A state hospital patient was arrested the morning of September 16 on multiple assault and battery charges after he attacked a nurse and then threatened to kill two employees who intervened and restrained him. Read More »
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County deputies arrested two persons in separate incidents involving both domestic battery and domestic assault on their parents.
A Macclenny woman was arrested the afternoon of September 18 for grand theft after she was caught trying to shoplift more than $600 worth of items from Walmart. Read More »
County deputies arrested several persons the past week on outstanding warrants and still others turned themselves in at county jail on bond surrenders.
Deputy John Hauber stopped a 1997 Saturn on South 6th St. in Macclenny the evening of September 17 for having a faulty tag light, and arrested passenger Charles Thornton, 30, of Lake City on a Columbia County warrant for violating probation on a license offense.
The driver of the vehicle, Andrew Hanyer, 24, of Fort White, was issued a warning ticket for the light violation.
• Nicole Newton, 30, of Macclenny initially gave Deputy Robert Simpkins a false name when confronted the afternoon of September 15 at a disturbance at the American Inn in the south city.
She was arrested when the officer learned of a Clay County warrant seeking her for violating drug offender probation.
• Deputy Michael Hauge was tipped off on the location of Lawrence Crews Jr., 57, at a trailer park off U.S. 90 the evening of September 17. He was wanted in Baker County for violating probation for robbery as an habitual offender.
The bond surrenders involved: Pamela Griffis, 39, of Callahan on September 18 for possession of drugs; Joshua Collins, 29, of Sanderson on September 21 for failure to appear in court; Travis Roberts, 38, of Macclenny for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, burglary and larceny; and Cynthia Gordon, 37, of Baxter for possession of meth and drug equipment.