Soon after this morning’s 8:30 a.m. meeting convened in Tallahassee, Historic City News was informed that the Florida Commission on Ethics had reached a 6-1 split decision declaring that “probable cause” had been found in the recent complaints against Flagler County Sheriff, James L. Manfre.
Sheriff’s detectives are continuing an investigation into the source of allegedly stolen property discovered at E-Z Money Pawn Shop, located at 2640 US-1 South.
St Johns County Fire Rescue Chief, Carl Shank, updated local Historic City News reporters today in an official statement concerning the residential condominium fire in Ponte Vedra Beach that left twenty units destroyed, fifteen families displaced, and caused two people to receive treatment for minor injuries.
Earlier today, Historic City News was notified that investigators began what may turn into a two-day inventory of all property located at E-Z Money Pawn Shop Inc on US-1 South of St Augustine.
The pool of highly trained and professional law enforcement officers that St Johns County Sheriff David Shoar inherited in 2004 from former Sheriff Neil Perry has dwindled over the past eleven years; many senior officers have retired — most recently, both the undersheriff and director of law enforcement.
Two announcements were received by Historic City News this week, naming appointees to fill positions of two key members of the sheriff’s command staff on the occasion of their retirement; former undersheriff Joel Bolante and Director of Law Enforcement, Art May.