Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A Facebook page was recently created in an effort to solve the Jan. 6 murder. The 22-year-old Dunedin High graduate's body was discovered a block from his house at a Clearwater park.
Friends of stabbing victim Jason Paul are taking to social media in an effort to solve his murder. The "Please Help Solve Jason Paul’s Homocide" Facebook page was recently created. It had more than 230 fans as of Monday evening. Clearwater Police detectives say Paul, 22, a 2008 Dunedin High graduate, was riding his bike home from work at Sunset Point Road and U.S. 19. He stopped at Walmart and bought some cleaning supplies. They were found still strapped to his bike when his body was discovered a block from his house at 12:40 a.m. on Glenwood Avenue near Crest Lake Park. Police still are seeking a suspect in Paul’s murder. Renee' Paul Langfritz, Paul's mother, commented on the Facebook page: "anyone who has any info please don't be afraid …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Herman Acosta, 43, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing toilet pipes from Clearwater Main Library, according to Clearwater Police.
Update: Suspect Herman Acosta was also arrested last week and charged with committing similar crimes at several Largo fast food restaurants, police said. Charges related to the Dunedin thefts were also referred to the State Attorney's Office, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Earlier: Clearwater authorities believe they have arrested a toilet bandit responsible for missing pipes at Clearwater Main Library. Herman Acosta, 43, was arrested Wednesday at his Clearwater home and charged with stealing toilet parts from the library last week, according to police. Detectives say Acosta removed toilet pipes, along with their connecting valves, from two toilets in the men's restroom at Clearwater Main Library last week and sold them…
Friday, December 30, 2011
Clearwater Police will be on alert for intoxicated drivers on Saturday and Sunday.
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Friday, December 30, 2011
Clearwater Police will be on the lookout for impaired drivers over New Year's weekend, according to a news release. From the release: "The Clearwater Police Department Traffic Enforcement Team and other assigned officers will be looking for impaired drivers this New Year's holiday weekend. Drinking impairs your abilities to maneuver and react while driving a vehicle, therefore, increasing your chances of being involved in a crash. "According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), during December 2009, there were 753 people killed in crashes that involved drivers or motorcycle riders with blood alcohol level of .08 or higher. If that's not deterrent enough, consider the penalties for a first DUI conviction: "Below …