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.
A St. Petersburg man is facing felony drug charges after deputies say he sold them a substance purported to be cocaine, but wasn't.
A nurse in Spring Hill is facing charges after Hernando County Sheriff's deputies say she stole thousands of pills of pain killers from her place of work.
Clearwater police apprehended a man last week they say stole a vehicle, ran a red light, and careened into another vehicle prior to their arrival on the scene.