Sunday, September 30, 2012
OK, so you had a busy week. We understand. Let us catch you up on all the highlights!
1. A woman who fell from her death from a ninth-story balcony earlier this month in Clearwater appears to be an accident, police say. It's believed she had been dancing prior to her fall and that there's no indication of suicide. 2. A fugitive considered "armed and dangerous" after allegedly shooting at police in Miami-Dade County was apprehended in unincorporated Clearwater this week. 3. Are you going to Clearwater's National Night Out celebration on Oct. 2? There will be demonstrations and displays from Clearwater Police and other law enforcement, plus Patch will be on hand to give away some free stuff. Hope to see you there! 4. Users are closer to having easier access to some online public records with the launch of the first part of a…
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Andy Roman, who was wanted in Miami-Dade County and considered armed and dangerous, was arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Andy Roman was wanted for shooting at police officers during a car chase in Miami, according to reports.
Updated, 6:10 p.m.: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputies say they've nabbed a fugitive from Miami-Dade County wanted on five counts of attempted murder on a law enforcement officer. Andy Roman, 23, was picked up around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday during a traffic stop at McMullen Booth Road and Crest Drive in unincorporated Clearwater, the sheriff's office reports. Roman was allegedly involved in a shootout with Hialeah Police over the weekend, firing at officers with an AK-47 and submachine gun during a car chase, NBC Miami reports. He had been considered armed and dangerous. A joint effort by Pinellas and Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Hialeah Police Department helped track Roman …
Monday, September 10, 2012
John D. Stanton III, facing jail time for failing to pay his ex-wife millions in support, was caught by U.S. marshals Friday in Orlando, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
A fugitive Belleair millionaire was tracked down and arrested last week in Orlando after he failed to pay his ex-wife millions in support, the Tampa Bay Times reports. John D. Stanton III, who according to the newspaper once claimed a net worth of $269 million, was caught by U.S. marshals Friday afternoon at a Fairfield Inn in Orlando. Stanton, 63, the former president of a Seffner building supplies company, was being held without bail at the Orange County jail, the Times reports. "He is expected to be transported by Monday to Hillsborough, where a judge sentenced him to six months in jail in absentia for failing to pay his wife $6 million in support," according to the Times story. Read more about Stanton's capture in the Times.