Non-Emergency: 727.582.6200

Inspections Bureau

14- 205 Pinellas Sheriff’s Detectives Conducting Death Investigation At Jail After Inmate Hangs Himself

Who: Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Detention and Corrections Bureau Investigative Operations Bureau -Robbery/Homicide Unit Larry Kobielnik (Deceased) DOB: 11/29/1975 What: While conducting a check on Inmate Kobielnik, Detention Deputies observed Kobielnik hanging in the cell. They summoned medical staff and Fire Rescue. Immediate efforts to revive Kobielnik

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13-254 Two Detention Deputies Charged Criminally For Official Misconduct; One Of Them Also Charged With Battery

Who: Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Operations Bureau -Robbery/Homicide Unit Inspections Bureau -Administrative Investigations Division Klaus P. Reinert (Arrested) Age: 40 Hire Date: 05/07/2001 Arrested for felony Official Misconduct (FL Statute 838.022); and misdemeanor Battery. Mark G. Capanna (Arrested) Age: 44 Hire Date: 05/20/1990 Arrested for felony

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13-167 Detention Deputy Terminated For Sustained Charges Of Use Of Excessive Force On An Inmate

Who: Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Inspections Bureau Detention and Corrections Bureau Deputy Richard Stotts Age: 48 Date of Hire: 08/20/01 Termination effective July 29, 2013 What: Today, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri announced the termination of a detention deputy for using excessive force on an inmate at the Pinellas

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13-061 Former Inmate Arrested For Perjury After He Falsely Claimed He Was Battered By Detention Deputies At The Pinellas County Jail

Who: Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Inspections Bureau -Administrative Investigations Division Chad Everett Nikolic (Arrested) DOB: 01/04/1982 Address: 2001 2nd Street St., St. Petersburg Arrested for Perjury in an Official Proceeding and Filing a False Police Report of Commission of Crimes. What: Deputies assigned to the Sheriff’s Administrative

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13-052 Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Is Reaccredited With High Marks At National Conference

Who: Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Inspections Bureau -Policy Development and Accreditation Division Commission On Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), Gainesville, Virginia What: The Pinellas County Sheriff’s office was awarded its eighth consecutive law enforcement accreditation at a national conference in Charleston, South Carolina over this past

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OMC Drop-Boxes

Operation Medicine Cabinet

Drop off your expired or unused medications during business hours at Operation Medicine Cabinet drop boxes located at two Sheriff’s Office locations:

The Sheriff’s Administration Building
10750 Ulmerton Rd.

The Sheriff’s North District Office at
737 Louden Avenue

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When To Call

In Florida, simply dialing 9-1-1 in an emergency connects you to EMS, law enforcement, and the fire rescue.

The 9-1-1 system is for emergencies only – serious vehicle crashes, critical medical situations, crimes in progress, or fire.

Do not call 9-1-1 for non emergency transportation.

If you are unsure if your situation is a true emergency, officials recommend that you let the call taker determine if you need emergency help.


10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33778

Mailing address:
PO Drawer 2500
Largo, FL 33779-2500

Phone: (727) 582-6200
Emergency: 9 1 1


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Instead, contact this office by telephone or in writing, via the United States Postal Service.