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Saturday, Feb 06, 2016

Crime & Courts

Clearwater police seek man who assaulted 6-year-girl in mall

Clearwater police seek man who assaulted 6-year-girl in mall

Clearwater police said a man assaulted a 6-year-old girl Friday night at Westfield Countryside Mall.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Tampa police: 1 killed, 7 injured in Nebraska Ave. club shooting

Tampa police: 1 killed, 7 injured in Nebraska Ave. club shooting

TAMPA — A wild shooting scene erupted early Saturday morning at a Nebraska Avenue strip club, killing one person and injuring seven others.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Tampa police investigating fatal stabbing

Tampa police are investigating a fatal stabbing that took plate late Friday.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Polk K9, deputy track down armed robbery suspects

Polk K9, deputy track down armed robbery suspects

A Polk County sheriff’s K-9 earned his dog treats Friday when he tracked down armed robbery suspects in Winter Haven, then found the gun they discarded during their attempted escape.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Pasco deputies seek man for questioning in homicide

Pasco deputies seek man for questioning in homicide

Pasco County deputies are seeking a man for questioning in a Dade City homicide.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Troopers: Ruskin woman has medical emergency while driving, dies

A Ruskin woman is dead after she suffered a medical emergency while driving Friday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 02/05/16
Man arrested, charged in Dade City shooting that left 1 dead

Man arrested, charged in Dade City shooting that left 1 dead

A 32-year-old man was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder stemming from a shooting late Tuesday in Dade City that left one man dead and two injured, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 02/05/16

Tampa man gets 5 years in prison on cocaine charge

A 27-year-old Tampa man was sentenced to five years in federal prison Friday for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Published: 02/05/16

Former TPD employee pleads guilty in tax refund case

A former Tampa police civilian employee has pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection with a scheme to use police databases to get personal information for use in tax refund fraud....
Published: 02/05/16
Tae kwon do instructor in Pinellas arrested for molestation

Tae kwon do instructor in Pinellas arrested for molestation

A 23-year-old tae kwon do instructor from St. Petersburg was arrested Friday morning and charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
Published: 02/05/16