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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Crime & Courts

Former Frenchy’s bookkeeper accused of embezzling $292,000

Former Frenchy’s bookkeeper accused of embezzling $292,000

A Palm Harbor woman was arrested Thursday, accused of stealing more than $292,000 over the past four years from Frenchy’s restaurants, where she worked as a bookkeeper.
Updated: 0 mins ago

Home invasion reported at South Tampa home

Tampa police are investigating what witnesses described as a home invasion involving gunfire early Friday at a South Tampa residence.
Updated: 1 hour ago

SB Belcher Road, EB Park Blvd. closed after fatal crash

Southbound Belcher Road and eastbound Park Boulevard are closed this morning while police investigate a fatal crash, Pinellas Park police said.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Nursing home CNAs charged with hitting, tormenting Alzheimer's patient

Nursing home CNAs charged with hitting, tormenting Alzheimer's patient Video

Two Winter Haven nursing home employees have been charged with tormenting and hitting an Alzheimer's patient.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Mothers of pair slain in Jacksonville hoping for closure

Mothers of pair slain in Jacksonville hoping for closure

More than a month after Jerlean Moore's daughter and daughter’s friend were slain in Jacksonville, investigators haven’t arrested anyone in the case, identified a suspect or released a description of a suspect.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Police mum on remains of Plant City woman

Police mum on remains of Plant City woman

PLANT CITY — Mel and Sharon Ardelean never held out hope that the disappearance of her daughter Misti Whitfield would have a happy ending.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Substitute teacher arrested on drug charges at Hillsborough school

TAMPA — A Hillsborough County School District substitute teacher was charged Wednesday with possession of methamphetamine, which deputies said they found in his vehicle at the middle school where he was teaching.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office to women: Get a job with us

Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office to women: Get a job with us

TAMPA — At the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, one of the largest sheriff’s offices in the country, only about 17 percent of the 2,000 deputies are women.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Deputies looking for man who robbed Zales Video

Deputies are looking for a man who robbed Zales on Oct. 18.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Clearwater man sentenced to 90 years for producing child pornography

Clearwater man sentenced to 90 years for producing child pornography

A Clearwater man was sentenced to 90 years in federal prison for producing child pornography.
Updated: 16 hours ago