Ponte Vedra Man to Repay Over $1.9M to IRS for Tax Evasion

Patrick Brian Hines, a man from Ponte Vedra, Florida, has been sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison and ordered to pay $1,927,077.90 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service for willful tax evasion. Hines used multiple nominee owners for a company he established in his wife’s name to evade and defeat the payment of income taxes and other obligations. He also used the company to hide his personal assets and income, and paid personal expenses from the company’s business accounts. Hines’ attempts to conceal assets and income to evade taxes were unsuccessful and resulted in significant…

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“St. Johns County Man Charged with Murder and Lying to Cover-Up Wife’s Death”

David Armstrong, 37, has been arrested by the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office for murdering his wife, Kimberly Armstrong, in December. David Armstrong had called 911 claiming that an unknown male had dropped his nude wife in their yard and threatened him with a gun. An autopsy revealed that Kimberly Armstrong died of blunt trauma to the head, neck, torso, and extremities, and all evidence obtained refuted David Armstrong’s statements, demonstrating that he killed his wife. At the time of the murder, David Armstrong was on probation for 1st degree cruelty to children, false imprisonment, and battery out of Georgia.…

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New program offers buyouts for oceanfront homes in St. Johns County

Florida lawmakers have allocated $2.5 million to purchase around 20 homes in Summer Haven, St. John’s County, which were hit by hurricanes Ian and Nicole, causing major erosion. The Summer Haven Managed Retreat Program will buy out some of the beachfront homes at fair market value, with the program expected to last four to five years. Homeowners who wish to stay and take on the expenses themselves will be allowed to do so. Commissioner Henry Dean hopes the county and federal government will join lawmakers in funding the voluntary buyout of these homes. CLICK TO READ SOURCE Images/Source: www.actionnewsjax.com

Peter Frampton Set to Rock St. Augustine Amphitheatre on June 28

Peter Frampton, a Grammy award-winning guitarist, will be performing at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre on June 28 as part of his Never Say Never Tour. Tickets will be available for purchase on April 14 at 10 am on Ticketmaster.com or at the venue’s box office. Frampton is known for his celebrated career in rock history and his top-selling live record, Frampton Comes Alive! He was also inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame in 2014 and the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2020. The show starts at 7 pm, and ticket prices range from $39.50 to $129.50. CLICK TO READ…