Pasco County Sheriff’s Office

Mug shot of Stephanie Edgell. (credit: Pasco County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Woman Sells Friend’s Parrot While Pet-Sitting When Friend Was In Jail

Stephanie Edgell, 32, was arrested Friday for allegedly selling her incarcerated friend’s pet parrot, reportedly lying to her friend that Buddy, the Blue Fronted Amazon Parrot, “flew out the window.”

07/25/2012

File photo of a crime scene.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Cops: Fla. Coin Shop Owner Fatally Shoots Intruder

Authorities are investigating after they say a southwest Florida business owner fatally shot a suspect trying to rob his store.

06/11/2012

File photo of an urn. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Urn Containing Woman’s Ashes Found 4 Years After Traffic Accident Along Road

A widower who lost the urn containing his wife’s ashes in a traffic accident four years ago can now have them back, if he wants them.

05/01/2012

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Missing Sarasota Hunter Found Dead in Pasco County

State wildlife officials say they’ve found the body of a hunter reported missing in the Tampa Bay area.

02/28/2012

File photo of pills and capsules. (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Deputy Accused Of Doc Shopping For Pain Pills

A Pasco County Sheriff’s deputy is accused of doctor shopping to get prescription painkillers, including Oxycodone and Percocet.

CBS Tampa–02/24/2012

File photo of Florida police car. (credit: Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Police: Student Arrested For Exploding Acid Bomb At School

Pasco County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 15-year-old for allegedly mixing some common household items into an acid bomb inside a soda bottle. They say he threw it into a trash can at school.

02/21/2012

Person: Michael Baker (Photo credit: Pasco County Sheriff's Office)

Hudson Homeless Man With Cell Phone Arrested For Prank 911 Calls

A homeless man with a cell phone was arrested late Sunday for calling 911 to get a taxi.

02/20/2012

Mug shot for Scott Gilbreth. (credit: Pasco County Sheriff's Office)

Cops: Chainsaw-Wielding Florida Man Assaults 4 Women

It wasn’t a massacre, but one chainsaw-swinging Florida man had his sights set on assaulting several women with a running chainsaw.

01/04/2012

SEATTLE - NOVEMBER 29:  A member of SWAT team gets out of a truck while searching for a suspect who killed four Lakewood Police Officers in a coffee shop November 29, 2009 near Lakewood, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Fla. Man Barricades Himself in House with 3 Kids

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in the Tampa Bay area say a standoff involving a man barricaded in a house with his three children has ended peacefully.

CBS Tampa–01/01/2012

Police cordon off a house where a jobless man shot and killed his family in Los Angeles on October 6, 2008.  (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

1 Fatally Shot by Tampa Bay-Area Deputy

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in the Tampa Bay area.

CBS Tampa–12/26/2011

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