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Three teens held in burglary, assault case


three teens held in burglary, assault case

Three teenagers were arrested Sunday after deputies said they broke into a home on Penny Loop and attacked three people sitting in the living room. Kody Chesser, 18, and Zebadia Bennett, 19, were charged with armed burglary. Michael Gutierrez, 19, faces burglary with assault charges. The three men are at the Land O'Lakes jail on $150,000 bails. A 17-year-old boy, whose name the Times is not releasing, was also involved in the attack, deputies said. The four suspects attacked three people in the Penny Loop home with a knife and metal baton, according to the arrest report. The victims suffered minor injuries. Chesser, who used to live at the address, told deputies he wanted to kill one of the victims, according to the arrest report.


Man, 74, seriously hurt in car crash

A 74-year-old man went to the hospital with serious injuries Monday afternoon after his car rear-ended another car on County Road 54, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. James M. Ivon was driving west about 1 p.m. when he came upon a car stopped at a red light at 20th Street, troopers said. For an unknown reason, Ivon failed to stop, ramming Dorothy F. Cole from behind, the report said. Ivon's 1987 Buick Reatta and Cole's 2007 Suzuki then collided with two other cars stopped on the other side of the intersection. Ivon of Zephyrhills was airlifted to St. Joseph's Hospital. Cole, 51, of Kathleen, Fla., was treated for minor injuries at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills. The other two drivers were not injured. Troopers still are investigating the crash; charges are pending.


Fitness program for moms to return

Stroller Strides, a fitness program for new moms, is on hiatus in the Wesley Chapel area as of Monday. But don't worry, classes are set to resume Oct. 31 at the new Shops at Wiregrass when it celebrates its grand opening. After that, classes will be offered at Wiregrass each Monday and Wednesday. Until then, participants can take classes at the New Tampa location at Flatwoods Park every Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. as of next week. For more information about the program, visit

Pasco deaths

Ashley, Mary

Burger, Edna

Colebrook, Paul R.

Francis, Edward A.

Mierley, Sarah M.

Smith, Gerald Arthur

Spivey, Adelaide Della

Zmich, Evelyn H.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

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