TAMPA — A prison nurse from Valrico has been arrested and charged with armed cocaine trafficking.
Tampa Police detectives searched Oberdella Melvin's home early Wednesday and discovered close to 300 grams of cocaine, according to an arrest report.
Melvin, 46, who has worked at Zephyrhills Correctional Institution for six years, had 103 grams of crack cocaine, 191 grams of powder cocaine and various mixing bowls, digital scales, baggies… Continue
A 13-year-old girl, reported missing by her family three weeks ago, was found dead near a garbage bin in Fort Lauderdale, police said Wednesday.
Police are investigating the death of Neica Marie Gibbs,of Fort Lauderdale, as a homicide.
''This case has been under an active investigation and investigators have remained in close contact with the family,'' said Fort Lauderdale Sgt. Frank Sousa in a statement to the media.
Homicide investigators are looking for a man who used a slain robbery victim's credit card to buy three baseball caps an hour after the killing at a store just four blocks away from the crime scene in West Philadelphia.
Releasing a store surveillance video of the man, police said they do not know if he was the killer but they would like to speak to him.
The victim, Corey Moody, 38, the father and stepfather of seven, was bashed with a… Continue
The shooting and beating on a man early Saturday morning in Portsmouth appears to be a random robbery, police said Tuesday.
Investigators expect to bring more charges against the four people who were arrested, said Detective Jan Westerbeck of Portsmouth police.
The 19-year-old man who was shot remained in stable condition Tuesday at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, police said. His name has not been released.… Continue
Foxy Brown (that’s one of her pics from her Sept. 08 XXL spread) is talking about how her relationship with Jay isn’t what it used to be and how she missed him. And if there was any doubt he ever tapped that, gone ahead and erase it. Here’s a snippet from her XXL cover story:
It’s often been speculated that Foxy’s heart belonged to a former partner in rhyme who went on to become her boss. She remembers when Brooklyn producer Clark Kent rolled up… Continue
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Eyewitness News has learned that two former Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers will plead guilty to drug conspiracy charges.
Gerald Holas and Jason Ross have a plea agreement hearing set for Wednesday morning in federal court.
Both were arrested after an investigation lasting several months that ended with their arrests last month.
Federal agents said Ross and Holas helped protect an accused drug dealer… Continue