St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2020-
Date of original release: 09-08-20

Traffic Alert

Update on 09-08-20 at 4:20 p.m.

34th Street S between 18th Ave. S and 22nd Ave. S is open, now that an investigation into a suspicious package has been cleared.

With the help of the Tampa Bomb Squad a device found in the 1900 block of 34th St. S was identified as a harmless homemade mechanical device.

No one was injured and all lanes of 34th St. South are open to traffic.

Posted on 09-08-20 at 2:50 p.m.

34th St S between 18th Ave and 22nd Ave. S is closed, while officers investigate a suspicious package on the sidewalk.

No other information is available at this time, but we ask people to avoid the area.

Updates will be shared when they become available.

St. Petersburg Police Media Relations - (727) 893-7550
YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer