Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

(Source: CBS)

Pedestrian Hit By Sheriff’s Patrol Car

A pedestrian is recovering after being hit by a sheriff’s patrol car while crossing the street in southwest Florida.


Source: CBS4

Sheriffs Cautious About Expanding Juvenile Citations

The use of civil citations to divert juvenile offenders from the justice system has spread to nearly all Florida counties. A new law goes into effect Oct .1, giving teens who are apprehended by law enforcement second or third chances to avoid arrest. And supporters want the state to spend $2 million next year to expand the programs.


Source: CBS4

Florida Woman Drives Car Through Home, Charged With DUI

Authorities arrested a central Florida woman they said drove her car through her home because she was intoxicated.


Source: CBS4

Parents Accused Of Giving Kids Pot & Cocaine As ‘Bargaining Tool’

A Florida couple is accused of giving their teenage daughters marijuana and cocaine if they went to school and did household chores.


(Source: AP)

Teen Arrested After Authorities Say He Choked Deputy

An 18-year-old southwest Florida man has been arrested after authorities say he struck a deputy several times and choked him.


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Autopsy Pending, Caregiver Charged After Baby’s Death

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter DUNEDIN (CBSMiami/AP) — An autopsy is pending for a 4-month-old baby who was found cold and limp by the caregiver who has been charged in her death. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says […]


(Source: AP)

Man Charged With Murder In Death Of 3-Month-Old Daughter

A Tampa Bay-area man faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of his 3-month-old daughter.


Peter Emr  (Source: Pinellas Co. Sheriff's Office)

Children’s Performer Accused In Kiddie Porn Investigation

A west coast puppeteer who goes by the name “Emr the Jester” found out the police don’t fool around when it comes to crimes against children.


Christian Gomez (Source: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)

Florida Man Arrested For Allegedly Decapitating His Mother

Sheriff’s officials in Pinellas County have charged a man with first-degree murder after his mother was found decapitated outside their home on New Year’s Eve.


Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

Police Officer Shot And Killed In Tarpon Springs

Police are investigating the shooting death of one of their own Sunday.