Buried treasure: Florida dive team recovers $16 Rolex during training exercise
Florida dive team recovers $16K Rolex during training exercise The watch was a beloved family heirloom lost when the band broke. (St. Johns County Sheriff's Office)ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — A dive team in Florida became treasure hunters during a training exercise, when they found a family heirloom worth $16,000. The man said that a family heirloom Rolex worth $16,000 had fallen into Six Mile Creek when the band broke. Florida dive team recovers $16K Rolex during training exercise The watch was a beloved family heirloom lost when the band broke. (St. Johns County Sheriff's Office)The dive team immediately turned the request into an exercise and told WJAX that they recovered the missing watch within 20 minutes.wftv.com
Grenade detonated after routine traffic stop in Florida
Sheriff's deputies making a routine traffic stop in north Florida found a grenade inside a pickup truck. The 65-year-old driver was initially pulled over for having expired tags, but Flagler County Sheriff's deputies also found that his driver's license had expired in 2019, the agency said in a Facebook post. Police searched his vehicle and found one glass pipe in the driver's side door, and another in a storage compartment.news.yahoo.com
Sheriff speaks after body found in search for missing 13-year-old Florida girl
The search for a 13-year-old girl last seen early Sunday morning in her Durbin Crossing neighborhood ended 16 hours later when searchers found a body the St. Johns County sheriff believes to be of the missing teenager, News 6 partner WJXT-TV reported.
Porta-Potty Explodes in Florida, Police Find Body in Rubble: Reports
Residents in a St. Augustine neighborhood reported they heard a loud boom about 6:30 a.m. Saturday around a house that was under construction. "I heard there were flames 15 feet in the air," neighbor Jan Long told First Coast News. St. Johns County Sheriff's Office spokesman Chuck Mulligan told the Associated Press that in his 32 years of law enforcement, he had never even heard of such a fire. When the fire was extinguished, authorities said the remains of what appeared to be a female were found within the rubble. The remains have not been identified yet, and police have no received any missing persons reports.