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.

BATTERY/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

A woman who lives in the Emerson Arms apartments in the 2100

block of Emerson Street called police about 9:45 p.m. Sunday

when she saw a neighbor punching his mother, 57, in the parking

lot. According to a police report, the victim and her son were

arguing when he began punching her. The woman was not injured

and refused to give a statement to police. The son became

aggressive again when he was placed under arrest and tried to

kick out the rear window of the patrol car. He was jailed on a

charge of battery-domestic violence.

Police were called to a home in the 3900 block of Landfall Lane

at 9:35 a.m. Sunday by a woman who said her husband had pushed

her while they were arguing. The husband, 31, told police they

had been arguing over money and that he didn't push her, he only

touched her. He said his wife, 28, had hit him on the forearm

with a telephone. Neither appeared to be injured and the wife

refused to write a statement. They were left information on

getting help for domestic abuse.

BATTERY:

Police say they will seek an arrest warrant for a man, 26, who

went to his ex-girlfriend's home about 12:25 p.m. Sunday in the

4000 block of Atlantic Boulevard, let himself in with a spare

key he still had and began punching her in the face. The woman,

28, told police she was asleep when the man came into her

bedroom and began punching her in the face. Then he grabbed a

television set and walked out. The woman, who sustained a bloody

and swollen nose and bruises above her left eye, told police she

earlier had obtained an injunction for protection against the

man.

DISCHARGING A DESTRUCTIVE DEVICE:

A man who lives in the 2400 block of Larsen Road told police he

heard a loud explosion in the neighborhood about 5:50 p.m.

Sunday just before a piece of metal fell on the street next to

his home. …

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