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Recent Crime News
Monday | via American Reporter
BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 24, 2011, 4 p.m. -- Two St. Petersburg, Fla., officers and a deputy U.S. Marshal are the latest in a series of shootings that have targeted multiple police officers and killed four in the past week. Among them were eight officers wounded in the states of Indiana, Oregon, Washington and Michigan on Sunday. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 21 | via ABC Action News
SARASOTA, Fla - With her hands cupped around her mouth and tears streaming down her face, Tara Wade struggles for words about her stepson, Calvin Yoder. The 22-year-old was killed in an early morning shooting inside a home on the 2100 block of Ernie Shank Court. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Anna Maria Islander Newspaper
The case of a contractor accused of scamming the city of Holmes Beach out of more than $90,000 for failing to install curbs as contracted is at a crossroads. Either a plea agreement or trial in 12th Circuit Judicial Court is the direction expected by assistant state attorney Courtney Hollen, recently assigned to the case by the office's white-collar crime division. Comment?
Monday Oct 13 | via Examiner.com
A week ago, this Examiner published, " Manatee Sheriff does not trust the DOH to regulate and enforce medical marijuana ," and in it we had the Manatee Sheriff, Brad Steube who predicts rampant criminal activity if Florida voters approve the use and possession of medical marijuana as provided in Amendment 2. Sheriff Steube is quoted as saying in his Bradenton Herald Op-Ed piece last week, "There is only one requirement to be a caregiver -- that you are 21 years old. There is no background check, no training, no certificate and no requirement for medical experience. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via News Talk Florida
A Florida police officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal affairs investigation after he fired a stun gun into a 62-year-old woman's back during an arrest in a Tallahassee neighborhood. Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo called a news conference early Wednesday morning to announce the investigation after authorities obtained a video capturing the Tuesday afternoon incident that was shot by someone on a nearby porch. Comment?
Nov 17, 2011 | via American Reporter
I was looking through the pages tonight of our local Bradenton Herald , a McClatchy News paper purchased from Knight-Ridder a few years ago that publishes photos of people arrested and lists of all the documents filed in the past week at the Manatee County, Fla. courthouse. Comment?
Sep 8, 2011 | via American Reporter
BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 10, 2011 -- As most of the nation got ready Saturday to mark the solemn anniversary of Sept. Comment?
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