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Traffic stop leads to trafficking charges

May 11, 2008

A Thursday afternoon traffic stop by Deputy Sheriff Ryan J. Smith quickly escalated into two felony and two misdemeanor arrests when it was discovered that the driver of the vehicle was in possession of marijuana and a large amount of cocaine, according to a report filed with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. Historic City […]

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Juvenile molestation allegations lead to arrest

May 9, 2008

A 38-year old St. Johns County man was arrested on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation and one count of lewd and lascivious exhibition at his home on Avenue D Thursday evening. Special Victims’ Unit Detectives arrested Jason Scott Belcher according to a press release received by Historic City Media this morning from Sheriff’s […]

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Arrest linked to eighteen car burglaries

May 8, 2008

An 18-year old Duval County man was arrested on one count each of burglary to a vehicle and grand theft this morning and is allegedly involved in at least 17 additional car burglaries that occurred earlier this week in the northwest part of the county.

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WFOY commentator: fugitive from justice

May 8, 2008

51 year old Richard Lester Senninger was arrested yesterday and booked in the St. Johns County jail — facing charges that he is a fugitive from justice in Michigan for larceny and theft. Senninger is better known as “Rick Wright”, a conservative political commentator who features several regular contributors on the program “Outside the Wire” […]

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Operation Betty Crocker

May 6, 2008

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, Special Investigations Unit, conducted a reverse prostitution operation Tuesday morning, which resulted in the arrests of seven St. Johns County men according to a press release from Media Resource Officer Kevin Kelshaw. “Operation Betty Crocker” was initiated after reports were received that alleged prostitution activities were occurring near a […]

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Abduction victim found near Flagler Estates

May 5, 2008

Violent Crimes Unit Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the beating of a 26-year old man that occurred over the weekend according to a media advisory received by Historic City Media this evening. According to the report released by Media Resource Officer Kevin Kelshaw, the investigation began at 7:15 a.m. this morning when the male […]

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Seventeen year old charged with sexual battery

May 2, 2008

In a report received by Historic City Media from Kevin Kelshaw, Media Resource Officer with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, we are informed that a 17-year old St. Johns County juvenile was arrested Thursday evening on charges that he committed sexual battery on a person under 12 years of age and that he committed […]

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Snatch-and-grab suspect arrested

May 2, 2008

Historic City Media was notified by Sheriff’s Office Media Resource Officer Kevin Kelshaw that a 32-year old St. Johns County man was arrested on two counts of robbery by sudden snatching, one count of petit theft and four counts of violation of probation Wednesday afternoon. The suspect, identified as William Edward Koenig, 32, 260 Old […]

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Harassing calls land caller in jail

May 2, 2008

An 18-year old St. Johns County man was arrested Thursday afternoon on 16 counts of harassing telephone calls according to a report received by Historic City Media from Kevin Kelshaw; Media Resource Officer with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect, identified as Robert Benjamin Rush, 18, 1722 Heatherwood Dr., St. Johns, was booked […]

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Bomb scare proved to be false alarm

May 2, 2008

Wednesday evening at about 8:00 p.m. the information desk at the St. Augustine Outlet Mall, located on S. R. 16 west of I – 95, reported to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office that they had received an anonymous bomb threat. Mall security stated to Deputy Sheriff James Hayward that a caller, described as a […]

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