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Largo man charged with molesting 12-year-old

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Man charged with molesting 12-year-old

Police arrested a Largo man Thursday on a charge of molesting a 12-year-old girl. Chad A. Powell, 18, faces one charge of lewd and lascivious molestation, a felony. He was being held at the Pinellas County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.

According to Largo police, the victim was reported as a runaway. She later was found with Powell. The victim subsequently admitted that she was having an intimate relationship with Powell, police said.

Police seek vehicle in April 8 crash

Largo police are seeking help in locating a vehicle involved in an April 8 crash.

According to authorities, a car traveling south on U.S. 19 near the 66th Street overpass about 8:40 a.m. lost a Werner 24-foot ladder that fell onto the road. Later, a motorcyclist was seriously injured after hitting the ladder and being thrown from the bike. Anyone with information should contact Largo police traffic homicide investigator Keith Snyder at (727) 587-6730.

'WALL-E' launches free movies in Central Park

Movies in Largo Central Park kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday night with "Family Date Night.'' Bring your kids, blankets and chairs to watch WALL-E, the story of an animated robot janitor and his intergalactic adventure. Interactivities begin an hour before the start of the movie. Concessions will be sold.

The event is free and open to the public. The series will continue throughout May, including Bolt on May 8, The Tale of Despereaux on May 15 and Enchanted on May 22. For information, visit www.largoevents.com.

Hey kids, come take challenge at Fit Fest

Kids Fit Fest 2009 will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive.

The program will include fitness and nutrition activities and a kids' fitness challenge.

The first 150 kids to complete the challenge will receive a lunch box stuffed with healthy goodies. Bike helmet checks will be provided by Largo Fire Rescue. For information, visit www.PlayLargo.com.

Largo man charged with molesting 12-year-old 04/25/09 [Last modified: Saturday, April 25, 2009 12:24pm]
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