Monthly Archives: July 2014

Danny Jo Hebel: Bond held at $440000 for child porn posession, distribution …

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – A Fort Pierce man remained in jail Wednesday on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography. Danny Jo Hebel, 32, was arrested Tuesday and appeared in court Wednesday morning. Judge Kathryn Nelson held his bond at … Continue reading

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Sanford treasure hunters find priceless Spanish artifact off Fort Pierce beach

After 300 years on the bottom of the ocean, priceless Spanish treasure has been recovered. Treasure hunters from Sanford have struck it rich. They say they spotted the lost piece of history shining in the sand of a Fort Pierce … Continue reading

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Danny Joe Hebel accused of possessing and distributing child pornography …

The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man accused of having and distributing child pornography. Fort Pierce resident Danny Joe Hebel, 32, was taken into custody by the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit. Deputies … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Area Fishing Report 7/30/14

Capt. Joe Ward/Capt. Joe’s River Charters July 30, 2014 INSHORE – The inshore fishing should be red hot for speckled trout and redfish on the flats both to the north and south in the river. First light and just before dark … Continue reading

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Police: 42-year-old Fort Pierce man goes missing

Fort Pierce police are looking for a 42-year-old man who went missing Friday night and who they say may be in danger. Rikiya Lelan Riggs, also known as Rick, was at 6:30 p.m. walking from a hotel in the 7000 … Continue reading

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Rikiya Lelan Riggs: Missing adult out of Fort Pierce

The Fort Pierce Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in locating Rikiya Lelan Riggs who has been missing since Friday night.  42-year-old Riggs, also known as “Rick,” left a hotel on foot at the 7000 block of Okeechobee Road in Fort … Continue reading

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Researchers find potentially fatal bacteria in Indian River Lagoon

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – A bacteria that causes about 80,000 illnesses and 100 deaths nationwide each year has been found in the Indian River Lagoon by scientists at Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Peter McCarthy, a research professor … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce-based Hajn LLC sues A&E, ‘Duck Dynasty’ over ‘My Favorite Color is …

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – A Fort Pierce novelty merchandising company is suing AE Television Networks claiming its hugely popular show “Duck Dynasty” is violating U.S. law by using the trademarked phrase “My Favorite Color is Camo,” according to a news … Continue reading

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Submerged car recovered at White City Park in Fort Pierce

The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office has recovered a 2013 four-door Lexus sedan that was submerged in the North Fork of the St. Lucie River. Members of the Underwater Search and Recovery Team determined that no one was inside the … Continue reading

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100-Pound Tarpon, Snook 35-40 Inches in Surf at Fort Pierce

Surf fishermen around Fort Pierce Inlet are releasing tarpon up to 100 pounds and snook 35-40 inches, reports Capt. Adam White at the Fishing Center of St. Lucie. White said the bite has been consistent for the past week on … Continue reading

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