Vehicular Crimes

Broward County Man Sought in Connection with 2011 DUI Manslaughter Arrested in Fort Meade

Officers of the Florida Highway Patrol say they arrested a man last week who has been sought for seven years due to his alleged involvement with a drunken car accident that left one dead. In late March 2011, investigators say […]... [Read More]

Already Facing Charges for Alleged Fatal Wreck, Riverview Man Jailed Again for Another Injury Accident

A Riverview man already out on bail on a previous charge involving a fatal crash was arrested again last week after Hillsborough County deputies say he initiated another crash that left another hospitalized. Jaime Castellano Jr. was driving westbound on […]... [Read More]

Tampa Teen Faces Adult Charges in Alleged Street Racing Slayings

Adult charges await a 17-year-old Tampa teen for allegedly engaging in an illicit street race that left two people dead. According to Hillsborough County authorities, John Alexander Barrineau was driving his Nissan Altima on May 23 when he engaged in […]... [Read More]

Land ‘O Lakes Man Facing DUI Manslaughter Charges After Allegedly Striking Two Pedestrians

A Land ‘O Lakes man is facing manslaughter charges after Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies say he struck and killed two pedestrians while driving drunk in Treasure Island. Deputies say Aleem Reezan Temon Hamid was driving his Ford Explorer along 118th […]... [Read More]

Fatal Fall Wreck Yields Negligent Homicide Charge for Brooksville Man

A Brooksville man is now facing charges in connection with an accident prosecutors say he caused last fall that ended in the death of another man. Hernando County authorities say Joshua Aaron Johnson was driving his 1985 Honda moped at […]... [Read More]

Wrong-Way Drive on U.S. 41 Leads to Drunk Driving Charges for Bradenton Man

A trip the wrong way down U.S. 41 ended with an arrest on suspicion of drunk driving by Florida Highway Patrol troopers last week after they say he previously eluded them by ramming a police cruiser. Per the troopers, a […]... [Read More]

Off-Duty Largo Firefighter Facing DUI Charges After Deputies Allegedly Discover Him Asleep at the Wheel

An off-duty Largo firefighter was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving last weekend after police discovered him allegedly fast asleep in his personal vehicle. Pinellas County deputies say they encountered a 2013 Dodge Dart stopped at Main Street and Bass […]... [Read More]

Ocala Woman Charged with DUI Manslaughter After Crash Victim Removed from Life Support

An Ocala woman has been charged with DUI manslaughter after a mid-day collision she allegedly initiated took the life of a 60-year-old woman. Agnette Welk says a dropped cellphone distracted her while driving around noon on May 10, leading to […]... [Read More]

Gibsonton Woman Faces DUI Manslaughter Charges After Alleged 100-MPH Wreck

A fatal crash over a month ago yielded an arrest for DUI manslaughter last week, as Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office investigators say a Gibsonton woman drove over 100 miles per hour in the moments leading up to the incident. Police […]... [Read More]

Ex-Pinellas Deputy Sentence to Probation After 2015 Shooting

A Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputy avoided prison time after pleading guilty to attempted manslaughter last week. Timothy G. Virden was sentenced to three years of probation last week after entering his guilty plea in connection with a shooting in a […]... [Read More]

Fatal December Motorcycle Accident Leads to DUI Charges for Port Richey Man

Pasco County authorities arrested a Port Richey man last week who they say is responsible for a December car accident that took the life of a woman on a motorcycle. Police say Patrick Lee McKinney was driving his motorcycle in […]... [Read More]

Alleged Wrong-Way Collision Yields Drunk Driving Charges for New Port Richey Man

A New Port Richey man is facing drunk driving charges after state troopers say he drove his car the wrong way on U.S. 19, ultimately leading to a head-on collision with another driver. Per the Florida Highway Patrol, Rashad Xavier […]... [Read More]

St. Pete Man Charged with Felony Murder After Allegedly Attempting to Run Down Indian Shores Officer

Police say a St. Petersburg man attempted to run down a police officer with his car last week, prompting the officer to fire at him prior to being struck. Stephan Jon Weekley was apprehended after a sizable manhunt earlier last […]... [Read More]

Man Charged with Two Counts of DUI Manslaughter Has History of DUI Convictions in Florida

Troopers of the Florida Highway Patrol say a man who allegedly killed a motorcyclist and rider earlier this month has a pair of prior convictions for drunk driving in his past. On the evening of April 15, Kerry “Jason” Webb […]... [Read More]

Tampa Authorities Say Errant Spit Leads to Road-Rage Murder

Authorities say that an altercation that started with a careless spit escalated into a fatal road-rage incident on Fowler Avenue last week. Witnesses told Tampa police that the situation began when Gilbert Serna, the passenger in a truck driven by […]... [Read More]