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Zephyrhills man arrested in golf club attack

ZEPHYRHILLS

Man arrested in golf club attack on his neighbor

A 41-year-old Zephyrhills man was arrested Sunday on a charge of aggravated battery after Pasco sheriff's deputies said he beat up a neighbor with a golf club. According to the arrest report, Francisco Zayas hit neighbor Terry Banks, 48, at least twice in the face with a golf club during a fight, breaking his nose. Banks may need plastic surgery, the report said. Zayas spent several hours at the Land O'Lakes jail Monday and was released on $10,000 bail.

Driver charged in cyclist's death

The Florida Highway Patrol filed charges Monday in a June accident that killed 26-year-old Christopher Brazas. John O'Shea, 77, was turning west onto County Road 54 from Gateway Drive when he pulled into the path of Brazas' 2007 Kawasaki Ninja, the FHP said. Brazas later died from his injuries at Florida Hospital of Zephyr­hills. O'Shea was cited for violating the right of way in that June 23 accident.

LAND O'LAKES

Woman seriously injured in crash

An early-morning car wreck sent a Wesley Chapel woman to the hospital with neck and back injuries. Lynn Deturo was taken to University Community Hospital in Tampa with serious injuries after her vehicle was rear-ended Monday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Deturo, 45, was heading east on State Road 54, the FHP said, when Michael Johnson, 22, of Tampa hit her from behind at the Collier Parkway intersection. Johnson, who was not injured, was cited for careless driving.

NEW PORT RICHEY

School supplies event on Saturday

Covenant Christian Church, 6814 Indiana Ave., New Port Richey, is hosting a "Back to School Supplies" event from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be free school clothing, face painting and the opportunity to win a food basket. Refreshments will be available. Those who would like to attend must register in advance by calling (727) 842-4566.

Library will close for training session

The New Port Richey library will be closed today for in-house training.

Correction

Mike Germino is the owner of Gasoline Alley. His last name was misspelled in a story Monday in some editions of the Pasco Times.

Pasco deaths

Bailey, Beatrice M.

Choynacki, John C.

Cleveland, Grover T.

Connors, Francis William "Bill"

Crandall, Harry D.

Kovach, Anna T.

Neumann, John L.

Nunaman, Harold D.

Pinto, Dolores L.

Walters, Patricia L.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

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