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Updated: 01/26/2023 - 03:44 pm
The Tampa Police Department located and arrested two teenagers on Wednesday linked to a spree of crimes in the city. At 11 AM on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, a woman eating lunch inside the Portillos Restaurant at 2102 E Fowler Ave reported that…
Updated: 01/26/2023 - 03:35 pm
The Tampa Police Department arrested a student for having a firearm on a school campus on Wednesday. On January 18, 2023, at approximately 11:30 a.m. a student notified Blake High School administrative staff that, Damari Morales, 16, may have a…
Updated: 01/25/2023 - 05:02 pm
On the night of January 18, 2023, Tampa Police responded to the Silver Oaks Apartments, located at 4200 Kenneth Ct, for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived to find 26-year-old Latoya Gay suffering from a gunshot wound. Latoya was transported…
Updated: 01/23/2023 - 04:04 pm
Please expected loud noises, including the sound of theatrical gunfire and cannons, between 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in downtown Tampa on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. The annual Gasparilla Pirate Invasion will be happening during this time frame in the…
Updated: 01/19/2023 - 08:33 am
In gratitude to the many employees of the Tampa Police Department and citizens who have exhibited acts of heroism, bravery, or kindness over the past several months, Tampa PD will host its first quarterly awards ceremony on Thursday, January 19,…
Updated: 01/18/2023 - 11:52 am
The Tampa Police Department identified and arrested the suspect who shot toward officers yesterday. At 5:41 p.m. on January 17, 2023, three Street Anti-Crime (SAC) officers conducting proactive patrol in an unmarked vehicle in the 3600 block of…
Updated: 01/17/2023 - 09:43 pm
The Tampa Police Department is conducting a shooting investigation involving officers this evening. On January 17, 2023, at 5:41 p.m., three officers from TPD's Street Anti-Crime (SAC) squad were conducting proactive patrol in the 3600 block of…
Updated: 01/10/2023 - 12:30 pm
Just after 11:00 AM, an adult male was struck by a train east of the intersection of Busch Boulevard and N. Boulevard. Early reports suggest the male had been laying near the tracks at the time of the incident. He has been transported to a nearby…
Updated: 01/09/2023 - 03:13 pm
Just before 10 PM on Sunday evening, January 9, 2022, Shot Spotter technology detected the sound of multiple gunshots in the area of 19th Street and 28th Avenue, prompting Tampa Police officers to respond to the scene. Office located an adult male…
Updated: 01/09/2023 - 03:04 pm
The Tampa Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting on the 2600 block of E 111th Ave. On Sunday, January 8, 2023, just before 2 PM, officers were called to a residence for a reported shooting. Once on scene, they located one victim, 12,…
Updated: 01/05/2023 - 05:45 pm
A 13-year-old has been arrested related to a shooting that occurred at Curtis Hixon Park on Sunday. At approximately 8:48 PM on Sunday, January 1, 2023, two teenagers were involved in a verbal altercation that turned physical at Curtis Hixon Park…
Updated: 01/05/2023 - 05:43 pm
Tampa, FL – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announced today the results of the United States Attorney’s Office’s ongoing efforts to fight violent crime through its partnership with the Tampa Police Department (TPD). During 2022, federal…
Updated: 01/01/2023 - 10:17 pm
Tampa Police are  investigating a shooting that took place at Curtis Hixon Park on Sunday. Just before 9PM, officers were dispatched to the report of someone who had been shot.  Officers arrived to find a 16-year-old male, with a gunshot wound,…
Updated: 12/30/2022 - 02:11 pm
Just after 5 p.m. yesterday, a helicopter, carrying a pilot & three passengers, was on the approach to land at Peter O. Knight Airport following a tour. The pilot and the passengers reportedly heard a loud bang and the helicopter lost power.…
Updated: 12/30/2022 - 02:08 pm
The Tampa Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in locating a woman responsible for package thefts in South Tampa. Just before 4 PM on December 6, 2022, a woman was seen on a home surveillance camera stealing a package off the…
Updated: 12/27/2022 - 04:06 pm
On Tuesday, December 27, 2022, the Tampa Police Department terminated an officer after an internal investigation determined he had violated multiple departmental policies while booking an inmate into the Orient Road Jail. Gregory Damon was employed…
Updated: 12/22/2022 - 06:52 pm
An 80-year-old victim struck by a vehicle on Sunday, December 18, 2022, later rescued by first responders and good samaritans, passed away from her injuries at a local hospital on the afternoon of December 22. Her 3-year-old great-granddaughter, who…
Updated: 12/22/2022 - 06:46 pm
Santa's helpers, dressed as Tampa Police officers, gifted new toys to hundreds of children in need at various locations in Tampa on Thursday, December 21, 2022. The annual giveaway known as "Santa's Workshop," was a community-centered event where…
Updated: 12/22/2022 - 06:14 pm
A warrant for the arrest of Antonio Brown on a charge of domestic violence is no longer active as of December 20, 2022. The Tampa Police Department stands firmly in its decision to thoroughly investigate this case, taking the following steps to…
Updated: 12/20/2022 - 09:56 am
With the help of good Samaritans, a Tampa Police officer helped rescue an elderly woman and a young child trapped beneath a vehicle. Shortly after 1:30 PM on Sunday, December 18, 2022, Tampa Police officers were called to a pedestrian-involved car…
Updated: 12/16/2022 - 04:43 pm
An officer of the Tampa Police Department has been placed on administrative leave following a DUI arrest early Friday morning. Rickado StFleur was arrested at 4:35 AM on Friday, December 16, 2022, after being involved in a single-vehicle crash at…
Updated: 12/13/2022 - 04:13 pm
Working to develop positive relationships with the police officers while also building reading skills, the first chapter of Tampa Police Department’s Badges & Books pilot program leaves seven young readers wanting more.  Officers have been…
Updated: 12/13/2022 - 03:02 pm
A 14-year-old is facing felony charges related to a fatal shooting outside a party in Tampa.

Just after midnight on October 29, 2022, officers of the Tampa Police Department responded to a 911 call at the Chamberlain Plaza, located at…
Updated: 12/13/2022 - 02:44 pm
A 14-year-old is facing felony charges related to a fatal shooting outside a party in Tampa. Just after midnight on October 29, 2022, officers of the Tampa Police Department responded to a 911 call at the Chamberlain Plaza, located at 1005 W. Busch…
Updated: 12/13/2022 - 12:57 pm
Tampa Police are conducting a death investigation near the Davis Island Bridge. Tampa Police Marine Units recovered the body of an adult male that was floating under the bridge just after 10:00 AM on Tuesday morning. Detectives are working to…
Updated: 12/12/2022 - 05:30 pm
In the early morning hours of Oct 22, a verbal altercation between to groups of people began to escalate in the 1700 block of E. 7th Avenue. The subject in the video reportedly fired a handgun, striking an adult male in the other party. The victim…
Updated: 12/05/2022 - 04:30 pm
Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of a subject shooting in the 1900 block of W. Main St just after 6:30 PM Sunday evening. Before officers arrived, the victim, a black female in her mid-twenties, was transported by personal vehicle to a…
Updated: 12/05/2022 - 09:13 am
Mayor Jane Castor Accepts Resignation of TPD Chief Mary O’Connor
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor has requested and received the resignation of Police Chief Mary O'Connor, following the completion of an Internal Affairs investigation into a recent…
Updated: 12/04/2022 - 10:52 am
Tampa Police were dispatched to 804 E. Forest Ave for the report of a person who was found deceased in an enclosed area of the parking lot early Sunday morning. Officers arrived to find the body of an adult black male, in his mid-forties, with upper…
Updated: 12/02/2022 - 01:00 pm
Mayor Jane Castor has issued the following statement: "Police Chief Mary O'Connor has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into a recent traffic stop. Assistant Chief Lee Bercaw is serving as acting Chief."
Updated: 12/01/2022 - 04:17 pm
The Tampa Police Department has a court-authorized arrest warrant for a man recently involved in a domestic battery incident with a woman. On November 28, 2022, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the suspect and victim were involved in a verbal…
Updated: 12/01/2022 - 04:15 pm
A Tampa Police officer was injured in a crash Thursday morning, as he was riding his motorcycle eastbound on Adamo Drive. The 54-year-old Hispanic female driver of a red Honda Accord, crossed southbound along Adamo Drive, cutting in front of the…
Updated: 12/01/2022 - 04:06 pm
The Tampa Police Department would like to address a recent off-duty incident involving Chief of Police Mary O'Connor. On the evening of November 12, 2022, Chief O'Connor and her spouse were stopped by a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputy while…
Updated: 12/01/2022 - 02:45 pm
DATE/TIME: Thursday, December 1, 2022 @ 11:00 AM LOCATION: Adamo Drive @ N. 26th Street DETAILS:
A Tampa Police officer was injured in a crash on Thursday morning at 11:00 AM, as he was riding his motorcycle eastbound on Adamo Drive near N.…
Updated: 11/23/2022 - 04:52 am
A man who fired his weapon outside a South Tampa bar after yelling racial slurs on Monday has been taken into custody.

Just before 9 PM on November 21, 2022, the Tampa Police Department responded to the SOHO Saloon, located at 410 S…
Updated: 11/21/2022 - 04:28 pm
The Tampa Police Department arrested a suspect who was caught on surveillance cameras threatening fast food workers on Friday evening. Shortly after 5:30 PM on November 18, 2022, an adult male entered the Burger King located at 611 S Dale Mary…
Updated: 11/19/2022 - 01:37 pm
Two suspects were arrested following a drug investigation that led to the recovery of both weapons and narcotics.

Just before 4 PM on Friday, November 18, 2022, Tampa Police officers executed a search warrant for narcotics at a home…
Updated: 11/17/2022 - 02:20 am
At 11:24 PM on November 16, 2022, the Tampa Police Department was called to a traffic crash at Busch Blvd E / Nebraska Av N involving a Nissan Maxima and a Mercedes SUV.  At the time of the accident, the Nissan was traveling West on Busch Blvd E and…
Updated: 11/11/2022 - 09:12 am
At 6:40 PM on November 10, 2022, the Tampa Police Department was called to a traffic crash involving a motor scooter and a vehicle. An adult male was operating the scooter with a 10-year-old boy sitting in front of him. The adult and child were…
Updated: 11/09/2022 - 12:49 pm
On November 6 at 1:30 AM, a man was shot and killed under the overpass at Hillsborough and Dale Mabry. Late last night, Tampa Police detectives arrested 30-year-old Timothy McGovern. He has been charged with First Degree Murder in the case. “I have…
Updated: 11/09/2022 - 08:29 am
At 5:21 AM, Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of a shooting in the 8600 block of N. 11th St.  Officers arrived to find an adult male in his mid-forties, the victim of an apparent gunshot wound.  Officers rendered emergency first aid until…
Updated: 11/06/2022 - 09:53 am
On Sunday, November 6 at 1:57 AM, Tampa Police were dispatched to the underpass at W. Hillsborough Ave and N. Dale Mabry Hwy for the report of an unresponsive male. Officers arrived to find a deceased adult male, in his late 30’s, the victim of an…
Updated: 11/03/2022 - 03:34 pm
The Tampa Police Department has arrested a suspect who shot two dogs, killing one, during an attempted armed robbery. Jayden Makell Harris, 17, was arrested on Thursday, November 3, 2022, on multiple felony charges.

On October 28, just…
Updated: 11/02/2022 - 08:25 pm
Tampa Police Detectives are working to identify two suspects who stole over $1,000 worth of welding cable and fled in a U-Haul with a walrus on the side (similar to the stock photo attached). The theft occurred in the early morning hours of…
Updated: 11/02/2022 - 01:49 pm
Tampa Police are working a death investigation in the 200 block of W. Emily St. where human skeletal remains were found on the vacant property.  Although there are no apparent signs of foul play, it is very early in the investigation. Detectives…
Updated: 11/01/2022 - 03:40 pm
The City of Tampa and the Tampa Police Department has been awarded grant funding through the Department of Justice (DOJ) that will play a key role in preventing and reducing violent crime and improving overall community safety.

The City…
Updated: 11/01/2022 - 01:40 pm
Tampa Police Detectives are asking the community to look at the attached image. The sketch was generated based on the description of the suspect who shot and killed a dog during an attempted armed robbery in the 2600 block of W. Powhatan Avenue on…
Updated: 11/01/2022 - 10:06 am
On Tuesday, November 1, at 6:00 PM, Chief O'Connor, joined by Mayor Jane Castor and other community leaders, will host a Community Forum to discuss topics including violent crime, crime reduction programs, community engagement, specific neighborhood…
Updated: 10/29/2022 - 12:37 pm
Just before 7:00 PM on Friday night, a Hispanic male in his early-50’s was walking his two dachshunds in the 2600 block of W. Powhatan Avenue when an armed black male came up from behind him, pointed a gun, and demanded money. The dogs became…
Updated: 10/28/2022 - 07:32 am
On 10/27/2022 at 11:28 pm, officers were dispatched to the 8500 block of N. Hamner Ave in reference to shots heard in the area. Officers arrived to find an adult Hispanic male, in his late 30's, with a gunshot to the upper body. Although officers…