Florida Governor Rick Scott has received the report of Jeffrey Ashton, State Attorney for the 9th Judicial Circuit, regarding the investigation into the death of Michelle O’Connell, and Historic City News has received a copy.
Historic City News has learned that 66-year-old Lloyd Keith Mitchell of Elkton was sentenced today by Judge Michael Traynor on charges that he attempted to obtain a Florida driver’s license while pretending to be a decorated Navy veteran and perjury. Mitchell pled no contest.
The breakdown of St Johns County Sheriff David Shoar’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget was obtained by Historic City News this morning, and, if approved by the Board of County Commissioners, it will be the largest budget request ever submitted by the county’s law enforcement agency.
A St Johns County Sheriff’s spokesman told local Historic City News reporters that a 59-year-old St Johns County man faces at least seven felony charges following a standoff with the Sheriff’s Office early this morning.
State Attorney R. J. Larizza reported to Historic City News that his a 40-year-old Port Orange man, convicted in June of 55-counts of possessing child pornography, was sentenced today to begin serving 825 years in a Florida state prison facility; the maximum possible penalty.
Earlier today, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office reported to Historic City News that they had received the 70 page investigative findings from the Ninth Judicial Circuit, regarding the death of Michelle O’Connell, and it is currently reviewing those findings.