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Land O'Lakes mother accused of domestic battery

LAND O'LAKES

Mother accused of domestic battery

A certified nursing assistant was arrested Monday night on a domestic battery charge after she pushed a daughter into her bedroom and broke her glasses, authorities said.

The dispute began shortly before midnight as Nicole Sandifer, 39, tried to stop a fight between her two daughters, Jasmine, 16, and Lashunda, 23, according to a Pasco County Sheriff's Office report. The daughters were arguing about a cell phone charger and a shirt, the report said.

Sandifer told Lashunda to go to her room. When Lashunda refused, her mother pushed her in, the report said. Neither was seriously injured.

Sandifer told deputies she works for Griswold Special Care, a home health care service. She remained Tuesday evening at the Land O'Lakes jail.

HUDSON

Homeless man hits girlfriend, deputy says

A homeless man was arrested on battery charges after authorities say he beat up his longtime girlfriend in front of a Pasco deputy.

Louis Walter Ritchie, 38, was arguing with his girlfriend about 5 p.m. Monday in a homeless camp behind the Big Lots shopping center at U.S. 19 and State Road 52, according to a Pasco County Sheriff's Office report.

Ritchie was arrested on a charge of domestic battery and remained Tuesday at the Land O'Lakes jail on $2,500 bail.

The couple has been together 10 years, the report said.

Land O'Lakes mother accused of domestic battery 05/10/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 8:57pm]
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