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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.

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