Crime

SJC School Board Vehicle Burglary Suspect

SJC School Board Vehicle Burglary Suspect

A male suspect is being sought in connection with vehicle burglaries at the St. Johns County School District parking lot on Schoolhouse Rd. The suspect, who was captured on surveillance video, is seen going into vehicles and removing undetermined items. He then flees the scene. It is believed that the same suspect burglarized the parking lot on at least two occasions in October.

Possible Check Fraud

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible check fraud that occurred earlier this month in Ponte Vedra Beach and reported last Thursday (November 18).

809 Area Code Scam

A community member wrote us today about returning calls to the area code 809. The community member claims she actually received a call last week from the 809 area code. A woman called and said, “Hey, this is Karen. Sorry I missed you- get back to us quickly. I have something important to tell you.” Then she repeated a phone number beginning with 809.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest

Hubbard House announced September 20th the launch of its first-ever Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest in an effort to raise awareness about domestic violence among youth.

The contest, open to youth ages 5-12 living in Northeast Florida, runs from Sept. 20 through Oct. 21 and highlights Hubbard House’s newest prevention program WAVE (Working Against Violence Every day, Everywhere, Every time). The program teaches youth healthy relationship skills before abuse occurs, how to identify and prevent bullying and helps them gain a better understanding of how violence affects their lives.