Recent Crime News
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County is seeking the public's assistance to help identify the suspect responsible for the armed robbery of two Largo Subway restaurants. According to Largo Police detectives, the first robbery occurred March 24, about 7:46 p.m. at 1200 N. Missouri Ave. The second robbery occurred April 10, about 10:32 p.m. at the Subway located at 1886 West Bay Drive. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Crimes Against Children Detectives arrested a transient man Thursday, April 9, for one count of lewd and lascivious molestation on a child under 12. According to a media release, a witness contacted Pinellas County Sheriff's Office to report that a 56-year-old man had committed a lewd and lascivious act on a 9-year-old female, who was known to him. The incident occurred at a private residence in Largo. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Deputies arrest man for molesting child A transient man is behind bars after he allegedly molested a 9-year-old girl. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1FHOyNO The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says 56-year-old Charles Buskirk is charged with one count of Lewd and Lascivious Molestation on a Child under the age of 12. Deputies say they were contacted on Thursday by a person claiming to have seen Buskirk molest the child at a private residence in Largo. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 7 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Human trafficking arrests in Pinellas Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri on Tuesday afternoon announced the arrest people on human trafficking and related charges. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1FyzVw6 A jury has been seated and testimony is underway Tuesday in the murder trial of the man accused of killing a University of Tampa student as he walked home from a night of partying in 2009. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 7 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
A jury found a Largo man guilty of aggravated child abuse and child neglect April 1, in the case of a 9-month-old child who was brought to a hospital with extensive injuries in 2012. Justin Friend, 26, was sentenced to 25 years in jail. Comment?
Friday Mar 20 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
After a judge reduced bail for the Clearwater High School teacher accused of murdering her ex-husband earlier this month she posted bond and was released early Friday morning. Teacher accused of ex's murder out on bond After a judge reduced bail for the Clearwater High School teacher accused of murdering her ex-husband earlier this month she posted bond and was released early Friday morning. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Bail cut in half for woman accused of ex's murder A judge reduced bail for the Clearwater High School teacher accused of murdering her ex-husband earlier this month. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1MNDXnF Cara Ryan enters the courtroom Thursday morning at the Pinellas County courthouse. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
Delray Beach police have arrested a doctor who is accused of touching a female patient in a sexually inappropriate way. Dr. Manuel Abreu, 45, is charged with sexual battery. Comment?
Mar 18, 2015 | via WPBF
A doctor is Delray Beach is accused of inappropriately touching patients at Personal Physician Care of Delray Beach, located at 4800 Linton Blvd. According to a Delray Beach police report, Dr. Manuel Abreu, 45, has been charged with sexual battery on a victim over 12 years of age. The victim was visiting Abreu's office in August of 2014 for a cyst removal from her right leg. Comment?
Mar 17, 2015 | via St. Petersburg Times
That's the disturbing question Assistant State Attorney Christopher Ballard put to a jury Tuesday morning, but it's not like he was expecting an answer. He said he was quoting Jeffrey Robert Grant, who made the comment one day before Grant's girlfriend Jennifer Guthrie, was doused with gasoline behind a Largo bank and set on fire. Comment?
Mar 16, 2015 | via Nothing To Do With Arbroath
A man with a long criminal history of stealing women's clothing, underwear and shoes in Iowa has apparently made his way to Florida and is accused now of doing the same thing again. Over the past week, multiple Pinellas Park families have been victimized by the man who apparently has been going up to families who like to leave shoes outside their homes, and is stealing the shoes, sometimes replacing those shoes with other shoes. Comment?
Mar 15, 2015 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri says statements made by an Indian Rocks Beach woman in connection with the March 7 shooting death of her ex-husband are inconsistent with physical evidence. Gualtieri announced at a March 13 press conference at the Sheriff's Administration Building in Largo that Cara A. Ryan, 45, had been charged with second-degree murder of John Joseph 'J.J.' Rush. Comment?
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