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Monday, Apr 27, 2015

Crime & Courts

Polk authorities locate missing 81-year-old man

Polk authorities locate missing 81-year-old man

Update: Polk County deputies say Cleo David Marsh has returned home. Both he and his pet are unharmed.
Published: 04/25/15

Former Spring Hill woman accused of threatening American base in Japan

TAMPA — Three schools, a day care facility and other busy buildings on an American Air Force base in Japan were evacuated last month following an Internet bomb threat authorities say was sent by a former Spring Hill woman....
Published: 04/24/15
Updated: 04/25/15
USF will seek new site for ‘body farm’ after neighbors complain

USF will seek new site for ‘body farm’ after neighbors complain

A day after a packed meeting of Lithia residents expressed concern about the University of South Florida’s plan to put a “body farm” there, the university buried its plans for the location. ...
Published: 04/24/15
Updated: 04/25/15

Suspects sought in attempted Clearwater Craigslist robbery

Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies are seeking two men they say tried to rob a man at gunpoint today after he responded to a Craigslist ad for a motorcycle.
Published: 04/24/15
Brandon man charged with exposing himself to girl

Brandon man charged with exposing himself to girl

Hillsborough County deputies have arrested a Brandon man suspected of exposing himself to a 12-year-old girl as she was walking home from school on Tuesday.
Published: 04/24/15

Police seek suspect in St. Petersburg copper thefts

St. Petersburg police are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect in a string of copper thefts in St. Petersburg.
Published: 04/24/15

Man hospitalized after shooting in Palmetto

An apparent argument led to the shooting of a man at a Palmetto home Friday morning, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 04/24/15

‘Freaknik’ promoters cancel Panama City Beach event

The promoters of an event billed as “Freaknik” are calling off their annual gathering at Panama City Beach because of public reaction to a sexual assault and to a house party during spring break.
Published: 04/24/15

St. Pete woman, 25, arrested in CVS armed robbery

A 25-year-old St. Petersburg woman was arrested Thursday night in last week’s armed robbery attempt at a CVS store, authorities said.
Published: 04/24/15
Clearwater man faces DUI charge in Town ’N Country wrong-way crash

Clearwater man faces DUI charge in Town ’N Country wrong-way crash

A Clearwater man faces DUI charges this morning after deputies say he drove the wrong way in Town ’N Country and struck another car head-on.
Published: 04/24/15