Public Safety

Mother kept child in house with 52 grams of liquid meth

May 25, 2018

After a year’s long court battle to get temporary custody of her child from extended family, a process that required three separate petitions, 32-year-old Melissa Lazerte surrendered her child to Department of Children and Families […]

Public Safety

Drug deal turns sour when buyer gets ambushed

May 25, 2018

A man and a woman were arrested in St Augustine earlier this week after a drug deal escalated into a robbery and stabbing according to a report received by Historic City News last night.  St. […]

Public Safety

What happens when the chief has a stroke?

May 23, 2018

What happens when the chief has a stroke?   On November 16, 2017, St. Johns County Fire Chief Carl Shank was thinking about his next appointment as he was sitting in his customary seat at […]

Public Safety

5-hour standoff with deputies ends in surrender

May 20, 2018

A homeless man, reportedly from Ohio, made his way onto the roof of the Wendy’s Restaurant in the Riverside Shopping Center yesterday evening; and, after an unsuccessful attempt by employees to coax him down, a […]

Public Safety

Panhandling: From crisis to order

May 12, 2018

The City of St Augustine has managed to restore order where, only a few months ago, they told local Historic City News reporters that – between aggressive panhandlers and uncontrolled vagrancy – the situation had […]

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