Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Third man arrested in brutal beating

NEW PORT RICHEY

Third man arrested in brutal beating case

A third man has been charged in a gang-related beating last month on Celeste Lane.

New Port Richey police say Daniel David Feliciano, 27, took part in a melee Nov. 25 in which a 42-year-old man was kicked and beaten to the point of being hospitalized with several facial fractures.

Feliciano, of 3338 Eisenhower Drive in Holiday, is a member of the Valentine Blood gang, the police report says. He was arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated battery.

As police searched him, a second report says, they found marijuana and cocaine packaged for sale in his pockets. He was also charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana with intent to distribute.

Last week, police say they arrested David Martin Santiago, 28, and Paul David Morman III, 18, both Valentine Blood members from New Port Richey, in the attack.

All three men were cited under a statute to control gang activity that allows a judge to revoke the bail for such suspects so they cannot continue to commit crimes.

Santiago was released from jail Dec. 12. Morman and Feliciano remained in custody Thursday.

WESLEY CHAPEL

Police say man broke into home twice

A young man was arrested on accusations he broke into a Wesley Chapel home twice — and showering, snoozing and eating while he was there, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

An arrest report says Giovany Ramirez, 19, of Tampa, made his way into the unoccupied house on White Water Lane through the garage on Saturday and then again on Wednesday.

While being arrested and handcuffed Wednesday, Ramirez broke free and fled into nearby woods, the report said. He was found by a police dog while hiding in some thick brush.

Ramirez is charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, grand theft, criminal mischief and escape.

He is being held in the county jail in lieu of $22,150 bail.

Third man arrested in brutal beating 12/18/08 [Last modified: Monday, December 22, 2008 1:52pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. South Florida poaches debris pickup trucks once slotted for Tampa, officials say

    Hurricanes

    TAMPA — A week into the job of picking up an estimated 300,000 cubic yards of Hurricane Irma debris from its streets, Tampa City Hall is finding to its dismay that the challenge is more competitive than expected.

    A city of Tampa truck loaded with debris from Hurricane Irma pulls into a temporary storage yard on N Rome Avenue Friday morning. There, workers from Tetra Tech, the city's debris monitoring contractor, photograph and check the load from an elevated platform to create a record that the city can use later to seek reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  2. Wisniewska: I protected our students and USFSP campus

    Columns

    Throughout my tenure in academia, my focus has always been on putting students first.

    The USF St. Petersburg Campus, Thursday, June 19, 2014.
  3. Bucs defensive end Chris Baker (90) is seen during training camp last month at One Buc Place. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]
  4. Bucs' defensive attributes in opener included flexibility

    Bucs

    TAMPA — It's a blink-and-you-miss-it nuance, but in Sunday's opener against Chicago, on their very first defensive snap, the Bucs lined up in a 3-4 defense.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter shakes hands with cornerback Brent Grimes (24) before an NFL game between the Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times 

  5. Along the Alafia River, the grateful extend a hand to the Irma-sodden weary (w/video)

    Hurricanes

    LITHIA — The things that make a house a home dried in the afternoon sun Thursday in a front yard on Williams Street.

    Volunteers from FishHawk Fellowship Church helped Brian Hood (left) clean up debris from his yard in Valrico, Fla. Last week the Alafia River reached a depth of almost 23 feet, about 10 feet above its flood stage. Many homes were damaged, some became uninhabitable. Hood's home is 6 inches above Lithia Pinecrest Road, and did not sustain flood damage, though not all of his neighbors were as lucky.   [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]