and charged by St Augustine Police with aggravated assault.
A diesel spill from a sailboat that crashed into the Bridge of Lions today has St Augustine Vice-Mayor Nancy Sikes-Kline calling for the city to find a way to stop these accidents from being allowed to happen, according to televised reports followed by Historic City News.
St Johns County Fire Rescue spokesman, Matthew Sara, reported to Historic City News that at about 1:30 p.m. this afternoon, firefighters and emergency medical personnel responded to a home in the 5000 block of Big Oak Road South; in a neighborhood west of the Northeast Florida Regional Airport at St Augustine.
At about 10:18 p.m. last night, Historic City News received word from the Florida Highway Patrol traffic homicide unit that a hit-and-run crash between an unknown vehicle and a 43-year-old St Augustine man, riding his Schwinn Beach Cruiser, has left the bicyclist in critical condition and a search for the driver of the fleeing vehicle […]
St Johns County Fire Rescue and the City of St. Augustine Fire Department responded to a reported vessel in distress in the area of the St Augustine Inlet at approximately 3:30 p.m. today, according to an announcement received by Historic City News.