Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Neighborhood notes

Police seize marijuana in Plant City

PLANT CITY

Police arrest 6, seize cash and marijuana

Plant City Police arrested five adults and a juvenile Tuesday night at a home near Marie B. Ellis Park.

Police executed a search warrant and seized a large quantity of marijuana and cash at 405 S Lake St. The investigation stemmed from complaints of drug activity near the park. Detectives also found a toddler asleep in a bedroom where marijuana was being stored.

Eight of the 14 people in the home were released, but six were arrested on a variety of charges and outstanding warrants: Paul Lavone Wright, 27; Walter Jerald Wright, 26; Willie Mays, 21; Edgar Rodriguez, 20; Tony McDonald, 20. The juvenile's name was withheld.

YMCA, Bruton Library serve youth

Plant City's YMCA and Bruton Memorial Library are teaming up to trade youth programs.

Once a month, Youth Services Librarian Kate Change attends a YMCA "Kidsercise" class for storytime.

The following week, instructors from the YMCA present a youth exercise program at Bruton Memorial.

The partnership started in October. The next storytime at the YMCA is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. Then a "Cardio Blastoff will be held at Bruton Memorial at 7 p.m. Nov. 14.

For more information, call the Plant City YMCA at (813) 757-6677 or Bruton Memorial Library at (813) 757-9215.

Arts Council hosts Russian pianist

The Plant City Arts Council presents Russian pianist Eleonora Lvov tonight.

The world-renowned musician will perform classics from Beethoven, Chopin and Gershwin at the Plant City Photo Archives, 106 S Evers St. Hors d'oeuvres, wine and desserts will be served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited. Tickets cost $60. Call Marsha Passmore at (813) 245-2244 or Dodie White at (813) 927-0595.

'Jesus Christ Superstar' debuts

Plant City Entertainment presents the musical Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Domin Pazo, Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 15-17 at 101 N Thomas St. For information, go to pce-inc.com or call (813) 677-8045.

Police seize marijuana in Plant City 11/01/12 [Last modified: Thursday, November 1, 2012 4:30am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs

    Ml

    CHICAGO — Yu Darvish pitched into the seventh inning, Chris Taylor homered again and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday night to open a commanding 3-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.

    Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor hits a home run Tuesday during the third inning of Game 3 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs. [Associated Press]
  2. Peter Budaj, Lightning lose to Devils in shootout; Nikita Kucherov scores

    Lightning Strikes

    NEWARK, N.J. — For Peter Budaj, Tuesday's season debut had a shaky start.

    The Lightning’s Vladislav Namestnikov, right, battles Damon Severson for the puck.
  3. Mother's testimony about toddler's death brings judge to tears

    Criminal

    TAMPA — Nayashia Williams woke up early on May 7, 2014, to the sound of her daughter calling for her. It was the last time the young mother's mornings would begin with a summons from Myla Presley, who couldn't yet climb over the mesh fencing around the playpen she used as a bed.

    Deandre Gilmore looks towards the gallery Tuesday in a Tampa courtroom. Gilmore is accused of killing the 19 month-old daughter of his girlfriend in 2014. He said the child fell while he was giving her a bath. [CHRIS URSO   |   Times]
  4. Speakers: Getting tough can't be only response to teen car thefts

    Crime

    ST. PETERSBURG — Bob Dillinger remembers coming to Pinellas County as a legal intern in 1975. There were five major poverty zones in St. Petersburg.

    Wengay Newton, Florida House of Representatives (in front, in center), talks as a panelist to a packed room during a community forum on "Reclaiming our Youth: Is Juvenile Justice a Reality?" at the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Museum in St. Petersburg Wednesday evening (10/17/17). The event was presented by the Fred G. Minnis, Sr. Bar Association. Community leaders discussed the ongoing auto theft epidemic among Pinellas youth.
  5. Internal White House documents allege manufacturing decline increases abortions, infertility and spousal abuse

    Politics

    White House officials working on trade policy were alarmed last month when a top adviser to President Donald Trump circulated a two-page document that alleged a weakened manufacturing sector leads to an increase in abortion, spousal abuse, divorce and infertility, two people familiar with the matter told the …