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WTSP-TV Tampa
SB lanes of I-75 N of Big Bend closed after single-vehicle crashon I-75, north of Big Bend are closed following a single-vehicle crash that hap
SB lanes of I-75 N of Big Bend closed after single-vehicle crash
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
on I-75, north of Big Bend are closed following a single-vehicle crash that happened around 11:00 AM on Sept. 24, 2016. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is advising drivers to seek alternate routes. Stay with 10News for further details. (©... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Home health care worker steals from 104-old womanHillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a home health care worke
Home health care worker steals from 104-old woman
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a home health care worker for stealing from a 104-year-old woman. Betzaida Rosario, 37, of Tampa, was trusted to provide services to the 104-year-old victim in Sun City Center, according to... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Health care worker steals from 104-old woman, sheriff's office saysRosario charged with petit theft, exploitation Suspect accused of taking gift
Health care worker steals from 104-old woman, sheriff's office says
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Rosario charged with petit theft, exploitation Suspect accused of taking gift cards from 104-year-old victim The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Betzaida Rosario faces six counts of petit theft and one count of exploitation of... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Video shows man assaulting Hillsborough deputyinformation that may lead to his arrest may be eligible for a cash reward via C
Video shows man assaulting Hillsborough deputy
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
information that may lead to his arrest may be eligible for a cash reward via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477. Contact Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200 for information or any tips on the suspect. Anonymous tips may be... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Hillsborough Sheriff's Deputy attacked during traffic stopTampa, Fla., - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man th
Hillsborough Sheriff's Deputy attacked during traffic stop
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
Tampa, Fla., - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they say attacked one of their deputies on Wednesday. The attack happened during a traffic stop at the Stop And Shop on 142nd Avenue East, north of Fletcher, in... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Hillsborough County battery suspect at largeinformation that may lead to his arrest may be eligible for a cash reward via C
Hillsborough County battery suspect at large
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
information that may lead to his arrest may be eligible for a cash reward via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477. Contact Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200 for information or any tips on the suspect. Anonymous tips may be... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Woman Arrested for Stealing $234,000 from Pediatrician's OffficeThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 49-year-old woman accus
Woman Arrested for Stealing $234,000 from Pediatrician's Offfice
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 49-year-old woman accused of stealing nearly $235,000 from a local Pediatrician's Office. Deputies say Colleen Golka stole the money from Pediatrics of Tampa Bay, between 2011 and 2015, while... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Family of unarmed black man shot by deputy speaks outbedroom where Levonia Riggins lost his life on Aug. 30. “You can still see it
Family of unarmed black man shot by deputy speaks out
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
bedroom where Levonia Riggins lost his life on Aug. 30. “You can still see it where they covered it up,” says Williams. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies were conducting a search warrant on Riggins' home when they called for him to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
10News Unsolved: Looking for murder suspect of two womenonly their personal lives, but their social lives, their business lives -- ever
10News Unsolved: Looking for murder suspect of two women
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 days ago
only their personal lives, but their social lives, their business lives -- every aspect that we can possibly examine," says Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer, Larry McKinnon. Investigators say while there is... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Local investigator weighs in on JonBenet Ramsey casehas a professional interest, too, having worked as a crime scene investigator f
Local investigator weighs in on JonBenet Ramsey case
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 days ago
has a professional interest, too, having worked as a crime scene investigator for a decade (the last two years with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office). He watched a portion of Sunday’s installment. Evans says what you see on TV relative... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
HCSO investigating possible shooting near Veterans and MemorialTAMPA, Fla. - Deputies with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office are invest
HCSO investigating possible shooting near Veterans and Memorial
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
TAMPA, Fla. - Deputies with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office are investigating a possible shooting at Veterans and Memorial in Tampa. Florida Highway Patrol says there are no injuries but there was possible evidence located that indicated a... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Suspected jewelry burglar may have targeted another storeat the hospital. Authorities said the getaway car was a newer model 2 door silv
Suspected jewelry burglar may have targeted another store
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 11 days ago
at the hospital. Authorities said the getaway car was a newer model 2 door silver Camaro. Then on Wednesday evening, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office released a new surveillance picture of the suspected jewelry burglar. According to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Suspect drives into HCSO patrol vehicle in Plant CityPLANT CITY, Fla. -- A Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputy suffered mino
Suspect drives into HCSO patrol vehicle in Plant City
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 days ago
PLANT CITY, Fla. -- A Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputy suffered minor injuries when a suspect in a aggravated battery call backed his vehicle into the deputy's cruiser Tuesday night. The deputy was knocked down during the confrontation.... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Death investigation overnight in BrandonThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death in the Brando
Death investigation overnight in Brandon
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 11 days ago
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death in the Brandon area. Deputies responded to a home in the 1200 block of Camellia Avenue just after midnight, finding a person dead. Detectives are completing a search warrant to... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Two suspects on the run after deputy-involved shooting during traffic stop in Plant CityPLANT CITY, Fla. - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for tw
Two suspects on the run after deputy-involved shooting during traffic stop in Plant City
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 11 days ago
PLANT CITY, Fla. - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects who fled from a traffic stop turned deputy-involved shooting in Plant City on Wednesday morning. A deputy conducted a traffic stop related to a battery case... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
State attorney to investigate Riggins shootingof a unarmed black man during a drug bust will be investigated by the State Att
State attorney to investigate Riggins shooting
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
of a unarmed black man during a drug bust will be investigated by the State Attorney's Office in another jurisdiction, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. The Hillsborough County state attorney's office recused itself from the... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
teacher accused of giving girl phone to take nude picsteacher is accused of giving a student cellphone and asking her to send nude ph
teacher accused of giving girl phone to take nude pics
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 12 days ago
teacher is accused of giving a student cellphone and asking her to send nude photos and videos to other students. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Michael Geist was arrested Monday night. According to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Ex-teacher accused of giving girl phone to take nude picsteacher is accused of giving a student cellphone and asking her to send nude ph
Ex-teacher accused of giving girl phone to take nude pics
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
teacher is accused of giving a student cellphone and asking her to send nude photos and videos to other students. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Michael Geist was arrested Monday night. According to... Read more
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NBC Miami
Ex-Teacher Accused of Giving Girl Phone to Take Nude Picsteacher is accused of giving a student a cellphone and asking her to send nude
Ex-Teacher Accused of Giving Girl Phone to Take Nude Pics
NBC Miami / Posted 12 days ago
teacher is accused of giving a student a cellphone and asking her to send nude photos and videos to other students. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Michael Geist was arrested Monday night. According to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Sheriff: Fmr. middle school teacher provided girl phone for sextingfollowing an investigation into him allegedly providing a cell phone to a femal
Sheriff: Fmr. middle school teacher provided girl phone for sexting
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
following an investigation into him allegedly providing a cell phone to a female student for the purposes of sexting. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said that Michael Geist, who worked at the middle school during the second semester of... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Brandon man arrested for giving girl phone to send nude photos and videos to teenssending naked pictures and videos to other students. Michael Geist, 31, was ar
Brandon man arrested for giving girl phone to send nude photos and videos to teens
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 12 days ago
sending naked pictures and videos to other students. Michael Geist, 31, was arrested on Monday night. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, he gave the phone to the female student in April of this year. In May of 2016 staff at... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Authorities:teacher gave student phone to send nude picturesGeist, 31, was arrested Monday night and charged with lewd and lascivious condu
Authorities:teacher gave student phone to send nude pictures
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 12 days ago
Geist, 31, was arrested Monday night and charged with lewd and lascivious conduct with a juvenile. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Geist gave a Rogers Middle School student a smart phone and requested the female... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man who survived Pulse nightclub shooting dies at a party in Tampatributes on social media since Sunday, saying that he passed away while attendi
Man who survived Pulse nightclub shooting dies at a party in Tampa
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
tributes on social media since Sunday, saying that he passed away while attending a birthday party, News 6 reported. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said that it responded to a home around 1.50am Sunday after receiving reports about an... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Pulse shooting survivor dies while visiting Tampa, friends sayfriends have been posting on social media since Sunday, saying that he passed a
Pulse shooting survivor dies while visiting Tampa, friends say
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
friends have been posting on social media since Sunday, saying that he passed away while attending a birthday party. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said that it responded to a home on reports of a man unconscious at about 1:50 a.m.... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Florida crossing guard almost run over, driver arresteddefinitely a dangerous job and they're out there protecting our kids every morn
Florida crossing guard almost run over, driver arrested
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 16 days ago
definitely a dangerous job and they're out there protecting our kids every morning,” said Detective Larry McKinnon of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, an agency charged with staffing more than 250 intersections with crossing... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
March set for today to protest deputy-involved shooting of unarmed manand answers about what occurred leading up to the shooting. A march is planned
March set for today to protest deputy-involved shooting of unarmed man
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 16 days ago
and answers about what occurred leading up to the shooting. A march is planned for 4:45 p.m. today, Sept. 9, to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office headquarters at 2008 E. 8th Ave in Ybor City to demand justice for Levonia Riggins,... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Teen using phone killed in traffic crashA 17-year-old driver was killed Thursday afternoon when his vehicle struck a tr
Teen using phone killed in traffic crash
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 16 days ago
A 17-year-old driver was killed Thursday afternoon when his vehicle struck a tree in north Tampa. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Jordan Luis Rodriguez was killed when the 1999 Chevrolet Lumina he was driving went off the road... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Employee injured trying to stop suspected jewelry burglarMall. According to authorities, the man browsed the store and then ran out aft
Employee injured trying to stop suspected jewelry burglar
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 18 days ago
Mall. According to authorities, the man browsed the store and then ran out after an employee let him try on the items. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office released surveillance video of the incident, which showed the employee chasing after the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
HCSO looking for homicide suspect in shootingwith Matthew Wissmann, 31, at the location of the incident when a black male su
HCSO looking for homicide suspect in shooting
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 18 days ago
with Matthew Wissmann, 31, at the location of the incident when a black male suspect approached them. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the suspect returned to the scene with a gun after an argument he had with the two men... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Search on for suspect that left jeweler fighting for his lifepeople stealing things is common -- and while it's not smart to chase after the
Search on for suspect that left jeweler fighting for his life
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 18 days ago
people stealing things is common -- and while it's not smart to chase after the suspect -- some say it's hard not to. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says the suspect is just over 6 feet tall, 25 to 30 years old with a trimmed beard.He... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
HCSO looking to identify armed robbery suspecthandgun and demanded the clerk's wallet. The suspect was a black male, around
HCSO looking to identify armed robbery suspect
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 18 days ago
handgun and demanded the clerk's wallet. The suspect was a black male, around 20-30 years old, who hid his identity with a red mask, and was last seen wearing all black clothing, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. (© 2016... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Labor Day sees more protest in Tampa's Clair Mel communityhim to show his hands, they said Riggins stayed in bed under his covers and the
Labor Day sees more protest in Tampa's Clair Mel community
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 20 days ago
him to show his hands, they said Riggins stayed in bed under his covers and then moved between his bed and the wall. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said that's when Riggins reached toward his waistband, prompting Deputy Johnson to shoot... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Protesters shut down two Tampa intersections demanding justice for Lavonia Rigginsweapon based on again the history of arrests and his connection to guns in the
Protesters shut down two Tampa intersections demanding justice for Lavonia Riggins
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 20 days ago
weapon based on again the history of arrests and his connection to guns in the past," said Colonel Donna Lusczynski of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in a press conference Friday. Riggins was transported to Tampa General Hospital where... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Riggins protests continue call for justiceTAMPA -- Family members and activists calling for the indictment of a Hillsboro
Riggins protests continue call for justice
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 20 days ago
TAMPA -- Family members and activists calling for the indictment of a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputy who shot unarmed Levonia Riggins during a SWAT raid blocked traffic on 78th Street in the latest round of protests on Monday. Around 30... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Clair Mel protests continue after deputy's shooting of unarmed black manof my skin, my hat? I don't understand this, and until we get some kind of answ
Clair Mel protests continue after deputy's shooting of unarmed black man
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 23 days ago
of my skin, my hat? I don't understand this, and until we get some kind of answers, I don't know what to tell you." The Hillsborough County sheriff's office is still investigating. Levonia Riggins, seen here from an April 2015 arrest, was shot... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
HCSO looking forrecently noticed the missing items on Aug. 29, 2016, prompting the store to che
HCSO looking for
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 24 days ago
recently noticed the missing items on Aug. 29, 2016, prompting the store to check the security footage. According to Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the suspect, believed to be around 5'10" and 180 Ibs, hid the items in a Ross bag. The... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Handcuffed suspect flees from traffic stop in Tampahas been offered for a handcuffed suspect who fled from a traffic stop while st
Handcuffed suspect flees from traffic stop in Tampa
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 25 days ago
has been offered for a handcuffed suspect who fled from a traffic stop while still handcuffed early Wednesday morning. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office reported that the unknown suspect was the passenger in a vehicle that was stopped at... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Handcuffed suspect escapes from deputies during traffic stop in Hillsborough Countywith intent to sell and police are searching for Jesus Enrique Roman-Muniz. He
Handcuffed suspect escapes from deputies during traffic stop in Hillsborough County
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 25 days ago
with intent to sell and police are searching for Jesus Enrique Roman-Muniz. He is described as a Hispanic male, thin build, wearing black shorts and a maroon shirt. If you see him, please call Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-24... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
SWAT team shoots man while serving warrant in Tampaserving a narcotics search warrant Tuesday morning, SWAT team members shot a ma
SWAT team shoots man while serving warrant in Tampa
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 26 days ago
serving a narcotics search warrant Tuesday morning, SWAT team members shot a man at an east Tampa home. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the shooting happened at 1432 Longwood Loop in Palm River just before 8 a.m. Deputies... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
SWAT team shoots man while serving warrant in Tampaserving a narcotics search warrant Tuesday morning, SWAT team members shot a ma
SWAT team shoots man while serving warrant in Tampa
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 26 days ago
serving a narcotics search warrant Tuesday morning, SWAT team members shot a man at an east Tampa home. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the shooting happened at 1432 Longwood Loop in Palm River just before 8 a.m. Deputies... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Deputy-involved shooting in Palm River under investigationPALM RIVER, Fla. - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a
Deputy-involved shooting in Palm River under investigation
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 26 days ago
PALM RIVER, Fla. - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Palm River. Officials say the shooting occurred at approximately 8 a.m. at 1432 Longwood Loop in Palm River. No other information has been... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Cops: 2 men break into Fla. home with Tasers, end up in hospitalfrom Miami in a rental car, two men attempted to break into a Tampa home on Sat
Cops: 2 men break into Fla. home with Tasers, end up in hospital
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 28 days ago
from Miami in a rental car, two men attempted to break into a Tampa home on Saturday armed with Tasers, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. The incident happened around 11 p.m. when Leanys Rodriguez-Charon, 27, and Carlos... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Two injured by gunfire in overnight home invasion in TampaTAMPA -- Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a home
Two injured by gunfire in overnight home invasion in Tampa
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 28 days ago
TAMPA -- Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a home invasion robbery that happened Saturday night at 16310 Dew Drop Lane in Tampa. Two suspects drove a rental car from Miami to Tampa, arriving at the residence when they... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Missing woman reported in Hillsborough CountyHILLSBOROUGH -- Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is looking for Myrtle Pann
Missing woman reported in Hillsborough County
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 29 days ago
HILLSBOROUGH -- Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is looking for Myrtle Pannell, 83, who was last seen leaving her daughter's house at at 4107 Webber Rd. in Plant City at 11:00 AM on Aug. 26, 2016. Pannell is a white female with white hair and... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Couple arrested for selling drugs, child neglectthe main way investigators get involved. "If calls aren't made, we don't know.
Couple arrested for selling drugs, child neglect
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted a month ago
the main way investigators get involved. "If calls aren't made, we don't know." Captain James Bradford, commander of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Child Protective Investigations Division, said. He says more concerned neighbors need... Read more

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