Letter: Questions The Record’s legal advice Bob Hamby Palm Coast, FL Dear Editor: I have written to The St Augustine Record publisher, Delinda Fogel, editor Kathy Nelson, and opinions editor Jim Sutton because they are quoting Florida law — without giving the statute. It appears to unfairly diminish the value of the other Republican candidate […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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, […]
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.
Despite the best efforts of physicians to save his life, the 44-year-old victim of last week’s shooting at the downtown homeless shelter in St Augustine, has died in a Jacksonville Hospital.