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Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy says he saw Oldsmar man and a 16-year-old girl engaged in sexual activity


Oldsmar man accused of sex with a minor

A 24-year-old Oldsmar man was arrested Monday after a deputy saw him engaged in sexual activity with a minor under the Dunedin Causeway, a report by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said. Cliff Ryan Cadden of 4902 Edgewater Lane and a 16-year-old girl were discovered engaging in the alleged illicit activity under the bridge about 2 a.m., the report said. Cadden was being held at the Pinellas County Jail on Monday evening.

North Pinellas

Free tax help is available

You're down to two days if you haven't filed your 2008 income tax return. For those who need a little help, free tax assistance is still available on a first-come, first-served basis from 3 to 7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive E. The service is provided by AARP. For information, call (813) 749-1178.


Alzheimer's group plans workshops

Throughout April, the Alzheimer's Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter will offer free training sessions for families and caregivers from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Tierra Pines Center, 7800 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Topics and dates include communications and management challenging behavior workshop, Wednesday; legal issues workshop, April 22; and caregiver stress and community resources, April 29. To register, call (727) 578-2558.


Mease Manor to host courses

Mease Manor, a retirement community at 700 Mease Plaza, Dunedin, will host two St. Petersburg College Lifelong Learning courses in the coming weeks.

• Thursdays, from April 16 through May 14, Digital Photography for Beginners will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Participants will need to bring their digital camera, the camera manual and fresh batteries. The cost for the course is $85.

• Wednesdays, from April 29-May 20, a fiction class focusing on detective and mystery novels will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m.

The cost is $35. To register for either of these classes, call (727) 341-3184.

Palm Harbor

Citrus Festival set for April 23-26

The Palm Harbor Citrus Festival will be held April 23-26 at Historic Downtown Palm Harbor, between Florida and Georgia avenues. Designed to celebrate Palm Harbor's heritage in the citrus industry, the event will include a carnival, a bake-off contest (using citrus), the first Miss Palm Harbor Citrus Festival Queen, a horseshoe tournament and grapefruit bowling. For information, visit www.palmharborcitrus


The YMCA Healthy Kids Day event will be held Saturday at John Chesnut Sr. Park in East Lake. A notice Saturday gave an incorrect date.

In Sports

Palm Harbor University softball takes on Countryside, 5C

Pinellas deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy says he saw Oldsmar man and a 16-year-old girl engaged in sexual activity 04/13/09 [Last modified: Monday, April 13, 2009 8:16pm]
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