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Pasco Tribune

Deputies: Mountain Dew can proves undoing for Spring Hill burglar

NEW PORT RICHEY — A Spring Hill man convicted last week of burglarizing a bar could face a sentence of up to life in prison because of a lengthy criminal history that dates back to the 1980s, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office reported....
Updated: 4 hours ago
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Pasco plots put sheriff in spotlight

Never more than a “last call” announcement removed from reaffirming its reputation as Jerry Springer’s green room, Pasco County has in recent weeks presented a cavalcade of sinister human curiosities worthy of a greatest hits rev...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Not first time prisoner had escaped, Pasco sheriff says

Not first time prisoner had escaped, Pasco sheriff says Video

The sheriff's office released a video showing Jason Wayne Adams shopping for chewing tobacco, cigarettes and alcoholic beverages Aug. 28 at convenience store in Lutz, about half-mile from where he and other prisoners from the Sumter Correctional Institute were on a work crew.
Published: 09/17/14
Updated: 09/18/14
Pasco sheriff defends domestic abuse investigation prior to slayings

Pasco sheriff defends domestic abuse investigation prior to slayings

Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco defended his department's investigation of the domestic violence case against Adam Matos amid questions about what steps were taken to protect Megan Brown and her family.
Published: 09/16/14
Updated: 09/17/14

Pedestrian struck by van in Pasco County dies

A woman who was struck by a vehicle on Saturday died on Monday from injuries she sustained in the crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said on Tuesday.
Published: 09/16/14

Pasco school board approves new budget

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County School Board gave final approval Tuesday evening to its $1.2 billion budget for 2014-15
Published: 09/16/14
Judge orders no bond for suspect in Hudson slayings

Judge orders no bond for suspect in Hudson slayings

Adam Matos made his first court appearance Tuesday after being charged the day before with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his former girlfriend, Megan Brown, her parents and her new boyfriend.
Published: 09/16/14

Family displaced after fire at Trinity home

An adult and two children escaped injury when their Trinity home caught fire this morning.
Published: 09/16/14
Authorities probe death of FGCU student from Pasco

Authorities probe death of FGCU student from Pasco

It could be several weeks before authorities know what killed 19-year-old Austin Vonckx, who died early Sunday after falling ill in his dorm room at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14
Matos charged with murder in Hudson slayings

Matos charged with murder in Hudson slayings

Adam Matos was charged with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his former girlfriend, Megan Brown, her parents and her new boyfriend.
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14