Crime

Additional arrest announced in Operation Wrong Destination

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- A man in his thirties was arrested overnight in Middleburg for allegedly traveling to meet a minor for sex.

Danny Bongao Pasicolan, Jr., 31, was arrested as part of Operation Wrong Destination, a five day undercover investigation that resulted in a total of now seventeen arrests of men who are accused of attempting to exploit children using the Internet.

Pasicolan is facing charges of traveling to meet a minor, unlawful use of a two-way communications device and transmission of material harmful to minor, according to a police report form the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

Pasicolan is currently being held on $100,009 bond in the Clay County Jail.

Arrests announced in the killing of Det. David White

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced four arrests in the shooting death of Clay County Detective David White.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced in a release to the media that 22-year-old Robert Apple II, 21-year-old Christopher Henderson, 19-year-old Curtis "Ping" Dingler and 36-year-old Jack Lemond have been arrested Thursday in connection with the theft and transfer of the gun allegedly used to kill Det. David White in February 2012.

Middleburg man wanted on burglary charges

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. - Detectives with the Clay County Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's help locating a man on their "most wanted" list.

Samual David Chapman, 33, is wanted for violation of probation, burglary of a dwelling or structure and resisting officers, according to a Facebook post by the CCSO.

Chapman is described by the CCSO as 5-feet-8 inches tall, weighing about 190 pounds. Chapman's last known address was on Knightboxx Road in Middleburg.

Anyone with any information about Chapman is asked to please call the Sheriff's Office at 904-264-6512 or email them at rpunsky@claysheriff.com.

Three charged with cruelty in gopher tortoise deaths

 

Orange County, Fla. -- Two adults and a juvenile from Jacksonville and Middleburg are facing prison time and fines after Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) law enforcement officers arrested them in Orange County for killing a state-designated threatened species and for felony cruelty to animals. 

FDLE Combs Middleburg Home Following Fatal Cop Shooting

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. -- State law enforcement investigators are
combing a home that housed a meth lab where a Clay County detective was fatally shot and another officer
wounded.

Detective David White was a
nine year veteran with the department, leaving behind a wife and two young children.

Searchable Database of Documented Illegal Drug Labs in Northeast Florida

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