The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office has identified a suspect in connection with the murder of Joseph Allen, who was found dead alongside a road in Parrish. Police say the incident may have been instigated by a “messed up tattoo.” Jamal Christopher Calloway, 20, now faces murder charges, officials said. Allen’sContinue Reading

Hernando County Al Nienhuis announced Wednesday that four suspects are in custody in connection with the murder of Preston Talley of Gainesville. Nienhuis identified the four as Kayla Ja’Nae Morrow, 25; Joshua Dewayne Gardner, 24; Andrew Christopher Abbott, 19; and Brandon Joe Harrelson, 24. The group lured Talley,35, into the Withlacoochee State Forrest using a dating site calledContinue Reading

The body of 80-year-old Edwin Barthold was found outside his Oldsmar home Saturday night. Deputies say a neighbor shot him six times and then turned the gun on himself. Deputies say there was a history of the two arguing. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office report that Steven Larson, 75, was found deadContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office, one of the country’s largest sheriff’s departments, is critically short on deputies, creating a major stress for coverage against threats of terrorism, drunk driving, and general public safety. “We do have a shortage, but I can tell you right now we have no shortage of dedicationContinue Reading