Public Safety

Rash of downtown robberies have police concerned

February 7, 2017

Following up on recent strong-arm robbery cases in St Augustine, Historic City News has learned that police are scouring the downtown area for video footage at the time of the robberies.

Public Safety

Boat fire on San Sebastian River sends one to burn unit

February 4, 2017

Historic City News was informed that at about 8:23 a.m. this morning, firefighters and paramedics from the St Augustine Fire Department, St Johns County Fire Rescue, and first responders from the St Augustine Police Department […]

Public Safety

Gober arrested – surrenders himself at Putnam Jail

February 4, 2017

Assistant State Attorney Spencer S. Hathaway, Public Information Officer for the Office of State Attorney of the Seventh Judicial Circuit, confirmed today that Robert Gober, III, formerly a St Johns County Sheriff’s Sergeant, surrendered himself […]

Public Safety

Teens arrested as Nocatee investigation continues

January 31, 2017

Historic City News was informed that detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office identified three teens, and arrested two, during a weapons investigation in Nocatee early Tuesday morning.

Public Safety

Reader warns Lincolnville neighbors about attempted con

January 25, 2017

While taking a neighborhood walk Monday morning, Historic City News reader Debra Valenti-Epstein reported that she and her husband were approached by a man who told them he needed cab fare for his daughters.

Public Safety

Former mayor’s wife hacked to death

January 23, 2017

It is 43-years later and we still have never punished the person responsible for the gruesome hacking death of the City’s former first lady — Athalia Ponsell Lindsley. Almost everyone who was thought to have […]

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