Local Crime Watch: Oct 27

A sampling of police reports from October 19 to October 26 in Gulfport, St. Pete Beach, St. Petersburg and South Pasadena.

Sources: Pinellas County Crime Viewer, the Gulfport Police Department, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and the St. Petersburg Police Department.

St. Pete Seeks Armed Robber

St. Petersburg Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying an armed robber who held up a convenience store early this week.

Officials said a masked man approached a clerk standing outside the 7-Eleven at 3000 49th St. N. around 4 a.m. Sunday, October 23, implied he had a gun, and forced him back inside the store. The thief then fled with cash from the register drawer.

The robber was described as white and in his twenties. He was wearing glasses, a distinctive multi-colored sweatshirt, blue jeans, and black and white Nike sneakers. Anyone with information on his identity is asked to call St. Petersburg Police at (727) 893-7780, or to text the keyword “SPPD” and their anonymous tip to 847-411 (Tip-411.)

St. Pete Homicide Investigation

Monday morning, October 24,  Robert Bonnell, 76, was found dead inside his home at 3840 6th Av. N., by his roommate. Initially there were no obvious signs of trauma and it was considered an unattended death. Upon further investigation, detectives suspect foul play and are treating it as a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to contact police by texting SPPD + tip to tip411 or by calling 727-893-7780.



10/22, 10:40 p.m., 4900 block of Gulfport Blvd. S.

Battery – aggravated

10/23, 10:30 a.m., 5500 block of 15th Ave. S.

Burglary – structure

10/20, 11 a.m., 2800 block of Beach Blvd. S.

Burglary – vehicle

10/22, 9:40 a.m., 2000 block of 52nd St. S.

Kidnap – false impersonation

10/20, 9:31 a.m., 5600 block of 30th Ave. S.

Missing person

10/19, 7 a.m., 900 block of 58th St. S.

Stolen vehicle

10/20, 6:25 a.m., 2800 block of 54th St. S.

Theft – grand

10/23, 2:39 p.m., 4900 block of 17th Ave. S.

Theft – petit

10/19, 1:19 a.m., 1100 block of 51st St. S.

10/19, 10 p.m., 5400 block of Shore Blvd. S.

10/20, 11:16 a.m., 3100 block of Beach Blvd. S.


10/24, 1:40 p.m., 900 block of 58th St. S.

St. Pete Beach

Stolen vehicle

10/25, 1 a.m., 600 block of 71st Ave.

Theft – grand

10/19, 7:50 a.m., 8100 block of Boca Ciega Dr.

10/20, 4 p.m., Gulf Way and 6th Ave.

10/21, 12:52 p.m., 500 block of Corey Ave.

Theft – petit

10/21, 9 a.m., 4300 block of Gulf Blvd.

10/21, 5 p.m., 5800 block of Gulf Blvd.

Theft – shoplifting

10/20, 3:30 p.m., 300 block of 75th Ave.

South Pasadena

Burglary – residence

10/21, 6:30 p.m., 800 block of Brookwood Ct. S.

Burglary – vehicle

10/21, 7:04 p.m., 6600 block of 10th Ave. Terr. S.

Theft – petit

10/20, 7 a.m., 6800 block of Park St. S.

10/25, 9:45 p.m., 1000 block of Pasadena Ave. S.

Vandalism – criminal mischief

10/23, 2 p.m., 800 block of 67th St. S.

10/25, 5 p.m., 1800 block of Shore Dr. S.

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