Attempted Abduction SUspect Sought
February 14, 2019

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a reported attempted abduction and we are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved. This incident was reported to have occurred in the 9400 block of Waynesboro Avenue on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at approximately 6:45 am. The victim was walking in the area when the unknown male approached in a black four door sedan. The suspect was said to have exited his vehicle and approached the victim. The victim turned to run from the suspect, but fell in doing so. The suspect grabbed the victim’s shirt, but was unable to keep ahold as the victim escaped on foot.

The suspect was described as a black male, in his 40s, 6’2”-6’4” tall with a muscular build. The vehicle was described as possibly being a Chevrolet Impala with dark tinted windows.

Anyone who has any information in regards to the identity of this suspect is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email us at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477 or click "Submit A Tip" to the rigt of this post.
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Tom Daniels Found Shot Inside Home on West 23rd St.
February 08, 2019

On Wednesday, Feb. 6th, Tom Wesley Daniels was found shot to death inside 1825 W. 23rd Street. Police have not released any suspect information.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.

 
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Marquis Smith was only 17
February 08, 2019

The person found dead from multiple gunshot wounds Tuesday, Feb 5th, evening outside a cemetery in the Normandy Manor area of the Westside as 17-year-old Marquis Smith, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Sgt. Doug Molina said officers were called to Plant Road near Old Middleburg Road around 8:20 p.m.

Molina would not reveal where the victim was shot or if investigators recovered a weapon. 

No arrests have been announced.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.


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Xavian Davis Shot Outside a Baymeadows Apartment
February 05, 2019

Residents in Baymeadows want to know who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy, and why.

Jacksonville homicide detectives said Xavian Davis, 16,  was shot outside Baymeadows Apartment Homes on Thursday night and died later at a hospital.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.


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Bicyclist Shot, Killed at Emerson St and St Augustine Rd
February 05, 2019

A bicyclist was killed Thursday afternoon at Emerson Street and St. Augustine Road, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

There are flowers on the ground near where police say 50-year-old Damon Rothermel was shot to death.

Police haven’t shared any possible suspect information but are still asking for information from the community.

Witnesses said when the shots were fired, it sounded like a gun battle between two parties in separate vehicles.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.

 


Cyclist Shot, Killed at Emerson St and St Augustine Rd
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Kristopher Jackson Found Dead inside Moncrief Park Home
February 05, 2019

Police are searching for a shooter after a man was found dead Wednesday, Jan. 30th,  morning in a home on West 21st Street.

Family members said 25-year-old Kristopher Jackson was found by his girlfriend, who was not home when he was shot.

JSO Sgt. Chuck Ford said it appears Jackson was killed either Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. Ford said Jackson was either a resident of the home or a regular visitor.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.

 

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Man Found Shot Inside a U-Haul Van
January 30, 2019

A man was shot in a U-Haul vehicle on the Westside early Saturday morning, Jan.26th,  and died at the scene, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police said the man was found dead with at least one gunshot wound, after crashing into a chain link fence at a home near Susie Street at Old Middleburg Road just before 3 a.m. He was later identified as 32-year-old Steven Howard Cleary.

Investigators believe Cleary was shot and then drove 15 to 20 feet before crashing into the fence.

Cleary died at the scene. Homicide detectives are talking with neighbors and didn't say whether they have any suspects.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.

 


Steven Cleary Found Dead Inside a U-Haul Van
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Destiny Dennis Murdered in Jacksonville
January 17, 2019

Loved ones are mourning a young Arkansas woman who was shot and killed while passing through Jacksonville on her way to Atlanta earlier this month.

Destiny Dennis, 21, died Jan. 4 after she was dropped off with a gunshot wound at Baptist Medical Center in downtown Jacksonville that morning, according to a police incident report. 

Dennis’ mother, Emily Martin, told News4Jax she was in a car with a man and her 5-month-old daughter heading for Atlanta when they stopped at a Jacksonville gas station.

Though few details were listed in an incident report released by police, Martin said she believes her daughter was robbed at the gas station.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "Submit a Tip" to the right of this post.


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Orange Park Police Investigating Christmas Eve Shooting
January 09, 2019

On 12/24/18, at approximately 8pm, Orange Park Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the Floyd Circle area of Orange Park.  While arriving on scene, officers were notified that a male gunshot wound victim had been taken to Orange Park Medical Center.  The victim, who has been identified as 41-year-old Kendrick Lenard Walker of Orange Park, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.  Orange Park Detectives confirmed that Walker was shot while leaving the Floyd Circle area in a vehicle.

 

Detectives have been diligently working on this case since it occurred, interviewing witnesses and following up on investigative leads.  We believe this incident to be isolated and currently there no longer exists any immediate safety concerns for those who reside in this area.  We would ask that anyone who may have any information regarding this incident please contact the Orange Park Police Department at 904-264-5555 or if you would like to provide information but wish to remain anonymous, please contact First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).   



Sexual Battery Suspect Sought
January 07, 2019

Sexual Battery Suspect Sought

 

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a reported sexual battery that occurred near the intersection of Ramona Boulevard and Lane Avenue.

 

The investigation thus far has revealed the following: the victim reported to be walking in the area at around 5:00 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018.  At some point, the suspect approached from behind and engaged in conversation.  Shortly thereafter, the suspect forced the victim to an unknown isolated area where the sexual battery occurred.  It is believed the suspect was armed with a small black firearm during the incident.  The victim described the suspect as a black male last seen wearing a grey hoodie.

 

Anyone who has any information in regards to the identity of the pictured suspect is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email us at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 contact First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).

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