Crime

Man Arrested in Connection With Burglaries in Two Counties

Man Arrested in Connection With Burglaries in Two Counties

 

A Clay County man is in custody today in connection with multiple home burglaries in St. Johns and Clay counties.

Teens Accused of Breaking into Apartment, Drinking

Teens Accused of Breaking into Apartment, Drinking

 

A juvenile and an 18-year-old broke into a vacant apartment to drink alcohol, according to a police report from the St. Augustine Police Department.

St. Augustine Carjacking Suspect Caught

St. Augustine Carjacking Suspect Caught

 

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- St. Johns County deputies located a 31-year old St. Johns County man who fled from deputies following an alleged carjacking last week.

Marcus Bryant was located today in Duval County and taken into custody by the U.S. Marshal’s Service this morning.

Bryant was located  by the Marshal’s Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force at a residence in the 6100 block of Judy Dr., on the Westside of Jacksonville.

According to deputies, Bryant surrendered without incident and was transported to the Duval County Jail.

Bryant is facing outstanding charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery and resisting arrest without violence from an incident in early December. He is facing additional charges stemming from the incident last week.

St. Augustine Beach Couple Busted for Allegedly Making Meth

St. Augustine Beach Couple Busted for Allegedly Making Meth

Two St. Augustine Beach residents are in custody with $111,000 bond each on charges related to making Methamphetamine in their apartment.

According to a police report from the St Johns County Sheriff's Office, Patrick Pearson, 27 and Dori Jo Birch, 49 of the Dunes Apartment Complex, were approached by the SJSO for active felony warrants for narcotic production related offenses.

When sheriff's made contact with Pearson and Birch they also found meth in their apartment that the two had allegedly manufactured. The couple faces additional charges of drug equipment possession and public order crimes.

Two Homeless Men Arrested Following Stabbing at Transient Camp

Two Homeless Men Arrested Following Stabbing at Transient Camp

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A fight among homeless people has left one man hospitalized and two jailed, and the charges include an attack on a police dog by one of the suspects.

According to a news release from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office, the incident took place at a known camp for transients along State Road 207 Sunday night.

SJC Police Search for Man Wanted in Kidnapping, Carjacking

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- St. Johns County deputies are searching for Marcus Bryant in connection with the carjacking and kidnapping two people while fleeing from police.

According to Kevin Kelshaw, a spokesman with the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office, Marcus Bryant is wanted on an outstanding warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and battery.

Police following up on tips, found Bryant around 3 p.m. today, but when he was spotted, Bryant jumped into a vehicle with two people inside and fled, said Kelshaw.

Deputies tried to stop the vehicle, but Kelshaw said the suspect ordered the driver at gunpoint keep driving. Whether there is a relationship between Bryant and the people in the car is unclear.

They drove into a wooded area at Whispering Pines apartments on State Road 207 near 312, said Kelshaw.

St Johns County Woman Jailed on Sex Offense Charges

St Johns County Woman Jailed on Sex Offense Charges

 

A St. Johns County woman is in jail on sex offense charges, according to a police report from the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.