Pinellas Park

Second-Grade Teacher Charged with DUI, Cocaine Possession After Traffic Stop

Pinellas Park Police say a woman they observed driving on a tire rim turned out to be a second-grade teacher who was in possession of cocaine. Officers say they spotted the vehicle at the intersection of Park Boulevard and 49th […]... [Read More]

Pinellas Park Man Charged with Murder, Aggravated Assault After Domestic Dispute

Police say an argument between a man and his girlfriend led to murder and a standoff with police last week at a home they shared in Pinellas Park. According to authorities, Thomas Lee Owens II and Nellie Collins began arguing […]... [Read More]

Tampa Man Charged with DUI Manslaughter After Collision with Motorcycle

A St. Petersburg man is dead and a Tampa man is facing a charge of DUI manslaughter after a collision last Sunday afternoon in Pinellas Park. According to police, Anthony Robert Davis was driving a blue Ford Mustang on Gandy […]... [Read More]

One Local Music Teacher Slain, Another Critically Injured by Alleged Drunk Driver

One elementary school music teacher is dead and another is in critical condition after allegedly being struck by a drunk driver early Sunday morning. Pinellas Park Police say that Bryce McCloud, a 36-year old man from St. Petersburg, was driving […]... [Read More]

Pinellas County School District Social Worker Charged with Third DUI

School social worker Keeley Bremer of Clearwater was arrested and charged last week with driving under the influence in Pinellas County. She was pulled over at 10 p.m. on Thursday night on U.S. 19 in Pinellas Park after an officer […]... [Read More]

Man Charged with Pinellas County DUI Manslaughter

William Dion McClendon was arrested last week and charged with DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide, relating to a fatal January 2012 collision in Pinellas Park. A warrant was issued last May for McClendon but it took 10 months for police […]... [Read More]

Three Charged with First-Degree Murder in Death of Pinellas Park Fisherman

Thirty-nine-year-old David Rhea, a commercial fisherman from Pinellas Park, was shot and killed in his home last May. Three men then demanded money from Rhea’s mother and fled the residence. Cody Dials, Randy White and Zachary Perrine have now been […]... [Read More]

Pinellas Park Man Charged with First-Degree Murder of Girlfriend

Luis Antonio Santiago was charged this weekend with the first-degree murder of his girlfriend, Belinda Joyce Thomas, in Pinellas Park. A friend reported that Santiago, smelling of alcohol and crying, pounded on his door and confessed to the killing. The […]... [Read More]

Former Tampa Middle School Principal Charged in Double Homicide

Anthony Giancola, ex-principal of Tampa’s Van Buren Middle School, has been charged with killing two people and injuring nine others in Pinellas County last week. He was charged with two counts of first degree murder and four counts of attempted […]... [Read More]