March 2, 2010
Fatal Hit-And-Run Investigation In Sarasota Leads To Questioning Of Unidentified Person
he Sarasota Herald Tribune is reporting that the Florida Highway Patrol is questioning someone in connection with Monday’s fatal hit-and-run in Sarasota. There is no word as of yet if the person is a suspect in the hit-and-run or just a witness. According to the story at least two people witnessed the crash that cost 56-year-old Luther Whitaker his life.
The driver of the car left the scene of the accident that occurred near the Siesta Drive roundabout at 8:00 p.m. First reports had the vehicle described as a dark colored compact car but the FHP could not confirm that description of the vehicle.
March 2, 2010
Tampa Aggravated Battery Charges Filed Against Man Who Beat His One-Legged Brother With A Golf Club
A fight between brothers ended up in aggravated battery charges on Tuesday, According to TampaBay.com police arrested a Tampa man for assaulting his disabled brother with a golf club. Robert Derick Bowman is being held without bail in Hillsborough County Jail.
According to reports the fight started over $3 that was missing. That argument escalated to the point that Robert Bowman picked up a golf club and began hitting his brother in the head and body multiple times. He is being held on charges of aggravated battery on a disabled adult with a deadly weapon.