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Sheriff's deputies arrested 12 drivers charged with DUIs and wrote 28 citations during a targeted patrol across Pinellas County over the weekend.
Police & Fire
John M. Kaneski, 42, of Dunedin, was identified during an undercover Internet investigation as someone who allegedly downloaded multiple videos of children forced to perform sexual acts, Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives report.
The Pinellas County Sheriff's youth PAL program at Rainbow Village in Largo will be discontinued and taken over by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast.
A man struck and reversed over outside a LargoTires Plus service bay on Oct. 30 died of his injuries Friday, Dec. 7, at Bayfront Medical Center.
A Clearwater man struck and reversed over outside a Tires Plus service bay on Oct. 30 died of his injuries Friday, Dec. 7, at Bayfront Medical Center.
Cameron Bosley, the driver in an April crash that killed his passenger Michael Graziano, turned himself into authorities late Sunday when he learned a warrant was out for his arrest.
Three people, including a 4-year-old child, told investigators that they heard a crash just before discovering a fire in the front of the home where they slept on Sunday night.
On Day 1 at the Pinellas County Sheriff's Citizens Academy, Maj. Wayne Morris said his expectations for patrol deputies are simple: "I expect you to go home at night."
Elections, Public Safety
This week on the Patch Podium, the candidates explain their stance on contracting county sheriff's law enforcement services in place of municipal police departments.
Police & Fire, Elections
With the Republican primary drawing near, one candidate for Pinellas County Sheriff seems to be shying from the spotlight, according to candidate forum organizers.
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