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Suspect in Palm Harbor bank holdup still at large

PALM HARBOR

deputies hunt Suspect in
bank holdup

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who robbed a Palm Harbor bank Tuesday morning. According to sheriff's officials, the man entered the Patriot Bank at 1103 Florida Ave. after 11 a.m. and demanded cash from a teller. He lifted a coat he was carrying to reveal what appeared to be a shotgun and forced everyone to lie on the floor. He fled in a silver car, similar to a mid-to-late 1990s Ford Taurus. No one was hurt. Sheriff's officials described the suspect as a white man, 35 to 45 years old, wearing a blue long-sleeved button down shirt, dark dress pants and prescription glasses with large, thick lenses. Investigators ask anyone with information to call Detective Jeremy Lewis at (727) 582-6200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.

COUNTYWIDE

County clerk is lauded for program

Pinellas County Clerk Ken Burke was honored Tuesday by the Community Law Program for providing legal self help centers to residents. Unlike free legal assistance programs, there are no income eligibility requirements for the services. The centers are located at the Clearwater Law Library, 324 S. Ft. Harrison Ave.; and the St. Petersburg Law Library, 545 First Ave. N.

OLDSMAR

Legislator to hold town hall meeting

State Rep. Peter Nehr, R-Tarpon Springs, will hold a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at Oldsmar Council Chambers, 100 State St. West. Nehr will discuss the 2008 legislative session. For more information, call (727) 943-4880.

PALM HARBOR

Glasses, phones, shoes: Donate 'em

Bring gently used shoes, glasses and cell phones to the UPS Store at 36181 East Lake Road. The shoes will be sent to an organization called Soles 4 Souls. The glasses will go to the Lions Club, and the cell phones to Senior Citizens Services in Clearwater. Donations will be accepted all year. Call (727) 785-6633.

Correction

Progress Energy's transmission line plan spares the Brooker Creek Preserve. A headline Wednesday misidentified the preserve.

Pinellas deaths

Angier, Edward Herbert

Connolly, Ann L.

Connolly, Pamela

Dumont, Patricia "Mary"

Eckart, Merwin C. "Mel"

Elias, Daniel Shima DaSilva

Fahringer, Donald E.

Fedunok, Angela S.

Gillen, Marie

Hawk, Jane R.

Hedrick, Herbert E.

Kauffman, John Warren

Kidd, Margaret B.

Mathews, Althea M.

McLoone, Robert P.

Pachmayer, Jane Ann

Shank, Roberta Mary

Shoulders, James

Vogt, Mary C.

Wilder, Joyce L.

Wurster, Kenneth

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Suspect in Palm Harbor bank holdup still at large 05/21/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 12:12pm]
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