Unsolved Crimes

 

Tyon Blair, 17, Found Dead in Sandalwood (2017/07/19)

On 07-12-17 , at 5:12 pm,  patrol officers responded to the intersection of Kusaie Dr. and Mareeba Avenue in reference to a person shot.  Officers located a witness who directed them to the location of the victim.  The victim was located in a wooded area near a retention canal located behind a residential area.  The victim appeared to have suffered at least one gunshot wound. 

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 17 year old, Tyon Kentre Blair.

 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477 or you can click on the "help solve this crime" tab at  right of this post.


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Tradarius Alexander Found Dead on Detroit Street (2017/07/12)

STATUS: OPEN

The 18-year-old man fatally shot Sunday in the city's Woodstock neighborhood early Sunday morning has been identified as Tradarius Rashaud Alexander.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responding to Detroit Street near Commonwealth Avenue about 6:20 a.m. found the man dead in the middle of the street. Police said he suffered at least one gunshot wound.

Alexander lived on Hartridge Street, less than a half mile from where he was found dead. When releasing his name on Tuesday, police only said this continues to be an active investigation.

A neighbor told News4Jax that hearing a man was found shot to death is no surprise to him, saying he hears “too many gunshots” in the area.

According to records, within the last month, there's been three burglary calls, two reports of grand theft, two domestic violence calls, and two car thefts within a mile radius of this shooting.

“We will continue to canvas and talk to neighbors in an attempt to locate witnesses,” an officer told News4Jax on Sunday. “If anyone saw anything, if they can contact us, we would appreciate that. We are going to check all the residences to see if anyone has video”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477 or you can click on the "help solve this crime" tab at  right of of this post.


Teen Found Dead on Detroit Street
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Kenard Hendley Homicide (2017/06/06)

A man shot in the back Sunday afternoon between two buildings of the Moncrief Village Apartments on Flynn Court has died, the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office said.

Kenard Hendley, 22, was shot about 3 p.m. He was taken to UF Health Jacksonville, but could not be saved.

Authorities have not said if they have identified a suspect, but are asking that anyone with any information about the shooting call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a cash reward up to $3,000, call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 866-845-8477 .


Man Shot at Moncrief Village Apartments
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Newbolt Court-Man Killed-Woman Injured in Double Shooting (2017/06/06)

A man was killed and a woman injured Sunday night in a shooting on Newbolt Court on Jacksonville`s Westside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office.

Officers were called to the scene around 8:30 p.m. and found the man dead. The woman was found down the road. Detectives did not say how severe her injuries were. The man has been identified as Hakeem Rashad Busch, 35, of Jacksonville.

Anyone who knows anything about this homicide is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible cash  reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477.

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May 2017 Homicides/Shootings in Jacksonville (2017/06/06)

http://www.news4jax.com/enterprise/jacksonville-homicides-in-may

All this senseless killing needs to STOP.

Anyone who knows anything about any of these homicides is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible cash  reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477.

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Victoria Braddock Murder on Cortez Rd (2017/05/16)

Friends and family of the woman who died Monday after she was shot and pushed out of a moving vehicle in a Southside Estates neighborhood are hoping her killer is found.

Victoria Braddock, 28, died Monday, May 15th in the afternoon at UF Health Jacksonville shortly after she was found about 3 p.m. on Cortez Road at Brookview Drive South. 

Police were originally called by people who thought it was a hit-and-run crash, possibly of a pedestrian. Once officers learned what had happened, homicide detectives were called to investigate.

Witnesses told detectives that they saw the woman get pushed out of a black SUV-type vehicle that was going north on Cortez Road.

Anyone who knows anything about this homicide is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible cash  reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477.

Woman Thrown From Vehicle on Cortez Rd
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DeQual Smiley Was Only 17 Years Old (2017/05/16)

On Friday, May 12th, Around 8:30 am, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 11291 Harts Road, Canopy Creek Apartments, regarding a shooting.

 

Upon arrival a black male who had been shot was found at the scene and transported to local hospital.

 

The victim died as a result of his injuries, he was identified as 17 year old DeQual Anthony Smiley. The shooter fled from the scene.

 

Anyone who knows anything about this homicide is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible cash  reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477.

DeQual Smiley Shot in the Canopy Creek Apartments Parking Lot
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Brian Mason Murder 9th and Market (2017/05/10)

On Thursday, May 4th in the early morning hours, a 33-year-old man was shot and killed  in the Springfield neighborhood, the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office said.

Police identified the victim as Brian Anthony Mason. Police were alerted just before 2 a.m. about a shooting on East 9th Street and Market Street. Upon arrival, they found a man laying on the sidewalk and transported him to the hospital, where he died.

There were no witnesses, and it is unclear if someone heard the gunshots and called police or if someone found the man`s body and reported it, the Sheriff`s Office said.

Anyone who knows anything about this homicide is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible cash  reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477.

Man Shot and Killed at 9th and Market st.
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Oscar Phillips Homicide (2017/05/02)

A man found dead inside a dumpster that caught fire at an Eastside warehouse on Clark Street in late January has been identified as Oscar Phillips, 59, of Jacksonville. The death has been ruled a homicide but police have not released a cause of death.

Initially, the gender and race of the body were unidentifiable.

Anyone who knows anything about this homicide is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible cash  reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477.

Oscar Phillips Homicide
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Murder at Eastside Apartments (2017/04/18)

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Two Shot-One Killed in Shooting at Catoma St and Lamar Dr N (2017/04/07)

On Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 9:20 p.m. police responded to the 5300 block of Lamar Drive North regarding a shooting.  Upon arrival two males were found shot at this location.  One victim was deceased at the scene, the other victim was transported to a local hospital.  The deceased male has been identified as James A. McClatchy.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash  reward  of  up  to  $3,000    call First Coast Crime Stoppers at   1-866-845-8477. Or click the "help solve this crime" tab at the bottom of this post..

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Red Ryder Armory Burglary (2017/03/30)

Early Sunday morning, March 19, 2017, a burglary occurred at the Red Ryder Armory, 6690 Columbia Park Drive, Suite 1, Jacksonville, FL 32258.  Multiple firearms were stolen and the suspect vehicle is a dark colored four door sedan. 

Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500,  ATF or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "help solve this crime" tab at the bottom of this post.

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Kyree Corley Killed at Rap Video Taping (2017/02/28)

Kyree Corley, 22, was killed in the shooting and four other people were injured when shots were fired from an automatic weapon as rap musicians Boosie Badazz and Baby Soulja recorded a video at Moncrief Road and Myrtle Avenue.

Police said three of those injured suffered minor injuries, but the fourth person was taken into surgery.

Police did not know how many shots were fired, the type of weapon used or even if the gun had been fired by someone who was at the event or driving by. According to the incident report, police are only searching for one suspect.

Many of the 30 people gathered at the music video set were filming on their phones, police said. Homicide investigators have asked bystanders to provide those videos to police to help them find out who opened fire.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "help solve this crime" tab at the bottom of this post..


Deadly Gunfire During Music Video Production
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Jennifer Nelson Shot Outside Kelly`s Place on Kings Ave. (2017/02/24)

Jennifer Nelson was killed and another woman was critically injured Thursday(February 23rd), night in a shooting outside a New Town bar and restaurant, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office.

Police said someone fired around 40 shots from the street into the parking lot of Kelly`s Place, a bar on Kings Avenue. A silver Honda Accord was sprayed with bullets.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "help solve this crime" tab at the bottom of this post..


Kelly`s Place Shooting
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Brandon McMorris Killed (2017/02/22)

On February 12th, Brandon McMorris was transported to UF Health with a gunshot wound. He later died from these injuries. Two individuals claim they picked McMorris up from 13th St. and Payne Ave and drove him to the hospital.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "help solve this crime" tab at the bottom of this post..


Man Found in Road Dies At Hospital
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Oct 2016, Mans Body Found Near Normandy Athletic Association, New Possible Suspect Vehicle Pics Released (2017/02/22)

On October 21st, 2016,Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office homicide detectives were called to Greek Road near Lindsey Road about 7 a.m. after a resident reported a body. Police identified the victim as 34 year old, Desmond Jacobs, but have not said anything about his death other than that foul play was involved

The Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office just released new photos/video of two vehicles, that they believe to be part of the crime.

Police are looking for any information about Desmond Jacobs murder near the Normandy Athletic Association that early October morning.

If you have any information about who may have committed this senseless murder. Please call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. You WILL remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $3,000.  You can help by clicking the "help solve this crime" tab at the bottom of this post..

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Stolen SUV Crashes into Home Killing Sarah Joshua (2017/02/15)

On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017, about 10pm, near the intersection of W. 31st Street and Pearce Street, 66 year old Sarah Joshua was killed when a stolen SUV crashed into her Moncrief home and struck her while she was sitting on a couch watching TV.

A silver 2004 Lincoln Aviator smashed through a concrete-block wall into the den area, struck Sarah Joshua and continued through the home into the backyard then the driver ran away.

Joshua was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 43 year old nephew, who was in another section of the house, was not injured.

 
If you have any information about who may have committed this senseless Hit and Run. Please call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. You WILL remain  anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $3,000. Or you can click on the "Submit A Tip" to the left of this post.

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Maurice Hobbs, Jr.Southside Estates Homicide (2017/02/01)

On Thursday, January 26th, Maurice Hobbs Jr. was shot and killed just before 10 p.m. on Agave Road near Cortez Road, the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office said.  Maurice turned 18 just two days before.

Detectives interviewed several witnesses, including some who said they saw a black car driving away from the scene.  

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "help solve this crime" tab at the bottom of this post..


Southside Estates Homicide
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Unidentified Man Found Inside Dumpster Fire-Police Need Help (2017/01/31)

A man who has not been identified yet was found dead in a dumpster after firefighters doused a fire inside the dumpster 1229 Clark Street on Jacksonville`s Eastside. Doctors later ruled his death a homicide. Police said the man had a medical device implanted in his spinal cord.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "help solve this crime" tab at the bottom of this post..


January Homicides in Jacksonville
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Jacob Kellner Found Dead in Memorial Park Cemetery (2017/01/24)

The body of a 23-year-old man was found on Monday, Jan. 23rd, morning by a jogger in the back lot of Memorial Park Cemetery, the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office said.

Police suspect foul play in the death of the man, who police later identified as Jacob Kellner. Police said Kellner was fully dressed.

Detectives said it`s unclear how long Kellner`s body had been there.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff`s Office at 904-630-0500 or to remain anonymous and receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477. Or click the "help solve this crime" tab at the bottom of this post..


Body Found in Memorial Park Cemetery
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