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12-117 Deputies Respond To Dunedin Home Invasion

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
Dunedin, FL

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.

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