If you have, witness or suspect a crime or an emergency call 911
For non-emergencies in the St Petersburg area call:
Police: (727) 893-7780
Police Tip Line: (727) 892-5000
Fire: (727) 893-7529
Fire Department: (727) 893-7694
St Pete Community Service Dept.
Weekly Snell Isle Updates from SPPD
Published: Monday, 05 August 2019 20:13
St. Petersburg Police Department Update – July 27 – August 4, 2019
Over the past week Snell Isle had 1 Auto Theft from the 1400 blk of Brightwaters Blvd NE. It occurred between 11 p.m. July 28th and 7 a.m. the July 29th. The vehicle was recovered 2 days later in South St. Pete. It was found locked and appears it was stolen with the key. There are no suspects. There were no other reported property crimes. Donald J. Herring, SPPD
Please always remember to:
Thank you for keeping Snell Isle a very safe and wonderful community
- See something, say something. Call SPPD immediately at 727-793-7780 if you see something suspicious.
Published: Monday, 15 June 2015 12:46
Vehicle Burglary Prevention Tips
The St. Petersburg Police Department would like to give you a few vehicle burglary prevention tips. There are many things vehicle owners and residents can do to protect themselves, their neighbors and their property. By taking actions to prevent vehicle burglaries and reporting suspicious activity, residents can curb vehicle burglaries in their neighborhoods and public parking lots.
- Secure your vehicle by locking all doors and rolling up the windows.
- Do not leave any personal property lying on the seats of the vehicle.
- Always put personal property away (out of sight), prior to arrival at your destination; place the property under a seat or inside the trunk.
- Do not leave your valet or spare key in your vehicle.
- Do not leave money in your ashtray or cup holder.
- Keep your garage door remote out of plain view, and if stolen, change the remote control frequency.
- Don’t leave a vehicle in unattended parking lots for an extended period.
- Never attach a tag with your name and address to your key ring. If the keys are lost or stolen, the tag will lead a thief directly to your car and your home. If you have to leave your vehicle with a parking attendant, leave only the ignition key.
- At home, leave your outside lights on, or install motion lights in areas where they cannot be defeated.
- At night, park in well-lit areas with lots of people around.
- Consider an alarm system and steering wheel lock.
- Do not leave your vehicle running or your keys in the vehicle unattended. (This is a violation of State Statute and you can receive a citation for this.)
- Don’t hesitate to report any person(s) in your neighborhood who appear suspicious or out of place. If possible get a description of the subjects. Time is of the essence.