Friday, Feb 05, 2016

St. Petersburg Tribune

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.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Police: Three arrested at Largo home after officers find crack, marijuana

Three people were arrested Thursday at a Largo home in which crack cocaine and marijuana were seized by officers executing a search warrant, police said.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Largo man jailed on 22 counts of child pornography

Largo man jailed on 22 counts of child pornography

A 28-year-old Pinellas County man was arrested Friday morning and charged with 22 counts of possession and distribution of child pornography, the Largo Police Department said in a release.
Updated: 9 hours ago

St. Pete man found guilty of possessing crack cocaine to sell

A St. Petersburg man has been convicted of a cocaine trafficking charge and faces a maximum sentence of life in prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Pinellas teacher accused of impregnating 16-year-old student

Pinellas teacher accused of impregnating 16-year-old student

ST. PETERSBURG — A former Pinellas County high school teacher was charged with sexual activity with a minor after authorities said a 16-year-old student gave birth to his child last year.
Published: 02/04/16
Updated: 02/05/16
St. Pete’s highest-ranking woman police officer takes top job in Bradenton

St. Pete’s highest-ranking woman police officer takes top job in Bradenton

ST. PETERSBURG — Since accepting an offer to be Bradenton’s next police chief, Melanie Bevan has been wrapping up lose ends and packing up her St. Petersburg office.
Published: 02/04/16

Bag accidentally left in St. Pete city hall after Uhuru protest triggers brief evacation

St. Petersburg City Hall was briefly evacuated Thursday morning after a backpack was accidentally left behind as protesters were escorted out of a council meeting, police said.
Published: 02/04/16
Police: Sex offender caught molesting 3-year-old daughter of girlfriend

Police: Sex offender caught molesting 3-year-old daughter of girlfriend

A 50-year-old registered sex offender has been accused of molesting the 3-year-old daughter of his girlfriend in St. Petersburg, police said.
Published: 02/03/16
Updated: 02/04/16

Pedestrian killed crossing street, Gulfport police say

A pedestrian died Wednesday after he was struck by a vehicle, Gulfport police said.
Published: 02/03/16
Tribune Pinellas Athletes Of The Week: Jan. 25-30

Tribune Pinellas Athletes Of The Week: Jan. 25-30

PINELLAS COUNTY
Published: 02/03/16