Amy Gehrt, Tampa Bay Times

Amy Gehrt

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Lakeland, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Amy:

Tampa driver arrested after hitting, killing 18-year-old woman, police say

Officers located the vehicle and, on its hood, they found a Bluetooth earbud that belonged to the pedestrian who was struck, according to Tampa police. → Read More

1 dead, 2 injured after 6-vehicle crash in Pinellas, troopers say

Four SUVs, a pickup truck and a dump truck were involved in the collision on Tuesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. → Read More

Tampa man arrested, faces homicide charge, police say

Darian Lamont Daniels, 47, of Tampa, faces a charge of second-degree murder in connection to the Centennial Park slaying, police said. → Read More

Pinellas couple accused of sexual activity with their dog

It happened multiple times over the course of about eight years, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Death of Pinellas jail inmate under investigation, Sheriff’s Office says

Clifford Clark, 58, was found unresponsive during a well-being check Sunday, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Tuesday. → Read More

Tampa police officer arrested on solicitation of prostitution charge, department says

Hillsborough deputies took Stanley Clerveaux, 25, into custody in the 4800 block of West Cypress Street, Tampa police said in a news release. → Read More

Tampa man faces murder charge in Carrollwood slaying

Darren Austrew, 26, assaulted the woman before he killed her, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Clearwater bicyclist hit, killed in Pinellas crash, troopers say

The man, who was biking on South Myrtle Avenue, crossed the Belleair Road intersection and was struck by a sedan, the Florida Highway Patrol said. → Read More

Tampa man accused of impersonating police officer, stealing gun

John Inglis Jr., 26, was under a court order forbidding him to possess a gun when he stole a pistol during one of the fake stops, authorities said. → Read More

Man, 29, shot after illegally entering 2 homes in Largo, police say

Jeffrey Smith was taken to an area hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition, authorities said. → Read More

Man dies after shooting himself at Plant City hospital, police say

The man walked into the South Florida Baptist Hospital emergency room and shot himself in the head Tuesday, according to officials. → Read More

Bicyclist dies in Tampa hit-and-run crash, suspect arrested, police say

Joel F. Weaver III, 27, of Tampa, struck the 61-year-old man on N 50th Street and fled, according to investigators. → Read More

Tampa man arrested in slaying of Temple Terrace teen Nilexia Alexander, police say

Ronny Walker, 44, faces a charge of premeditated first-degree murder with a firearm. → Read More

Tampa man accused of using flamethrower to burn Uhuru House flag in St. Petersburg

Kenny Raymond faces a charge of criminal mischief. Police say they also have started the process of seeking a risk protection order on him. → Read More

Pinellas man facing murder charge in fentanyl overdose death, police say

Steven Eberhart, 27, is accused of selling the opioid to Brian Wilson, 32, before the North Port man took the drug and died. → Read More

Teen arrested, suspects sought in Tampa shooting that injured 4, police say

Several armed people exited two vehicles and began firing at the teen, officials said. Four people who were not involved in the incident were shot. → Read More

20-year-old man dies after shooting at Clearwater apartment complex, police say

Michael Conrad was taken to Morton Plant Hospital, where he later died, authorities said late Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Body found in parked vehicle in Tampa, man may have been shot, police say

The man’s decomposing body was in a vehicle that was surrounded by flies in the area of North Elmore Avenue and East Adalee Street, officers said. → Read More

Pinellas woman stole $228K from HOAs to buy Bucs tickets, pay own bills, deputies say

Jamie Fonville, 46, of Tarpon Springs, took the money while managing accounts at First Choice Association Management, authorities say. → Read More

1 dead in crash on Tamiami Trail in Hillsborough County, troopers say

The 77-year-old Ellenton man’s SUV collided with a sedan driven by a 25-year-old Bradenton woman Friday, the Highway Patrol said. → Read More