Articles Tagged with Tarpon Springs

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A Florida inmate allegedly injured a deputy by punching her in the face while she was being escorted to a pod and said that she did it out of boredom. 

23-year-old Jazmyne Levesque is from Tarpon Springs. She is currently an inmate at the Pinellas County jail.    

In May, Levesque reportedly stole 87 pieces of inventory from Ulta in Tarpon Springs. She was arrested for the $2,369.38 alleged theft and charged with felony grand theft, for which she was released on bond. 

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The police reported that they collected conflicting statements from witnesses of a man who allegedly pulled his privates out of his bathing suit at the beach while staring at a woman nearby. 

64-year-old Charles Hixon is a retiree who lives in Palm Harbor, Florida. 

On the afternoon of May 24, Hixon was spending time at Sunset Beach in Tarpon Springs. 

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A Florida Man is facing many charges for sex crimes after allegedly asking underage girls to allow him to smell and touch their feet in exchange for devices used for vaping. 

22-year-old Brandon Michael White lives in Tarpon Springs, Florida. 

According to reports, beginning last April, White started to use social media apps like Snapchat and Instagram to connect with underage females. 

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When the police pulled over a driver and reportedly found an assortment of drugs and paraphernalia, the suspect allegedly told them that what they assumed to be methamphetamine was breath mints. 

32-year-old Stephen Whalen is from Tarpon Springs, Florida. It was reported that Whalen was incarcerated for a year and a half for a prior drug conviction, and he was released two years ago. 

Whalen also had a prior encounter with the law that resulted in the loss of his driver’s license. 

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A passenger on a sightseeing cruise allegedly inappropriately grabbed the backside of another woman before telling the victim’s intervening husband that he should go back to his country of origin.

On Friday afternoon, passengers boarded a Spongeorama cruise in Tarpon Springs, along the Anclote River.

One of the people on board, 58-year-old Lisa Anne Matteson, was allegedly enjoying alcoholic beverages while taking in the scenery when she reportedly made contact with a family on the boat.

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