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Warrant of the Week: Anthony Valentin

April 19, 2008

A new feature we will be adding is the “Warrant of the Week”. In cooperation with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, Historic City News will be highlighting a different warrant each week.

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Thieves risk lives to steal copper wire

April 18, 2008

Sometime between Monday afternoon and yesterday morning, April 17, 2008, an FPL substation on east SR 206 in the vicinity of the Moses Creek Conservation Area, was burglarized causing about $1,500.00 in damage and resulting […]

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Woman arrested for cocaine possession

April 17, 2008

A 34 year old St. Augustine woman is in custody today under 10,000.00 bail and facing charges of cocaine possession. The driver of a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe in the area of Four Mile Road and […]

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Man accused of masturbating in public

April 17, 2008

Twice in the past week, a man, described as white, older man with salt and pepper hair, driving a silver colored NISSAN Frontier, has been observed masturbating in public according to an incident report filed […]

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Jewelry believed stolen

April 16, 2008

Deputy David Blanton was called to the 6000 block of Catlett Road yesterday to investigate the complaint of a homeowner who reported that she is the victim of theft of jewelry and other personal property […]

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Sheriff releases annual report

April 16, 2008

Monday, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office released the winter 2008 issue of their public information periodical; Community Watch Magazine. Included in this quarter’s issue is the 2007 Annual Report that details services provided and […]

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Expensive drive-off

April 15, 2008

Pilot Travel Centers on CR 210 was the victim of a diesel fuel “drive-off” yesterday morning, according to an incident report filed by Deputy Craig Maguire. Fortunately, the station can identify the man who they […]

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Woman avoids Internet scam

April 14, 2008

A St. Johns woman narrowly avoided becoming a victim to an apparent Internet scam according to an incident report filed by Deputy Sheriff Gabe Bagby this weekend. The complainant is a “mystery shopper” which is […]

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Ag Center burglary nets almost $30,000

April 14, 2008

Detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Property Crimes Unit are investigating a burglary that occurred at the Agricultural Center, according to an incident report filed by the center’s director, David Dinkins, early Friday […]

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Two FCTI students arrested

April 12, 2008

Two female students attending classes at First Coast Technical Institute on Collins Avenue were arrested this week on charges of disruption of a school function; one of whom was also charged with resisting arrest without […]

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Student protects car with hatchet

April 12, 2008

A 17 year old St. Augustine High School student is facing ten days suspension from school after St. Johns County Sheriff’s deputies, aided by K-9 officers, performed “narcotics sniffs” of student vehicles parked on the […]

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Retail theft leads to arrest

April 11, 2008

A 21 year old St. Augustine resident is in jail this morning pending $200.00 bail for the theft of two bags, two tank tops and a pair of jean shorts from Bealls Department Store located […]

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COA vehicles burglarized

April 11, 2008

St. Johns County Council on Aging reported that during the night last night, two COA vehicles were burglarized while parked at 1965 A1A South. The vehicles were secured at approximately 6:00 p.m. last night and […]

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Armed home invasion robbery

April 10, 2008

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office – Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred shortly after 9:00 last night at a North 7th Street trailer park. The victim and five witnesses […]

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Counterfeit checks passed at Publix

April 10, 2008

This week, the Sheriff’s Office was called to Publix on Racetrack Road to investigate two counterfeit checks passed in their store on February 14th. According to the statement of a witness in the store, two […]

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New charges for Silas after arrest

April 10, 2008

A 31-year old Duval County man was arrested on a host of charges Sunday evening and additional charges were filed Monday, including capital sexual battery, according to a media release provided by the Sheriff’s Office […]

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Poker Room uncovers fake $100 bill

April 8, 2008

Would you know the difference if you were handed a counterfeit bill? A patron at The Poker Room on Racetrack Road in northwest St. Johns County will be more careful in the future.

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Pills and cash stolen in burglary

April 8, 2008

Don’t make the same mistake as one St. Augustine Beach woman who reported that while she was out of her residence during the day yesterday, someone gained entry into her home stealing her perscription medications […]

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Johnson refuses life in prison offer

April 8, 2008

Taking his chances and claiming in open court to know his options, 27 year old David Rama Johnson refused Assistant State Attorney Chris France’ offer that could spare his life if convicted in the capital […]

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Registration of Sexual Offenders

April 3, 2008

We continue to read of the arrest of registered sexual offenders and predators who have failed to “properly register” in violation of FS 943.0435(9). One such instance is 49 year old George Hector Larocque who […]

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