James "Whitey" Bulger Sighted in Clearwater, FL

The news of James “Whitey" Bulger’s arrest came as a shock in the dead of night, jolting awake the retired cops who, in some cases, devoted decades to the frustrating pursuit of the mob boss.

Whitey Bulger has spent a lot of time in Florida over the years, he even killed a guy or two down here.

Fugitive gangster James “Whitey” Bulger and gal pal, Catherine Greig, were not spotted in Sicily by a vacationing federal DEA agent who shot a brief video of the (wrong) couple before they slipped away, according to law enforcement officials.

The international manhunt for South Boston gangster James “Whitey’’ Bulger has focused more in the past year on Florida, where authorities have received numerous tips that the elderly fugitive is hiding, according to the FBI.