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Lutz man accused of growing pot indoors

LUTZ

Lutz man accused of growing pot indoors

Authorities seized 111 marijuana plants from a home at 1651 Oakwood Court in Lutz Friday morning, according to a report from the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

Jonathan Buckholz, 28, was arrested and is charged with cultivation of marijuana.

The report says the indoor operation had a lighting and cooling system. Buckholz, who listed his job on the report as lawn maintenance, lives at 1417 Wildwood Lane in Lutz. He was released from the Land O'Lakes jail Friday evening on $5,000 bail.

DADE CITY

Dade City man jailed on robbery charge

Kinsey "K-Dog" Carr, 24, is accused of robbing a person of $6,000 at gunpoint on Nov. 3, according to the Dade City Police Department.

Carr was arrested Friday and is charged with robbery with a deadly weapon. Authorities say the crime happened near Hampton and Roosevelt avenues in Dade City, near Carr's home at 14142 Wilson St. As of Saturday, Carr was being held in the county jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Swimming instructor accused in YMCA theft

A YMCA swimming instructor is accused of breaking into the agency, stealing $1,000 and leading deputies on a chase through a swamp before being caught.

Anthony Joseph Lilienthal, 19, of 7555 Jenner Ave. in New Port Richey, was arrested Friday and is charged with burglary. The James P. Gills Family YMCA at 8411 Photonics Drive in New Port Richey was broken into in the wee hours on Nov. 23.

A report states that Lilienthal's fingerprints were found inside the cash drawer. The man was released from the county jail Saturday on $10,000 bail.

ZEPHYRHILLS

Motorist charged with DUI after hitting police

A 36-year-old man is accused of driving drunk and hitting a police car.

Christopher C. Collins, a laborer who lives at 12006 Hillside Court in Dade City, is charged with DUI with damage to property or person.

According to the Zephyrhills Police Department, the accident happened after midnight Friday on U.S. 301 near 13th Avenue.

A report said at the time of the crash, the cruiser's lights were flashing. It does not say if the patrol car was parked on the shoulder or if an officer was inside. Collins was released from the Land O'Lakes jail Saturday on $500 bail.

Lutz man accused of growing pot indoors 12/05/09 [Last modified: Saturday, December 5, 2009 2:08pm]
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