Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

New Port Richey woman charged with DUI had 4 kids in car


Woman charged with DUI had 4 kids in car

A 43-year-old woman with four children in her car was arrested Thursday night on charges of driving under the influence and child neglect, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. Stacey Marie Pizza, who was pulled over about 10:30 p.m. behind an office building on U.S. 19, had a blood-alcohol level of 0.11, a report states. Florida law presumes a driver is impaired at 0.08. Inside her car were two 3-year-olds, a 6-year-old and a 16-year-old, the report said. The Sheriff's Office said this is Pizza's third arrest on charges of driving under the influence. She was also charged with child neglect. Pizza, of 9631 Lakeview Drive, remained at the Land O'Lakes jail in lieu of $2,150 bail Friday.


Stabbing sends victim to hospital

A 40-year-old man was stabbed inside a mobile home about 3 p.m. Friday and flown to a hospital with serious injuries, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. The incident took place at 36119 Hillbrook Ave.. Col. Al Nienhuis said the victim's name is Roy Eno. He said Eno was stabbed multiple times in the torso and though his injuries are serious, they are not life-threatening. The Sheriff's Office is investigating the circumstances that led to his stabbing and has not released any information about a suspect.


Man robbed, shot outside bar

Pasco County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred early Friday in the area of 13500 Center St. near Cooper's Bar. Anthony Lane, 46, was airlifted to a regional hospital and was in stable but guarded condition on Friday. Lane told detectives that he was robbed, then shot as he sat in his car outside the bar about 3:30 a.m. He described his attackers as "dressed all in black" with covered faces. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office anonymous tips line toll-free at 1-800-706-2488.


Shakespeare's The Tempest will be performed at 3 and 8 p.m. today and Aug. 22; 3 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 23; and 8 p.m. Friday at Eleanor Dempsey Performing Arts Center at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School, 13651 Hays Road, Hudson. The 3 p.m. performance today is "pay-what-you-can." All other performances are $9 reserved, $5 general admission. An incorrect schedule was listed on Friday's Diversions page.

New Port Richey woman charged with DUI had 4 kids in car 08/14/09 [Last modified: Friday, August 14, 2009 7:06pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. New owners take over downtown St. Petersburg's Hofbräuhaus


    ST. PETERSBURG — The downtown German beer-hall Hofbräuhaus St. Petersburg has been bought by a partnership led by former Checkers Drive-In Restaurants president Keith Sirois.

    The Hofbrauhaus, St. Petersburg, located in the former historic Tramor Cafeteria, St. Petersburg, is under new ownership.

  2. Ed Sheeran coming to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa


    Let it never be said Ed Sheeran hasn't given the people of Tampa what they want.

  3. Editorial: Once more, homeowners are let down by state housing agency


    Once upon a time, the federal government created a program called the Hardest Hit Fund. Its goal was admirable, and its mission important. The fund was designed to aid Americans in danger of losing their houses after the Great Recession had wreaked havoc on the economy. Unfortunately, the folks in Washington erred in …

    The Hardest Hit Fund was designed to aid Americans in danger of losing their houses after the Great Recession. Unfortunately, the folks in Washington trusted Florida to get that money into the hands of people who needed it most.
  4. Editorial: Lessons from Hurricane Irma


    Two weeks later, Florida is still recovering from Hurricane Irma. But with federal, state and local officials still on the ground, and the experience fresh, now is a good time to start assessing what went right, what went wrong and how Florida can better prepare for the next one.


    More than 6 million of Florida’s 10 million residential and business customers lost power, including about 80 percent of Duke Energy’s customers in Pinellas.
  5. Back in bargaining, Hillsborough school district and its teachers are $50 million apart


    It started off nice and friendly. Gretchen Saunders, chief business officer for the Hillsborough County Public Schools, passed candy around the room. Negotiators for the district and the teachers' union commended one another for their good work during Hurricane Irma. The union thanked the district for paying everybody a …

    This a breakdown of what the school district says the teachers' union requests would cost if granted. The union rejects many of these numbers.