The alleged theft of a leaf blower led to a car chase, a shooting, and attempted murder charges against a 42-year-old New Port Richey man last week.
Hillsborough County authorities say they have arrested two men responsible for a drug deal that ended with the death of a third man earlier this year.
Another local Tampa Bay area doctor faces federal drug charges this month. Dr. John Anthony Gianoli, III, a physician practicing in St. Petersburg and Largo, was indicted recently on five counts of illegally distributing or causing the distribution of oxycodone.
A Sarasota man was arrested last week after local police say he was in possession of a variety of illegal drugs including a substance popularly known as bath salts.