On July 18, 2017, the Sarasota Police Department Narcotics Unit and Street Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at 1819 Main Street, Suite 401 & 402, Sarasota. Suite 401 is Diagnostic Center for Disease and Suite 402 is High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Centers of America. These are the medical offices of Ronald E. Wheeler, who has been charged with unlicensed practice of health care profession (doctor).
O.J. Simpson has severed nine years of his sentence for 12 convictions linked to an armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2007. He pleaded his case for parole on July 20.
An angry homeowner in Hialeah, Florida, is accused of shooting two AT&T bucket trucks that were parked in front of his home on July 19, 2017. No one was hurt and charges are pending against the 64-year-old man.
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office on July 19, 2017, released security camera footage of a July 12 robbery at the Payless shoe store, 641 Cortez Road, Bradenton. No arrests have been made in the case.
New Orleans police are looking for a pair of thieves who used a baby to steal a man's wallet inside a hotel elevator in the famous French Quarter. A surveillance video shows a man carrying a baby and pretending to feel badly, he then leans against the victim and steals his wallet.
Police in Fayetteville, Arkansas, released surveillance video from inside a liquor store showing a burglar smashing a window to steal a pack of cigarettes and a bottle of vodka before taking a tumble on his way out.
Janessa Shannon, 13, who had family in Manatee County, was reported missing July 2. Ten days later, a hiker found a badly decomposed body in a heavily wooded area of the Triple Creek Nature Preserve in Hillsborough County.
Police released surveillance video showing a man who became irate after receiving the wrong order at a Taco Bell in North Smithfield, Rhode Island. The video shows the man throwing things, knocking over a cash register terminal, and smashing a fish tank on the counter.
A Vancouver police officer scolded a mother for leaving her children, ages 3 and 6, in a hot car while she grocery shopped on the afternoon of July 3. Police said they received multiple emergency calls about two children, who were said to be in distress while alone inside the locked car as the alarm also went off. The mother was reportedly inside the grocery store for 20 minutes.