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17 hrs ago | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Deputies assigned to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Policing Unit conducted a bike patrol at the new Seminole Walmart, 10237 Bay Pines Blvd., Friday, Dec. 19. The patrols are part of an effort by the sheriff's office to ensure the safety of shoppers and their merchandise during the holiday season. Three were arrested and a fourth was issued a notice to appear in connection with the theft of merchandise including a 39-inch television. Comment?
Yesterday | via St. Petersburg Times
Among the dead is Victoria D'Addio, a 5-year-old Connecticut girl who was crossing Gulf Boulevard in St. Pete Beach with her mother when a white mid-sized sedan fatally struck her on Nov. 23, just two days before Thanksgiving. "I need somebody to come forward so I can feel closure on my end because somebody out there killed my little girl," her mother, Anne D'Addio, told the St. Petersburg Times at the time. Comment?
Friday Dec 19 | via KNEB-AM Scottsbluff
Authorities say Rachel Anne Hayes, 27, became upset when the alleged victim refused to accept her friend request on Facebook because she felt the name Hayes was using was "inappropriate." "The victim told Hayes she would be willing to accept the request if she would change the name," the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via WESH-TV
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputies said a 23-year-old man is recovering at a hospital after being accidentally shot by a friend inside a Largo house. Deputies said Tony Roe was taken to Bayfront Medical Center and his injuries aren't thought to be life-threatening. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Editor: President Obama and Attorney General Holder are both talking about the need to re-train police officers and reforming police departments because of what happened in Ferguson. They are both in complete denial of the grand jury's ruling, as if it never happened, and continue to lay the blame on the police. Comment?
Saturday Dec 6 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Largo man about 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at Tripps Diner, 10555 Park Blvd. N. in Seminole. According to the sheriff's report, Dracius E. Coley, 36, was charged with kidnapping, two county aggravated assault, domestic battery by strangulation, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via Magic 98.3 Columbus
LARGO, Fla. Largo Police say a student at Largo High School was arrested for possession of a firearm on school property. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
A 17-year-old student was arrested Tuesday after police found a handgun in his backpack at Largo High School. Student arrested with gun at Largo High A 17-year-old student was arrested Tuesday after police found a handgun in his backpack at Largo High School. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
A 17-year-old student at Largo High School was arrested for possession of a firearm Tuesday, Dec. 2. According to a report from Largo police, school officials received information that a student might be in possession of a gun at school. The student was then located and searched. Comment?
Thursday Nov 27 | via St. Petersburg Times
The drug dealer and the addict argued over a rock of crack cocaine, and it ended when the dealer shot his customer. Defense attorneys say the man who fatally shot a cocaine buyer in a Largo parking lot should not be prosecuted for first-degree murder because any "reasonably cautious and prudent person under the same circumstances" would have done the same thing. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via FindLaw
Before TJOFLAT, JILL PRYOR, and FAY, Circuit Judges. Peter J. Sholl, Arthur Lee Bentley, III, Amanda C. Kaiser, U.S. Attorney's Office, Tampa, FL, for Plaintiff-Appellee. Comment?
Friday Nov 21 | via St. Petersburg Times
A 22-year-old Largo woman has been charged with attempted murder for telling two other suspects to open fire on two people Friday afternoon, authorities said. Christina Nelson and two other suspects got into an argument over money with the two victims about 1:45 p.m. at 1731 Washington Ave. S, the Pinellas Sheriff's Office said. Comment?
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