Randall Fowler of Holiday, Florida in Pasco County, faces a DUI charge after crashing his pickup truck into a house in Clearwater. He was caught by neighbors as he tried to run away, according to police.
In July 2007, Paula O'Conner and her 15-month-old son, Alijah, were murdered in their St. Petersburg home. Detectives later found a left-handed black glove - covered inside and out with DNA - was found on a couch near her front door. Law enforcement officers and prosecutors now allege Ralph "Ron" Wright Jr. wore the glove during or just after the killings.
Shaneva Boyd of Clearwater was sentenced earlier this month to 12 months and 1 day in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for participating in a conspiracy to commit federal student financial aid fraud. The federal court in Tampa also ordered her to pay $77,364.00 in restitution and to forfeit substitute assets in the amount of $70,000.00. Boyd previously pleaded guilty in August 2012.
A 23-year-old Clearwater man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Adrianne Robert earlier this month. Thomas Frederick is also charged with stealing Robert's car after the murder.
Salvador Rojo Medina was charged this weekend in Clearwater with driving while intoxicated. Clearwater police first alerted to Rojo Medina's car when he reportedly threw a beer can out the window of his truck window while driving eastbound on Sunset Point Road approaching King's Highway at about 10:30 p.m.
Brothers Isidro and Carlos Jones were denied bond in a newly filed murder charge against them in Pinellas County Circuit Court. The brothers are charged with killing Zorana Lebedic in Clearwater back in September as she rode her bicycle home from a class. The Joneses were already being held on second-degree murder charges in the deaths of Peter Rakowski and Colbert Collins. Rakowski and Collins were shot and killed in Clearwater's Cherry Harris Park on October 15.