Sergeant Arrested For Battery On An InmateA Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office sergeant, assigned to the Department of Detention and Corrections, was arrested for battery and official misconduct. The incident occurred at the Pinellas County Jail located at 14400 49th Street North on November 19, 2021.
Alligator & Wildlife Discovery Center Hosting Its 1st Fundraising EventThe Alligator & Wildlife Discovery Center will be hosting their first annual fundraising event called "Kiss a Gator Gala" on February 19, 2022.
The Creative Clay's Friday Art Market Back For The HolidaysFriday Art Market, in Creative Clay's courtyard will be put on by The Pinellas County Schools’ Transition student artists on Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Investigation After An Inmate DiesThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation surrounding the death of an inmate.
Kendra Scott Partners With Tampa General Hospital To Raise Funds For The TGH Children’s HospitalTampa General Hospital has partnered with Kendra Scott to raise funds for the TGH Children’s Hospital. Starting December 1st through December 14th, 20% of any purchase will be donated back to the TGH Children’s Hospital renovation as long as you mention “TGH”. Tampa General Hospital has renamed its pediatric inpatient services and is now known as the TGH Children’s Hospital.
New York Man Sentenced For Cyberstalking And SextortionU.S. District Judge Thomas P. Barber has sentenced Christopher Buonocore (35, Hicksville, NY) to 15 years in federal prison for cyberstalking multiple victims. As part of his sentence, the court also entered a restitution order of $164,295.01, payable to the victims of the offense.
Second Brother Sentenced For Distributing Child Sexual Abuse MaterialsU.S. District Judge Brian J. Davis has sentenced Nicholas Stephen Woodyard (30, St. Augustine) to 10 years and 8 months in federal prison for distributing child sexual abuse materials, to be followed by a life term of supervised release.
Woman Arrested For DUI And Manslaughter After Holiday Man Killed In I-4 Crash46-year-old Lucretia Bruno of Lakeland was arrested Wednesday night, November 24, 2021, for DUI Manslaughter (F2), after she struck and killed a Holiday man on Interstate 4 West near mile marker 28 and SR 528. The crash occurred around 8:45 p.m.
Mulberry Man Arrested For DUI and Reckless Driving23-year Cameron Peterson of Mulberry was charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving yesterday, November 23, and was booked into the Polk County Jail.
Two High-Volume Drug Traffickers And Three Others ArrestedOn Tuesday, November 23, 2021, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force (HIDTA) arrested five people during a drug trafficking investigation that began in late October.
Local Organization Feeds Those In Need For ThanksgivingMetropolitan Ministries says they are serving more meals to people than ever before.
Local Expert Gives COVID-19 Safety Tips For ThanksgivingDr. Thomas Unnasch, a public health professor at the University of South Florida, says “You really need to consider your own situation.”
Tampa International Airport Seeing Record TravelersTampa International Airport is seeing a record number of flyers compared to 2019 and 2020!
Local Family Being Fined For Having Christmas Lights Up EarlyThe Westchase Community Association states between November 7 and Thanksgiving Day, families are not allowed to have holiday decor on their homes.
Fort Myers Man Sentenced For Illegally Possessing A FirearmU.S. District Judge Thomas P. Barber has sentenced Richard James Bassett, Jr. (47, Fort Myers) to 18 years in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and for violating the conditions of supervised release from a prior federal drug conviction. Bassett had pleaded guilty on July 16, 2021.