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Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

Crime & Courts

Pedestrian injured in Hernando hit-and-run crash

A pedestrian was seriously hurt in a hit-and-run crash Friday morning in Hernando County, and the Florida Highway Patrol is searching for the driver.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Carjacking suspect arrested after crash

Carjacking suspect arrested after crash

A man who carjacked a person in Clearwater on Friday morning was arrested in Hillsborough County hours later after crashing the vehicle, the Clearwater Police Department said.
Updated: 23 hours ago

Clearwater woman charges in shooting; two suspects sought

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an afternoon shooting today where one person has been arrested and two more people are being sought.
Published: 11/21/14
Hillsborough deputies track where drivers had last drink

Hillsborough deputies track where drivers had last drink

Deputies ask each driver charged with DUI where they were coming from and keep track of which bars appear most often on the “last drink surveys.” Here are the results.
Published: 11/21/14
FSU shooter’s message: ‘I don’t want to die in vain’

FSU shooter’s message: ‘I don’t want to die in vain’

Myron May, the gunman who wounded three people early Thursday at a Florida State University library, left a voicemail for an acquaintance hours before the attack that said, “I do not want to die in vain,” according to a report.
Published: 11/21/14

Diamond ring stolen from Clearwater mall

Clearwater Police Department is investigating a ring stolen this morning from a jewelry store at an area mall.
Published: 11/21/14
Minnesota sex offender pleads guilty in Tampa case

Minnesota sex offender pleads guilty in Tampa case

A Minnesota sex offender has pleaded guilty to traveling to Tampa to meet an underage girl for sex with plans to take her to Texas, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Published: 11/21/14

Clearwater police seek help in locating car in fatal motorcycle crash

Clearwater police are seeking the public’s help in locating a vehicle that may have been involved in a crash that killed a motorcyclist Thursday night.
Published: 11/21/14

Arson detectives investigating Lealman house fire

Arson detectives were called to investigate a house fire that took place Friday morning in Lealman, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 11/21/14

‘Incoherent’ parent scales school fence, prompts lockdown

An elementary school in Panama City Beach spent time on lockdown after a parent scaled a fence to eat Thanksgiving lunch with his child.
Published: 11/21/14