A church volunteer was charged Tuesday with exposing himself to a 12-year-old boy inside the restroom of a Clearwater church. Michael David Sullivan of 324 Main St., Safety Harbor, was released from the Pinellas County Jail on $25,000 bail. Sullivan, 32, was accused of singling out the boy at Northwood Presbyterian Church, Clearwater police said. The boy was at a urinal in late July when Sullivan walked into the restroom and stood at an adjoining urinal, police said. Sullivan then backed about 3 feet away and began masturbating himself while looking at the boy, police said. The boy "states he had been threatened if he ever told," according to the records. Sullivan, who volunteers as a youth worker, has previous arrests for sex-related acts with youngsters, records show.
Student injured when bus hits car
ST. PETERSBURG _ A student was slightly injured Tuesday when a car collided with a school bus, police said. The student, whose name was not available, was treated at Bayfront Medical Center for neck injuries, police said. The bus had been taking 44 students home from Azalea Middle School about 4:05 p.m., police said. The bus, driven by Jeannette Walker, was southbound on 66th Street N and preparing to turn east onto Fifth Avenue when a 1978 Chevrolet Nova ran a red light, police said. The Nova, eastbound on Fifth Avenue, skidded and its rear began to spin before it was struck by the bus. The car's driver was not injured. An investigation into the accident was continuing.
Art dedication planned at research center
ST. PETERSBURG _ The art dedication ceremony in the new Department of Environmental Protection and University of South Florida Joint-Use Marine Research Facility will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the lobby of the research facility on the St. Petersburg campus, 140 Seventh Ave. S. Artist Ned Smyth was commissioned to create art that depicts marine life for the lobbies of the joint-use facility. For information, call 893-9160.
Man charged in stealing designer logos
ST. PETERSBURG _ Pinellas County sheriff's detectives have arrested a St. Petersburg man they say was peddling purses and wallets with counterfeit designer logos. Kevin Francis Anglin, 55, of 3330 34th Ave. N in St. Petersburg, was charged Tuesday night with theft of trade secrets. According to jail records, on Monday, Anglin sold an undercover detective a counterfeit Dooney & Bourke wallet for $20, and on Tuesday he sold the detective six counterfeit Dooney & Bourke purses for $210. Anglin's bail was set at $10,000.