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Woman refuses to heed warning against driving

A Glen St. Mary woman was arrested the afternoon of September 7 for disorderly intoxication after she ignored police commands after she was told she wasn’t able to drive.
Deputy Robert Simpkins responded to Frank Wells Nursing Home in reference to a disturbance. He learned a woman who appeared intoxicated visited a patient and was yelling and cursing at her. Read More »

Solicited a sex act

A retired Baker County teacher was named in a criminal complaint on September 3 for allegedly soliciting a sex act from a Macclenny area woman who had earlier been wired by a sheriff’s investigator.
Clayton Eugene Smith Jr., 67, admitted to the allegation in a subsequent interview at county jail, according to the report by Investigator Matt Yarborough. He was then released for medical reasons. Read More »

Dispositions from September 3 date

The following dispositions were ordered by Judge Joey Williams during regular county court session on September 3:
• Barry Brown, marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession; 18 days in jail, 12-month probation.
• Deondra Colbert, expired driver’s license (in excess of six months); failed to appear, warrant issued.
• Sara Beth Corder, driving on a suspended license; court costs. Read More »

Medical pot is Chamber topic

Baker County Chamber of Commerce members are invited to a “Lunch and Learn” program on Tuesday, September 16 at noon.
The topic will be “What is Florida Facing?” with potential legalization of medical marijuana, and the speaker will be Dr. Jessica Spencer.
The event is at the Commerce Center in downtown Macclenny. RSVP at 259-6433 or email to bblackshear@bakerchamberfl.com
Non-chamber members are invited also and there is a $5 charge for them.

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