Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

Police: Woman Assaulted Grandmother For Not Accepting Facebook Friend RequestA woman is accused of assaulting her grandmother for not accepting her Facebook friend request.
Neighbor Tries To Get 12-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand Shut Down For Past 2 YearsA neighbor has been trying to shut down a 12-year-old’s lemonade stand for the past two years, claiming it’s an illegal business.
Fed. Jury Awards Jailed Woman's Estate $975,000A federal jury has awarded $975,000 to the estate of a woman who died in a Pinellas County Jail cell.
Deputies: Seminole Man Posed As Teen And Had Sex With MinorDeputies in southwest Florida say a 27-year-old man is under arrest after he pretended to be a teen online and traveled to Sarasota to have sex with a minor.
Police: Man Kills Cell Mate By Stuffing Toilet Paper Down His ThroatAn inmate at the Pinellas County Jail is accused of killing his cell mate with toilet paper.
State's Largest Work Release Center ClosesCiting a "real and immediate threat to public safety," the Department of Corrections closed the state's largest work release center for inmates on Friday.
Man Attacked By Alligator While Fleeing Police During Traffic StopA Florida man is recovering after being attacked by an alligator while fleeing deputies during a traffic stop.
Naked Clearwater Man With Shotgun Fatally Shot By Sheriff's DeputiesAuthorities say sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a Tampa Bay-area man who confronted them with a shotgun.
Intoxicated Man on Indian Rocks Beach DrownsA Pinellas County Sheriff's Office report says a 'very' drunk man died after walking off a dock and into the water.
Small Planes Land on Florida Field, BeachCLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say two small planes were forced to land in unusual locations.
Predator Arrested 2 Days After Prison ReleasePINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area man has been arrested in a sexual abuse case from the 1980s — two days after he got out of prison for another molestation.
Deputy, officer injured in crash while patrollingST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two members of a Tampa Bay area violent crimes task force were injured in a crash while on patrol.

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