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Friday Sep 12 | WTLV

Deputies: Couple arrested for stolen truck, drugs

A Putnam County couple faces charges after they were stopped while driving a stolen pickup truck, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Deputies: Couple arrested for stolen truck, drugs PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla.

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Friday Sep 12 | The Florida Times-Union

Armed robber sought in Putnam County

A Friday morning armed robbery at a convenience store in Satsuma has the Putnam County Sheriff's Office searching for a gunman. A gunman walked into the Bi-Lo convenience store at 788 U.S. 17 S. at 6:40 a.m., the Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Satsuma, FL

Sat Sep 06, 2014

News 4 Jax

SWAT standoff in Putnam

State investigators spent nearly 20 hours at a Putnam County home, after deputies say a man shot at them, a neighbor's house, a car and a boat. WE GET MORE INFORMATION.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL, Satsuma, FL

Fri Sep 05, 2014

News 4 Jax

3 arrests in drug bust

VIDEO: Three men were arrested and law enforcement seized more than nine pounds of crystal methamphetamine, dismantling a drug operation from Mexico to Florida. MOTION COMING AT 6:00 THE LEGAL EXPERT L OPINION.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Drug Enforcement Administration

News 4 Jax

3 arrested in Mexico to Florida drug bust

Three men were arrested and law enforcement seized more than nine pounds of crystal methamphetamine, dismantling a drug operation from Mexico to Florida. Luis Acosta, 34, of Crescent City; Juan Espinoza, 33, of Crescent City; and Enrique Munoz, 41, of Del Rio, Texas, were arrested in Jacksonville on federal charges in an investigation dubbed Operation Glass House.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Crescent City, FL

Wed Sep 03, 2014

News 4 Jax

Man Found in Putnam County Lake

A man was found in the water in Putnam County tonight. Reports were out that the man was missing and people were searching for him when his body surfaced in the lake.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster

The Florida Times-Union

Putnam authorities release surveillance photos of Bank of America robbers

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office released surveillance photos of two men who robbed a bank Tuesday just before 4 p.m. in Crescent City.

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Related Topix: Crescent City, FL

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Recorder

Conway man charged with being fugitive from Florida

A Conway man was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of being a fugitive from Florida,where he allegedly sold cocaine.

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News 4 Jax

Police: 2 men rob bank in Crescent City

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office and Crescent City Police Department are looking for two men who robbed the Bank of America in Crescent City just before 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Crescent City, FL

Examiner.com

'Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody' returning to JAX by popular demand

SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody plays Jacksonville's Times-Union Center from Thursday, November 6, 2014 through Saturday, November 8, 2014, presented by FSCJ Artist Series sponsored by Chase.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Jacksonville, FL, Tampa, FL

Fri Aug 29, 2014

News 4 Jax

4 arrested in Putnam County meth bust

The four arrested were 34-year-old Kenneth Wood, 31-year-old Bobby P. Wise, 34-year-old Christy Beasley and 29-year-old Karen Biddle .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Palatka, FL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Local veterans gather for fallen soldier

DAYTONA BEACH More than four decades ago as Roger Lee Tiffany waited for the body of his brother and fellow soldier to arrive from Vietnam, he and his family stood nearly alone.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Volusia County, FL, US Military, US Army, Crescent City, FL

News 4 Jax

Man convicted of killing woman execution-style

A Putnam County jury took just 33 minutes Wednesday to convict a man of murdering a 52-year-old woman in June 2012.

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Related Topix: Interlachen, FL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

News 4 Jax

Man, 27, shot at Palatka mobile home park

A 27-year-old man was shot twice Monday night in a Palatka mobile home park, and deputies are trying to figure out who shot him, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Palatka, FL

WTLV

Putnam County students to have longer school days

Putnam County students to have longer school days PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. -- More than 10,000 students in Putnam County returned to school Tuesday morning.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Historic City News

More than a dozen hooked in prostitution sting

Fourteen men and women from around the state, including a man who ran for Sheriff of Putnam County, have been arrested at a St Augustine Beach motel during a four-day undercover operation that targeted men and women soliciting sex or offering sexual favors in return for money through advertising on a social media website.

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Related Topix: St. Augustine Beach, FL, Palatka, FL, St Johns County, FL

The Florida Times-Union

Palatka police detective who ran for Putnam sheriff arrested in St....

A Palatka police detective who ran for Putnam County sheriff was arrested during a St. Johns County weekend prostitution sting and has resigned, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Palatka, FL, St Johns County, FL, St. Augustine Beach, FL

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