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Tampa Police have arrested a suspect linked to at least four business burglaries in the city. Just before 5 AM on September 16, 2022, the front glass door of the Vincent & Tampa Cigar Company,…

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The Tampa Police Department issued six warrants, primarily on employees working at bars in Ybor City, following a two-month drug-buy operation dubbed "Operation Last Call." Detectives were made…

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The investigation continues into an early morning homicide in Tampa. Tampa Police detectives have learned that the individual shot was a current student at the University of Tampa. According to…

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The Tampa Police Department arrested a 10th grade student at Blake High School on Wednesday afternoon, after he was discovered with a loaded gun on campus. On September 14, 2022, multiple students…

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The Tampa Police Department has arrested a 13-year-old student who lit a classmate's clothing on fire on Wednesday. Tampa Police and Tampa Fire investigators were called to North Tampa Alternative…

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In April of 2022, the Tampa Police Department received a cyber tip regarding a person in Tampa who was sharing child pornography via social media. Through investigative means, Tampa PD officers…

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The Tampa Police Department has arrested a group of teens linked to multiple overnight auto burglaries. Just before 2 AM on Wednesday, September 14, officers responded to the 7500 block of S…

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Tampa Police detectives are working to identify the suspects, seen in this video, who burglarized the Burger King at 2513 N 50th St in the early hours of September 7. One suspect can be seen wearing…

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Tampa Police are investigating an early morning commercial burglary that occurred on Armenia Avenue at Quick Pick Liquors. Video surveillance shows the suspect wearing a black hoodie with a large…

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The Tampa Police Department has arrested three teenage suspects linked to burglaries in Tampa and Temple Terrace. Shortly after 11 PM on September 6, 2022, an auto burglary was reported at 8424…

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Tampa, FL (Wednesday, September 7, 2022) - An arrest warrant has been issued for 24-year-old Derick P. Bowden on the charges of First Degree Murder and Felon in Possession of a firearm. Just before…

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Tampa Police continued to follow up on community concerns of criminal activity taking place in local hotels and motels. As the Tampa Police Department’s Safer Summer Initiatives continue, officers…

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The Tampa Police Department arrested a middle school student on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, after locating a gun in his backpack on campus. The school resource officer at Franklin Middle School,…

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The Tampa Police Department is investigating a shooting that left an infant injured on Saturday. Shortly after 1 PM on September 3, 2022, officers were called to a home located on the 8300 block of…

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In anticipation of more motorists and boaters in Tampa for the extended Labor Day weekend, the Tampa Police Department is launching an enforcement operation dubbed "The Heat is On." Holiday…

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The Tampa Police Department has arrested Eric Harris, a Pasco Sheriff's Office deputy, on a charge of felony animal cruelty. On August 21, 2022, Harris was involved in an argument with his then-…

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A student at Hillsborough High School was arrested on Wednesday afternoon after being discovered with a loaded gun on campus. On August 31, 2022, the school resource officer at Hillsborough High…

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As Tampa Police Detectives continue working to develop leads in an August 27 homicide investigation, they join the victim's family in asking for help from our community. In the early morning hours…

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The Tampa Police Department is seeking to hire several civilian employees who will work in embedded positions with law enforcement. Positions are now posted for a victim advocate and behavioral…

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Arrested:  Brandon J. Baker, black male, 11/23/88 Incident Date/Time:  8/23/2022 at 4:05 AM Incident Type:  Carjacking; Burglary with Battery, Kidnapping; Grand Theft Auto Victim Info:  1/black…

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Mayor Jane Castor, alongside the Democratic Mayors Association and Democratic mayors across the country, today highlighted the City of Tampa’s participation in “Mayors Stopping Crime.”  As part of…

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After completing an extremely thorough investigation, Tampa Police have arrested two subjects in connection with a DUI-related traffic fatality that occurred in the early hours of July 24 and…

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Just after 11:00 PM on 08/11/2022, Tampa Police received a call of a traffic crash on Rowlett Park Dr, just north of Sligh Ave. Officers arrived to find an unresponsive black female lying in the…

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At 2:43 AM, Tampa Police responded to the area of N 40th St and E. Riverhills Drive for the report of a shooting.  Officers arrived to find a young adult black male with a gunshot wound. An orange…

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Tampa Police began investigating a homicide yesterday morning in the 1800 block of E. 8th Avenue. Officers were dispatched to a report of a deceased male in the park. Upon arrival they found an adult…