Earnest E. Thomas, 27, was allegedly stabbed by his wife in a confrontation in front of their young children but had been allegedly assaulting, strangling and imprisoning her, and was charged with four felony counts.
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Overall crime declined in the first six months of the year but violent crime was on the rise again, with increases in murders (there were two in 2015), rapes, and aggravated assault.
For the third time since August, authorities in Flagler County have been led to what they believe to be human remains, this time apparently uncovered by beach erosion caused by Hurricane Matthew.
Grant Gieger, 30, accused of armed burglary and other violent charges, was found guilty on minor charges instead as the case against him appeared to fall apart because of “shoddy police work,” according to his attorney.
Flagler County Sheriff-Elect Rick Staly met with Sheriff Jim Manfre Wednesday as the two men agreed to a transition plan while restoring what had previously been a cordial professional relationship.
Archived 2016 Flagler County jail bookings, day and night shift commanders’ crime and incident reports investigated by Sheriff’s deputies and archive.
It’s in the internal designs, the innumerable details and attention to logic, efficiency and security for inmates, guards and visitors that the jail–which opened today– impresses, and that its $17.3 million cost shows its value.
For the first time in five years, total crime increased in Flagler County in 2015, by 1.7 percent, although the crime rate decreased modestly, by 0.7 percent, as population increased, giving incumbent sheriff Jim Manfre and his opponents room to use numbers to their advantage. .
An unexpected statement by Pehota, 76, who faces a 2nd degree murder charge, that she doesn’t remember her interrogation opened the way for a defense on psychological grounds, and a request for a delay in her trial, initially scheduled for next week.
The sheriff’s office said the chop-shop was located at 331 Sawgrass Road, in buildings owned by 4 C’s Trucking and Excavation but rented out to two Palm Coasts residents, Wilfredo Velasquez and Richard Espinoza. There were no arrests Thursday.