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Crime

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Man Sleeping At Intersection Leads Police Chase

A man found sleeping in his car at an intersection led police on a chase before being arrested in a Greenacres gated community.

CBS Tampa–08/16/2014

Justin Bieber was arrested in January for driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving without a valid driver's license. (Miami Beach Police Department via Getty Images)

Bieber Reaches Plea Deal In Miami Case

Pop singer pleading guilty to misdemeanor reckless driving charges stemming from what police in South Florida call an illegal street race.

CBS Tampa–08/12/2014

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Police Searching For Man That Beat Up Church Volunteer

Police are looking for a man who kidnapped and beat a church volunteer who was providing meals to the needy.

CBS Tampa–08/12/2014

File photo of a marijuana plant. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Police: Florida Pot Thieves Caught Because Plant Was Sticking Out The Window

Two Florida men were arrested after police pulled their vehicle over for driving without the lights on, but as officers approached the car, they noticed a bundle of leaves from a marijuana plant sticking out of the cracked backseat window, according to Clearwater authorities.

CBS Tampa–08/12/2014

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Fla. Suspect Hid In Home During 11-Hour Standoff

Central Florida authorities evacuated nearly two dozen homes after a suspect wanted for attempted murder barricaded himself inside a home, leading to an 11-hour standoff.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2014

Booking photo of Ryan Stout. (credit: Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Son Turns In Father For Raping His 14-Year-Old Friend

A father has been arrested for allegedly raping a teenager who was at his house for his son’s sleepover.

CBS Tampa–08/07/2014

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Police: Dead Pit Bull Found Inside Floating Suitcase

St. Petersburg police are investigating after a dead pit bull was found inside a suitcase floating in a canal.

CBS Tampa–08/07/2014

File photo of a police car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Detention Officer Pulls Out Handgun During Alleged Road Rage Altercation

An off-duty detention officer for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon during a traffic altercation in Seffner.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

Authorities say 67-year-old Martha White is a suspect in the stabbing death of her grandson, 7-year-old Mason Rinehart. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Grandmother In Custody After Grandson Dies

Tallahassee-area woman will be charged in stabbing death of 7-year-old boy.

CBS Tampa–08/05/2014

A south Florida man pulled off a successful burglary and escape from the home before realizing he’d left his cellphone on the victim’s bed. And according to police, when the burglar called the phone back to retrieve it, investigators in the home answered the phone and their questions.   (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Burglar Leaves Phone On Victim’s Bed, Investigators Answer When He Calls It Back

A south Florida man pulled off a successful burglary and escape from the home before realizing he’d left his cellphone on the victim’s bed. And according to police, when the burglar called the phone back to retrieve it, investigators in the home answered the phone and their questions.

CBS Tampa–08/04/2014

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