After a massive two-day manhunt which included helicopters, K-9s, and dozens of police, the 30-year-old Brandon Goggins finally was apprehended Friday morning. Goggins showed up on Jessica Weightman’s family farm right across from Safety Town, the area where deputies were focusing. He’d spent some of the night in the swamp across the road.
The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is still searching for Brandon Goggins, described as a “dangerous suspect” will to engage law enforcement with gun fire, according to a witness.Deputies have reopened State Road 52, but the manhunt continues. The Global Dispatch summarized the early details surrounding the case and hunt for
A babysitter working with Care.com has been arrested for showing a 10-year-old boy in his care how to set off chemical acid bombs, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says. Identified as Joshua Stephen Lapin-Bertone, the Tampa man has been charged with four counts of Making/Placing/Discharging a Destructive Device and four counts of Child Abuse
A Florida man has been arrested in Friday’s murder of Michael Beson at a Plant City gas station. Plant City police report that Xavier Quesean Smith, 19, has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery. Smith attempted to rob Beson, 67, at a Mobil gas station Friday evening while Beson was fueling
On Wednesday, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) arrested a man for selling narcotics outside a North Himes Ave laundry mat thanks to information via tip 411. 33-year-old Angel Manuel Sanchez Acosta of Tampa was observed by HCSO deputies retrieving a small bleach bottle and removing a plastic bag containing marijuana. Deputies took the suspect into
In an undisclosed location in Polk County, beginning on Tuesday, March 29, through Monday, April 4, 2016, Polk County Sheriff’s undercover detectives, along with detectives and investigators from other agencies, conducted a week-long undercover investigation targeting online child predators and arrested 18 suspects. “Operation April’s Fools” included detectives and agents from
Hillsborough County Sheriffs (HCSO) deputies responded to the scene of a residential fire at 906 Homewood Drive in Brandon Sunday. When deputies arrived, the home was partially engulfed in flames and Hillsborough County Fire Rescue personnel were on scene extinguishing the fire. While inside the home, firefighters discovered two rooms converted
A Florida man pleaded guilty to charges of escape, tampering with evidence, obstructing official police business and resisting arrest in Ohio for biting off his fingerprints in an attempt to avoid being identified after an arrest. Kirk Kelly, a 24-year-old man from Tampa, was arrested during a traffic stop at