St. Petersburg Crime
Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near St. Petersburg, FL or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
4 hrs ago | via WINK-TV Fort Myers
A man accused of killing his girlfriend and ex-girlfriend now faces additional charges of attempting to escape from jail. Comment?
15 hrs ago | 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. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via St. Petersburg Times
Pinellas County jail inmate Jamaal Jenkins apparently didn't plan to wait for his trial on two murder charges to decide his fate. Comment?
Saturday Nov 23 | via St. Petersburg Times
With one email to the most powerful lawman in town, a Tampa attorney had two top Hillsborough sheriff's detectives investigating his client's enemy. Comment?
Thursday Nov 21 | via Creative Loafing Tampa
At a news conference in South St. Petersburg's Silver Lake Park this afternoon, the family of 32-year-old Anthony Newkirk claimed that he is being denied medical treatment in a Pinellas County jail for wounds he suffered after being shot six times by an officer with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Comment?
Monday Nov 18 | via CBS 47
Greenpeace International activist, one of the "Arctic 30," Colin Russell from Australia, stands in a defendant cage in a court in Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg, on November 18, 2013. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 12 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Whether its gunshots heard near a school in Tampa, three people shot in Hillsborough, or a convenience store robbery in St. Petersburg, gun-related crime knows no boundaries. Comment?
Monday Nov 11 | via WRUF-AM Gainesville
The Tampa Bay Times is reporting that Eddy Vasquez, 27, was shot after an argument broke out between him and another man. Comment?
Monday Nov 11 | via Creative Loafing Tampa
Are mug shot websites a public service or an online shakedown? A Florida lawsuit filed in in U.S. District Court is exposing the commercial side of the high traffic sites, which have affiliate online businesses that will expunge images for a price. Comment?
Saturday Nov 9 | via St. Petersburg Times
Wilson Vasquez stood, moaning, in the long shadow of the lone jacaranda tree planted in his front yard. Comment?
Saturday Nov 9 | via CBS 47
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Grooveshark Director of International Sales Eddy Vasquez was shot and killed in St. Petersburg Saturday morning, according to Action News affiliates. Comment?
Saturday Nov 9 | via ABC Action News
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A St. Petersburg man is dead after an argument led to another man opening fire on him. Comment?
Saturday Nov 9 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
On November 11, around 4 in the morning, detectives responded to a shooting in the 300 block of 3rd Street South. Comment?
Friday Nov 8 | via Tampa Bay Newspapers
Pinellas County Sheriff's Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit are seeking the public's assistance in locating an armed robbery and armed carjacking suspect who attempted to steal a purse and money from one victim and stole a vehicle from a second victim Nov. 7 in the Lealman area. Comment?