Crimes Of Opportunity: Clearwater Sees Recent Increase In BurglariesResidents and visitors alike are being asked by local police to help curb crimes of opportunity by increasing awareness.
Wanted For Homicide, Florida Man Leads Deputies On Chase, Breaks Into Home Before Placed Under ArrestDriving with a suspended license is the least of this Florida Man's worries. The drug dealer with an active homicide warrant led deputies on a chase before breaking into a nearby home.
22-Year-Old Career Criminal Carjacks Amazon Delivery Van In Polk CountyA Polk County man was arrested for carjacking an Amazon delivery van, later abandoning it on the side of the road.
Florida Man Allegedly Breaks Into Home, Exposes Himself, LeavesA Florida man has been arrested after breaking into a Citrus County home, exposed his sexual organs to the juvenile occupant and left.
Convicted Rapist Skips Prison, Found Living In Clearwater For DecadesA man convicted of rape in Connecticut skipped prison, assumed the identity of a deceased 5-year-old boy and lived freely for decades in Clearwater - until he attempted to renew his passport.
Florida Teen Admits To Stealing ATV & Joyriding Through Strawberry CropA teen boy in Dover, Florida has admitted to joyriding through a strawberry crop with stolen vehicles causing thousands of dollars in damage. Police say this isn't his first arrest.
20 Years Later: DNA Leads To Man's Arrest For Armed Rape & BurglaryThe Tampa Police Department have identified and arrested the suspect in a rape and burglary "cold case" that occurred nearly two decades ago.
2 Florida Teens Arrested For Committing Burglaries In Stolen CarPolk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two prolific criminals, 17 year-old Timiyus Massey and 19 year-old Tahj Lee Scott of Orlando, Florida for multiple car burglaries in Lake Wales.
Investigation: Suspect Dies In Custody Following Suspected BurglaryAt 3:10 pm on Friday, July 17, deputies were called to the Waffle House located at 11244 E M.L.K. Jr Blvd in Seffner for a report of a suspect burglarizing vehicles.
HCSO Needs Help Identifying Suspects In Vehicle Theft/Burglary Spree“Knowing that guns have been stolen from some of these vehicles, identifying and locating these suspects is even more urgent. We do not want to see these weapons contributing to crime in our communities,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "Please, help us help you by locking your doors, taking valuable items inside or concealing them if you must leave them in your vehicle.”
First Charges Filed Against Tampa Looters: 11 Defendants, 15 Felony CrimesThe State Attorney’s Office declined to prosecute 67 people arrested while peacefully protesting. The felony charges announced today apply to a different category of people: criminals who chose to take advantage of protests to commit crimes and inflict harm.
'Who Steals A Cheese Grater?': Meth Use Blamed For Strange Crime Spree“Who steals a cheese grader?” burglary victim Mason Tackett asked. “He’s got the works…Lysol… he stole an empty bottle of spray,” he continued.
Police: Two Thieves Squeeze Onto Motorcycle With Stolen 50-Inch TVThe men were caught on surveillance cameras stealing a 50-inch television before squeezing onto a motorcycle to make their escape.
Police: Teen Breaks Into Home, Asks Couple For WiFi PasswordA teenager in California is in serious trouble after going on a crime spree when his phone reportedly ran out of data.