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Police & Fire
A heated argument over a family car turned violent when a convicted felon pulled a gun out and threatened a woman, according to authorities in Largo.
A habitual DUI offender is charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor following a traffic stop earlier this month in Largo.
A Largo driver received minor injuries in a Pasco County crash with one fatality, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Nicholas James Stadtler of Indian Shores was recently arrested following the April 3 incident at Largo Mall, according to Largo Police.
Nathaniel Dane Bragg, 29, stole a checkbook from an elderly man to write himself nearly $2,000 worth of forged checks, according to the Largo Police Department.
Sara Rivera, 49, was arrested and charged with felony aggravated domestic battery after using a screwdriver in a fight over beer money, according to Largo Police.
In addition, Fire Department Service Employee of the Year Julie Barlet was recognized, and three new firefighters were sworn in during a ceremony at City Hall last week.
Government, Police & Fire
An amendment to an ordinance passed by the Largo City Commission this week closes loopholes in state and local laws that prevented Largo Police from making prostitution related arrests.
The run, which spanned Pinellas County and included law enforcement officals from eight different agencies, is designed to help raise awareness for the developmentally disabled
According to FDOT, its goal is to reduce pedestrian fatalities 20 percent by 2015.
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