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ICE operation in Florida nets 95 arrests, including 19 in Tampa

ICE operation in Florida nets 95 arrests, including 19 in Tampa

MIAMI (AP) -- U.S. immigration authorities have rounded up nearly 100 foreign nationals with convictions of violent crimes, sex offenses and drug trafficking charges. 19 of those arrested were made in Tampa.

Also arrested last week was a 44-year-old Mexican national who had a 2002 conviction in Collier County for child neglect. The immigrant had been living in Plant City. The charges of the other 92 foreign nationals include attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and burglary.

The five-day Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation ended Friday with 93 administrative arrests statewide for being in violation of immigration law. All were in ICE custody pending immigration removal proceedings or deportation from the United States.

The arrests include 84 men and nine women from 22 different countries. All have completed their criminal sentences.

Two Grand Theft suspects still at large after Valrico robbery

Two Grand Theft suspects still at large after Valrico robbery

Valrico, Florida - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has issued an alert for two suspects accused of Grand Theft in Valrico.

On October 15 2010 at 1:51 a.m., the two suspects walked into the Wal-Mart located at 1208 Brandon Blvd in Valrico and stole over $1,200.00 in cash from multiple unoccupied cash registers.

Suspect #1 is a black male with a beard and long braided black hair who is between the ages of 18-25 years old, 6' - 6'2" in height, of thin build, and was last seen in a brown hooded sweatshirt and tan pants.

Suspect #2 is a white male with short dark hair and light complexion who is between the ages of 18-25 years old, 5'8" - 5'10" in height, of thin build, and was last seen wearing a blue buttoned shirt with unknown name tag and tan pants.

Both subjects exited the store and fled in a silver four door vehicle, possibly a Lexus with chrome rims.