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Man gets 30 years in prison for child porn possession

Tampa, Florida -- A Tampa man was sentenced to 30 years in state prison Monday for 150 counts of child porn possession.

Back on Feb. 28, 60-year-old James Daggett was arrested after detectives found over 1,600 images and videos of children ages three to 13 engaged in sexual activity or posed in lewd positions on his desktop computer at his home on Pearl Avenue.

He was found guilty by a jury back in September.

Father and son shot in two home invasions, suspects sought

Plant City, Florida -- Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies are searching for two men who shot a man, kidnapped him and then drove him to his parents' house and shot his father.

Deputies say the two men showed up at the home of Vincent Shakes and his girlfriend Michele Hargrove on Colson Road, fired a couple shots inside and then tied up Hargrove.

Man arrested after committing third robbery in Tampa

Tampa, Florida -- A man was caught robbing a C1 Bank in Tampa and has also been connected to two other Tampa robberies.

Tampa Police have arrested a suspect who robbed three Tampa banks in the last six weeks. On Thursday, Frederick Williams walked into the C1 Bank on 110 Boulevard South and presented a teller a note demanding money.  

Armed carjacking suspects caught, charged

Plant City, Florida -- After searching for most of the day Wednesday, Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies finally tracked down the two men suspected of an armed carjacking in Plant City.

While investigating an unrelated crime in the area of CR 39 and Bruten Road around 11 a.m., a Plant City Police detective spotted the victim's brown Honda Accord. When the detectives tried to pull the car over, the driver sped off and crashed into a ditch.

Girl shot in leg on way home from football game

Tampa, Florida -- Tampa Police are searching for the person who shot at two teen girls, and hit one in the leg, as they walked home from a football game Friday night.

Police say the 15- and 16-year-old girls were walking east on San Miguel Street when a vehicle stopped next to them. The suspect rolled down his window, made a statement and pointed the gun at them.

Night of drinking, drugs and guns ends with two shot

Plant City, Florida -- Hillsborough Sheriff's detectives are still sorting out what exactly went down at a trailer park in Plant City that resulted in a man being shot in the head and another shot in the leg.

Detectives say what they have determined is that three men had been out at a club drinking and doing drugs Thursday night. When they got back to a trailer on Chorba Drive around 3:30 a.m., they thought they heard noises outside. One of the men went outside and fired shots into the ground to try to scare anyone away. 

Man shot at Wesley Chapel home dies

Wesley Chapel, Florida-- UPDATE: Pasco Sheriff's deputies are now investigating a shooting in Wesley Chapel Wednesday night as a homicide after the man who was hospitalized in the incident passed away Friday.

Deputies say 31-year-old Timothy Skowronski was critically shot at a home in the 30,000 block of East Port Drive around 9:20 p.m.

The shooter is still on the loose after a search of the area was unsuccessful.

Four people were home at the time of the shooting and detectives are looking into a motive for the shooting.