A 19-year-old shipping clerk was charged Sunday with trying to make an illegal delivery.
Sheriff's Deputy Allen Bedjan reported that he found Dana Ray Fagiano of 7804 Tanglewood Drive in New Port Richey improperly parked at Town Centre about 2 p.m. A sheriff's report said Bedjan smelled an odor like marijuana and saw a glass pipe under the passenger seat.
The deputy reported finding 1 pound of marijuana and two drug scales. Fagiano said he had paid $900 for the marijuana and planned to sell it, the report said.
Fagiano was charged with intent to deliver marijuana, felony possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. He remained in the Land O'Lakes jail Monday afternoon on $10,500 bail.
Man accused of shaving
in store with stolen goods
NEW PORT RICHEY _ Thomas James Hayes took facial care supplies from a grocery shelf, shaved in the store's restroom and then tried to leave without paying Sunday, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.
An arrest affidavit said that Hayes, a 68-year-old homeless man, walked into the Kash n' Karry at 6400 Massachusetts Ave. about 12:30 p.m. and took a razor, shaving cream and other cleaning supplies. The store manager, Al Jetton, stopped Hayes outside the store after he tried to leave. Jetton declined to comment.
Hayes is accused of using $25.32 worth of products. According to the affidavit, Hayes said he was trying to save money and planned to return later and pay for the items. Deputy Arnold Uttley reported finding $88 in Hayes' wallet at the scene.
Cat attacks ex-husband;
woman then strangles it
HOLIDAY _ Daniel Gryglewski walked through the garage of his ex-wife's home on Seafoam Drive in Holiday on Saturday night when he was attacked by her tomcat.
The cat latched onto his arm, biting and scratching several times before Gryglewski, 43, foughtoff the animal, a Pasco County Sheriff's Office report said. He was treated for his injuries at a local hospital, the report said.
The animal's owner, Stacy Gryglewski, 41, tried to contain the cat after the attack. She told a deputy that the cat "was out of control," so she had to strangle it. Pasco County Animal Control picked up the carcass Monday morning, and it will be tested for rabies. Stacy Gryglewski declined to comment about the incident.
Woman says man pointed gun at her and her son
NEW PORT RICHEY _ A 38-year-old New Port Richey woman told deputies that a youth in a black BMW threatened her and her 18-year-old son with a shotgun Friday afternoon.
Susan Ross of 7137 Van Buren Drive said a passenger in a late-model, dark-colored BMW pointed the gun at her and Keith Ross outside her home. The threat allegedly stemmed from a confrontation between youths at the New Port Richey Recreation Center.