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News Releases - 2014

 

Release Date
Release
December 2014
12-31-14 2nd Update re. Homicide Investigation 12000 4th Street North
12-31-14 Update re. Homicide Investigation 12000 4th Street North
12-31-14 Homicide Investigation 12000 4th Street North
12-30-14 Tip 411 Leads to Arrest of Handicap Scooter Thief
12-30-14 UPDATE re. Video Released in Cab Robbery
12-30-14 UPDATE RE. MISSING / ENDANGERED PERSON
12-29-14 Traffic crash involving a wrong way driver at I-275 and 38th Avenue North
12-29-14 2nd Update re Pedestrian Hit and Run 300 block of Pasadena Avenue South
12-29-14 Video Released re. Cab Robbery
12-28-14 UPDATE - Serious Injury Pedestrian Hit and Run - 300 block Pasadena Ave S
12-28-14 Serious Injury Pedestrian Hit and Run - 300 block Pasadena Ave S
12-24-14 St. Petersburg Police Seeking Driver in Traffic Crash
12-24-14 St. Petersburg Police Stop Holiday Shoplifters
12-22-14 Officer Charles Kondek Memorial Fund
12-20-14 Homicide - Williams Park
12-19-14 St. Petersburg Police conduct Operation: Santa Patrol
12-19-14 Armed Robbery Gyros & Seafood Express
12-17-14 Detectives Conduct Operation to Curb Holiday Shoplifting
12-16-14 Arrest in Paisano’s Pizza Burglary , Still Looking for 2nd Suspect
12-16-14 Can You Help Us Locate this Slippery Burglar?
12-16-14 Video Released re. Auto Theft/Stolen Credit Card
12-16-14 Teacher Carjacked in School Parking Lot
12-15-14 St. Petersburg Police Officer Arrested
12-12-14 Chief Holloway Convenes Chain of Command Board
12-12-14 Exercise Slam to Benefit Police Toy Collection
12-07-14 Update re. Man Driving Front Loader Flees From Officers
12-06-14 Man Driving Front Loader Flees From Officers
12-06-14 Homicide 900 Block of 10th Ave S
12-05-14 Detectives Arrest Suspect in 2006 Homicide
12-05-14 Police will distribute bike lights to needy riders during enforcement of bike/pedestrian safety
12-04-14 Can You Identify These Suspects?
12-04-14 Scammers will target anyone, even the Chief of Police
12-03-14 St. Petersburg Police and Fire, invite public to a benefit Softball Series with VETSports Warriors
12-03-14 Child Abuse Arrest
12-01-14 St. Petersburg Police is asking for help in identifying pizza restaurant burglars
12-01-14 Healthcare Worker Arrested for Stealing from Nursing Home Residents
12-01-14 Aunt Arrested for Using Taser on 3 Year Old Nephew
12-01-14 Swearing In Ceremony for Assistant Chief James Previtera
November 2014
11-28-14 UPDATE : Double Fatality Crash -Central Avenue and 34th Street
11-28-14 Double Fatality Crash -Central Avenue and 34th Street
11-25-14 Dog Shooting Investigation
11-24-14 Update re. Officer Involved Accident
11-24-14 Officer Involved Crash Shuts Down 34th street North
11-22-14 Update - Serious Injury Motorcycle Crash - 1500 block of 54th Avenue North
11-22-14 Serious Injury Motorcycle Crash - 1500 block of 54th Avenue North
11-20-14 St. Petersburg Police asks for help to focus on crime with Eagle Eye, the department’s new security camera registry
11-19-14 The St. Petersburg Police would like the publics help in identifying a man who is suspected of burglarizing cars in Tampa and then using the victim’s stolen credit cards in St. Petersburg
11-17-14 Two Juvenile Suspects Arrested in Crime Spree
11-14-14 St. Petersburg Police Make an Arrest in the Shooting Outside Stinger Bar
11-14-14 Armed Hold-up at Subway
11-14-14 Fatal Scooter Crash 18th Avenue North and 16th Street
11-13-14 Suspect Arrested During In Progress Home Invasion
11-10-14 Update re. Homicide of James Brown, 2222 49th St Street South
11-09-14 St. Pete Police Command Bus will Respond to Neighborhood Complaints and Issues Monday Morning
11-07-4 Update: Hit & Run Accident 22 Avenue North and 49th Street
11-07-14 Hit & Run Accident 22 Avenue North and 49th Street
11-05-14 St. Petersburg Police Hires New Asst. Chief
October 2014
10-31-14 Fatality Crash 34th Avenue North and 34th Street North
10-31-14 Update re. Third Suspect Arrested in 2012 Home Invasion Homicide
10-28-14 St Petersburg Police Vice and Narcotics Arrest Couple at the Top of a Local Drug Operation
10-28-14 Update 2 re. Homicide 3033 Melrose Avenue South
10-28-14 Update re. Homicide 3033 Melrose Avenue South
10-26-14 Fatal Pedestrian Crash - 1200 block of 34th Street North
10-24-14 St. Petersburg Police crack down on underage drinking at downtown bars
10-24-14 St. Petersburg teaches city employees how to respond when a shooter is in the building
10-22-14 St. Petersburg Police investigate hit and run Accident
10-21-14 St. Petersburg Police Close Nuisance House
10-20-14 St. Petersburg Police Releases Video of Masked Robber
10-19-14 Homicide - 2525 Irondale Street South
10-18-14 MISSING/ENDANGERED PERSON
10-17-14 St. Petersburg Police arrest woman for stealing from dead neighbor
10-17-14 St. Petersburg Police Arrest Toilet Plumbing Robber
10-16-14 St. Petersburg Police Capture Escaped Prisoner
10-15-14 Serious Injury Pedestrian Crash - 300 block of 1st
Avenue North
10-15-14 Detectives Investigate Death of Six Month Old Infant
10-15-14 Homicide Suspect Arrested
10-13-14 Truck Stolen with 36,000 lbs of Crisco Inside
10-11-14 UPDATE: St. Petersburg Police are investigating a suspicious death
10-11-14 St. Petersburg Police are investigating a suspicious death
10-11-14 Homicide 700 Block of 34th Street South
10-11-14 Homicide Victim Identified
10-07-14 Suspects Arrested re. Boat Burglaries at Vinoy Marina
10-03-14 St. Petersburg Police Arrest Woman for String of Home Burglaries
10-01-14 Woman Appeals for Tips in Sister’s Murder Investigation
September 2014
09-30-14 St. Petersburg Police warns about a group known as “Felony Lane Gang” targeting women for ID theft
09-25-14 Fatality Accident Involving 1 Year Old Child
09-25-14 Video Released of Knife-Wielding Shoplifter
09-25-14 Clean Out your Medicine Cabinet
09-23-14 Wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service
Flyer
09-23-14 Scooter Lock Giveaway
09-19-14 Road Rage at McDonald’s Drive Thru Leads to Arrest of Father and Son
09-19-14 Update re September 4th Accident at 73rd Avenue
North and Dr. Martin Luther King St.
09-19-14 Homicide Suspect Arrested
09-15-14 2nd Update re. Plane Crash at Vinoy Park
09-15-14 Update re. Plane Crash at Vinoy Park
09-15-14 Plane Crash at Vinoy Park
09-12-14 Suspect Now Sought in Homicide at 2533 Queensboro Avenue South
09-11-14 St. Petersburg Police find missing teen
09-10-14 St. Pete Police video and pic of armed robber and
his look-out before robbery
09-10-14 UPDATE re. Missing and Endangered Person
09-10-14 Missing and Endangered Person
09-10-14 Great video and photo of vehicle burglar!
09-09-14 Detectives Ask for Public’s Help Identifying Auto Burglary Suspects
09-09-14 UPDATE re. Homicide at 2533 Queensboro Avenue South
09-09-14 We are asking for help from the public in identifying
an armed robbery suspect
09-09-14 Homicide - 2533 Queensboro Avenue South
09-09-14 Injury Crash - 1st Avenue South and 42nd Street
09-07-14 Attempt Homicide 7th Avenue South and 6th Street South
09-05-14 Serious Injury Crash 5th Avenue South and 25th Street
09-04-14 Suspect Charged in Pinellas Trail Robberies
09-04-14 Update re. Shooting at St. Petersburg Apt Complex
09-04-14 Shooting at St. Petersburg Apt Complex
09-03-14 St. Petersburg homeowner holds burglar at gunpoint until police arrive
08-31-14 UPDATE 2 re. Plane Crash at Albert Whitted Airport
August 2014
08-31-14 UPDATE 2 re. Plane Crash at Albert Whitted Airport
08-31-14 UPDATE re. Plane Crash at Albert Whitted Airport
08-31-14 Plane Crash at Albert Whitted Airport
08-29-14 Attempted Homicide at Safe Haven Boley Facility
08-28-14 St. Petersburg Police conducts prostitution sweep
08-28-14 Update re. Detectives Release Video Seeking Tips in Attempt Homicide Investigation
08-27-14 Detectives Release Video Seeking Tips in Attempt
Homicide Investigation
Video
08-22-14 St. Petersburg Police releases PSTA AX video
08-21-14 2nd Update re. PSTA Bus Accident
08-21-14 PSTA Bus Accident
08-21-14 St. Petersburg Police to Conduct Mounted Patrols on the Pinellas Trail
08-20-14 Lewd & Lascivious Suspect Arrested
08-19-14 St. Petersburg Police targets neighborhood auto burglaries
08-15-14 St. Petersburg Police Communications Center serves as back-up during 911 outage
08-14-14 Strong Armed Robbery/Stabbing in Williams Park
08-12-14 Suspect Arrested in String of Robberies
08-11-14 St. Petersburg Police urges residents to lock their cars after more than 20 auto burglaries over the week-end
08-11-14 Update re. Three in Custody after Early Morning
Pursuit
08-11-14 Three in Custody after Early Morning Pursuit
08-08-14 Update re. 18 Month Old Child Severely Bitten by Family Dog
08-08-14 18 Month Old Child Severely Bitten by Family Dog
08-08-14 St. Petersburg Police is asking the public’s help in locating a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault on a child
08-07-14 Domestic squabble leads to large drug arrest
08-07-14 UPDATE Officers Conduct Animal Cruelty Investigation
08-07-14 Officers Conduct Animal Cruelty Investigation
08-05-14 Delayed Fatal Motorcycle Crash
08-02-14 Mother Arrested for DUI and Child Neglect
08-02-14 UPDATE re. Photos Released of Designer Purse Thieves
08-01-14 Photos Released of Designer Purse Thieves
July 2014
07-30-14 Video Released re. Auto Burglaries in the Causeway Isles Neighborhood
07-30-14 Detectives Ask for Public’s Help in Identifying Auto Burglary Suspect
07-29-14 2nd UPDATE re. Video Release of Suspects Using
Stolen Credit Card
07-29-14 UPDATE re. Video Release of Suspects Using Stolen Credit Card
07-28-14 Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying a couple believed to be involved in the theft of a wallet and use of a stolen credit card
07-28-14 St. Petersburg Homeless Outreach Program in Williams Park
07-25-14 St. Petersburg Police Crime Watch Alert
07-24-14 Police Officers Work with Teens during “Scrubbin’ Da’ Burg” Event
07-23-14 Update to this morning’s “Operation: POT- pourri” Press Conference
07-23-14 St. Petersburg Police Conduct Spice Round-up “Operation: POT-pourri”
07-22-14 Update re. Serious Injury Accident in the area of Jefferson Circle SE and 4th Street North
07-22-14 Body Recovered from Water near Municipal Marina
Identified
07-21-14 Update re. Body Recovered from Water near Municipal Marina
07-18-14 Investigators Seek Suspect in Fatality Hit and Run Accident
07-17-14 Suspect Arrested in 2013 Homicide Case
07-17-14 St. Petersburg Police Department Holds Promotional Ceremony
07-17-14 Swearing In Ceremony for 18 New St. Petersburg Police Officers
07-16-14 One Door Handle Too Many- St. Pete Police Catch Suspected Car Burglars
07-15-14 Suspects Arrested in a String of Residential Burglaries in SE St. Petersburg
07-10-14 The St. Petersburg Police Department Announces Promotions
07-09-14 Fatality Accident at 5372 4th Street North (Palm Garden Condo Complex)
07-05-14 Mother Arrested After Leaving Infant in Hot, Unattended Van
07-03-14 SPPD Warns Against Holiday Gunfire with New PSA
07-01-14 St. Pete Police Explorer Post 980 Wins State
Competition
June 2014
06-30-14 Suspect in Triple Fatality Accident Arrested
06-29-14 Update re. Efforts to Locate Wanted Suspect Marquice Anderson Suspect in Triple Fatality Accident
06-27-14 Suspect Now Sought in Triple Fatality Accident
06-27-14 Suspect Arrested in Open Air Post Office Robbery
06-27-14 Update4- Hit & Run Double Fatality Accident
at 9th Avenue South and 16th Street
06-27-14 Possible Sinkhole in intersection - 38 Ave S 34 St
06-26-14 3rd Update re. Hit & Run Double Fatality Accident
at 9th Avenue South and 16th Street
06-26-14 2nd Update re. Hit & Run Double Fatality Accident
at 9th Avenue South and 16th Street
06-26-14 St. Petersburg Police looking for purse thieves
06-26-14 Update re. Hit & Run Double Fatality Accident at
9th Avenue South and 16th Street
06-26-14 Hit & Run Double Fatality Accident at 9th Avenue South and 16th Street
06-25-14 Credit Card Skimmer Fraud Alert
06-23-14 Homicide Suspect Taken into Custody
06-21-14 Victim from June 16th Shooting Incident Dies
06-18-14 Bank Robbery, BB&T Bank 100 34th Street North
06-18-14 Just Say Whoa to Bullying!
06-12-14 Update re. Fatality Accident Central Avenue and 58 Street
06-08-14 Pedestrian Fatality Crash - Central Ave & 58 St
06-06-14 MISSING/ENDANGERED PERSON
06-05-14 Fourth Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Floyd Lassiter
06-05-14 Shooting Incident Outside of Club Onyx, 211 3rd
Street South
06-05-14 Update re. Fatality Hit and Run Crash at 15th Avenue
South and 25th Street South
06-04-14 Hit and Run Fatality Accident - 15 Avenue south and 25th Street
06-02-14 UPDATE To: Video of Auto Theft Suspect Placing Baby on Porch
06-02-14 Update 2 re Homicide at the Gateway Apartments
06-02-14 Third Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Floyd Lassiter
06-02-14 Fraud Alert from the St. Petersburg Police Department
06-01-14 Update: Homicide Investigation at Gateway Apartments
06-01-14 Homicide Investigation at Gateway Apartments
May 2014
05-30-14 Second Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Floyd Lassiter
05-27-14 Serious Injury Crash - 4000 Block of 38th Avenue North
05-23-14 Delayed fatality Crash - 3rd Avenue South and 8th Street
05-23-14 Serious Injury Crash - 5000 Block of 38th Avenue North
05-22-14 Detectives Seek Help in Locating Wanted Suspect
05-21-14 Cancel Missing/Endangered Person
05-20-14 Missing/Endangered Person
05-20-14 Video of Auto Theft Suspect Placing Baby on Porch
05-16-14 Update re. Attempt Robbery/Shooting 3212 33rd Avenue North
05-16-14 Narcotic Detectives Conclude “Operation Full Service”
05-16-14 Attempt Robbery/Shooting 3212 33rd Avenue North
05-15-14 Interim Chief David H. DeKay Convenes Chain of Command Board
Memorandum
05-14-14 Update re. Homicide Suspect Arrested
05-14-14 Homicide Suspect Arrested
05-14-14 Detectives Identify Homicide Suspect
05-14-14 Video of Armed Robbery Suspect
Video
05-14-13 Medical related traffic fatality - 1800 66th Street North
05-13-14 2014 C.O.P.S. 3k Walk in Downtown St. Petersburg
05-06-14 Serious Injury Crash - 400 Block of Snell Isle Boulevard Northeast
05-01-14 Interim Chief David H. DeKay Convenes Chain of
Command and Shooting Review Boards

Chain of Command Memorandum
April 2014
04/27/14
Update re. Homicide in the 2400 block of Auburn Street South
04/27/14
2nd Update re. SWAT Call-up/Officer Involved Shooting
04/27/14
Update re. SWAT Call-up/Officer Involved Shooting
04/27/14
SWAT Call-up/Officer Involved Shooting
4/25/14
Video of an Armed Robber Wearing a Wolf Mask
Video
04-25-14
Woman Dragged by Truck Driver during Apparent Road Rage Incident
04-24-14
Suspect Charged in MLK Day Homicide
04-23-14
Serious Injury Crash 1500 block of 62nd Avenue Northeast
04-23-14
Firefighters and Police Officers Participate in Hoagie Making Competition for Charity
04-22-14
Video of CVS Pharmacy Robber
04-17-14
Update: Fatality Crash 3700 Block of 66th Street North
04-16-14
Fatality Crash 3700 Block of 66th Street North
04-13-14
2nd Update re. Shooting Incident in the 4300 of 7th Avenue North
04-13-14
Update re Shooting Incident in the 4300 block of 7th Avenue North
04-07-14
UPDATE-Serious Injury Motorcycle Crash
04-07-14
Serious Injury Motorcycle Crash
04-03-14
The St. Petersburg Police Department’s 2013 Officer of the Year
04-02-14
Video of Circle K Robbery
04-02-14
Body of Suicide Victim Mistaken for April Fools Prank
04-02-14
Convenience Store Armed Robbery Video Released
04-01-14
UPDATE re. Pedestrian Accident 5th Avenue North and 25th Street
04-01-14
Pedestrian Accident 5th Avenue North and 25th Street
March 2014
03-28-14
Update Re. Homicide at Jordan Park Apartments
03-28-14
Homicide at Jordan Park Apartments
03-28-14
Convenience Store Owner Charged with Possession/Sale of SPICE
03-27-14
Fatality Crash 38th Avenue North and 34th Street
03-26-14
St. Petersburg Police need help in identifying auto thieves caught on video
03-25-14
Updated Information: Fatality Crash This Morning in St. Petersburg
03-25-14
Police Department is Investigating a Fatality Traffic Crash in the 3300 block of 49th Street North
03-23-14
Plane Crash Albert Whitted Airport
03-20-14
Suspect Arrested re. Video Release in Creep-In Style Home Burglary
03-19-14
Cops on Donut Shops for a Special Cause
03-19-14
Video Release in Creep-In Style Home Burglary
Video
03-14-14
Video Released of Convenience Store Armed Robbery
Video
03-13-14
UPDATE re. Missing/Endangered Adult
03-07-14
St. Petersburg Police need help identifying a puppy snatcher
03-04-14
Injury DUI Crash 6800 block Central Ave
03-03-14
Video of a Purple Burglar
Video
03-01-14
U.S. Marshals Service Post Billboard/Reward for Pinellas Trail Robbery Suspect
February 2014
02-27-14
3rd Update re. Carjacking and Pursuit
02-27-14
2nd Update re. Carjacking and Pursuit
02-27-14
Update re. Carjacking and Pursuit
02-27-14
Carjacking and Pursuit
02-25-14
Kids and Guns, Dogs and Schools
02-25-14
UPDATE re. Pick Up Truck Driving on the Pinellas Trail
02-20-14
UPDATE re. Four Suspects in Custody in Series of Pellet Gun Shootings
02-20-14
Four Suspects in Custody in Series of Pellet Gun Shootings
02-20-14
The St. Petersburg Police Department Announces their Annual Ned March/Bud Purdy Award Recipients
02-12-14
UPDATE re. St. Petersburg Experiences Increase in Auto Burglaries
02-12-14
St. Petersburg Experiences Increase in Auto Burglaries
02-11-14
Serious Crash - 5200 Block of Central Avenue
02-11-14
Fatal Bike Crash - 35th Avenue South and 31st Street South
02-11-14
Detectives Release Video of Robbery to Post Office
Video
January 2014
01-31-14
Update re. Robbery to Chartway Federal Credit Union
01-30-14
Video Release re. Strong Arm Robbery CVS Pharmacy
Video
01-29-14
2nd Update re Homicide at 2849 17 Avenue North
01-28-14
Update re Homicide at 2849 17 Avenue North
01-24-14
VIDEO RELEASE re. BANK ROBBERY 6540 4TH STREET NORTH
Video
01-20-14
Homicide - 1900 block of 14th Street South
01-18-14
Narcotic Drug Law Violation (Meth Lab)
01-16-14
2nd Update re. Report of Person Shot
01-16-14
Update re. Report of Person Shot
01-16-14
Report of Person Shot
01-16-14
UPDATE re. Construction Worker Dies After Fall
01-16-14
Construction Worker Dies After Fall
01-11-14
Reminder re. St. Petersburg Police Athletic League Begins Beach Volleyball Program
01-10-14
Update re. St. Petersburg Internal Affairs Investigates Dog Shooting
01-10-14
St. Petersburg Police Athletic League Begins Beach Volleyball Program
01-09-14
St. Petersburg Internal Affairs Investigates Dog Shooting
01-09-14
2nd UPDATE re Officer Involved Shooting at 1440 49th Street South
01-09-14
Mayor Rick Kriseman and Interim Chief of Police David Dekay Announce a Change to the St. Petersburg Police Department's Pursuit Policy
01-08-14
UPDATE: Officer Involved Shooting at 1440 49th Street South
01-08-14
Officer Involved Shooting at 1440 49th Street South
01-06-14
UPDATE re. St. Petersburg Chief of Police Charles “Chuck” Harmon Retirement Ceremony
01-03-14
Bank Robbery Fugitive Arrested
01-03-14
UPDATE and CORRECTION re. Shooting Investigation at 4248 4th Avenue South
01-03-14
St. Petersburg Chief of Police Charles “Chuck” Harmon Retirement Ceremony
01-02-04
Shooting Investigation at 4248 4th Avenue South
01-02-14
Shooting at 1833 1 Avenue South (Club 1 South)