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A woman jumped out of a moving truck on U.S. 1 in St. Johns County and ran for help at construction site before a man she said was her boyfriend grabbed her and dragged her away, deputies said.They are searching for the man and woman, who were last seen headed north on U.S. 1 toward Jacksonville.Deputies said someone saw the woman jump out of the truck as it was headed north on U.S. 1 near Palencia. She ran to a nearby construction site, asking for help.The pickup truck circled the area and pulled back into the construction site. It was captured on surveillance video.The man, who the woman indicated was her boyfriend, forcibly took control of the woman, dragging her back to the truck as she asked a citizen to call police, deputies said.When the citizen tried to intervene, the man motioned threats to harm the person and then forced the woman into the truck before heading north again on U.S. 1 toward Jacksonville. The suspect is described as a white man wearing Hawaiian board shorts and no shirt. He is well tanned and about 6 feet, 2 inches tall.The truck's tag was not visible in the surveillance video.Anyone who might know who the man and woman are or who may have information on their whereabouts is asked to call the nearest local law enforcement agency or the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office at 904-824-8304.
A triple shooting on the Eastside of Jacksonville sent three adults to the hospital Friday, one with critical injuries, detectives said.The shooting was reported in front of a food mart at the intersection of East Third and Franklin streets, which is west of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.Sgt. Chuck Ford with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said multiple calls came in reporting the shooting about 2:26 p.m. Friday.Ford said a car was seen fleeing the area after the shooting, and police are working to get a description of it from witnesses.One of the men shot was in life-threatening condition, and the other two had serious injuries, Ford said. All three were taken to area hospitals.The men are believed to be between 18 to 30 years old.The shooting is less than a mile from A. Philip Randolph Park where a deadly shooting happened after a peace rally in July.In the last four weeks, the following crimes have been reported within a mile of the park: 8 Robbery 19 assaults 5 burglary 1 homicide City Councilman Reggie Gaffney, who represents the area, said he's concerned about the crime in the city and supports the sheriff hiring more officers."I spoke to the sheriff just the other day, and he assured me that crime is down, but we're having problems with murders," Gaffney said. "This is why I think it's important that there's more officers. I know a lot of my constituents say you can't hire your way out of crime, but my word is you do need more cops, because the more cops you have, the more deterrents you'll have."
An 11-year-old boy was seriously injured Friday afternoon when the ATV he was driving hit a fence and overturned, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.The accident was reported on NW 100th Avenue in Bradford County.Another 11-year-old boy who was also riding the ATV suffered minor injuries.Troopers said the boys, who are from Lake Butler, were taken to UF Health Gainesville.They said the ATV was headed north on 100th Avenue when it hit a ditch, and the driver lost control. The ATV's front left bumper hit a fence post and the vehicle rolled onto its right side.The boys' injuries were not life-threatening, troopers said.
A woman who was caught on surveillance video taking a donation jar from a local restaurant has been identified and arrested, Jacksonville police announced Saturday afternoon.Workers at the restaurant said the jar contained $600 in donations intended for the family of a murdered Jacksonville 7-year-old.According to the Sheriff's Office, an officer was flagged down Friday at the Tapatio Restaurant on 103rd Street after workers noticed the missing jar.Video surveillance showed a white woman with short blonde hair who appears to be 35-45 years old looking side to side, apparently checking if anyone is watching, before slipping the donation jar into a bag and leaving the restaurant. WATCH: Woman caught on camera taking donation jarWorkers said the jar, which had about $600 inside, was taken Thursday, but no one realized it was gone until the next day.The donations were intended for the family of Heydi Rivas Villanueva, who was shot and killed Aug. 11 in the parking lot of the strip mall where the restaurant is located.She was caught in the crossfire of a shootout between three men, police said. All three have been arrested in the case.A memorial is growing at the strip mall in honor of the little girl.Jacksonville police said the woman seen in the video was identified and taken into custody within hours of releasing the information to the public.Police have not yet released her name.
A Texas driver was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents this week after he was caught in Sumter County with an SUV full of illegal immigrants.According to federal court documents, the border agent was patrolling Interstate 75, south of the Florida Turnpike, when he noticed a Honda SUV sagging from carrying a heavy load.The agent said he ran the license tag number and it came back as registered to a woman who "is a previously deported alien from Mexico."The agent followed the SUV and the driver abruptly exited the interstate.The agent said he watched the vehicle continue west and enter Florida National Cemetery, a place where United States military members are laid to rest.The agent said the vehicle finally came to a stop there.He said he found nine people inside the SUV.In the front seat was the driver, Jabbar Clotter, 26, of Houston, Texas, he said.In the back, he said, he found eight people who were in the United States illegally: seven from Mexico and one from Guatemala.They told the agent they had crossed the border in Laredo, Texas, last week.Clotter told the agent a smuggler named Rey had paid him $900 to drive the people from Houston to Tampa.According to the documents, all of the people in the car were arrested and taken to the Tampa Border Patrol Station for processing.On Thursday, a U.S. magistrate freed Clotter from jail with the condition he return to Ocala for his federal court hearings.If he fails to show up, he will have to pay $20,000.
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The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is on the Eastside after reporting multiple people have been shot in the 1200 block of E. 3rd St.
The Jaguars' starters battled through a bunch of penalties and bad decisions during their 14-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Penalty flags flew throughout the first half of the Jaguars' 14-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings (1-1) on Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office tweeted they have arrested the woman caught on camera allegedly stealing the donation jar dedicated to the family of Heidy Villanueva.
"I remember also him flipping me over with my face against the ground and raping me," she said in the report provided by the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.
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“Moana” will be shown from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Veterans Park, 1332 Veterans Parkway, St. Johns.
On July 20, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in St. Augustine hosted its first “Ugly Truck Parade” to celebrate National Ugly Truck Day.
Adventure Landing in Jacksonville Beach displays stars from the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation’s Stars for Scholars program.
UNF students install new art at the Seaside Sculpture Park in Jacksonville Beach on Tuesday afternoon.
A lifeguard mans his chair in Jackson Beach at 8th Avenue North June 26 as a storm approaches from the west, and the wind and clouds whip up.
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Gas stations may be one of our most common commercial building types and one of our most ignored. However, they may be one of our most valuable resources illustrating the evolution of our city during the 20th century. MULTIPLE-USE STATIONS 220 East Forsyth Street In the years following the Great Fire of 1901, Jacksonville mushroomed into a metropolis fueled by ... The post The Historic Gas Stations Of Jacksonville appeared first on WJCT.
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By Ennis Davis/The Jaxson Closing in on 900,000 residents, Jacksonville is a bustling Sunbelt city with a bright future. However, a visit to its Moncrief Road cemetery district suggests this African-American burial ground has seen better days. But that’s expected to change. Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry on Monday unveiled his budget. It includes a multiyear program that involves about $10.9 ... The post Photo Tour: Mayor’s Budget Calls For $10.9 Million Restoration Of Jacksonville’s African-American Cemeteries appeared first on WJCT.
Return to the Elections homepage How to use this page: Type in your house number. As you enter your street name SLOWLY, the system will prompt you with the valid street names found in Duval County. When the computer gives you street names, select yours from one of the options. You cannot copy and paste the address. It must be ... The post Duval County Precinct finder appeared first on WJCT.