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Authorities think they've found slaying suspect's truck

LAND O'LAKES

Abandoned truck linked To slaying suspect

A pickup believed to be owned by Justo Arturo Moreno-Gonzalez, wanted in a recent Land O'Lakes slaying, turned up in Texas near the Mexican border, sheriff's spokesman Kevin Doll said. The abandoned truck was discovered in the town of Alamo on May 4, the same day the body of Diane Yeager-Lombard was found on the front porch of her Bahia Loop home. She had been shot. A few days earlier, Yeager-Lombard, 51, had filed a harassment complaint against Moreno-Gonzalez, saying that he started out doing odd jobs for her around her property but began showing up uninvited. She thought he had romantic feelings for her. Doll said a grand jury has indicted Moreno-Gonzalez, and sheriff's deputies are now working with federal immigration officials to begin the process of finding and bringing him back. He is believed to be in Mexico.

COUNTYWIDE

Hospice training teens volunteers

With the shortage of summer jobs, here's an opportunity for students to get out of the house, earn community service hours and make a difference. Gulfside Regional Hospice is training participants for its teen volunteer program. Volunteers can help the Pasco County nonprofit agency by working at special events, working in the offices, ringing up purchases and stocking shelves at Gulfside's four thrift shops, helping at one of the hospice houses, making crafts for patients and families, or tending to the butterfly garden at the Lafayette Hospice House. Orientations will be held in west Pasco from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 31 and from 1:30-4:30 p.m. June 10 at the main Gulfside Regional Hospice office, 6117 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. In east Pasco, a volunteer orientation is 12:30-3:30 p.m. June 12 at the east Gulfside Regional Hospice office, 37826 Sky Ridge Circle, Dade City. For information, contact Kathie Poole at kathie.poole@grhospice. org or Heather De Los Santos at heather.delossantos@grhospice.org or call (727) 845-5707.

Buses on holiday schedule Monday

County buses will provide fixed route service Monday but will operate on the holiday schedule because it is Memorial Day. For information, call Pasco County Public Transportation at (727) 834-3322 or TTY 1-800-338-5430 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., or visit www.ridepcpt.com.

Pasco deaths

Beaz, Ralph

Coonfield, Jomji

Davies, Robert H.

Frantz, Mark A.

Hines, Lillian A.

Hurley, Margaret E.

Ostrander, Sharon E.

Quaranto, Joseph "Joe"

Roland, David

Shanks, Glenn A.

Smith, Helen

Vaporis, Barbara A.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Authorities think they've found slaying suspect's truck 05/23/08 [Last modified: Friday, May 23, 2008 9:19pm]

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