Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Police Briefs

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Police Briefs

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Following are crimes and other incidents reported recently on the Southside to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.


An 18-year-old woman, spending the night at her boyfriend's home in the 3800 block of La Mirada Drive North, told police she was awakened by a man touching her at 4 a.m. Sunday. She said she thought it was her boyfriend, but the man was a stranger who had his pants down. The man attempted to get on top of her in bed, but she screamed and ran out of the apartment. The boyfriend arrived moments later, but by then the man had fled.


A woman, 50, who lives in an apartment in the 7700 block of Southside Boulevard, called police at 1:45 a.m. Sunday to report she had just been robbed. The robber got into her home, she told police, with the help of her daughter, a 14-year-old runaway. The woman told police the robber put an unknown object to her throat and told her not to move. The robber also asked where the money was and then took the woman's purse containing cash, credit cards, checkbooks and her cell phone.


Police were called to the Williamsburg Apartments in the 3700 block of Toledo Road at 6:50 p.m. Sunday after a woman, 23, and her boyfriend, 20, got into an argument. The man told police he was trying to put his clothes in his car and leave for the night but his girlfriend tried to flatten one of his tires with a steak knife. The woman told police her boyfriend tried to choke her. She said she tried to stop him from leaving because she didn't want him to have a key to her apartment. Police said they will take the case to the State Attorney's office to see if any arrests should be made.


Two Navy men who share an apartment in the Silver Springs Apartments, 3700 block of St. …

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