Police have arrested Gulfport resident Ray Rodriguez for allegedly resisting an officer. St. Petersburg Police wanted to question Rodriguez in relation to an incident involving a Gulfport city employee that took place in St. Pete; when officers attempted to question Rodriguez, he fled.
A death threat against Gulfport Mayor Sam Henderson, made via social media, triggered an FBI investigation and increased safety protocols at Gulfport City Council.
Council discussed hybrid patrol cars, Pride celebrations, no parking signs, and a collective bargaining agreement at its Jan. 4 meeting. There was also a heated exchange between the mayor and a resident.
The Gulfport City Council’s first meeting of the year started off with a row between Mayor Sam Henderson and Gulfport resident Ray Rodriguez.
Here are some snippets of things said at the Nov. 2 Gulfport City Council meeting. These items don’t really fit with agenda items discussed in the meeting, but may be of note to Gulfport residents or businesses.