Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Patrol operations Bureau
-Investigative Operations Bureau
-Crime Scene Investigations
Victims – Robert E. Babcock – 7/27/45
Paula A. Babcock – 3/17/49
What: Deputies respond to Dunedin Home Invasion where two victims are seriously injured.
Where: 548 Chicago Avenue
When: The incident occurred at approximately 5:00 a.m. on 5/14/12.
Pinellas County Deputies responded to a Home Invasion this morning at 548 Chicago Avenue in Dunedin.
At approximately 5:00 a.m. multiple suspects entered the residence. There appears to be no forced entry into the dwelling.
While inside, a confrontation ensued and the two victims were seriously injured. A female victim (Paula Babcock) was pistol whipped and a male (Robert Babcock) in the house was stabbed.
Both victims are being treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Upon further investigation, the occurred location has a history of drug related calls. Today’s occurrence does not appear to be random.
Detectives are currently investigating leads into the suspect’s where-abouts. No further information regarding their identity is available at this time.
Anyone with additional information regarding the case is asked to call the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Robbery/Homicide Unit at 582-6200. Or, to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.