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Recent Crime News
Thursday Sep 25 | via St. Petersburg Times
Edward Covington, the Lutz man charged with a triple murder that law enforcement officials said was among the most horrifying they had ever seen, says he wants to "take responsibility," and plead guilty to the killings. But regardless of whether he admits guilt, Covington's recent pronouncements, recorded last month in a phone conversation with his mother from jail, could complicate his already messy case. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via Capital Soup
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tampa Bay Regional Operations Center, with assistance from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, yesterday arrested Earl "Aga" Villagomeza, 30, of 1119 Dockside Drive, Lutz, Fla. on three counts of lewd and lascivious molestation. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via St. Petersburg Times
The 27-year-old prison inmate who walked off a work crew Monday afternoon in Lutz and was hunted overnight by scores of law enforcement officers ended his brief emancipation by riding a bicycle in broad daylight - and in sight of a Hillsborough County sheriff's deputy. When the deputy confronted him about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Adams gave his real name, according to the Sheriff's Office. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via WINK-TV Fort Myers
LUTZ, Fla.- Authorities have captured an escaped prisoner who went missing from the Paso County area and was been on the lam for about 24 hours. A Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy saw 27-year-old Jason Adams riding a bicycle Tuesday afternoon. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via WDUV-FM Saint Petersburg
Truett Cathy stands inside the first Dwarf House resturant that he opened in Hapeville, Georgia 50 years ago. 5/96 Pasco County Sheriff's deputies are continuing their search for an escaped inmate. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 2 | via Hernando Today
Autopsies conducted on three of the four victims in Friday's shooting rampage in Brooksville found that they died from gunshot wounds to the head and neck, according to a release from the Brooksville Police Department. Comment?
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