Woman accused in drug smuggling scheme accepts plea deal

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA/WOOD) — A Berrien County man suspected of multiple rapes in the Tampa Bay area dating back to 1998 has been arrested thanks to innovative DNA technology.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and Venice Police Department in Florida collaborated in the investigation and arrest of Robert Brian Thomas, 61, in Niles.