Former prosecutor responsible for fatal 2007 Ponte Vedra crash apprehended for DUI

Jacksonville, Fla. – Michael Gallagher, a former assistant federal attorney who spent seven years in prison for vehicular homicide in 2007, has been arrested again for DUI, according to St. Johns County jail records. Gallagher was granted early termination of his probation in 2017, two years before it was scheduled to end. On March 17, around 11:25 p.m., deputies initiated a traffic stop on a Kia hatchback on SR-16 for weaving within its lane of travel. Gallagher was driving and deputies reported smelling a strong odor of alcohol coming from his breath and glassy eyes. They asked him to step…

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St. Johns County Fire Rescue Responds to Plane Crash Scene

On March 23, 2023 at 7:21 pm EDT, St. Johns County Fire Rescue responded to a call about a house fire in the St. Augustine area. Upon arrival, firefighters found a two-story home fully engulfed in flames. The homeowners were able to evacuate safely before the fire department arrived. Firefighters worked for several hours to extinguish the fire and prevent it from spreading to neighboring homes. No injuries were reported, but the home sustained significant damage. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. CLICK TO READ SOURCE Source for this article:Action News Jax

“Two Passengers and Canine Aboard Plane That Crashed in Wooded Area of St. Johns County”

Lanes of U.S. Highway 1 in St. Johns County, Florida were closed due to a plane crash on Thursday night. The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office posted the information on their official Facebook page, but did not provide additional details. Multiple sources reported that two people and a dog were on board the plane, which crashed in a wooded area. There were injuries, but the extent is unknown. The nearest airport is Northeast Florida Regional Airport. We’re told the plane may have crashed during takeoff, but that remains unconfirmed. CLICK TO READ SOURCE Source for this article:WJXT

U.S. 1 Closed Near Lewis Speedway Following Plane Crash, St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Confirms

A plane crash has caused a portion of U.S. 1 to close, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. The closure spans from Big Oak Road to Lewis Speedway. Motorists are advised to take an alternate route. A news crew from Action News Jax is en route to the area to gather more information. Stay tuned to CBS47 and FOX30 Action News Jax for the latest updates. You can also download the free Action News Jax app for alerts as news breaks, sign up for the Action News Jax Daily Headlines Newsletter, download the Action News Jax Now app…

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