Posts Tagged ‘Crime’

Five Lake Gibson High School students were arrested in St. Augustine for charges to include armed robbery. The teenagers arrested are Christopher Dewey, Anthony Fernandez, Umbuju Grant, Quinshon Odom, and Remi Watson. It is also believed they had stolen property in their vehicle from other cars.

Three of the students are football players at Lake Gibson High School. One will be named player of the year by the Ledger. You can read the Ledger article here the Tampa Tribune article here, ABC Action News here, BayNews 9 here, Jacksonville News here, and the St. Augustine News here.


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The Lakeland Police Department arrested a 14 year old Polk County student for several violent crimes. The student is alleged to have stabbed an older man during a burglary as many as 30 times. See the Ledger for updates and the entire story.

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Our local Crime Stoppers program accepts tips from individuals regarding crime in our community. The program is anonymous and pays cash rewards.

Simply put in their own words…

Heartland Crime Stoppers encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and apathy.

You can submit a tip here or call 1-800-226-TIPS (8477). If you are a student, you can report crime in your school and community for a reward. Click on the icon below for more information.






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