Letter: From the only conservative writer at the Flagler Gargoyle Hannah Bleau Flagler College Class of ’14 Dear HCN Editor and Flagler Gargoyle readers: What are we supposed to walk away with as we graduate from college? An increased sense of self? Greater critical thinking skills? A more opened mind? That’s what the promise is. […]
Deputies responding to a domestic violence call reported to Historic City News that one man has been shot and killed at the scene. Major Crimes Unit detectives and investigators from the Office of the State Attorney for the 7th Judicial Circuit were still attempting to determine details about the officer-involved shooting.
Sheriff’s forensic sketch artist Vinnie Russo released a sketch to Historic City News today that illustrates an eye-witness account of a man wanted for questioning in the November 20 robbery at Home Depot on US-1 South. Take notice of the “SS” tattoo on the subject’s neck and a tear drop tattoo near his eye. If […]
Historic City News has learned that two teenage girls, 16-year-old Alexa M. Almstead and 17-year-old Isabelle S. Childre, fell from the bed of a moving 2004 Chevy pickup truck early Saturday evening; sending the teens to the hospital in serious condition.
There is probably no worse feeling than being falsely accused of a crime. I would not wish that on anyone. Sheriff David Shoar says he took up the fight for Deputy Jeremy Banks following the death of his former girlfriend, Michelle O’Connell, for that very reason. But many in the community, as well as the […]
On September 26, 2013, Historic City News reported that John Charles Price, who resided at 3335 Pacetti Road in St Johns County, had been taken into custody on an arrest warrant alleging 50-counts of possession of child pornography. Four days later, Price was released after posting $255,000 bond.
Historic City News was notified that at about 9:40 p.m. last night, Trooper Dennis Shorter responded to the scene of a vehicle-vs-pedestrian crash on US-1 South near Shores Boulevard; resulting in the 19-year-old pedestrian being flown to UF Health Trauma Center in Jacksonville with life-threatening injuries.
Chavez convicted on weapons charges Mother’s homicide still unsolved Special to Historic City News Historic City News was informed when the Elkton woman, who was a person of interest in the investigation of her mother’s disappearance and homicide, was convicted Thursday by a St. Johns County jury on charges of possession of a firearm by […]
In September, St Augustine Record editor Kathy Nelson, was said to have called Historic City News reader, Clara Waldhari. According to the reader, Nelson threatened to “ban” Waldhari from commenting on future newspaper articles unless she agreed to never again use the words “Jeremy Banks” or “sick dog” or “murderer” in reference to Jeremy Banks.
Assistant State Attorney Travis Mydock, who prosecuted the state’s case against a St Augustine man for selling hydrocodone pills on SR-16 in August of 2012, reported to Historic City News that the defendant was convicted of the first degree felony charges today by a St Johns County jury.
Historic City News reporters have learned that United States District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced a 31-year-old St Johns County man to serve 105 years in federal prison for engaging in an extortion scheme to produce child pornography. On August 13, 2014, Lucas Michael Chansler pled guilty to nine counts of producing child pornography.
Traffic Homicide investigators from the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Children and Families are continuing their investigation into the death of 3-year-old Christopher Lee Lamer, who lived on Turpin Avenue in Hastings.
In September 2010, 24-year-old Michelle O’Connell was found shot to death in what authorities ruled a suicide — a case that was recently ordered reopened by the governor of Florida. Michelle’s mother, Patricia, and sister, Jennifer, insist the young mother never would have taken her own life, and they believe Michelle’s boyfriend, Jeremy — a […]
Historic City News learned of one resident on Blanco Street in Lincolnville yesterday who was awakened to a telephone call at 3:30 a.m. notifying her that the caller had identified her as having a disability that might make it difficult to get to the polls; so, they offered the victim an option to “vote by […]
Historic City News has learned in a report from Volusia County Corrections, that a 34-year-old St Augustine resident, John Mahlow, and 25-year-old Jeremy Untermeyer of Jacksonville, were arrested during Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach; both men accused of having loaded guns on them inside an establishment that serves alcohol.
The St Johns County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit reported to Historic City News that the investigation into the hit-and-run truck-vs-pedestrian collision that occurred about 2:10 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Krystal on US-1 South, is moving forward.
Last month, Historic City News reported that Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed an executive order directing that a Central Florida prosecutor come to St Augustine to investigate the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of Michelle O’Connell.
Historic City News previously reported that 53-year-old Anastasia Island resident, Robert Dale Louk, had been struck by a passing white Toyota pick-up truck just before midnight on July 8, 2014, and left to die in the middle of SR-A1A. He succumbed to his injuries and died at Flagler Hospital in St Augustine the following morning.