OMG PD: Police Shoot Ax-Wielding Man, 'Unreasonable' Slap Leads to Arrest

We compile the odd, unusual and the "oh my gosh" police items from throughout the Tampa Bay region.

By Local Editor William Mansell

Largo Man Jumped From Belleair Bridge During Traffic Stop

A Largo man who jumped from the Belleair Bridge during a traffic stop Tuesday was arrested, according to Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies.

Hubcap City Burglar Caught

A Pinellas Park man broke into Hubcap City and stole change from the register, according to Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies. Devin Michael Hudson, 26, is seen on surveillance taking change from a register Sept. 21, according to investigators.

Police: Officer Shoots Man Charging with an Ax

A St. Petersburg man is dead after he was shot by police for running at an officer while holding an ax.

Police Officer Shoots Pit Bull During Attack

A Temple Terrace Police K-9 and a pit bull both received treatment for injuries sustained after an attack and shooting Monday morning.

Man Stabbed; Hit by Car in Road Rage Incident

A road rage incident Sunday evening resulted in a man being stabbed, then hit by a car on Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota. Authorities are searching two suspects in connection with the incident.

Police Ask for Public's Help Finding Eyeglass Thieves

Two men entered the Newsome Eye Clinic in South Tampa a few weeks ago, removing "several pairs" of designer eyeglass frames from the display racks without paying for them.

'Unreasonable' Slap Lands Woman in Jail

The incident resulted in “injuries” to the cheek and minor lacerations to the neck. Frazier later stated to authorities her actions were “unreasonable.”

Bradenton Man Stabbed with Broken Beer Bottle

A 39-year-old man was arrested Sunday evening for allegedly stabbing another man in the chest with a broken beer bottle during a fight, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Youths Charged with Auto Theft

Four youths have been arrested in the recent investigation.


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