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3 face charges in home invasion


3 face charges in aug. 8 home invasion case

Three people are in custody on charges stemming from an Aug. 8 home invasion and robbery. New Port Richey police say two women forced their way into Room 207 of the Valu-Lodge at 6523 U.S. 19 about 10:30 that morning and beat up the person inside, then stole more than $600 in cash and credit cards before fleeing. Investigators identified three suspects — Alnisa Sanaa Tamika Dunham, 23, Staci Shaunte Chandler, 31, and Cornelius Deshea Gordon, 21. Then on Tuesday night, Pasco sheriff's deputies found the suspects at the Tahitian Hotel on U.S. 19 and contacted New Port Richey officers. The three were being held Wednesday in the county jail in Land O'Lakes. Dunham, of Sanford, faces charges of home invasion robbery, cocaine possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. Her bail is set at $155,250. Chandler, of Leesburg, is charged with home invasion robbery. Her bail is $50,000. Gordon, whose address is unknown, faces charges of home invasion robbery and tampering with a witness. He is being held in lieu of $55,000 bail.


Chamber breakfast set at golf club

The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce monthly breakfast is at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Lexington Oaks Golf Club. Cost is $5. The chamber will celebrate 10 years with A Red Carpet Affair on Sept. 25. There will be an awards banquet and the installation of the board of directors. Call (813) 994-8534.


Police detective reports stolen gun

A Zephyrhills police detective's department-issued handgun was stolen from his personal vehicle, a Police Department spokesman said. The detective, whose name was not released, noticed his .45-caliber Glock was missing Wednesday morning, Capt. Robert McKinney said. The gun was taken from his car sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday, McKinney said. Police have issued a public notice for the gun. Anyone with information is asked to call police at (813) 780-0050.

Pasco deaths

Burgess, Charles Frank

Edwards, Anita

Gilbo, Carmeletta "Leta"

Girouard, Elaine

Hacker, Donald Louis

Lowndes, Frederick

McCormack, Amelia

Miller, Dorothy Jean

Nieman, Janet Ruth

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

3 face charges in home invasion 08/27/08 [Last modified: Saturday, August 30, 2008 2:32pm]
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