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Sex offender arrested again, this time by Largo police

Largo

Sex offender charged again in molestation

A convicted sex offender was arrested again this week after police say he touched a child younger than 12 in the genital area. Jason Michael Henry, 30, of 701 2nd St. SE, Largo, was arrested Tuesday and charged with lewd and lascivious molestation. He was being held in the Pinellas County Jail on $100,000 bail. According to a Largo police report, Henry was seen rubbing the genital area of a boy who was sitting on his lap. Police did not give an age for the child. In 2000, Henry was convicted of a sex offense against a child in Pasco County. He was arrested last year in Pinellas County for failing to register as a sex offender.

TARPON SPRINGS

Light up walkways and support school

Sunset Hills Elementary is taking orders for its 24th annual Christmas Eve display of lambathas that will illuminate the walkways of Spring Bayou and Craig Park. Each sand-filled, candlelit bag costs $2 and will be inscribed with your own personal sentiment. To order, note the number of lambathas desired, the sentiment on each, and include your name and phone number with a check payable to Sunset Hills Elementary — Lambatha, and mail to 1347 Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689, before Friday. Orders also can be dropped off at the school. In addition, lambathas may be purchased 1 to 5:30 p.m. Christmas Eve at Spring Bayou. Proceeds go for programs and special events. Call (727) 943-5523, ext. 2007.

Palm Harbor

Memory Gardens sets remembrance

A Candlelight Service of Remembrance will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Curlew Hills Memory Gardens, 1750 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Both individuals and families are invited to place a personalized ornament on the Memorial Tree. Guests can start arriving at 5:30 p.m. Participants can either bring their own ornament or receive one from Curlew Hills. The ceremony will take place at the chapel. For information, call (727) 789-2000.

Clearwater

Learn how to train dogs and cats

The Humane Society of Pinellas County is beginning a new session for its adult volunteers to learn positive dog and cat training methods. The program, Open Paw, is to be used while working with adoptable dogs that are medium or large size or cats to assist with their adoptability. The training is free to volunteers with a minimum commitment of one shift each week for six months. Volunteers are also needed to help with special events, at the adoption center and with the small wonders, the rabbit and small critter program. For information or to sign up for the Jan. 2 information session, call (727) 797-7722, ext. 237 or e-mail bobbieb@humanesocietyofpinellas.org.

In Sports

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Sex offender arrested again, this time by Largo police 12/11/09 [Last modified: Friday, December 11, 2009 7:51pm]
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