SWAT extracts man from St Augustine residence

Historic City News has learned that just after 2:00 a.m. this morning, deputies with the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1100 Block of Linwood Loop in St Augustine to serve a warrant on 38 year-old Brandon Darrel Ervie.

The Duval County warrant charges Ervie, whose address was given as 10358 Chatwood Court in Jacksonville, with aggravated assault and throwing a deadly missile into a vehicle.

When deputies arrived, Ervie refused to answer the door.

Deputies attempted to speak with the suspect over the phone, he refused to come out of the residence and terminated communication.

SWAT and the Crisis Negotiations Team responded and were able to locate the suspect in the residence. The suspect was taken into custody without further incident.

Ervie remains in custody this morning at the St Johns County Detention Facility in lieu of $350,003 bond.

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