Monday, October 15, 2018

Pinellas County crime reports

New details emerge in fatal dog attack on Clearwater 7-month-old

New details emerge in fatal dog attack on Clearwater 7-month-old

Pamela Maser was bringing the baby a bottle when the dog started barking.Maser opened the kennel to take the dog outside. Instead, the retriever-hound mix ran toward 7-month-old Khloe Williams and attacked her.Maser separated the two, but the damage ...
Published: 10/13/18
St. Petersburg police release videos of coyotes roaming city streets

St. Petersburg police release videos of coyotes roaming city streets

The St. Petersburg Police Department released a video of coyotes roaming the city's streets on Thursday afternoon.
Published: 10/12/18
Pinellas deputies arrest man accused of running Coquina Key drug house

Pinellas deputies arrest man accused of running Coquina Key drug house

Surveillance of a suspected drug house on Coquina Key led to the arrest Thursday of a man on several drug and gun charges.
Published: 10/12/18
Weekend cold front brings reprieve from Tampa Bay heat. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Weekend cold front brings reprieve from Tampa Bay heat. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Cooler temperatures this weekend could fool any Tampa Bay Area resident into dreaming of a coming fall.
Published: 10/12/18
Clearwater man killed in fight with neighbor at mobile home park, police say

Clearwater man killed in fight with neighbor at mobile home park, police say

A neighborly dispute in a mobile home park turned deadly Wednesday, police said.
Published: 10/11/18
Homeless man set on fire in Oldsmar woods dies; charge upgraded to murder

Homeless man set on fire in Oldsmar woods dies; charge upgraded to murder

A homeless man who was purposely set on fire in the woods off Tampa Road was pronounced dead Sunday. On Tuesday, his accused killer was charged with murder.
Published: 10/09/18
Mother of baby killed by dog in foster care thought family would be reunited soon

Mother of baby killed by dog in foster care thought family would be reunited soon

CLEARWATER — Shavon Grossman thought she was on the verge of getting her daughter back.There was a hearing scheduled this week to discuss the future for the mother and 7-month-old Khloe Williams, who had been in foster care since May, according to th...
Published: 10/08/18
Largo police: Fugitive couple attempted same rental scam in Las Vegas

Largo police: Fugitive couple attempted same rental scam in Las Vegas

The fugitive couple who were arrested in a Las Vegas casino on Wednesday are accused of running a rental scam in Pinellas County.Now they’re accused of running the same scam in Las Vegas.Nicole and David Johnson rented the same Largo home to more tha...
Published: 10/05/18
Updated: 10/06/18
Fatal crash shuts down Interstate 275 southbound lanes in St. Petersburg

Fatal crash shuts down Interstate 275 southbound lanes in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — A fatal crash Friday afternoon on Interstate 275 just west of 22nd Street S shut down all southbound lanes of the highway.As of 6 p.m. traffic was only getting by on the shoulder, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Officials sai...
Published: 10/05/18
Gulfport police arrest St. Petersburg man in 15-month-old murder

Gulfport police arrest St. Petersburg man in 15-month-old murder

GULFPORT — Detectives have arrested a 22-year-old man accused of killing his friend more than a year ago.Gulfport police announced Friday that Marquelle Drymon of St. Petersburg faces a second-degree murder charge in the shooting of Joshua Allen Monr...
Published: 10/05/18