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Man whose sons were killed by their mother arrested in Pasco drug sting

WEST PASCO — A man whose two sons who were murdered by their mother last fall was arrested Thursday and charged with selling oxycodone.

Anthony Lietz, 25, of Holiday, was one of 17 people arrested in a drug bust by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

On Oct. 30, Alicia Chomic, 23, shot her three sons in her parents' Floral City home and then turned the gun on herself. Her parents woke up Halloween morning and found all of them dead. Her eldest child — Thomas Goldsmith Jr., 4 — had a different father. Lietz's children were Damian Lietz, who was 2, and Anthony Lietz Jr., 15 months. Lietz said Chomic was his high school sweetheart.

This is Lietz's first arrest since losing his children, according to Pasco County Sheriff's Office records. He was arrested last spring and summer for possession of cocaine. In 2007, he was arrested for domestic battery.

According to his Thursday arrest report, Lietz, who lives at 3346 Coldwell Drive, sold an undercover narcotics detective 20 pills of oxycodone for $300. He was released later that same day on $15,000 bail.

Others arrested Thursday ran the gamut of offenses — possessing marijuana to trafficking cocaine and doctor shopping narcotic prescriptions.

According to reports from authorities, those arrested were:

James H. Dale, 47, of 7301 Allyson St., Port Richey. Dale, a self-employed mechanic, is charged with trafficking oxycodone and possession of cocaine, among others.

Christopher A. James, 27, of 3346 Coldwell Drive, Holiday. Some of his charges include trafficking in oxycodone and selling crack cocaine.

Jamie L. Vaughn, 29, of 12702 Social Drive, Hudson. She is accused of trafficking oxycodone and selling methadone, among other charges.

Paul M. Cuccionilli, 27, of 9824 Pocono Drive, Port Richey. His charges range from possessing marijuana to four counts of selling cocaine.

Tracy Jo Carlino, 40, of 7301 Allyson St., Port Richey. She is charged with selling zolpidem tartrate, tramadol and glyburide.

Jorden N. Maniatis, 18, of 3123 Merita Drive, Holiday. She is charged with selling crack cocaine.

Jimmy Earl Young, 32, of 6251 Seventh Ave., New Port Richey. He is charged with selling crack cocaine.

David J. Cordaro, 49, of 7228 Allyson St., Port Richey. He is charged with selling what he said was crack cocaine, although it turned out to not be drugs when agents tested it.

Michael Szewczyk, 44, of 7228 Allyson St., Port Richey. He is charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

Mark A. Devincent, 47, of 6034 Dublin Drive, New Port Richey. He is charged with the cultivation and possession of marijuana.

Steven K. Gray, 38, of 6524 Tralee Ave., New Port Richey. He is charged with getting false prescriptions of methadone.

Jeffrey G. McCubbins, 46, of 13526 Stacey Drive, Hudson. He is charged with two counts of possessing marijuana.

Joyce M. Tine, 45, of 8307 Needles Drive, Hudson. She is charged with getting a false prescription of oxycodone.

Lucy R. Mollenkof, 37, of 8307 Needles Drive, Hudson. She is charged with five counts of obtaining oxycodone with fraudulent prescriptions.

Joe A. Hilbert, 31, of 4816 Travelers Way, New Port Richey. He is accused of obtaining oxycodone and oxycontin with false prescriptions.

Christine M. Mair, 33, of 6210 Sheldon Road, Tampa. Mair is charged with fraudulently obtaining a prescription for phentermine.

Man whose sons were killed by their mother arrested in Pasco drug sting 04/17/09 [Last modified: Friday, April 17, 2009 9:29pm]
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