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Citizen watchdog snaps photo of possible graffiti vandal

September 18, 2014 | By More
Citizen watchdog snaps photo of possible graffiti vandal

Historic City News has learned that a concerned citizen photographed the young man shown walking along the sidewalk of San Marco Avenue after he is said to have painted “Be God” in black paint on the roadway.

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Vandals strike with anti-religious graffiti

September 17, 2014 | By More
Vandals strike with anti-religious graffiti

Graffiti is one of the most senseless forms of vandalism possible since it does nothing to endear anyone to a cause and it is universally removed without much fanfare. Historic City News reporters found two recent incidents that appear to be linked to an anti-religious message; one across the Plaza from the Cathedral and the […]

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Johnson Sentenced to Death in FSU Student Slaying

September 16, 2014 | By More
Johnson Sentenced to Death in FSU Student Slaying

A Louisiana man convicted of First Degree Murder and Kidnapping to Facilitate a Felony was sentenced to death Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Kentrell Feronti Johnson, 43, had previously been convicted of those charges at the end of June of this year. Circuit Judge Raul Zambrano, who presided over the trial and penalty phase of Johnson’s […]

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Reports from the St Augustine Police Department

September 13, 2014 | By More
Reports from the St Augustine Police Department

A 44-year-old St Augustine man was stopped by St Augustine police officers this week because the vehicle he was driving matched the description of a car used in a theft from Target. A computer check on the driver, David Albert Turner who resides at 142 Dory Road in St Augustine, revealed that he was operating […]

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Arrest made as 2013 homicide investigation concludes

September 12, 2014 | By More
Arrest made as 2013 homicide investigation concludes

Investigators from the Florida Highway Patrol brought charges today against the driver in the fatal traffic crash that occurred on March 28, 2013.

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Patriot Day: Thirteen years after the American tragedy

September 11, 2014 | By More
Patriot Day: Thirteen years after the American tragedy

This morning a small group of residents and visitors joined a complement of fire academy cadets, city and county firefighters and emergency medical personnel, police officers, and representatives from other law enforcement agencies, to remember the American tragedy that introduced a new term to the national vocabulary — Nine-Eleven.

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Students escape injuries in school bus crash

September 9, 2014 | By More
Students escape injuries in school bus crash

This morning at 8:18 AM, the Florida Highway Patrol reported to Historic City News that three St Johns County students 14-year-old Monique Cohen, 15-year-old Alverso Knight, and 15-year-old Dejon Fuller, all of Elkton, escaped injuries when the school bus they were riding in collided with a 2007 Ford E250 van that was traveling south in […]

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History of domestic violence at Ray residence

September 6, 2014 | By More
History of domestic violence at Ray residence

At about 1:30 a.m. this morning, 43-year-old Aaron Brinson Ray, who had lived at 2655 Race Track Rd, with his wife Amanda since 2007, was shot and killed by two deputy sheriffs who were responding to a domestic disturbance call at his residence.

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Two deputies on leave after early morning fatal shooting

September 6, 2014 | By More
Two deputies on leave after early morning fatal shooting

Historic City News was informed that at about 1:30 a.m. the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance call at a residence on Race Track Road that turned deadly when deputies shot and killed one person at the scene.

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Statement: Anniversary of Michelle O’Connell’s death

September 2, 2014 | By More
Statement: Anniversary of Michelle O’Connell’s death

Anniversary of Michelle O’Connell’s death Statement from Commander Charles Mulligan St Johns County Sheriff’s Office Community Affairs Bureau It is not surprising that on the 4th anniversary of Michelle O’Connell’s death, members of her family have orchestrated news events to again draw attention to this tragedy.

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August Criminal Cases Filed: 514

September 1, 2014 | By More
August Criminal Cases Filed: 514

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 […]

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88-year-old pedestrian struck in crosswalk at beach

August 30, 2014 | By More
88-year-old pedestrian struck in crosswalk at beach

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.

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Charles answers some questions about home shooting

August 27, 2014 | By More
Charles answers some questions about home shooting

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.

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South beaches closed to vehicular traffic

August 26, 2014 | By More
South beaches closed to vehicular traffic

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.

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Wildfires affect roadways in St Johns County

August 24, 2014 | By More
Wildfires affect roadways in St Johns County

The Florida Highway Patrol informed Historic City News that troopers continue to monitor a wildfire in the area east of I-95 and south of International Golf Parkway.

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Flagler Estates residents charged with animal cruelty

August 22, 2014 | By More
Flagler Estates residents charged with animal cruelty

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.

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Victim of early morning shooting flown to hospital

August 22, 2014 | By More
Victim of early morning shooting flown to hospital

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.

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Sunday morning drive-through incident lands three in jail

August 20, 2014 | By More
Sunday morning drive-through incident lands three in jail

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.

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St Johns deputy cited for careless driving patrol vehicle

August 19, 2014 | By More
St Johns deputy cited for careless driving patrol vehicle

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.

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More than a dozen hooked in prostitution sting

August 18, 2014 | By More
More than a dozen hooked in prostitution sting

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.

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Arrest comes in July indecent exposure incident

August 17, 2014 | By More
Arrest comes in July indecent exposure incident

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.

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Vandals decapitated statue at European Village

July 31, 2014 | By More
Vandals decapitated statue at European Village

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.

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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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