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Crime journal

By TIMES STAFF
Published May 10, 2007


TAMPA

97 marijuana plants seized

A Seffner man is facing multiple drug charges after Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies confiscated cocaine and 97 marijuana plants from his home. Greco Torres Jr., 36, of 923 E Sligh Ave. has been charged with trafficking in marijuana, manufacturing of marijuana, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, grand theft and larceny with relation to utilities. The Sheriff's Office said Torres used a watering system, lighting, climate control and ventilation inside the garage.

ST. PETERSBURG

2nd man arrested in slaying

Pinellas County sheriff's deputies arrested a second man Wednesday in the death of a St. Petersburg woman who accidentally got caught in the line of gunfire last week. Amanda Lynn Fanter, 25, was killed Friday night when two men opened fire at some other men, after an argument the Tanglewood apartment complex on 54th Avenue N. Aaron Daniels, 23, who shot Fanter, was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree murder. James William Reynolds, 20, of 4121 34th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, was arrested Wednesday and charged with being a principal in a first-degree murder.

TAMPA

Man accused of assaults

A man accused of kidnapping, stabbing and beating his ex-girlfriend last month was arrested Wednesday, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Willie Adam Floyd was being held in the Orient Road Jail without bail. Cantrina Montgomery, 23, told deputies that between April 13 and April 16 he threatened to kill her, stabbed her several times and hit her four times with a baseball bat. She said she was afraid for her life and her 1-year-old child. Floyd, 24, of 13050 N 20th St., Tampa, has been charged with armed kidnapping to commit a felony, three counts of aggravated battery with great bodily harm and domestic violence.