Arson

New Port Richey Woman Accused of Attempted Murder After Allegedly Torching Estranged Husband’s Bed

Pasco deputies say a New Port Richey woman tried to murder her estranged husband by setting his bed on fire. Eva Marie Brennan was arrested last Friday on charges including attempted murder. According to authorities, Brennan was at the mobile […]... [Read More]

Bail Remains at $1.5 Million for St. Pete Man Accused of Lighting Girlfriend Aflame

A St. Petersburg man who has been held in jail since last summer will remain there for the foreseeable future after his request for a lower bail was denied. Authorities say John Martin Riggins doused his then-girlfriend Sheron Pasco with […]... [Read More]

Navy Officer Charged with Fraud, Arson After House Fire

A twenty-six-year veteran of the U.S. Navy was arrested and charged with arson and insurance fraud last week after investigators say he set fire to his home in order to claim insurance benefits. Lieutenant Nolen John Zander’s home caught fire […]... [Read More]

Tampa Brothers Charged with Clair-Mel Woman’s Murder

A pair of Tampa brothers have been charged with crimes related to a murder committed last November. Hillsborough County authorities allege that Lewis James Scott, Jr. and his younger brother James Luis “Snoop” Scott are responsible for murdering Clair-Mel’s Evelyn […]... [Read More]

Clearwater Woman Apprehended on Suspicion of Torching Car She Thought Belonged to Ex-Boyfriend

A Clearwater woman was arrested on Saturday morning after being recorded while allegedly torching a car she believed belonged to her ex-boyfriend. Nineteen-year-old Carmen Chamblee was arrested by officers from the Clearwater Police Department after a week-long search. She is […]... [Read More]

Woman Charged in Marijuana Growing

A woman who investigators say was entangled in a bizarre love triangle in connection with drugs and arson was arrested Thursday on marijuana cultivation and possession charges... [Read More]

Ex-president of Seminole Chamber Charged in Arson

He is the son of a respected Pinellas County judge. He is a former president of the Greater Seminole Area Chamber of Commerce. At age 52, he is a well-known financial planner who drives a shiny red sports car. So […]... [Read More]

Man Found Innocent in Bombing

Scott M. Daley may have threatened to kill his former boss, but he was found innocent Thursday of charges he dynamited the man’s Palm Harbor home... [Read More]

Jury Finds Man Innocent in Bombing

Former funeral director Scott Daley may have made it clear he hated the man who fired him from Curlew Hills Funeral Home, and he may have a motive to bomb the employer’s home last September, his lawyer [Bjorn Brunvand] acknowledged... [Read More]