Friday, February 8, 2013
Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Palm Harbor man on Feb. 7 in connection with a string of recent robberies and a burglary at a Munchee's convenience store in Dunedin.
A fingerprint lifted from a stolen lottery ticket is the key piece of evidence authorities used to find the suspect in a string of recent Dunedin convenience store robberies. Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives arrested Trevor David Winsett, 24, of 402 North Carolina Ave. in Palm Harbor, late Thursday, Feb. 7, in connection with two robberies and a recent smash-and-grab burglary of 100 scratch-off lottery tickets at Munchee's, 2100 Bayshore Blvd. Detectives say Winsett gave the lottery tickets from the Jan. 29 burglary to his brother to repay a debt. Winsett's brother went with his girlfriend to cash the winning tickets a few hours later at a Palm Harbor 7-Eleven, two miles north of the burglary at 100 Alt. U.S. 19, according to …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who stole scratch-off lottery tickets from a Dunedin Munchee's convenience store on Friday. Authorities believe he may be connected to a recent string.
Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect who smashed through a window and took 100 lottery tickets from a Dunedin convenience store on Jan. 29 and cashed them just hours later in Palm Harbor. Detectives believe he may be connected to two previous robberies at the same store, including a Jan. 17 armed robbery, after which tickets were cashed at a Clearwater gas station. Authorities say that on Jan. 29, a white male, about 6 feet tall and 165 pounds, wearing a gray hooded jacket, smashed the window to get inside Munchee's on Bayshore Boulevard at 5:57 a.m. He allegedly went behind the counter, pulled about 100 scratch-off lottery tickets and took several packets of cigarettes. Detectives …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives released video from a Jan. 15 armed robbery at Munchee's, 614 Union St, in Dunedin. Authorities believe the suspects are tied to a Clearwater robbery and are asking for the public's assistance.