Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

Pedestrian Hit By Sheriff's Patrol CarA pedestrian is recovering after being hit by a sheriff's patrol car while crossing the street in southwest Florida.
Sheriffs Cautious About Expanding Juvenile CitationsThe 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.
Florida Woman Drives Car Through Home, Charged With DUIAuthorities arrested a central Florida woman they said drove her car through her home because she was intoxicated.
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.
Teen Arrested After Authorities Say He Choked DeputyAn 18-year-old southwest Florida man has been arrested after authorities say he struck a deputy several times and choked him.
Autopsy Pending, Caregiver Charged After Baby's Death
Man Charged With Murder In Death Of 3-Month-Old DaughterA Tampa Bay-area man faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of his 3-month-old daughter.
Children's Performer Accused In Kiddie Porn InvestigationA 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.
Florida Man Arrested For Allegedly Decapitating His MotherSheriff’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.
Police Officer Shot And Killed In Tarpon SpringsPolice are investigating the shooting death of one of their own Sunday.
Boater Dies After Jumping Into Lake To Save Dog rews found the body of a 70-year old man who died while trying to save a dog that jumped overboard.
Teen Dies After He Was Struck By Two Vehicles On St. Pete BeachA died after he was struck by two vehicles on St. Petersburg Beach. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office reports 17-year-old Patrick McClean was hit Saturday at about 12:45 a.m.