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New Port Richey man missing since Wednesday returns home

NEW PORT RICHEY

Missing man find his way back home

An 80-year-old man with cancer and Alzheimer's disease who was reported missing Wednesday returned home uninjured Sunday morning, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. James Shedden, of 9666 Noble Court, was last seen at his residence around 10 p.m. Wednesday, deputies said. He was there when family members left to go to the store, deputies said. But when they returned, Shedden was gone and so was his gold 2010 Toyota Sienna minivan.

TAMPA

Woman faces pot, neglect charges

A woman was arrested Sunday on child abuse and neglect charges after she beat a 1-year-old child in her care for eating some marijuana, according to Tampa police. While unsupervised Sunday morning, the child found a bag of the substance in a purse belonging to India Trane Couch, 22, a police report states. Upon discovering the child had eaten some of the marijuana, Couch hit the child on her rear end with a sandal, police said. She also hit the child on her left arm, leaving three small welts. When another adult tried to intervene, Couch picked up a 5-pound dumbbell and hit him in the back and chest, causing minor injuries, police said. Police also charged Couch with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and possession of cannabis. She was being held without bail Sunday in the Hillsborough County Jail.

TAMPA

One killed, two hurt near I-75 exit

A man died Sunday afternoon in a car crash near the Interstate 75 exit to Morris Bridge Road. Aaron Madueke, 59, was driving north on I-75 about 1:09 p.m. in a 2000 Honda Accord when he exited onto Morris Bridge Road, Hillsborough County sheriff's officials said. He failed to stop at a stop sign. A 2001 Ford Expedition traveling west then struck the Honda, officials said. Madueke, of Tampa, died at the scene. His daughter, Mary Madueke, 14, was taken to a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries, authorities said. The driver of the Expedition, Jack Smail, 52, of Valrico was uninjured. His wife, Kimberly Smail, 50, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, authorities said. An investigation is ongoing.

BUSHNELL

Ceremony features brigadier general

The annual Memorial Day ceremony will be at 11 a.m. today at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Ave. The guest speaker will be Brig. Gen. James S. Hartsell. The ceremony will also include music by the Hernando High School Band, bagpipers, a gun salute, the playing of taps and a flyover by Ye Mystic Air Krewe. Call (352) 793-7740 or visit www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/florida.asp.

Today's picks

HERNANDO COUNTY

High Point Community Memorial Day program: 11 a.m., High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road. (352) 597-1113.

PASCO COUNTY

West Elfers Cemetery Memorial Day Service: 11 a.m., at the cemetery, State Road 54 and U.S. 19, New Port Richey (behind Sun Toyota). (727) 863-1779.

Bingo marathon: 10 a.m., Jewish Community Center, 9841 Scenic Drive, Port Richey. (727) 847-3814.

New Port Richey man missing since Wednesday returns home 05/29/11 [Last modified: Sunday, May 29, 2011 10:09pm]
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