Monthly Archives: February 2012

Softball: Bayerlein’s 2 RBIs lead Fort Pierce Central past Sebastian River

Amanda Bayerlein went 2-for-3 with two doubles, two runs and two RBIs as the Fort Pierce Central softball team edged Sebastian River 4-3 in a District 12-7A game on Tuesday in Fort Pierce. Bayerlein also had five strikeouts for Fort … Continue reading

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9-year-old Fort Pierce boy charged after bringing knife to school, threatening …

FORT PIERCE — A 9-year-old who attends C.A. Moore Elementary School was arrested after he brought a pocket knife on campus and threatened to cut his siblings, according to police reports released Tuesday. The youth had shown the knife to … Continue reading

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Man in hoax WMD standoff at Fort Pierce motel a former Elvis impersonator who …

Michael Conley Michael Harootian-Hughes FORT PIERCE — A onetime Elvis impersonator who police said kept them at bay for four hours Monday afternoon by threatening use of the deadly poison Ricin has blamed his behavior on diabetes. About 100 people … Continue reading

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2 charged with weapons of mass destruction hoax in Ft. Pierce

FT. PIERCE, Fla. — Two men are facing serious charges after a standoff at a Ft. Pierce motel and a suspicious substance scare. Ft. Pierce Police charged 63-year-old Michael James Conley and his son 28-year-old Michael Hughes, with reporting a … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce 9-year-old arrested after bringing red pocket knife to C.A. Moore …

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — A 9-year-old Fort Pierce boy was arrested Monday after police say the child brought a knife to school. According to an incident report, the child showed a red pocket knife to students on a school bus … Continue reading

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New details emerge in father-son standoff with police at Fort Pierce motel

Michael Conley Michael Harootian-Hughes FORT PIERCE — A father and son who held off police on Monday by pretending to have a highly toxic poison and explosives in a motel room remain in the St. Lucie County Jail on charges … Continue reading

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Martin County law officials join effort against ‘epidemic’ of copper thefts

FORT PIERCE — Metal thefts on the Treasure Coast are at epidemic levels, police say, prompting Treasure Coast law enforcement agencies to develop a multiagency approach to solving the crimes. Representatives from Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties met … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Library announces March movies

FORT PIERCE — The Fort Pierce Branch Library has announced its Friday Matinee lineup for March. Held every Friday, the library presents a free film, starting at 2 p.m. • March 2 – “A River Runs Through It” (1992) featuring … Continue reading

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Standoff in Fort Pierce at America’s Best Value Inn

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Police are involved in a standoff in Fort Pierce. A 63-year-old man is barricaded in a hotel room at America’s Best Value Inn, according to Fort Pierce Police. He barricaded himself after police tried to serve … Continue reading

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ICE Names New S. Florida Chief

The agency announced recently that Alysa D. Erichs is the new special agent in charge of the Miami-based office. Erichs had been the acting chief. The office’s jurisdiction runs from Key West to Fort Pierce and it has 450 employees. … Continue reading

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