Police officer fired for credit card fraud
April 29, 2021 - The St. Petersburg Police Department has fired Probationary Officer Jonathan Cain, who joined the force in August 2020. According to a news release, Cain, 25, was arrested by Pinellas Park Police officers Wednesday night for committing credit card fraud. He is accused of using a Texas woman’s personal information to make an online purchase that was charged to her credit card. Cain turned himself in, the release stated, and he was fired immediately, without an internal investigation or board review, because of his probationary status.