St. Johns County Man Arrested in Attempted Meeting with Undercover Detective

St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office in Florida has arrested 56-year-old Michael Christopher Patchen on multiple charges related to child exploitation. Patchen was caught by Crimes Against Children detectives after engaging in sexually explicit conversations with an undercover detective posing as a child, and attempting to meet the ‘child’ for sex. He was charged with attempted lewd/lascivious battery, traveling to meet a minor for sex, solicitation of a minor for sex, and unlawful use of a two-way communication device. The Sheriff’s Office has urged parents and guardians to monitor their children’s online activities and be aware of online dangers. More… Read…

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Fire Devastates Part of Atlantic Beach & Tennis Club in St. Augustine Beach

A massive fire has destroyed part of the Atlantic Beach and Tennis Club in St. Augustine Beach, Florida. The club, owned by Bill Brothers for over three decades, offers tennis courts, pools, workout spaces, and a family environment to its members. The fire broke out around 1:30 a.m., with large flames and smoke visible upon the arrival of the St. Johns County Fire Rescue. The firefighters used multiple water supplies to extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the St. Johns County Fire Marshal and the Florida State Fire…

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HORRORscopes for the week of Sep 25, 2023

Aries: Congratulations, Aries! This week, you will continue to be your usual impulsive self. Your inability to think things through will lead to yet another series of disastrous decisions. Just remember, your reckless actions are always good for a laugh. Taurus: Taurus, you will experience a major setback this week. Your stubbornness will prevent you from adapting to any changes, resulting in missed opportunities and a general feeling of frustration. Keep resisting change, because who needs personal growth anyway? Gemini: Gemini, your dual nature will be at its peak this week. Your indecisiveness will leave everyone around you confused and…

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Motorcyclist tragically loses life in St. Johns County crash

A 26-year-old motorcyclist from Jacksonville died in a crash on A1A and Harbor Drive in St. Johns County, Florida, on Sunday night. The accident occurred when the motorcyclist crossed the double yellow center lines to pass a car and collided with the sedan’s front left side as it turned left onto Harbor Drive. The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown off his bike. The 30-year-old Palm Coast man driving the sedan was unharmed and was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. More… Read Full story: WJXT