St. Johns County school board candidate says her and volunteers shot at with Orbeez guns

The incident happened last Sunday at Julington Creek Annex. Racheal Hand says she hopes she wasn’t targeted and the kids were just playing around. CLICK TO READ FULL

St. Johns County Beaches’ Sea Turtle and Beach Stewardship Program volunteers needed

St. Johns County is seeking volunteers to walk county beaches to remove marine-related beach debris and to survey the line of seaweed for washback sea turtles. CLICK TO READ FULL

St. Augustine girl to be featured in NYC Buddy Walk video in Time Square

Its Hope Pidcock’s time to shine! Her picture will be displayed in Time Square come September. CLICK TO READ FULL

Known drug dealer caught with meth and stolen gun during SJSO traffic stop

On 08/04/22, detectives with the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit (SIU) were conducting a proactive investigation related to trafficking of narcotics. Paul Derrick Gambrell (12/26/88), a known drug dealer, was observed traveling in the SR 16/I-95 area. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle P Gambrell was driving. A search of the vehicle resulted in locating narcotics, drug paraphernalia, and a stolen handgun. P Gambrell was subsequently arrested for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession of Less than 20 grams cannabis, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The firearm found in P…

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