New Port Richey Crime
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15 hrs ago | via St. Petersburg Times
LAND O'LAKES - A man already in custody on retail theft charges was arrested again Friday at the Land O'Lakes Detention Center, accused of stealing $400 from the pocket of an 87-year-old veteran in Holiday. Jamie Francis Dakin, 34, of New Port Richey, was charged with robbery by sudden snatching and auto burglary after, detectives say, he stole Franklin Irvin Stormes' money and military identification card July 3 at a Citgo gas station on State Road 52. Surveillance video showed a man, believed to be Dakin, help Stormes into the gas station and pump his gas before reaching into Stormes' vehicle to steal the cash and ID. Comment?
Friday Jul 31 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
New Port Richey man arrested in mother's murder A 59-year-old New Port Richey man has been arrested for the murder of his mother Carolyn Martin. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1I8eLXb New Port Richey, Florida -- A 59-year-old New Port Richey man has been arrested for the murder of his mother Carolyn Martin. Comment?
Friday Jul 31 | via Patch.com
A 59-year-old New Port Richey man faces murder charges after Pasco County Sheriff's deputies say he beat his elderly mother to death. Neighbors found Carolyn Martin's body at her 6626 Florida Ave. home on Tuesday and notified deputies. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via St. Petersburg Times
Pasco County sheriff's detectives said Thursday they believe the death of a 91-year-old New Port Richey woman was a homicide. Carolyn Martin was found dead inside her home at 6626 Florida Ave. Tuesday morning, sheriff's officials said. Comment?
Monday Jul 13 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Are more seniors getting weapons permits? A firearms training course finds that more older residents are getting their concealed weapons permit. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1IWd411 Seniors feeling the need to protect themselves are now applying for more concealed weapons permits. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 8 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Judge in theater shooting trial steps down Circuit Judge Pat Siracusa has recused himself from overseeing the trial of accused theater shooter Curtis Reeves. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1MfNp2j Dade Ciy, Florida -- Circuit Judge Pat Siracusa has recused himself from overseeing the trial of accused theater shooter Curtis Reeves. Comment?
Monday Jul 6 | via St. Petersburg Times
Police arrested a 28-year-old Holiday man after he was accused of grabbing a pair of machetes and chasing three people around a New Port Richey motel parking lot in a dispute over July 4th fireworks. New Port Richey Police arrested David Cengiz Telci at about 4 p.m. Saturday after a guest at the Riverside Inn on U.S. 19 said he saw Telci running after three people in the parking lot while carrying two machetes. Comment?
Jul 2, 2015 | via ABC Action News
Pasco County Detective Tony Bossone spends most of his day in a private office behind an often-closed door with two other detectives. Their eyes are glued to the IP addresses of several of what they call some of Pasco County's darkest criminals who allegedly trade, save and even archive child pornography. Comment?
Jun 30, 2015 | via St. Petersburg Times
Between 10:30 and 11 p.m., Pietri and several others snuck up to the house on Seward Drive in Port Richey and carefully leaned a wooden cross against the mailbox, according to a Pasco Sheriff's report and documents filed in U.S. District Court in Tampa. The woman who lives at the home, Karen Linderman, told deputies she believed the crime was racially motivated: Linderman was white and her boyfriend, Derrick McCall, was black. Comment?
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