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Boyfriend of woman found in Marco Lake arrested for murder

Boyfriend of woman found in Marco Lake arrested for murder

Authorities from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office released details July 29, related to the dead body found floating in Marco Lake in early July. The body was discovered around 7 a.m., July 12, by a local resident walking his dog on Sorrento Road. Dedric Wesley was arrested on a charge of second-degree murder in the death […]

Ivey appointed Sheriff, special election looms for vacancy

Ivey appointed Sheriff, special election looms for vacancy

On Saturday, June 11, Pat Ivey was sworn in as Jacksonville’s acting sheriff. Appointed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Ivey is replacing former Sheriff Mike Williams, who announced his retirement on June 2 following reports he no longer resided in Duval County and had, therefore, rendered himself ineligible to hold the position. According to the […]

Animal House: K9s for Warriors Celebrates Award, Donates Station Dog to Local Police

Animal House: K9s for Warriors Celebrates Award, Donates Station Dog to Local Police

K9s for Warriors has donated Buster, a sixteen-month-old Labrador retriever, to serve as a trained JSO (Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office), Station Dog. Buster was donated in honor of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s presentation of the Back the Blue Award to the nonprofit. Moody presented the award in honor of the organization’s dedication to Florida’s first […]

Defoor hosts virtual town hall on crime, drainage woes

Defoor hosts virtual town hall on crime, drainage woes

Community policing and shared intelligence keys to mitigating criminal activity Jacksonville City Councilwoman Randy Defoor hosted a virtual town hall meeting with a few dozen constituents on September 9 to discuss two timely neighborhood concerns, recent crime trends and flooding during storm season. “We have a lot of heavy issues to discuss this time,” said […]