Sarasota Man Arrested And Facing Charges Of Sexual Battery On A Victim Under 12John M. Smith, 47, of Sarasota, has been arrested and is facing charges of sexual battery on a victim under 12 by an offender over 18. Smith is being held in the Sarasota County Jail. Detectives believe there may be additional victims and are asking them to call Detective Maria Llovio.
Two Arrested In Shooting At Landmark MotelSt. Petersburg Police Detectives arrested two suspects responsible for shooting and killing 41-year-old Benjamin Goff at the Landmark Motel, 1930 4th Street North, on June 25, 2021.
Sales Clerk Arrested For Illegal Alcohol SaleOn Thursday, July 22, 2021, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office checked fifteen convenience stores in the Lakeland and Mulberry areas, as part of the Operation: Pop-Top effort. They were making sure stores were abiding State law by not selling alcohol to anyone under 21-years of age. Of those fifteen stores, one was not in compliance and the store clerk who made the illegal sale was arrested.
Undercover Investigation Of Illegal Drug Trafficking Arrests 29 In The Lake Wales AreaFollowing a 16-month undercover investigation, Polk County Sheriff’s Office undercover Narcotics detectives and the HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) task force made 29 arrests in the Lake Wales area and obtained three arrest warrants related to the trafficking, sale, and possession of illegal narcotics.
Search For Two Suspects In Stealing And Fraudulently Using Victim's Credit Cards UnderwayThe Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is looking to identify two men suspected of stealing and fraudulently using the victim's credit cards.
Haines City Man Arrested For Commercial DumpingThe Environmental Unit of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Haines City man on Monday, July 19, 2021, on two counts of Felony Commercial Dumping (F3).
Tampa Police Department To Move Forward With Behavioral Health UnitOn Thursday, July 15th, City Council approved a contractual agreement between (ACTS) Agency For Community Treatment Services and the Tampa Police Department to move forward with a Behavioral Health Unit.
Suspect Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run In LakelandThe suspect responsible for killing a teenaged girl and injuring another after hitting them with his truck and fleeing the scene in Lakeland on July 4, 2021, has been arresred by detectives.
Suspect Identified In Homicide At The Willow Brooke ApartmentsThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect involved in a homicide last week.
Search For Three Missing ChildrenThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance to help locate three missing children.
Arrest Made In July 5 HomicideThe Tampa Police Department have arrested a suspect in the July 5, 2021 homicide.
Search For Missing Teen From ThonotosassaThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing teenager from Thonotosassa.
Red Tide Causes Local Businesses To SufferOne fishing charter employee said because of Red Tide, he’s had several customers cancel their fishing experiences with him.
Polk County Sheriff's Office Investigating Shooting And SuicideThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted murder at the Y’all Come Back Saloon (3230 SR 60 East) in unincorporated Lake Wales that occurred on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The shooter fatally shot himself.
Fans Brave Summer Storms To Celebrate Back-To-Back Lightning WinDowntown Tampa's waterways were filled Monday with fans celebrating the Tampa Bay Lightning's third Stanley Cup win.