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Police & Fire
We compile the odd, unusual "oh my gosh" police items from throughout the Tampa Bay region.
St. Petersburg Police say the woman, 26, and man, 49, robbed someone at knifepoint, made him drive to an ATM machine to make a withdrawal, then took off with his SUV, which was later found burning and abandoned.
A man recently fired from his job and evicted from the New Plaza Motel in St. Petersburg shot wounded the manager, then turned the gun on himself, police said Tuesday.
An additional suspect is charged as part of an alleged prostitution ring that included a brothel in Pinellas County.
The woman and another suspect are accused of forcing a St. Petersburg man to ride with them at knifepoint as they made an ATM withdrawal using his bank card last month, police said.
Daniel Thomas Papaleo, 60, is charged in the beating death of 33-year-old Robert Greaves, whose body was found badly burned Wednesday evening inside Papaleo's home.
Investigators say Robert Scott Greaves, whose burned body was found Wednesday, was invited to the St. Petersburg home by Daniel Thomas Papaleo, who has been charged with arson in the case.
The man, wanted in connection with the March 15 shooting death of Felicia Vickers, was bitten by a police dog before being taken into custody Tuesday.
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