A 27-year-old woman was arrested Friday on two charges of DUI-manslaughter in connection with an August 2009 crash that killed a New Port Richey couple. Michelle Marie Jensen was booked into the Pinellas County Jail on Friday, then released shortly afterward on $40,000 bail. An investigation found that Jensen was traveling at 83 mph on McMullen-Booth Road in Palm Harbor when she collided with a Toyota Camry at Boot Ranch Boulevard, authorities said. The Camry's occupants, Leigh Ann and Robert Hallett, were killed. Florida Highway Patrol troopers noted the odor of alcohol on Jensen, who was hospitalized with serious injuries. An analysis of two blood samples showed that Jensen had a blood-alcohol level of between 0.09 and 0.11 percent, an arrest warrant says. The state presumes impairment at 0.08 percent.
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Police: Man stole car at gunpoint
A 20-year-old Dunedin man accused of stealing a car at gunpoint was arrested Thursday evening. Arthur Lee Collins, 950 Beltrees St., Apt. A, approached a man's car as it was stopped in the 1500 block of S Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue on Saturday night, according to police. Collins opened the door of the 2002 Dodge Stratus, told the driver he had a gun and then pulled him from the car, police said. The vehicle was later found in the parking lot behind 1399 N Missouri Ave. Police found fingerprints inside the car and identified Collins. Police said the victim picked him out of a photo lineup.
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Computers seized at Internet cafe
Suspecting Internet gambling activity, deputies got a search warrant and seized 59 computers at an Internet cafe Thursday. The deputies entered the Talk-N-Surf, 1075 Main St., about 5:45 p.m., said Pinellas County sheriff's spokeswoman Cecilia Barreda. They took the computers but made no arrests. Barreda said the computers will be analyzed, and charges will be filed if gambling activity is discovered.
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Pedestrian killed on Big Bend Road
A pedestrian was killed while walking in the middle of Big Bend Road late Thursday, deputies said. It was not immediately clear why Neeshala R. Maraj, 19, of Tampa was in the road, just west of U.S. 41, about 11 p.m. Maraj was hit by a 2012 Ford driven by Gary Frederick Muder, 39, of Riverview, deputies said. An investigation was under way Friday.
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At airport, gun found in man's bag
A man was arrested Thursday at St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport after security personnel found a gun in a bag he was trying to take onto a plane. Michael Shelton, 57, was going through a security checkpoint before boarding Allegiant Air Flight 890, bound for his home in Fort Wayne, Ind., when employees saw the gun on an X-ray image of his bag, authorities said. An inspection of the bag revealeda Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun, authorities said. Shelton said he had forgotten that it was in his bag, officials said. He was arrested on a charge of carrying a concealed firearm and booked into the Pinellas County Jail.