Crime

A fight, car fire and sex lands 2 in jail

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -- A domestic dispute leads to a car fire and sex on the beach.

A witness allegedly observed 31-year-old Kathy Lynn Granone in a dispute with 29-year-old David Charles Aiuppy in the parking lot of the Pier restaurant on Feb. 18, according to a release from the Jacksonville Beach Police Department.

The dispute occurred around 5:40 p.m. and the witness claims to have seen the suspects throwing objects out their vehicle during the dispute, the release detailed.

During the dispute, Granone allegedly walked away from the vehicle towards the beach. The witness claims Aiuppy followed her, but not before lighting the car on fire.

When police arrived on scene, witnesses directed officers to the couple's location on the beach. According to the release, the couple was allegedly having intercourse on the beach in full view of the public when deputies found them.

Jax Beach PD seek two potential crime witnesses

Jax Beach PD seek two potential crime witnesses

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -- Jacksonville Beach Police are searching for two possible witnesses to an aggravated battery that occurred at McDonald's early Sunday morning.

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Son of Judge Arrested in Jacksonville Beach

Son of Judge Arrested in Jacksonville Beach

The son of Chief Circuit Judge Donald Moran was arrested Tuesday in Jacksonville Beach on charges of resisting officers.

According to a police report from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, 37-year-old Richard Moran was allegedly observed by officers driving at a high rate of speed. The report states the vehicle was clocked at 63 miles per hour in a 45 mile per hour zone.

When deputies made contact with Moran, Moran allegedly smiled and asked how fast he was going. Moran then stated, “Come on now. Give me a break. My dad is in law enforcement,” according to the report.

Upon further investigation Moran revealed he had a gun in the car, but was unsure of the gun's location. Moran was ordered out of the vehicle and apparently became uncooperative when deputies attempted a pat down.

Moran allegedly expressed expletives to the deputies and resisted.

Baptist Health Pharmacist Arrested for Diverting Hydrocodone

Baptist Health Pharmacist Arrested for Diverting Hydrocodone

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -- A local pharmacist is in jail after an investigation at his hospital identified him as a suspect in a drug-diverting case.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrest report, 58-year-old Robert Niel Classon has been released from jail after posting $75,000 bond on a charge of trafficking in hydrocodone.

Jax Beach Homeless Man Accused of Stalking Child

Jax Beach Homeless Man Accused of Stalking Child

 

A 32-year-old Jacksonville Beach man was taken into custody for aggravated stalking of a 13-year-old.