Crime

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State Grapples With Increase In Card Skimmers

Jul 26, 2017

Credit-card skimming devices at Florida gas stations and stores are on a dramatic rise this year.

Photo: Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office via Tampa Bay Times

Nearly 500 felony arrests for juvenile auto theft, more than one arrest per day. Nearly two-thirds of all auto arrests for kid under the age of 18. Even if they're caught, most kids spend just hours in detention. Those are the findings of a data-driven investigation by the Tampa Bay Times into what's being called an "epidemic" of car thefts in Pinellas County.

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