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UNLOCKED VEHICLES TARGETED THE LAST TWO
EVENINGS IN THE NORTHWEST
24 February 2017

Deputies along with NW District Detectives are investigating numerous car burglaries and at least three vehicle thefts that occurred in two areas over the past two nights. Between
Wednesday night and Thursday morning there were four car burglaries to vehicles at four residences in the 1000 block of Durbin Parke Dr. There was also a report of a rental vehicle stolen from a residence in the 100 block of Bartram Parke Dr. The vehicle was a grey 2016 Chrysler 300 with a Louisiana tag of N436440.
Between Thursday evening and this (Friday) morning, Detectives are investigating at least six vehicle burglaries and two auto thefts in the St. Johns Golf & Country Club, off C.R. 210. A white 2016 Mercedes C300 was reported stolen from a residence in the 1000
block of Meadow View Ln. In addition, a black 2003 Honda Pilot was taken from a residence in the 1100 block of Stonehedge Tr. Ln. Detectives are also investigating three vehicle burglaries that occurred in the 400 block of St. Johns Golf Dr., one in the 300 block
of St. Johns Golf Dr. and one each in the 700 block of Eagle Point Dr. and 800 block of Eagle Point Dr. In all of the cases the vehicles were unlocked and at least two firearms were reported stolen.
The image of one of the suspects was captured by surveillance and is included with this release.
Anyone with any information concerning this investigation is asked to contact the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office at (904) 824-8304. You can also remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward by calling CrimeStoppers of N.E. Florida at 1-(888) 277-TIPS (8477).
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UNLOCKED VEHICLE BURGLARIES REPORTED IN
THE NORTHWEST SECTION OF COUNTY
24 February 2017

St. Johns County Deputies and District Detectives are continuing to investigate numerous recent vehicle burglaries that have occurred over the past two weeks in the NW quadrant of the county. In several burglaries the suspects removed firearms and laptop
computers from the unlocked vehicles.
Detectives identified two juveniles in connection with the burglaries and recovered several weapons and computers belonging to the victims. One of the suspects, identified as Wyatt Tyler Weaver, 14, 2282 Janet Dr., St. Johns, was served a warrant to take into custody for one count of armed burglary to a conveyance
and grand theft and was detained by Juvenile Justice. An active arrest warrant to take into custody of the second suspect has been filed and that juvenile is being sought. He was identified as Noah Jacob Pringle, 17, 1266 Sheffield Rd., St. Johns. The two suspects were charged with the car burglary that occurred on the 17th of
February at a residence in the 1600 block of Marlee Rd. They are also suspects in four other vehicle burglaries on Marlee Rd. as well as one each in the 1400 block of Sheffield Rd. and 1500 block of Lee Rd.
Detectives are stressing the importance of securing valuables and locking your doors. The investigation is continuing.
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ST. JOHNS COUNTY MAN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY TRYING TO MEET A CHILD

A 25-year old St. Johns County man was arrested on several charges after he began communicating with an undercover detective whom he thought was a child today. The suspect, identified as Cody Allen Mercer, 25, 3551 A Pacetti Rd., was charged with use of computer to seduce, solicit, lure a child, attempted lewd and lascivious behavior, travel to meet a child after using a computer to lure a child, unlawful use of a two-way communication device to facilitate a felony, transmitting info harmful to minors and fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer.

SVU Detectives continue to investigate individuals that use the Internet to sexually exploit children. The above named suspect responded to the undercover detective whom he believed to be a child and began a conversation. Last night the suspect traveled to an undisclosed location in hopes of meeting the juvenile. The suspect then attempted to flee when detectives attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The suspect eluded capture last night due to rainy conditions, but turned himself in early this (Thursday) afternoon.

Mercer was booked into the County Jail on no bond pending a first appearance hearing Friday morning.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: A traffic crash is being worked right now in I-95, where there is a vehicle rollover near 302mm. Ground transport for those inside the car with non life threatening injuries. Vehicle was SB and rolled over the median to the NB side. Traffic is still flowing but SLOW DOWN in the area to give our guys and Fire and Rescue room to work! ... See MoreSee Less

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