Tampa's Criminal Defense Blog July

Featured Post Suspect Arrested after a Violent Robbery

Recently, 19 year old J.D.S. was arrested after having robbed and injured 62 year old B.O. at the Regency Shopping Center in Brandon. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office ...

  • Two Compliance Checks This Week in Hillsborough County

    What are these compliance checks? They involve local stores, restaurants, etc. that have a license to sell alcohol, and police officers want to make ...

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  • Florida Supreme Court Overturns First-Degree Murder Conviction

    A month ago from tomorrow, on June 26, a man who was convicted of murder back in 1985 appealed his conviction from death row, and DNA evidence led the ...

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  • Compliance Checks, a Heightened Patrol, and a Saturation Patrol

    In the coming few days, there will each of these events meant to enforce laws regarding driving under the influence and underage drinking. The ...

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  • Drunk Driver Traveling the Wrong Way gets Arrested in Tampa

    At approximately 2:08 am on July 9, a call was made to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office reporting a vehicle that was traveling down Interstate ...

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  • Firefighter Charged with Selling Prescription Drugs

    A 38-year-old firefighter from Pinellas Park, who also has a license as a special weapons and tactics paramedic, has been arrested on 16 charges of ...

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  • Hillsborough County DUI Enforcement Friday, July 18 to Sunday, July 20

    From Friday into the weekend, the county sheriff's office will run through a few events meant to curb the rate of drunk driving and underage drinking. ...

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  • Is Your Teen Smoking Spice?

    Over the years, the smoking of Spice has become increasingly popular; especially amongst the younger population. While many parents are oblivious to ...

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  • Movie Theater Shooter's Future Still to be Determined

    Back in January, a former Tampa police captain was arrested for murder after he shot the man who was texting in the movie theater while sitting next ...

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  • Youth Care Worker Accused of Sex Acts with Teen

    A youth care worker at the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice allegedly exchanged sexual favors with a boy at the facility. According to reports, ...

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  • DUI Patrols & Compliance Checks July 7-12

    From Monday to Saturday, there will be several DUI enforcement events conducted by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. A few DUI patrols will ...

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  • Detectives Seize 12 Pounds of Synthetic Marijuana

    On June 30 th , detectives in Tampa discovered that a shop in Tampa, the Al Pacino Smoke Shop, was selling synthetic spice marijuana packaged under ...

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  • Woman Accused of Stealing Dogs from Animal Shelter in Tampa

    Animal shelters are supposed to be rescue facilities for abandoned animals. Last week, 50 dogs were taken from a Spring Hill home because they were ...

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