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.

ROBBERY AND BATTERY:

Police were called to the emergency room at Baptist Medical

Center about 11:20 p.m. Sunday to investigate a beating and

robbery. A Southside man, 29, told police that around 5:30 p.m.,

he was driving in the 8000 block of Southside Boulevard when he

got lost. He said he pulled into an apartment complex to ask

directions, but when he got out of his car, he was attacked by

three men who pushed him to the ground and kicked him in the

head. He said the robbers took his wallet containing $85. He was

released after treatment in the emergency room.

BATTERY/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

Police arrested a woman, 34, on battery/domestic violence

charges after she struck and bit her husband, 37, during a

dispute in their home in the 6500 block of South Lou Drive about

5:20 p.m. Sunday. The husband told police the couple argued

about the wife cheating on her husband by seeing another man.

The wife hit her husband on his leg with a broomstick. Then she

threw a piggy bank at him, cutting his elbow. When the husband

tried to hold his wife away from him, she bit him on the right

arm. The dispute took place in the presence of the couple's two

sons, ages 12 and 5.

Police arrested a man, 44, on battery/domestic violence charges

after he beat his girlfriend, 35, in the mobile home they share

in the 5500 block of Barker Street about 3:40 p.m. Sunday. The

woman told police the couple had been drinking all day when an

argument began. Then her boyfriend began throwing her around

their home. She fell to the floor and injured both of her

forearms. The woman told police the man abused her on a regular

basis, but she did not want him to go to jail because he pays

the bills.

THROWING MISSILES:

A woman who was driving in the 7500 block of Powers Avenue

about 9:20 p. …

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