The call to the Flagler County Sheriff’s non-emergency line sounded tragic, if unreal: a teenager’s mother had come into his room for no reason, and he’d shot her in the head with a shotgun. Innumerable resources had been mobilized by the time it became clear that it was a bogus call–swatting.
A 15-year-old Flagler County resident was shot and wounded late Saturday night during an event attended by some 400 people, called “Bunnell Hood Affair” at The Place, a bar at 411 South State Street in Bunnell.
Travis Schriever Smith, 36, of Palm Coast faces criminal charges after allegedly ripping down a covid-protecting partition in a Lyft car, attacking the driver and spitting on him.
Tropical Storm Isaias will not be much of an issue anymore and evacuations in Flagler won;t be required as emergency personnel ramped down their response Sunday afternoon.
Jo Ann Elizabeth Heady, 22, of Palm Coast’s B Section, was found in a room at the Econolodge off Old Kings Road, possibly of a heroin overdose. The investigation is continuing.
Steve Barneski’s probation officer has recommended his probation on older charges be revoked and he be sent to prison, while he faces several new, second-degree felony charges that could send him to prison for many years.
Flagler County Commissioner Joe Mullins paid the Florida Elections Commission a $750 fine on April 17 to settle allegations that he had accepted illegal campaign contributions during his 2018 run against then-Commissioner Nate McLaughlin.
The five-year old case against Kimberle Weeks ended today as a circuit judge sentenced the former Flagler County Elections Supervisor to 30 days in jail and 18 months of probation on each of five felony counts of illegally recording and transmitting phone conversations when she was a supervisor.
The cocaine brick washed up in the area of 505 Cinnamon Beach Lane, where a 54-year-old man vacationing locally with his family, from near Bradenton, found it bobbing in the surf.
Joshua Gabriel McHugh, a 22-year-old resident of 2 Sled Court in Palm Coast, was found dead of suicide on July 23 at his home, according to a Flagler County Sheriff’s Office incident report.