Monthly Archives: July 2016

Vero Beach man indicted on 1st-degree murder charge in Fort Pierce slaying

By Elliott Jones of TCPalm FORT PIERCE — A grand jury indicted a 25-year-old Vero Beach man on a first-degree murder charge, opening the door for a trial in which prosecutors will seek life imprisonment, according to the state attorney’s … Continue reading

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Man in critical condition after Fort Pierce crash – TCPalm

By Nicholas Samuel of TCPalm ST. LUCIE COUNTY — An unidentified man is in critical condition after he was involved in a single-car accident Saturday afternoon on U.S. 1, said St. Lucie County Fire District Battalion Chief Mark Wilson. The … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Westwood teacher guilty of touching students

By Paul Ivice, Special to Treasure Coast Newspapers FORT PIERCE — A Fort Pierce Westwood High School English teacher on Thursday was found guilty of all 16 counts of inappropriately touching several female students. A Circuit Court jury found Dan … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man arrested on capital sexual battery charge involving Martin County child

By Nicholas Samuel of TCPalm MARTIN COUNTY — A Fort Pierce man was arrested on a capital sexual battery charge Thursday, according to a Martin County Sheriff’s Office arrest report. Markel Tawayne Barriner, 22, of the 100 block of Bedford … Continue reading

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Female pickpocket suspects sought in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Fort Pierce police are looking for two women who are lifting wallets from purses and men’s back pockets. The Fort Pierce Police Department posted eight photos of the thieves on Monday.   By Friday, their pictures had … Continue reading

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Cars damaged by gun shots in Fort Pierce

By Nicholas Samuel of TCPalm FORT PIERCE — Police are investigating an incident where numerous gun shots were fired into unoccupied vehicles parked at a residence Friday afternoon, said Ed Cunningham, spokesman for the Fort Pierce Police Department. This is … Continue reading

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Female pickpocket suspects sought in Fort Pierce – wptv.com

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Fort Pierce police are looking for two women who are lifting wallets from purses and men’s back pockets. The Fort Pierce Police Department posted eight photos of the thieves on Monday.   By Friday, their pictures had … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce commission candidates have shared vision, different …

By Lisa Broadt of TCPalm FORT PIERCE — Both candidates have fond memories of how the city “used to be.” “I remember when people came to Fort Pierce to shop, for leisure,” said Cleaver Hayling, 61, a political newcomer best … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce woman injured in boating hit-and-run while snorkeling in Gulf of Mexico

HOMOSASSA, Fla. – A Fort Pierce woman was seriously injured when she was struck by a boat Friday, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials. Investigators said Samantha Saunier, 27, was snorkeling in the Homosassa Bay on the … Continue reading

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Vero Beach man indicted on 1st-degree murder charge in Fort …

By Elliott Jones of TCPalm FORT PIERCE — A grand jury indicted a 25-year-old Vero Beach man on a first-degree murder charge, opening the door for a trial in which prosecutors will seek life imprisonment, according to the state attorney’s … Continue reading

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