Crime

Walmart Employee Arrested for Stealing Thousands in Electronics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla -- Police have arrested a Walmart employee accused of stealing more than $6,000 from the store where he worked.

Jahaad Scott, 22, was investigated by store employees at the store in the 13000 block of Beach Boulevard, according to a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office report. They determined he took numerous electronics from the store over a two-month period.

The report said when he was arrested he admitted to stealing four Xboxs, three Playstation 3s, four Nintendo 3S3Ds, different games, iPod shuffles and iPod Nanos.

The merchandise was valued at more than $6,000. Scott told police he would steal the items to try and make some easy money, according to JSO.

He was booked into the jail on  charges of grand theft of more than $5,000. No bond was set for Scott.

UPDATE: Who Killed Parker?

UPDATE: Who Killed Parker?

The police are asking for the community’s help in solving a case of animal cruelty.

A four year old Golden Retriever was found dead in Hopkins Creek. His body wrapped in a tarp, with cinder blocks weighing it down.

Jacksonville Beach Police: Parker's Death an Act of Animal Cruelty

Jacksonville Beach Police: Parker's Death an  Act of Animal Cruelty

One family’s golden retriever, Parker, who disappeared from their backyard sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. July 4 has been found dead.

"Parker was extremely friendly and did not have a history of running away," police said. Two weeks later, Parker’s remains turned up wrapped in a tarp, tied to cinder blocks in a creek off Nightfall Drive, just two blocks from his home.

Woman in Custody after July 24 Hit & Run

Woman in Custody after July 24 Hit & Run

A 27-year-old woman is now in custody in relation to a hit-and-run that injured two pedestrians on First Street at the intersection of Third Avenue North.

Jamie May Nichols turned herself in Tuesday evening and was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury.

Youngest Jacksonville Murder Suspect Being Moved

Youngest Jacksonville Murder Suspect Being Moved

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The youngest murder suspect in Jacksonville history, Cristian Fernandez has spent three weeks in isolation at the Duval County jail.

But on Friday, Chief Judge Donald Moran ordered that he be moved back to the juvenile center, saying he did not like the fact that the child, presumed to be innocent, was in isolation for 23-hours a day.

The 12-year-old is charged with first degree murder in the March 14 beating death of his 2-year-old brother. He has entered a plea of not guilty.

There were other juvenile inmates at the adult jail with Fernandez, but State Attorney Angela Corey said he was kept in isolation for his own protection.

Three Agencies Seek Same Armed Robbery Suspect

Three Agencies Seek Same Armed Robbery Suspect

Three local law enforcement agencies believe the same suspect committed armed robberies in their various jurisdictions: Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Orange Park Police Department.