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Comments from Shoar and other representatives

May 1, 2008

I was present representing Historic City Media at the press conference called by the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office today to review the known results from the “Operation: D-Day” actions yesterday; around the state and […]

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Operation D-Day

May 1, 2008

An announcement was made this afternoon at a News Conference attended by Historic City Media News at the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. The conference was hosted by Sheriff David Shoar of St. Johns County […]

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Be cautious when paying contractors

April 30, 2008

A 33 year old former employee of a DirecTV contractor collected over $500.00 for two DirecTV service calls that should have been free; one from an 86 year old Theodore Street resident and another from […]

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Two motorcycles stolen in SR 207 area

April 29, 2008

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Smith was called to Whispering Woods Apartments yesterday morning to take a report of a stolen motorcycle; the second motorcycle reported stolen in the area over night. According to the victim, sometime […]

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Credit card overcharge warning

April 28, 2008

Be careful when paying by credit card in restaurants — without getting a final receipt. The manager of IHOP at 2560 State Road 16 reported to Deputy Sheriff James Hayward that he received an Email […]

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Bank hit with $6,000 in forged checks

April 28, 2008

Deputy Christopher Jones was called to Prosperity Bank in Ponte Vedra Beach on Friday to take a report concerning six forged payroll checks cashed at the branch over the past two days. Checks totaling $6,184.47 […]

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Tampered pump results in fuel theft

April 26, 2008

Last week we ran a story about a drive-off at Pilot Travel Centers on CR 210 where over $400.00 worth of fuel was stolen. This week a more elaborate scheme resulted in the theft of […]

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Former employee arrested for fraud

April 25, 2008

26 year old Eric Ryan Vaughn is in custody pending $5,000.00 bond for charges stemming from a reported attempt to defraud a former employer by making unauthorized charges to the company’s account as well as […]

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Sex Offenders – Failure to register

April 25, 2008

An increasing number of sex offenders are being arrested for violation of F.S. 943.0435(9) – Failure to properly register as a sexual offender. Yesterday, Benjamin Michael McGonigle became the latest in St. Johns County and […]

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Prowler spotted at Hastings apartments

April 24, 2008

The Hastings Manor apartments were the scene of an apparent burglary attempt sometime after 11:30 p.m. on Thursday. Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Bouchard was called to the scene of one apartment where the resident heard noises […]

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Northwest auto burglaries

April 23, 2008

Two separate reports of auto burglaries were answered by the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Northwest Sector Patrol Division yesterday; a global positioning system (GPS) device was stolen in each burglary. Another similarity – the […]

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Vehicles damaged in burglary

April 23, 2008

Sometime between 11:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. on Monday, a resident of the apartments located on Whispering Circle reported that two of his vehicles were burglarized, according to an incident report filed by Deputy Jared […]

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15 year old charged with string of thefts

April 21, 2008

A fifteen year old white male wearing a baseball cap and a gray sweatshirt with the number “4” on the back was seen riding a bicycle through a quiet neighborhood in the area of Abbey […]

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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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