Police searching for officer's assailants

Published April 6, 1999|Updated Sept. 29, 2005

Police were searching late Monday for the driver of a light-colored, two-door Toyota involved in an aggravated battery on a St. Petersburg police officer.

No one was seriously injured.

The officer had responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle in the area of Third Avenue N and 30th Street. A man and two women were in the car.

Police could not provide further details late Monday.

Police charge man

with counterfeiting

ST. PETERSBURG _ Two months after he pleaded guilty to counterfeiting, Charles Dupuy was back in jail on another counterfeiting charge.

Dupuy, 32, was arrested Saturday after police found five counterfeit $10 bills in his pocket, said Officer Lilla Davis-Mays.

He was stopped by an officer on Ninth Avenue N and Fourth Street for a bicycle violation, she said. During a search, the officer found the counterfeit money, Davis-Mays said.

A drug offender, Dupuy pleaded guilty Jan. 13 to a charge of forging/counterfeiting bank bills. Probation was ordered. Dupuy, of 647 73rd Ave. N, is in the Pinellas County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.