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Sheriff’s Office Looking for This Man

Wesley Chapel – The Pasco Sheriff’ Office is asking for help identifying this man who was involved in a hit and run in Wesley Chapel on State Road 54 near Meadow Pointe Blvd.  Here is their post:

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Wesley Chapel Serial Robber Arrested on Bruce B Downs Blvd.

Pasco County detectives arrested 23-year-old Robert Dumas (of Wesley Chapel) and say he is a suspect involved in five armed robberies in February. On Sunday, a Pasco County Sheriff’s Office Corporal conducted a traffic stop at Bruce B. Downs Boulevard and Eagleston Drive in Wesley …

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Wesley Chapel Carjacking Attempt

According to reports, a man pretending to waive for help on State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel was actually trying to carjack a victim. The suspect waived down the victim and stepped in front of her car. As she lowered her window, the suspect tried …

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Wesley Chapel Serial Robber Strikes More Locations

According to the Pasco Sheriff’s Office, the serial robber pictured below is now responsible for more robberies in the Wesley Chapel area. The last week or so the suspect has committed armed robberies at numerous stores and businesses in and around Wesley Chapel. He has …

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Wesley Chapel Man Arrested for Armed Burglary Attempt (Video)

According to the Pasco Sheriff’s Office: During the early morning hours of 12/5/17, the arrested male, James Pietracatella, was observed on video surveillance entering his neighbor’s back porch with several steak knives in a Wesley Chapel neighborhood. James attempted to gain entry into the home …

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Sinkhole Guide for Florida

Florida has more sinkholes than any other state in the nation, according to the local agency that oversees insurance regulations and compliance. Why so many sinkholes? The bulk of Florida’s peninsula is made up carbonate rock (limestone and dolostone) overlain by variable thicknesses and mixtures of sand …

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Gas Leak Closes Bruce B Downs in New Tampa

Tampa Fire Rescue is reporting that they are on scene Bruce B Downs/Amberly for a high pressure gas leak. Although there are no evacuations, there are significant delays as Bruce B Downs is closed in both directions between 46st & Tampa Palms.

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