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TPD arrests three after finding cocaine inside car

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Three people were arrested after the Tallahassee Police Department found cocaine and drug paraphernalia inside their car. Daniel Nealy, 38, was also arrested for driving with a suspended license. Kayla Davis, 29, and Rossa McBride, 37, were both found with cocaine and dr

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-17 18:00:00

Woman poses as someone else to get money from Tallahassee bank

Source: LCSO TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A woman used a fake ID and credit card to try and get $250,000 from a Tallahassee bank. Cathy O'Brien, 58, used a fake ID and credit to try and get money from a bank. The Tallahassee Police Department responded to an attempted theft Thursday on Apalachee Park

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-17 14:45:00

Tallahassee man wanted on warrant caught with drugs, stolen gun

March 16, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A Tallahassee man who was wanted out of Kansas has been arrested on multiple drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop on Thursday night. The Tallahassee Police Department says officers were patrolling in the 1500 block of Tharpe Street just before

WCTV - 2018-03-16 22:38:00

Missing 17-year-old girl and infant may be in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department's Special Victims Unit is looking for information on the location of 17-year-old Brendy Meza. Meza and her infant child (pictured above) were last seen on March 15, in the area of Palm Beach County, Florida. However, TPD believes there is

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-16 23:27:00

One suspect arrested in series of 'letgo' robberies in Tallahassee

Source: LCSO Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL) - A man was arrested for a series of robberies occurring over the past several days involving the app, 'letgo'. Lenardo Ellick Jr., 20, was arrested and booked into the Leon County Detention Center on Thursday. The robberies occurred on Deer Haven Lane on March

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-16 20:38:00

Dozens of Winn-Dixies to close after bankruptcy filing, including some in Tallahassee

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of several brands including Winn-Dixie grocery stores, confirmed Thursday afternoon it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company says it will close 94 "underperforming stores" in the coming days. In addition to Winn-D


TPD officer hit by car, fired at suspect driving away

A Tallahassee Police officer was hit by a car and then shot at the suspect as the suspect drove away early Saturday morning. The officer, whose name has not been released, was taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries, according to TPD. At about 1:30 a.m., the patrol officer was in the

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-17 13:05:45

TPD officer involved in early morning shooting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department is currently investigating an officer involved shooting on Jackson Bluff Road. The incident happened Saturday morning around 1:41 a.m. A TPD officer saw a suspicious vehicle parked on Jackson Bluff Road. When the officer began to approac

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-17 14:28:00

Tallahassee residents celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style

March 17, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla (WCTV) -- On Saturday afternoon at Shannon Lakes people were getting into the festive attitude. The 9th annual St. Patrick's Festival brought out hundreds of people to the north end of Tallahassee. This is the first time in years the festival has landed on the holiday

WCTV - 2018-03-18 06:37:00

Sex offender charged for act at Tallahassee store

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A registered sex offender was arrested after being accused of exposing himself at a Tallahassee store. Joseph Baker, 50, was identified by the victim as the person who exposed himself to her at the Good Samaritan Super Thrift Store, 2810 Shared Road, on March 1, 2018. He w


Tallahassee woman arrested for Facebook threat to kill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee woman was arrested for sending a Facebook message threatening to kill a person for not returning part of a handgun. Karen Kerzic Kepics, 57, later told a Leon County Sheriff's Office investigator "when I told her I was going to kill her it was just a figure o


Tallahassee man cuts Winn-Dixie co-worker's fingers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man was arrested for cutting a Winn-Dixie co-worker's fingers with a knife. Tiee Min Shyu, 70, was booked into the Leon County Detention Center on Tuesday on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. He and the victim were working in the meat depa


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police: Man left dog locked in bathroom for days

March 15, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Tallahassee police have arrested a man who they say left a dog locked in the bathroom of an abandoned apartment for days without any food or water. Cal Mobley, 24, was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of improper confinement of an animal. According to arre


Man found guilty of manslaughter in September shooting

A Tallahassee man accused of the fatal shooting of a man who tried to intervene in an argument was found guilty of manslaughter Wednesday. Calvin Holiday, 24, was found guilty of the September shooting of Taris Nickolas, 40, attempted second-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted f


Man caught on video stealing from FSU's library

Source: LSCO TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man was seen on video stealing a cell phone and earbuds from FSU's library. Anthony Emanuel, 45, was arrested by the FSU Police Department after being seen on video stealing from a student in the school's library. On March 2, around 12 a.m., the


Warmer temperatures, slight rain chances this weekend

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Cold enough for 'ya Thursday morning? As of late Thursday morning, the unofficial low was 27 degrees in Tallahassee. Unofficially, the temperature fell to 27 F between hourly observations. On only seven occasions since 1892 has the temperature been below 28 F on or after


Man arrested in Tallahassee drug bust

March 14, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A Tallahassee man is facing multiple charges after police found a large quantity of drugs at his home. According to the Tallahassee Police Department, investigators received a tip late last year about drug activity at a residence in the 2000 block of S Mar