Wednesday, November 28, 2012
A police officer recognized the truck the two St. Petersburg men were in from burglaries reported at the Clearwater shop in August.
Two St. Petersburg men were arrested Tuesday after police say they caught them returning to burglarize the same Clearwater tire shop for a third time. A Clearwater Police officer on routine patrol spotted the two suspects leaving Uncle's Shop, 1551 Gulf to Bay Blvd., in a red Ford truck around 11 p.m. Tuesday after the business was closed. The officer recognized the truck from an alert he had issued in August for the same location in reference to several commercial burglaries, according to police spokesperson Elizabeth Watts. The officer stopped the suspects, and both confessed to stealing tires from the business, Watts said in a media release. The two men, David Lee Wilson, 26, and Paul A. Patrick, 50, were each arrested and charged with …
Monday, November 12, 2012
A Holiday man working at Sunday's TriRock Triathlon allegedly tried to take a generator from the race with him, according to Clearwater Police.
A day laborer who was working for the TriRock Triathlon on Sunday allegedly attempted to take a generator used in the race, according to Clearwater Police. Police said Christopher James Fusco, 43, of Holiday, loaded the 3000W Honda generator into the trunk of his 2005 Hyundai. Another employee saw and confronted Fusco, who said the generator belonged to him. When Fusco was confronted again he removed the generator from the trunk and fled the scene, according to a police report. Clearwater Police located the Hyundai in the 600 block of South Gulfview Boulevard and tried to have Fusco pull over for a traffic stop. Fusco reportedly failed to stop and took off at a high rate of speed, police said. While "fleeing," Fusco "purposely entered …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Clearwater Police charged Kevin R. Reed with burglary after they say he entered a Sand Key condominium with a master key and stole money from the unit.
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Thursday, August 9, 2012
A maintenance man was arrested Wednesday after police say he was caught on video burglarizing a Sand Key condominium. Kevin R. Reed, 44, of Oldsmar, was charged with burglary after Clearwater Police allege he entered a residence at Harborage Condos II around 3:10 p.m. Wednesday by using a master key and stole money from the unit. The theft was captured on a home security video system, officials said, and the victims contacted police. Reed may be involved in other burglaries, public safety spokesperson Elizabeth Watts said, and additional charges are pending. He was released Thursday morning after posting $10,000 bond. The security video is considered evidence and will not be released, Watts said. Get Clearwater Patch delivered to your …