Category Archives: Crimes

16 Year Old Driver Without Florida Driver’s License Runs Red Light and Causes Fatal Accident – Death of Christopher Thompson – Age 22

In Jacksonville, Florida, a family and community are mourning the recent death of Christopher Thompson who died as a result of a Florida automobile accident on Beach Boulevard. News 4 Jax reported that 22 year old – Christopher Thompson – died when a driver crashed into Thompson’s vehicle as the driver was fleeing the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO). The combination of the speed and the running of a traffic signal (red light) caused the untimely and tragic death of Christopher Thompson. Since a death resulted from this accident, a full Florida Traffici Homicide Investigation will be conducted by the Florida … Continue reading

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Funeral and Memorial Celebrate Life of Jearicka Mack – Teen Struck Down by Bullet Outside a Party in Gainesville Florida

The life of North Central Florida teenager Jearicka Mack, also known to friends and family as Pooh, was honored Saturday at a Church on Newberry Road in Gainesville, Florida. Jearicka, 15, was shot and killed outside a party in early May. The police have arrested a 17-year-old with gang ties in the case. Jearicka grew up in Gainesville, Florida. She was most recently living with a sister in Trenton and attending Trenton High School. The funeral was held at Westside Baptist Church and was chosen because it could accommodate a large crowd, which was estimated at 700. Jearicka was driven … Continue reading

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Hit and Run – Woman Hit in Motorized Wheelchair – Truck Flees the Scene of the Accident in Jacksonville (Westside) Florida

A young woman in a powered wheelchair was struck and killed by a white pickup truck Saturday at about 1:30 a.m. The accident took place on Lambing Road in Jacksonville, Florida. The woman, who was in her early 20s, was announced dead at the scene. Under Florida law, hit and run accidents can be a very serious crime with substantial penalties. Florida Statute 316.027 requires that a driver of any vehicle involved in a crash which results in the death of a person to immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the crash, or as close thereto as possible. … Continue reading

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Rape Reported by UCF Student Who Met Man on Match.Com

In Central Florida (Seminole County) and other parts of Florida and the United States, people are meeting people online through services like Match.Com, Eharmony, and other dating or meeting websites. While most encounters are harmless or lead to some wonderful matches and even marriages, some result in serious personal injuries and even rape. Yes, you can get to know somebody online and form a friendship and relationship of sorts before meeting in person; however, in many instances, there is still a meeting of strangers so to speak with little knowledge of the person’s past or the person’s potentially dangerous propensities. … Continue reading

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