Woman Pleads Guilty For Distributing Fentanyl Causing DeathKimberly Fleer (27, Seffner) has pleaded guilty to distributing fentanyl to an individual, causing that individual’s death. Fleer faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years, and up to life, in federal prison. A sentencing hearing has not yet been scheduled.
Convicted Felon Sentenced For Possessing Firearms And AmmunitionU.S. District Judge William Jung has sentenced Christopher Calkins (29, St. Petersburg) to five years in federal prison for possessing firearms and ammunition as a convicted felon. The court also ordered Calkins to forfeit the firearms and ammunition involved in the offense.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rise From 40 To Over 70 At Tampa General HospitalTampa General Hospital doctor, Jason Wilson, says he's seeing younger patients get sick with COVID-19.
CPA Pleads Guilty To Commit Wire Fraud And Mail FraudKenneth Murry Rossman (63, of Bradenton) today pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud and aiding and assisting in the preparation and filing of a false income tax return. He faces a maximum penalty of eight years in federal prison.
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Creates Team To Reduce Gun ViolenceHe says the squad will focus on investigating and apprehending people involved in street-level shootings.
Tampa General Hospital Sees Spike In COVID-19 HospitalizationsAs we enter the middle of Summer, local experts say COVID-19 is more of a threat now than in recent months.
Man Sentenced For Attempting To Engage In Sex Trafficking Of A MinorU.S. District Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell has sentenced Michael Davis (37, Jamaica, NY) to 10 years and 10 months in federal prison for conspiring and attempting to engage in the sex trafficking of a minor. Davis was also ordered to serve a 10-year term of supervised release and to register as a sex offender.
Florida Man Sentenced In Connection With Consumer Fraud SchemesU.S. District Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington has sentenced Lori Owen, a/k/a Lori Corrigan (50, Holiday), to five years and three months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit bank, wire, and mail fraud.
Sixteen Individuals With Violent Crimes Are Indicted In Aid Of RacketeeringActing United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces the unsealing of an indictment charging 16 individuals with violent crimes in aid of racketeering. The names of the individuals, their charges, and their potential penalties appear in the chart below.
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.
Tampa Announces New Board Members OF The Tampa Mayor's Alliance Of Persons With DisabilitiesTampa announced on Friday, July 16, the new board members of the Tampa Mayor's Alliance of Persons with Disabilities.
Arrest Made In July 5 HomicideThe Tampa Police Department have arrested a suspect in the July 5, 2021 homicide.
Tampa Police Department Arrested Three In Connection With Tuesday's Cuban DemonstrationThe Tampa Police Department have arrested three people in connection with Tuesday's Cuban demonstration.
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.
Bradenton Man Found Guilty For Fentanyl Dealing And Other CrimesBradenton man found guilty by a federal jury for possession of fentanyl with the intent to distribute it, possessing a firearm infurtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.