The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida announced that a Port Richey man, Angelo David Salvarezza, has been sentenced to federal prison on charges of drug dealing and firearm possession. Salvarezza, 38, of Port Richey, was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for possessing with theContinue Reading

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37-year-old William Hennessey of Spring Hill was sentenced to 51 months in prison Monday for distributing Schedule II controlled substances after burglarizing a pharmacy. In March this year, Hennessey broke into Suntrust Pharmacy in Port Richey and stole a large safe filled with thousands of highly-addictive Schedule II controlled substances,Continue Reading

On Friday afternoon, University of South Florida Police Department received notification of a non-student female who fell from an upper level of the Beard Garage at USF Tampa. USF Police say the victim was a 25-year old Port Richey resident and a University of Florida (UF) graduate student completing herContinue Reading

U.S. District Judge Charlene E. Honeywell has sentenced Ryan J. Fluke (28, Port Richey) to 21 months in federal prison for aiming a laser at a police helicopter. Fluke pleaded guilty on November 20, 2018. According to court documents, the offense occurred on December 5, 2017, around 10:50 p.m., whenContinue Reading

Stand-up paddle boarding was declared an official Special Olympics sport in Florida for the first time last year, has made its way to Pasco County. Bay News 9 profiled the competitors and the growing interest in the local Tampa area. Abbreviated “SUP,” Stand-up paddle “…seemed like a perfect fit forContinue Reading