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Wednesday Feb 11 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Detectives with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Economic Crimes Unit need help to locate a credit card fraud suspect wanted in connection with crimes in the Largo area. In a Feb. 11 media release, detectives reported that a credit card was stolen from a wallet in a shopper's purse at the Dollar Tree, 10801 Starkey Road in Largo Jan. 17 between 1 and 1:45 p.m. A short time later, the suspect was observed using the victim's credit cards to make purchases at various locations in Largo including a CVS Pharmacy, 8905 Bryan Dairy Road. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 10 | via Iol.co.za
The casket of Phoebe Jonchuck is carried out and put in the hearse after memorial services at Lake Magdalene Methodist Church in Tampa. AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Eve Edelheit Largo, Florida - A man accused of throwing his daughter off a bridge has been found incompetent to stand trial in her death. Comment?
Monday Feb 2 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
A 16-year-old male was arrested Sunday, Feb. 1, and charged with armed robbery, attempted armed robbery and vehicle burglary. According to a report from the Pinellas County Sheriff's office, patrol deputies arrested Tavorik Tingling after he approached two juvenile females that were rollerblading on the Pinellas Trail near Walsingham Road in Largo about 5:58 p.m. Deputies said that Tingling pointed a gun at the two females and demanded their cell phones. Comment?
Thursday Jan 29 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
A judge agreed to an additional mental health evaluation for John Jonchuck, the man accused of killing his 5-year-old daughter by throwing her off a bridge near the Sunshine Skyway. 2nd evaluation ordered for John Jonchuck A judge agreed to an additional mental health evaluation for John Jonchuck, the man accused of killing his 5-year-old daughter by throwing her off a bridge near the Sunshine Skyway. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Jury deliberations were expected to begin this week in the first-degree murder trial of a Largo man. That same jury convicted Joel Adrian Cruz, 29, of the first-degree murder of a two-year-old child Jan. 22. The Largo Police Department investigated the toddler's death in May 2013. Comment?
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