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Crime & Courts

Man sought in Buffalo slaying arrested in Pasco

A man sought in connection with a fatal shooting in upstate New York last month has been apprehended at a New Port Richey home, authorities said.
Published: 12/19/14

Palmetto man, 71, hurt in crash on Adamo Drive

A 71-year-old man was hospitalized after his van crashed Thursday night on Adamo Drive and damaged a retaining wall of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway, Tampa police said.
Published: 12/18/14
Updated: 12/19/14
Hillsborough fire crews tackle two blazes

Hillsborough fire crews tackle two blazes

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue battled two home fires Thursday.
Published: 12/18/14
Pinellas deputies: Elderly woman attacked over Facebook friend request

Pinellas deputies: Elderly woman attacked over Facebook friend request

A 27-year-old Clearwater woman was arrested on Thursday after she got physical with an elderly woman who wouldn’t accept her Facebook friend request, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 12/18/14
Man accused of trying to steal tablet from Pasco Walmart

Man accused of trying to steal tablet from Pasco Walmart

LAND O’ LAKES — A 52-year-old Dover man faces several felony charges after he attempted to steal an electronic Samsung tablet Wednesday from the Walmart at 28500 State Road 54, a Pasco County Sheriff’s Office report said.
Published: 12/18/14

Girl finds parents shot to death in Largo home, police say

A teenage girl arrived at her Largo home this afternoon and found her mother and father dead, the Largo Police Department said.
Published: 12/18/14
Pinellas Park police identify shooter in road rage incident

Pinellas Park police identify shooter in road rage incident

The driver’s voice was calm as he spoke to a Pinellas Park 911 operator this afternoon.
Published: 12/18/14

N.Y. homicide suspect arrested in New Port Richey

Pasco County sheriff’s deputies today aided the U.S. Marshals Service in arresting a homicide suspect from New York state.
Published: 12/18/14
Two men found dead inside Plant City home

Two men found dead inside Plant City home

Officers found two men dead inside a Plant City home while responding early Thursday to a possible burglary in progress, police said.
Published: 12/18/14
Road rage accident leads to charges for 2 Polk men, deputies say

Road rage accident leads to charges for 2 Polk men, deputies say

Two Polk County men face reckless driving charges after a Tuesday road rage incident that led to an accident in Winter Haven on Tuesday, deputies said.
Published: 12/18/14