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Detectives seize slot machines at Largo arcade


Detectives seize slot machines inside arcade

Detectives with a search warrant seized 53 coin-operated slot machines at an arcade Tuesday, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's detectives went to Silver Streak, 10623 117th Dr. N, to seize "Cherry Master" style slot machines. Detectives began investigating the business, owned by David H. Meunier, last fall. The machines taken Tuesday will go into evidence while the investigation continues, officials said. According to its Web site, Silver Streak is an arcade geared toward adults that opened in August. It has locations in Largo and Clearwater.


SPCA requests donations for pets

The SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, is requesting donations from the community in preparation for kitten and puppy season. Donations include dry and wet kitten and puppy food, kitty litter, new puppy and kitten toys, towels, paper towels, blankets, collars, leashes and crates. Low cost spay/neuter programs available. For information, visit or call (727) 586-3591 .


Literacy program sponsors needed

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast have launched a summer literacy program. Working with the Pinellas County School system on the curriculum, facilitators and books, the camp will run for 10 weeks from June 10 to Aug. 20. BGCS has the goal of sending 200 children to the camp, and with a cost of $1,000 per child, BGCS needs the support from community groups, businesses and individuals. For more information regarding sponsorships or donations, visit or call (727) 524-2427.

Crystal Beach

Kids can submit artwork for show

Children ages 6 to 18 can submit up to three works including painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, photography and pottery, ready for hanging or display in the first Crystal Beach Youth Art Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 10. Artwork will be accepted at the Crystal Beach Family Center, 520 Crystal Beach Ave., April 7 and 8. Flyers and entry forms are available at the center. Cash and other prizes will be awarded.There is no fee for entering artwork. Call (727) 771-7228.

Coast Guard to do boat inspections

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-9 will perform vessel safety inspections 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Anclote River Park, 1119 Baillies Bluff Road, Holiday. The complimentary boat check confirms the vessel meets federal and state safety requirements. A decal is awarded if the vessel passes the examination. For information, visit


A photo with a report Sunday on funding paramedics in Pinellas County showed a Sunstar ambulance. Sunstar is not part of the funding agreement.



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