Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Police Briefing

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Police Briefing

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Following are crimes and other incidents reported recently on

the Southside to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.


Police were called to settle a neighborhood feud in the 4600

block of Clairmont Street about 5 p.m. Thursday when a woman,

upset with the driver of a car speeding down the street, claims

she was poked in the nose by the driver's boyfriend. The

boyfriend told police that the woman, 29, came into his yard and

began shouting obscenities. He came out of his house carrying a

can of beer. When the woman slapped his hand, she got sprayed

with some of the beer. The man, 21, said he pointed his finger

at the woman but did not poke her in the nose with the finger.

Both parties were referred to the State Attorney's Office if

they wish to pursue charges.


Police evacuated Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in the

2400 block of San Diego Road about 1:30 p.m. Thursday after a

dean's office clerk received a telephoned bomb threat. Police

and school personnel searched the building but could find

nothing out of the ordinary. The students were allowed to return

to their classes.


A woman who lives in the 11700 block of Saints Road called

police at 5:57 p.m. Thursday to report that someone stole her

purse from a grocery cart while she was shopping in the 11200

block of Beach Boulevard. Her purse contained her wallet with

about $70 cash, her checkbook, driver's license and several

credit cards.

Another woman who lives in the 8100 block of Sabal Oak Lane

called police at 5:07 p.m. Thursday to report that while she was

shopping in the 9900 block of Baymeadows Road, someone stole her

wallet from a grocery cart. The $150 Coach leather wallet

contained about $300 in cash, blank checks, credit cards and her

driver's license. …

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