A 35-year-old Dover man died Thursday at Tampa General Hospital of injuries he sustained in an auto accident last month. The accident occurred Jan. 6 when Joel J. White was driving on Trapnell Road south of Plant City. His car veered off the road into a ditch, hit a guardrail and rolled over, striking a utility pole, according to the initial Florida Highway Patrol report. White's brother, David Lawrence White of Plant City, was killed in the accident.
13 arrested in drug dealing
in areas surrounding USF
TAMPA _ Thirteen people were arrested Thursday in neighborhoods surrounding the University of South Florida (USF) for trying to buy crack cocaine, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. Undercover officers, posing as drug dealers, made the arrests in the five-hour sting operation, Sheriff's Capt. Roger Dixon said. Three women and 10 men were arrested during the sweep, most charged with solicitation to deliver cocaine.