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News Releases

News Releases

The Public Information Office assists members of the media in gathering information and reporting on news events that impact the residents and visitors of the City of St. Petersburg. Because the media is a valuable resource to keep the public informed of the department's activities, the Public Information Office is the central location where members of the media can obtain information regarding the various events in which the department has played a part.

For all media inquiries and questions, please contact the Public Information Office by phone 727-893-7550.

Latest News Releases

Report Number Title Date of Release
2020-034821 Serious Injury Pedestrian Crash 09-29-20
Altercation Between Protestors

Update on 09-29-20: Videos and images from incident released

Police Response Clarification 09-25-20
2020-033649 Hit and Run Crash Death and Arrest 09-24-20
2020-033649 Body Found in Burned Car

Update on 09-24-20: Victim identified.
Update on 09-22-20: Victim is adult male.

2020-033649 Shooting Investigation

Update on 09-19-20: Arrest made

2020-032786 Fatal Pedestrian Crash Investigation

Update on 09-19-20: The victim in the crash has been identified as Kenneth Oneil

2020-032399 Body Found in Water 09-09-20
2020-032366 Fatal Hit & Run Investigation 09-09-20
2020- Traffic Alert 09-08-20
2020-031985 Serious Injury Motorcycle Crash 09-06-20
Suspicious Package 08-31-20
2020-031009 Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Update on 08-28-20: The victim in the motorcycle crash has been identified as Kelly Leroy Quimper (DOB 2-11-1964).

2020-030939 Elderly Woman Attacked by Dog 08-28-20
2020-030198 Home Invasion Investigation

Update on 08-26-20: Suspect was arrested by the Bradenton Police Department

2020-030257 Drowning 08-22-20
2020-029856 Unattended Death 08-20-20
2020- SPPD K9s Johnny, Bane and Stark receive donation of body armor 08-07-20
2020-028188 Bank Robber Shoots at Officer

Update on 08-06-20: Charges on bank robber

2020-027973 Missing Man - Silver Alert

Update on 08-05-20: Missing man found

2020-027520 Murder-Suicide Investigation 08-03-20

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