Sunday, Jan 25, 2015

Pinellas children’s performer busted on kiddie porn charges

Pinellas children’s performer busted on kiddie porn charges

A Pinellas Park man, who performed for children doing puppet shows, face painting and creating balloon animals, was arrested Tuesday on child pornography charges, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 01/20/15
Updated: 01/21/15
Deputies: Man removes pants at Brooksville gas station, assaults deputy

Deputies: Man removes pants at Brooksville gas station, assaults deputy

A homeless man who was taking his pants off at a Brooksville gas station faces battery charges after assaulting a deputy who responded to the scene on Sunday, Hernando deputies say.
Published: 01/20/15

Two people shot at Largo hotel

Two people were wounded Tuesday after a gunman opened fire at an extended-stay hotel, Largo police said.
Published: 01/20/15

St. Pete panel will assess Pier proposals

ST. PETERSBURG — All eight proposed Pier designs run the risk of exceeding the city’s $33 million budget, and some have structural and permitting issues that need to be addressed.
Published: 01/20/15
Deputy who used excessive force on inmate fired, Pinellas sheriff’s office says

Deputy who used excessive force on inmate fired, Pinellas sheriff’s office says

A detention deputy for the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office was fired Tuesday for using excessive force on an inmate, according to a release.
Published: 01/20/15
Clearwater child taken in stolen car found, reunited with mom

Clearwater child taken in stolen car found, reunited with mom

A rental car stolen Monday night with a sleeping 6-year-old in the back seat was found and the child was reunited with his mother, Clearwater police said.
Published: 01/20/15

Police seek attempted homicide suspect in St. Petersburg

A 33-year-old man was shot in an attempted homicide Monday night that is being investigated, the St. Petersburg police department said.
Published: 01/19/15

St. Petersburg police seek suspect in fatal shooting

An argument over a woman ended with one man dead and another one wanted by police, the St. Petersburg Police Department said.
Published: 01/19/15

Police officer, two others injured in Clearwater crash

Clearwater police are investigating a crash involving a police officer that happened around 4 p.m. today at Missouri Avenue and Drew Street.
Published: 01/19/15
Police: Pinellas Park man molested girl, 9

Police: Pinellas Park man molested girl, 9

A 69-year-old Pinellas Park man faces a charge of capital sexual battery after police say he molested a 9-year-old girl in her home.
Published: 01/19/15