Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit of the St. Johns County Sheriff s Office are examining the death of a senior guy, found in his Ponte Vedra Beach home late Wednesday afternoon, and are trying to find his kid in connection with the death.
At an evening news conference in the Sawmill Lakes neighborhood off Palm Valley Road, Sheriff David Shoar stated authorities are trying to find 41-year-old Joseph Carmichael Reddock Jr., who need to be thought about armed and dangerous and has actually obviously made threats that he means to dedicate suicide by cop.
Deputies discovered Reddock Sr., 70, dead in his home in the 600 block of Lake Stone Circle Wednesday afternoon after a pal of his son asked for an effort to get in touch with be made.
Based on information they had and worried for his well-being, deputies required entry into the home and discovered the dad dead in a bedroom.
All indicators were that it was not a natural death and he had been the victim of violence, Shoar stated.
Authorities think he passed away at some point between Sunday and Wednesday.
Since Wednesday at press time, Reddock Jr. was believed to be taking a trip in a 1999 Silver Honda Accord with a Florida tag of 635RHY. He is referred to as a white male, 6 feet 5 inches tall, weighing about 240 pounds. He may have a shaved head and might be along with a white woman, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
The child, right now, we believe has knowledge of what took place to the daddy, Shoar stated. I would call him a suspect.
Shoar stated the Sheriff s Office has actually had contact with Reddock Jr. in the past.
Prison records from the Sheriff’s Office suggest he has actually been apprehended a number times, dating as far back as 2000.
Past charges consist of battery, domestic battery, battery on a police policeman and intensified attack.
Guy apprehended on sex charges.
Investigators with the Special Victims Unit arrested a St. Johns County male Tuesday afternoon on charges of obtaining a child for illegal sexual conduct using a computer and illegal use of a two-way communication gadget, the Sheriff’s Office said in a Wednesday press release.
Robert William Hayden, 40, was scheduled into the St. Johns County jail and is being held in lieu of bonds totaling $20,000.
Detectives started investigating after a parent of a 15-year-old woman called the Sheriff s Office after discovering exactly what she stated were improper text and social media posts from her daughter and the suspect recently.
Investigators think Hayden obtained the juvenile by method of SMS message in an attempt to participate in illegal sexual conduct, while understanding that she was a small, the Sheriff s Office said.
Based upon the SMS message, investigators acquired an arrest warrant for Hayden on Tuesday and he was taken into custody without occurrence.