Markeith Loyd; Photos Orange County Sheriff’s Office
A former employee at the processing and distribution center for the St Petersburg Post Office was convicted of stealing more than $2 million dollars in Social Security Checks this week. Stacy Darnell Mitchell, and four other employees could face up to fifteen years in federal prison.
The Sirata Beach Resort and Conference Center is for sale. CEO H. Gregg Nicklaus said there is a deal in the works for the family-owned hotel in St Pete Beach that could be wrapped up soon.
The Tampa Bay Lightning will retire Marty St Louis’s jersey at tonight’s game. Former Lightning head coach John Tortorella will be among the many people there tonight to honor Louis.
The MLK Dream Big Parade will have Buc’s quarterback Jameis Winston as Grand Marshall on Monday, and will feature marching bands from marching bands from Florida A&M and Tuskegee University. There’s a block party Sunday evening, the parade is set to being at 11 am.
An auction this weekend will include personal items of Sam Traficante Jr. Five items that once belonged to the accused mob boss will be up for grabs. Blackwell Auctions will start the auction at noon on Saturday. There’s more online at Blackwell Auctions.