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An Allegation of Rape On the Sands of Flagler Beach, But Beyond That, Mostly Blur

| October 26, 2017

A 26-year-old woman reported being raped the morning of Oct. 14 somewhere between South 4th and South 9th Streets, but evidence and alcohol-blurred memories are scant.

Paul Dykes Goes On Trial Over Accusations Of Child Rape and 21 Related Counts In November

| October 19, 2017

The trial of the Palm Coast 20-year-old will be the latest chapter in an extensive and lurid case that involves Dykes’s one-time girlfriend, Erin Vickers, 23, whom a jury found guilty a month ago of raping her 1-year-old daughter.

Graham Swamp, Magnet For Self-Abuse, Nets Two Arrests In Sting For Onanists

| August 28, 2017

A Palm Coast man and a Tennessee man were the latest arrested for allegedly masturbating at Graham Swamp, in front of an undercover cop, the first such arrests there since 2013.

Christopher Hollinger Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison Over Sex Assault of 2 Teen Girls At Long Creek Preserve

| August 16, 2017

Hollinger was 23 when he got two girls, then 14 and 15, drunk before having sex with them at the Palm Coast nature preserve in March 2016.

18-Year-Old Palm Coast Man Accused of Molesting Girl, 12, On Bike Ride in R-Section

| November 29, 2016

Owen Parker, 18, faces a second degree felony charge of molesting a 12-year-old elementary-school girl as they were riding bikes near Rymfire Elementary earlier this month.

Palm Coast Man, Now 20, Accused of Molesting 2 Girls When He Was 16

| September 30, 2016

L’Darius Smith, 20, a former FPC football player, is accused of molesting two girls, 8 and 9, four years ago, and threatening them that he’d harm their mother if they did not comply.

A Rape in Palm Coast, a Shooting in Flagler Beach, Yet Sheriff’s Office Suppresses All But Trickle of Information

| September 7, 2016

In a 24-hour span on Sept. 6, a woman reported twice being raped and a man reported being shot in separate incidents, both ending up at Florida Hospital Flagler, yet the sheriff’s office is suppressing all but a trickle of information on either case.

Motorcycle Masturbator Sought in String of Incidents Involving Women in R, P and W Sections

| August 30, 2016

The man, described as young, black and fit, scopes out a woman walking her dog or sitting in her garage, pulls up next to her, takes out his penis and starts masturbating.

Long-Time Jeweler Robert Zetrouer Sentenced to 25 Years for Raping Child He Blamed

| August 19, 2016

Palm Coast Jeweler Robert Zetrouer, 65, blamed the 13-year-old girl he raped and claimed he assaulted her only to prepare her for boys: that evidence was revealed today just before he was sentenced to what amounts to a life sentence in prison.

“I’m Putting My Faith In You,” Judge Tells Predator Granted Less Severe Probation Term

| July 6, 2016

Dorian Coppedge, 37, a Palm Coast resident designated a sex predator just last week, had been rendered homeless by a two-year sex-offender probation term, which Judge Matthew Foxman today agreed to alter to simple probation, thus possibly making Coppedge’s living arrangements less restrictive.

Palm Coast Offender Branded a Sexual Predator 5 Years After Prison, With No New Sex Crime

| July 1, 2016

The sheriff’s office announced Thursday that Dorian Buzz Coppedge, 37, a “sexual predator,” is now living in Flagler, yet he’s lived here five years. Only his designation changed, even though he committed no new sex crime.

72-Year-Old Man Exposes Himself to Two Teen Girls at Pier’s A-Frame in Flagler Beach

| June 9, 2016

James Tussing, who has no prior arrest record, exposed himself to a 15-year-old girl and her friend and blamed them for wearing bikinis late into the night.

Deaf Hammock Man Accused of Exposing Himself to 8-Year-Old Girl

| May 18, 2016

Mark Hall, 60, is accused of exposing himself to the girl, a neighbor, and motioning her to come over to him. He appeared confused when deputies investigated the case.

Palm Coast Man, 23, Accused of Sexually Assaulting Two Teen Girls at Long Creek Preserve

| April 14, 2016

Christopher Hollinger, 23, of 43 Forsythe Lane, is at the Flagler County Jail on $270,000 bond on accusations of statutory rape and other charges stemming from an alleged March 15 incident.

Palm Coast Man Who Avoided Prison in Child Porn Case Is Sentenced to 1 Year Over Gun

| March 29, 2016

Paul Stout, formerly of Palm Coast, had avoided prison when he was placed on 10 years’ probation for possession of child porn last year, but his possession of a .380-caliber gun as a felon sent him to prison.

Waldemar Rivera Found Guilty of Raping His Step-Daughter

| March 23, 2016

The case against Waldemar Rivera went to the jury this morning after two hours of closing arguments that painted two radically different portraits of the same 13-year-old girl who claimed she’d been raped by Rivera, her step-father.

Startling Advice From Judge to Defendant in Rape Case: “I’m Telling You Now, It’s Not Going Well”

| March 22, 2016

After the alleged victim testified, several times in tears, Judge Matthew Foxman suggested to Waldemar Rivera, who is accused of raping his 13-year-old step-daughter, to talk to his attorney, intimating a plea or a change in strategy, as Rivera’s first day of trial went mostly and seriously against him.

In Step-Father’s Rape Trial, Defense Hinges on Doubts Over Credibility of 13-Year-Old Girl

| March 22, 2016

Waldemar Rivera, on trial over accusations that he raped his 13-year-old step-daughter, is hinging his defense over sowing doubts about the accounts of his step-daughter, who was 13 at the time of the alleged attack.

47-Year-Old Bunnell Man Arrested On 12 Counts of Child Porn Possession

| March 18, 2016

Michael Giachetti, a 47-year-old resident of the Palm Terrace community in Bunnell (Lot 63), faces 12 third-degree felony counts. He is being held on $60,000 bond.

In a Child-Rape Case, Fair Questions Are Weighed Against Inadmissible Evidence

| March 16, 2016

Waldemar Rivera is accused of raping his 13-year-old step-daughter. A hearing today tested the boundaries between justified questions and blaming the victim as a judge ruled on witness statements and what sexual histories may be admitted when the trial resumes next week.

Palm Coast Man Jailed on $160,000 Bond Over Molestation Charges Involving 2 Children

| February 9, 2016

Joel Aiello of Frontier Drive in Palm Coast was arrested on five felony counts of sexual improprieties involving children–a 14-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl.

Plea Lessens Palm Coast Child Rapist’s Sentence to 10 Years in Prison, 20 on Probation

| February 4, 2016

Andrew S. Wilson, 55, of 82 Brushwood Lane in Palm Coast, had been arrested on a count of raping a child younger than 12, based on incidents that took place two decades ago.

Palm Coast Couple Arrested for Sex in Joanne King Park After 12 Year Old Spots Them

| January 11, 2016

A 12-year-old boy told police he saw William J. Murphy, 37, and Connie Whitaker-Roberts, 33, having sex against a park bench at Joanne B. King Park in Bunnell Sunday afternoon. It is illegal to have sex in the park.

Sexual Predator With History of Exhibitionism to Minors Moves Into Palm Coast’s U-Section

| January 8, 2016

Robert S. Hampton was arrested for masturbating in front of middle school children and later imprisoned for trying to lure an 11-year-old girl to his SUV, with his pants unzipped.

Ex-Commissioner Pat McGuire, on Sex-Offender Probation, Granted Permission for Vegas Birthday Trip

| December 3, 2015

Pat McGuire, a Flagler County commissioner between 2001 and 2004, served 52 months of a 60-month sentence for molesting two adopted daughter repeatedly when they were in elementary and middle school.

William Dillow, Serving 45 Years for Raping 2 Pre-Teen Flagler Beach Girls, Is Murdered

| November 6, 2015

William Dillow, 29, was sentenced in April to 45 years and was serving at the Jefferson Correctional Institution near Tallahassee when he was killed by a fellow-inmate. He’d been arrested in February 2014.

Repeat Child Molestor Sentenced to Life, Drunkard Faces 15 Years in Killing of Laura Hrobsky

| October 1, 2015

Meshac Abentego, 43, was sentenced to life for molesting a 9-year-old girl, and Sandra Dee Heilman, 44, faces 15 years in the DUI killing of Laura Hrobsky, in November 2012 on Beville Road in Volusia County.

Bunnell Man Is Accused of Raping a Woman at the Gospel Gardens Nursery

| September 21, 2015

Juan Yon-Cerna, a 46-year-old resident of Bunnell, is accused of raping a woman after inviting her for a beer at the business. He is being held on $20,000 bond.

Flagler Beach man, 18, Accused of Statutory Rape of 3 Minor Girls After Enticing Them With Drugs and Money

| September 1, 2015

Tyler Harrison, an 18-year-old resident of 2239 South Daytona Avenue in Flagler Beach, was arrested Friday on three counts of lewd and lascivious battery, or statutory rape, after allegedly enticing two 15-year-old girls and one 14-year-old girl with drugs to meet him for sex.

Michael King of the Mondex Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For Soliciting 3 Under-Age Girls on Facebook

| August 19, 2015

Michael King had created a fake Facebook account and solicited girls in the same neighborhood. He’d refused a plea deal that would have kept him in prison only three years.

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