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Police & Fire
A document released by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office details an encounter former deputy Robert Johnson, 42, had with a prostitute, along with several other alleged violations including giving a prostitute a ride home.
Under the proposed change, firefighters and paramedics would no longer both be dispatched to minor 911 calls, such as those about a fall or a sick person.
Pinellas County Sheriff's Deputies say they discovered the animals while responding to a 911 call about a missing child.
A suspect wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies at Pinellas and Pasco county pharmacies was arrested after a short car chase through Clearwater Thursday afternoon.
Carlos Oscar Johnson, 23, of Palm Harbor, is accused of obtaining $1.3 million by filing 173 fraudulent online income tax returns.
Wesley Andrew Fox, 27, is accused of robbing one PNC Bank in Largo, two Clearwater PNC Banks and one in St. Petersburg. Authorities have not said if he is a suspect in the robbery of a New Port Richey credit union.
Schools, Public Safety
The curriculum, which has been delivered to every kindergarten class in Florida, helps children learn how to sidestep the traps that predators set, without being explicit or scary.
Government, Police & Fire
An estimated 1,000 to 1,500 people from around Pinellas County attended the unveiling of Palm Harbor's 9/11 memorial Tuesday morning at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens.
Police & Fire, Local Connections
The 9/11 memorial will be dedicated during a free public ceremony this morning at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens.
Think you have what it takes to keep our kiddos safe? The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is hiring school crossing guards.
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