Sheriff: Do you know this man?

Historic City News has received a request from the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office to publish the surveillance image of a man who is being sought in connection with burglaries that occurred to five vehicles and a home in the Hideaway Lake subdivision, off Old Moultrie Road earlier this month.

The suspect, observed on a surveillance camera in the area, entered the unlocked vehicles and, among the items removed were garage door openers, a DVD player, a knife, and a GPS unit.

Two cars and a home was entered in the 900 block of S. Garden Lake Dr., two vehicles were entered in the 600 block of S. Tree Garden Dr., and a car was entered in the 200 block of N. Hidden Tree Dr. All of the burglaries occurred in the early morning of October 7th.

A 43-year old victim was awakened at 4:00 a.m. by the entry door to his home from the garage. The victim went to investigate and observed a black male, unknown age, around 5’9” to 5’10” tall with a medium build inside his home.

When spotted the suspect fled and the Sheriff’s Office was contacted.

Anyone with any information concerning the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective David Zufelt at the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office at 824-8304. You can also remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward by calling CrimeStoppers of N.E. Florida at 1-(888) 277-TIPS (8477).


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