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1110933 2999-04-26 00:00:00.0 UTC 2999-04-25T20:00:00.000-04:00 2010-07-24 17:58:14.0 UTC 2010-07-24T13:58:14.000-04:00 accident-in-land-olakes-leads-to-brawl-mans-arrest Published 2010-07-24 17:58:15.0 UTC 2010-07-24T13:58:15.000-04:00 news/publicsafety/crime DTI 64806614 LAND O'LAKES Accident leads to brawl, man's arrest A little after 12:30 p.m. Friday, a 24-year-old's sedan crashed into five cars at the intersection of State Road 54 and U.S. 41 — then he tried to run and was dragged back by witnesses and brawled with citizens, a deputies and firefighters, according to reports from the Pasco County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Highway Patrol. Steven Monti, of 12921 Davista Ave. in Moon Lake Estates, had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and said he didn't know what caused the crash, reports state. Monti still fought even after being handcuffed — kicking a deputy in the groin and spitting on a firefighter, authorities say. He is charged with three counts of battery on a law enforcement officer, five counts of DUI with damage to property or person and one count each of threat against a public servant, resisting an officer with violence, DUI, hit and run involving damage and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries. The medical condition of those in the crash was not known Saturday. Monti is being held at the Pasco County jail in lieu of $30,750 bail. NEW PORT RICHEY Day care worker faces fraud, theft charges A La Petite Academy day care worker was arrested at the school at 6829 State Road 54 Friday on charges she stole a felon's identity and cash, authorities said. Danielle T. Baratta, 39, of 5310 Sparrow Drive in Holiday, is accused of taking $1,440 from Delia Pascale, a 44-year-old who was incarcerated in the Pasco County jail from November to February on charges of indecent exposure and domestic battery. The relationship between the two women was not released. Pascale, who served two years in prison for child neglect, resisting an officer with violence, cocaine possession and grand theft auto, noticed the missing money after her release from jail. Baratta told authorities she did remove some money with Pascale's consent "to pay a debt for rent and drugs on the victim's behalf," the report states. Baratta is charged with fraudulent use of personal identity information, fraudulent use of a credit card and grand theft. She was released from the county jail Saturday on $6,000 bail. By Erin Sullivan, Times Staff Writer Pasco,News,Public Safety,Crime Accident in Land O'Lakes leads to brawl, man's arrest ESULLIVANN PAN Pasco North djj3hhnfudfn djj3h Pasco County 3 pascops072510pan 2010-07-25 04:00:00.0 UTC 2010-07-25T00:00:00.000-04:00 Pasco County Sheriff's Office, Pasco Times, St. Petersburg Times false templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2010/07/24/64806614-accident-in-land-olakes-leads-to-brawl-mans-arrest StaffArticle news,public safetyPublic Safetynews,public safety,crimeCrimeLAND O'LAKESAccident leads to brawl, man's arrestPasco County Sheriff's Office, Pasco Times, St. Petersburg TimesErin Sullivan 380307 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2012-10-25 12:45:06.0 UTC 2012-10-25T08:45:06.000-04:00 erin-sullivan published 2013-10-19 14:05:28.0 UTC 2013-10-19T10:05:28.000-04:00 Erin Sullivan <p>Erin Sullivan covers business in Hillsborough County. She came to the Times in 2006 and previously covered crime, courts and breaking news in Pasco County. Sullivan grew up in Alliance, Ohio, and attended the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. During college, she also studied at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. After graduating from OU in 2000, she was a Pulliam Fellow at the <i>Indianapolis Star</i> and then worked for the Associated Press in London on a foreign correspondence fellowship. Upon returning to the United States in late 2001, she worked at the <i>Birmingham Post-Herald</i> in Birmingham, Ala., the<i> Commercial Appeal </i>in Memphis, Tenn., and the <i>Orlando Sentinel,</i> before joining the <i>Times</i>. Sullivan was a finalist for a Livingston Award<i> </i>and, in 2004, was inducted into the Scripps Howard Hall of Fame for writing.</p> <p>Story ideas are welcomed and sincerely appreciated. Give her a call or send an email.</p> Times Staff Writer writers DTI 33746731 Erin Sullivan covers business in Hillsborough County. She came to the Times in 2006 and previously covered crime, courts and breaking news in Pasco County. Sullivan grew up in Alliance, Ohio, and attended the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. During college, she also studied at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. After graduating from OU in 2000, she was a Pulliam Fellow at the Indianapolis Star and then worked for the Associated Press in London on a foreign correspondence fellowship. Upon returning to the United States in late 2001, she worked at the Birmingham Post-Herald in Birmingham, Ala., the Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tenn., and the Orlando Sentinel, before joining the Times. Sullivan was a finalist for a Livingston Award and, in 2004, was inducted into the Scripps Howard Hall of Fame for writing. Story ideas are welcomed and sincerely appreciated. Give her a call or send an email. <p>Phone: (813) 226-3405</p> <p>Email: <a href="mailto:esullivan@tampabay.com">esullivan@tampabay.com</a></p> <p>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/easullivan">@EASullivan</a></p> 1 /resources/images/dti/2012/10/Sullivan_Erin_wp.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/AuthorProfile/data/33746731-erin-sullivan AuthorProfile 2012-10-25 12:45:06.0 UTC 2012-10-25T08:45:06.000-04:00 <span style="display:none;" class="author vcard"><span class="fn">ERIN SULLIVAN</span></span><span style="display:none;" class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />Times Staff Writer 2262537 2016-01-23 16:14:39.0 UTC 7 Months Ago fhp-land-o-lakes-man-hit-and-killed-by-street-sweeper news/publicsafety/accidents FHP: Land O' Lakes man hit and killed by street sweeper StaffArticle 2268328 2016-03-07 23:36:00.0 UTC 6 Months Ago land-olakes-man-sentenced-to-14-years-in-prison-for-medicare-fraud news/courts/criminal Land O'Lakes man sentenced to 14 years in prison for Medicare fraud StaffArticle 2280151 2016-06-03 13:06:08.0 UTC 3 Months Ago land-olakes-high-assistant-principal-arrested-on-dui-drug-possession news/education/k12 Land O'Lakes High assistant principal arrested on DUI, drug possession charges StaffArticle <p><b>LAND O'LAKES</b></p> <p><b>Accident leads to brawl, man's arrest</b></p> <p>A little after 12:30 p.m. Friday, a 24-year-old's sedan crashed into five cars at the intersection of State Road 54 and U.S. 41 — then he tried to run and was dragged back by witnesses and brawled with citizens, a deputies and firefighters, according to reports from the Pasco County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Highway Patrol.</p> <p>Steven Monti, of 12921 Davista Ave. in Moon Lake Estates, had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and said he didn't know what caused the crash, reports state. </p> <p>Monti still fought even after being handcuffed — kicking a deputy in the groin and spitting on a firefighter, authorities say. He is charged with three counts of battery on a law enforcement officer, five counts of DUI with damage to property or person and one count each of threat against a public servant, resisting an officer with violence, DUI, hit and run involving damage and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries. The medical condition of those in the crash was not known Saturday. </p> <p>Monti is being held at the Pasco County jail in lieu of $30,750 bail. </p> <p><b>NEW PORT RICHEY</b></p> <p><b>Day care worker faces fraud, theft charges</b></p> <p>A La Petite Academy day care worker was arrested at the school at 6829 State Road 54 Friday on charges she stole a felon's identity and cash, authorities said. </p> <p>Danielle T. Baratta, 39, of 5310 Sparrow Drive in Holiday, is accused of taking $1,440 from Delia Pascale, a 44-year-old who was incarcerated in the Pasco County jail from November to February on charges of indecent exposure and domestic battery. The relationship between the two women was not released. </p> <p>Pascale, who served two years in prison for child neglect, resisting an officer with violence, cocaine possession and grand theft auto, noticed the missing money after her release from jail. </p> <p>Baratta told authorities she did remove some money with Pascale's consent &quot;to pay a debt for rent and drugs on the victim's behalf,&quot; the report states. </p> <p>Baratta is charged with fraudulent use of personal identity information, fraudulent use of a credit card and grand theft. </p> <p>She was released from the county jail Saturday on $6,000 bail.</p>trueruntime2016-08-30 06:00:39