A Pasco County man pretended to be another man for more than 20 years, even fooling his wife, Pasco County deputies said Thursday. Richard Hoagland assumed Terry Symanksy’s identity in 1992, embezzling over $1 million, until a Symansky relative discovered the identity theft using Ancestry.com Hoagland, 63, hit rock bottom after two failedContinue Reading

A Citrus County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on prostitution and solicitation charges in Hernando County. Robert Grange was taken into custody by the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office and fired from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office. Grange, 31, is now the subject of an Internal Affairs investigation. Deputies say that the arrest isContinue Reading

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department says they are still investigating the car crash involving Ronald Barlett, who collided into a power pole Wednesday morning. Barlett, 54, was alone, driving in the 18300 Block of Gulf Boulevard when he collided with a wooded pole just after 4 a.m. in Indian Shores. Officers detailed theContinue Reading