Man attacks officers with fire extinguisher during capitol riots in Florida

Man attacks officers with fire extinguisher

PINELLAS, FLORIDA- According to the Department of justice, a man of 53, Robert Scott Palmer was arrested by the FBI for throwing a fire extinguisher at officers during the Capitol riots.

According to Investigators, Palmer had a detention hearing in the United States district court and was reported to be released on bond.

According to prosecutors, Palmer’s actions at the riots were caught on camera. Also according to the prosecutors, the officers were thrown with wooden planks and were sprayed with contents of a fire extinguisher by Palmer. Palmer had also thrown more objects at them, according to the news.

FBI requests people to come up with any information on people who incited or promoted violence during the riots. The public can contact the authorities at 1-800-225-5324

Pinellas introduce Walk-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics

Walk-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics

PINELLAS, FLORIDA- According to the authorities, the County introduced three different locations for vaccinations where residents were allowed to stand in the queue and get vaccinated, without prior appointments.

Staff at the Community Health Centers in Pinellas said that they had 200 doses of Moderna vaccine to be distributed. Although the opening hours were mentioned as 9 a.m., people were lined up and were waiting since early morning; as early as 5.30 a.m. just to make sure they get vaccinated, according to the news.

Upon opening the doors people rushed around to check the availability and while some stayed some others decided to leave with a limited number of vaccine doses.

Those who managed to get vaccinated said that it was well worth it.

The County will have more walk-up clinics in the weeks to come, according to the County officials.

“Plan ahead and arrive early,” was the advice given by those who waited at the lines for hours.

74 year old Golfer died while in search for the ball in Pinellas

Golfer died

PINELLAS, FLORIDA- According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s office, a 74-year-old Golfer drowned to death while looking for his lost Golf ball in a Golf club in Oldsmar.

According to the Sheriff’s Office Deputies, they responded to a received call that mentioned a missing person from the East Lake Woodlands subdivision.

The diseased, Hermillo Jazmines, 74, and his friend were reported to have been playing around 7.30 a.m. during investigations it was found out that Jazmines teed off at the third ball and was in search for it all over and was lastly reported to be seen near the greens. It was also revealed during the investigations that Jazmines’ putter was on the ground by the water while his cart was parked at the cart path.

According to the investigators, the Deputies had searched the missing person all over in a nearby wooded area, and results being negative, a dive team finally managed to locate the drowned Jazmines. The reports suggest for Jazmines have died on the scene.

The case evidence according to the investigators suggests that Jazmine who liked to look for the course for lost golf balls according to his friends must have fallen into the water and drowned while searching for his lost ball.

The pending autopsy will be helpful in determining the cause and the manner of how Jazmine’s death took place and so far nothing suspicious was encountered, according to the Sheriff’s office.

Warning; Phone Scammers in Pinellas, posing to be Deputies!


PINELLAS, FLORIDA- Residents of Pinellas County are warned against phone scammers who pretend to be Deputies and attempt gathering personal information, according to the Sheriff’s office.

According to some citizens contacted the Pinellas County Sheriff’s office to inform that they had received calls from someone who posed to be as Deputies from the Sheriff’s office to get personal information to verify identity. When further questioned, the caller had hung up.

Apparently, the scammers were smart enough to disguise the number as 727-582-6200 which is the exact number to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s office. When the concerned citizens tried calling back, it had reached a communication center that the scammers had actually used to make the calls.

Citizens are warned against such scammers and the Deputies kindly request people never to give out personal information to anyone over the phones and to question the caller.

The Pinellas Sheriff’s Office Economic Crime Unit urges anyone to contact them at 582-6200 in case they believe to have been a victim of such a scam.

Hacker tries poisoning the water system in Florida

tries poisoning the water

PINELLAS, FLORIDA- According to the press conference held by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s office, an unknown individual attempted to poisoning the water treatment plant system in the city of Oldsmar’s. Investigations are led by the Authorities of Pinellas County.

According to the statement of the Pinellas County Bub Gualtieri, an individual had attempted the poisoning via computer access to the water treatment facility where he tried increasing the amount of lye, Sodium Hydroxide by more than 100 times the normal amount. These are used for controlling acidity in water.

The person who noticed the change apparently fixed it immediately upon reporting to the Authorities. Officials pointed out that the Supervisor had noticed the hacker to have accessed the computer at least twice, once at 8.00 a.m. and again at 1.30 p.m. According to the officials, it was in the latter attempt that the amounts of Sodium Hydroxide were increased from 100 parts per million to 11,100 parts per million.

With the FBI involving in the investigations, immediate removal of the remote dashboard software from the plant have been reported.

58, Tampa Attorney, disbarred for filming sex acts with jail inmate in Pinellas

58, Tampa Attorney, disbarred for filming sex acts with jail inmate in Pinellas 1

PINELLAS, FLORIDA- Andrew B. Sparks, 58, was accused of violating his attorney privileges to have sex with women in Pinellas and Hillsborough County jails. Upon pleading guilty to charges of bringing contraband to jail facilities, the accused Tampa lawyer is said to be on probation since Feb.8, 2019, and will remain so until Feb.7, 2024.

According to reports, what cost Spark his entire legal career was his desire to adult play behind bars and this time with a convicted child pornographer. Spark was caught with his zipper open, apparently ready for another round of oral sex with an inmate that he had previously filmed performing a sex act. These inexcusable actions of Sparkled to being disbarred and was put on a monthly report of lawyers disciplined by the State Supreme Court.

One report from the County Sheriff stated that Spark’s misuse of his privileges to take sexual advantage of women in Pinellas and Hillsborough County jails were revealed only when he tried to make the same arrangements with someone at a porn festival in Tampa.

The woman, Boselli, who Spark met at the porn festival was landed in jail for filming porn with a 7-year-old. Spark had approached Boselli for a sex-related filming act while at a prison visit but couldn’t agree on a price, said Gualtieri. Spark got to her by flashing his Florida bar identification and was allowed to meet Boselli as he acted as if he was her attorney.

According to Boselli, Spark would make a series of porn videos with female inmates giving him oral sex and in return, he’d credit their jail commissary account. He’d also bragged of a similar performance with an inmate named “Rose” who was arrest for drug charges.

On convincing Rose to be an undercover agent, Spark was caught on the act during his next visit to Rose. According to Referee’s report, Law Enforcement entered the room and arrested Spark who had his zipper down.

After Spark’s arrest, investigators found evidence pertaining to the case which included photos, phone records, and a recorded call.