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Hudson man threatens wife, deputies with loaded gun

HUDSON

Man threatens wife, deputies with loaded gun

On Friday evening, deputies say Emmanuel L. Fallouzis, 48, pushed his wife, hit her with a candle and then brandished his shotgun. "Now you are going to see what I can do," he told her, according to an arrest report from the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. She fled the Hudson house while Fallouzis loaded the gun. When deputies arrived, Fallouzis turned off the house lights and let out his dogs. A helicopter was called in to help remove him. A deputy made phone contact with the man, who threatened officers. Fallouzis is charged with domestic battery, aggravated assault and two counts of aggravated assault on an officer. He is being held in the county jail in lieu of $45,000 bail.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Citgo robbery suspects caught

Two men were arrested for robbing a Citgo gas station at 9247 Little Road in New Port Richey. The holdup happened on Friday night and was so traumatizing to the pregnant cashier that she was taken to the hospital. Deputies say Christopher Lee Velez, 19, of Port Richey, and Jimmy John Velez, 21, of New Port Richey, entered the gas station and handed the cashier a note, demanding money and threatening to kill her if she hit the panic button. She told deputies the men insinuated they had a gun. Both men are at the Land O'Lakes jail. Christopher Velez is charged with robbery with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest without violence. He is being held in lieu of $150,150 bail. Jimmy Velez has the same charges. He is being held without bail.

College to host student orientation

Pasco-Hernando Community College is gearing up for the new school year with a "get acquainted day" for freshmen. The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the performing arts center at the west campus, 10230 Ridge Road. New students and their parents will tour the campus, get acquainted with the college's administration, faculty and staff, and network with other first-year students. They will also be introduced to student clubs and organizations, and academic and student support services. "The engagement of students in and outside the classroom is directly correlated with their overall success in college," said Tim Beard, vice president of student development and enrollment management.

NEW PORT RICHEY

HealthRide vans need dispatchers

Morton Plant North Bay Caring Partners needs volunteers, drivers, drivers' aides and dispatchers to help with the HealthRide van program, which provides free transportation for patients to and from Morton Plant North Bay Hospital and Trinity Outpatient Center. Volunteers receive computer training and are eligible for discounts at Morton Plant Mease Health Care Wellness Centers. Volunteer shifts are from 7:45 to 11:45 a.m. and from 11:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (727)841-4623.

Correction

The air conditioning unit stolen from Covenant Christian Church was worth $5,600. The pastor who discovered the unit missing found parts of it strewn on the ground. An item in Saturday's Pasco Times stated otherwise.

Hudson man threatens wife, deputies with loaded gun 08/16/08 [Last modified: Sunday, August 17, 2008 9:19pm]
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