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This afternoon, a staff member at Coleman Middle School alerted the administration that students were reporting 12-year-old Reese Cash had a stun-gun on campus. The School Resource Officer removed the student from class. She admitted to purchasing…
Updated: 02/26/2021 - 03:52 pm
Tampa Police arrested 25-year-old Juan Colon-Lugo, charging him with manslaughter in a shooting death that occurred on February 24 on E. Annie St.  Tampa Police received a 911 call late Wednesday night reporting gunshots had been heard in the 900…
Updated: 02/26/2021 - 12:09 pm
At 6:14 PM, Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of shots heard in the 900 block of S. 22nd St. Officers arrived to find an adult black male in his mid-40's, deceased as the result of an apparent gunshot wound. Minutes later, officers were…
Updated: 02/24/2021 - 08:08 pm
Detectives have been working to develop leads in an armed robbery that took place in October and are now asking for help from the community. The 25-year-old victim, who is deaf and mute, was standing in the 8300 N.40th St waiting for a bus in the…
Updated: 02/24/2021 - 04:19 pm
Tampa Police Detectives began a surveillance operation of Armando Recycling, located at 4101 E. 12th Ave, following an anonymous tip that the business was operating as an unlicensed secondary metals recycler, as well as noting an increase in…
Updated: 02/17/2021 - 01:34 pm
Detectives worked diligently to identify and apprehend the subject who violently assaulted an elderly female as she was walking to work Thursday morning. During their investigation, they were able to gather information that 55-year-old Antonio…
Updated: 02/13/2021 - 10:50 am
Tampa Police Detectives are working to identify and apprehend the subject who violently assaulted an elderly female as she was walking to work in the 5100 block of N. Nebraska Ave. early Thursday morning. The suspect was in a dark-colored (possibly…
Updated: 02/12/2021 - 11:30 am
                 Tampa Police Detectives are currently working to identify the subject in the photos, who unlawfully and inappropriately grabbed an adult female against her will Sunday night. Witnesses were able to capture the white male suspect,…
Updated: 02/11/2021 - 11:19 am
In the early hours of February 6, Tampa Police responded to the report of a shooting in the 1200 block of N. 20th St.  Early investigation has shown that an armed suspect (described as a black male in his mid-twenties, approximately 5’ 11”, 200…
Updated: 02/06/2021 - 11:38 am
DATE/TIME: Friday, January 29, 2021 @ 1:06 PM LOCATION: Monroe Middle School; 4716 W. Montgomery Ave ARRESTED: Scott Decerant, black male, 4/15/2009 DETAILS: An 11-year-old student was found to have a loaded handgun on school property today. Another…
Updated: 01/29/2021 - 04:22 pm
The Tampa Police Department has launched the SafeTampa app to allow residents and visitors alike to quickly Say Something if they See Something. The app is free to download from the Google Play and Apple stores. It was created in partnership with…
Updated: 01/28/2021 - 09:08 am
On 1/22/21 an anonymous e-mail was sent to University of Tampa security, making a threat to attack the facility. The anonymous e-mailer said he was seeking revenge for being expelled.  An interior and exterior sweep was conducted, within and around…
Updated: 01/22/2021 - 01:22 pm
Details: At 3:52 AM Friday morning, the Tampa Police Department received a call regarding three subjects, wearing black clothing, breaking into an ATM at the Chase Bank located at 1322 S. Dale Mabry Hwy. Officers and Air Service arrived just two…
Updated: 01/22/2021 - 12:31 pm
DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 4:38 PM LOCATION: 8408 N. Orleans Ave SUBJECT: Terry Lee Butts, white male, (12/19/1949)  Details: Tampa Police responded to the report of “shots heard” in the 1400 block W. Waters Ave. One business was…
Updated: 01/21/2021 - 09:49 pm
Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of a subject being shot in the 2800 block of Satellite Court on Thursday afternoon. Officers arrived to find an adult black male victim of a critical gunshot wound and immediately began providing emergency…
Updated: 01/21/2021 - 04:47 pm
Tampa Police Homicide Detectives join the family of Victor Jimenez to ask the community for help in solving his murder. Victor was the victim of upper body trauma and found dead on the afternoon of January 10, after officers were dispatched to the…
Updated: 01/21/2021 - 09:23 am
DATE/TIME: Monday January 18, 2021 @ 9:41 PM LOCATION: 6401 S. Westshore Blvd BUSINESS: Bowery Bayside Apartments SUBJECT: Jeremy D Liwag, Asian male, (10/15/1992) OFFICER INVOLVED: 36-year-old white male, 6 years @ TPD ADDITIONAL VICTIM…
Updated: 01/19/2021 - 09:56 am
At 2:27 AM, Tampa Police were called for a disturbance at the Truth Lounge (4202 W. Cayuga St) as they were attempting to close in the early hours Tuesday morning. The occupants of multiple vehicles fired guns from their cars before all fleeing the…
Updated: 01/19/2021 - 04:21 am
DATE/TIME: Monday January 19, 2021 @ 9:41 PM LOCATION: 6401 S. Westshore Blvd BUSINESS: Bowery Bayside Apartments SUBJECT: 28-year-old Asian male OFFICER INVOLVED: 36-year-old white male, 6 years @ TPD DETAILS: Tampa Police were called for the…
Updated: 01/19/2021 - 01:36 am
It is with deepest sorrow the Tampa Police Department confirms the passing of retired Police Chief Austin “A.C.” McLane. Chief McLane began his service to the City of Tampa on January 14, 1963. He rose through the ranks and was promoted to Chief…
Updated: 01/16/2021 - 06:46 pm