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Homeless man accused of rape, battery


Homeless man accused of rape, battery

A 41-year-old homeless man is accused of raping a woman Tuesday night in a wooded area near U.S. 19 and State Road 52. Troy Glover faces charges of sexual battery and domestic battery. The victim, who was not identified, told deputies Glover had sexual intercourse with her against her will. She had a severely swollen eye, burn and bite marks and was treated at a local hospital, according to Glover's arrest report. Authorities do not believe the attack was random. Glover was being held without bail Wednesday in the Land O'Lakes jail.


Have brunch with Santa and friends

The Junior Service League will host a Holiday Brunch with Santa from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Timber Greens Country Club, 6333 Timber Greens Blvd. Participants will enjoy pancake breakfast with Santa, Mrs. Claus and a friendly elf, photo with Santa, coloring contest, dance contest, holiday ornament and assorted crafts. The cost is $10 for children ages 1-12, $5 for adults and children younger than 1-year-old. Sponsorships are available for companies and individuals that wish to support the cause, advertise their business and send underprivileged children to the event. The proceeds will benefit the Junior Service League of Greater New Port Richey, which provides resources to many local charities and scholarships for local seniors. For information or to purchase tickets, call Becky Bennett at (727) 967-7509.


Christmas boat parade is Dec. 13

The annual Gulf Harbors Yacht Club Christmas Boat Parade will be Dec. 13 in the North Channel, beginning at sunset. All area boaters are invited to join the lighted parade. Boaters should meet at Gulf Harbors Yacht Club, 3926 Marine Parkway, about 5:30 p.m. to line up behind the lead boat, once again piloted by the Sheriff's Office. If you can't be in the parade, come and watch it from the yacht club's newly renovated club house. There will be a dinner after the parade. Reservations required. For menu, prices and reservations, call Cathy at (727) 944-5727 before Dec. 9.

Pasco deaths

Cardillo, Richard "Dick"

Gard, Robert E.

Hahn, Margaret

Horak, Edward A.

Kitchens, Winfred

Lander, Anna

Mills, Richard G.

Morris, Joseph Daniel

Nonamaker, Roland E.

Shine, Curtis T.

Shirlaw, Hugh J. Jr.

Stewart, Angeline Mary

Wasser, Elwood L. "Woody"

Winchell, Fusako Hattori

Zamantakis, Joyce

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Homeless man accused of rape, battery 11/26/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 7:47pm]
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