Crime

New Email Scam Surfaces

 

A release from St Johns Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kevin Kelshaw, addresses a new email scam that has surfaced recently.

Kelshaw states in the release, “Internet crime seems limitless, and it may very well be. Daily there are reports of new scams and cons appearing in emails or on the web from people trying to get your money.”

Clerk Crawls to Get Gun Dropped During Parking Lot Fight

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- An alert store clerk crawled under a truck with three children inside to retrieve a gun that had gotten loose during a fight.

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office offense report said the fight occurred at the Kangaroo convenience store on State Road 207 near State Road 312 Saturday just before noon.

Witness testimony recorded in the report indicates the victim left the store and was jumped by 20-year-old David Drew Sheffield.

The victim told investigators Sheffield accused him of stealing from Sheffield's home, so they began fighting.

The victim and the witnesses said Sheffield then pulled a gun, which the victim was able to knock from his hand.

Man Arrested in Connection With Child Porn Investigation

Man Arrested in Connection With Child Porn Investigation

 

 

A registered sex offender is behind bars tonight, accused of using an unregistered email address as part of a child pornography investigation.

Justin Stephen Frazier, a 41-year-old St. Augustine resident, was arrested in connection with a child porn investigation conducted by detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Cyber Crimes Section.

St Johns County Man Faces Sex Offense Charges

St Johns County Man Faces Sex Offense Charges

 

A 22-year-old St Johns County man faces sex offense charges stemming from an alleged encounter with a minor, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s office.

Sheriff Seeks Cash Box Burglar

Sheriff Seeks Cash Box Burglar

A suspect is being sought in connection with an armed robbery in West Augustine last month.

According to a news release from St. Johns Sheriff Office spokesperson Kevin Kelshaw, a victim told deputies that she was working as a cashier at the front gate of the Solomon Calhoun Center early in the evening Oct. 18.

Traffic Death Leads to Arrest

Traffic Death Leads to Arrest

 

A 27-year old St. Augustine Beach man was arrested today on a warrant stemming from the traffic death of man and woman in April.

28 Injections for Raccoon Bite Victim in St. Augustine

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- The 9-year-old student bitten eight times by a raccoon is in good spirits and is ready to return to class, but needs 28 shots.

The girl is a student at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind.

City of St. Augustine Fire Department Lt. Carlos Aviles said the girl, who is deaf, was leaving dance practice, escorted by FSDB staff members, when the animal attacked her just after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

She had bite marks on her hands and toes, and was taken to Flagler Hospital. She was released Tuesday night and will have ongoing treatment at the school's facility.

She is reportedly doing fine after the incident.

"She's a trooper," FSDB President L. Daniel Hutto said this morning.