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Two men with gun carjack driver's truck in Dade City

(ran PC edition)

Authorities are looking for two men who carjacked a company pickup truck at gunpoint Friday afternoon.

Jason Andrews, 29, of Andrews Heating & Cooling of Zephyrhills stopped his truck at Lock and 21st streets shortly after 3 p.m. to look at a map, Pasco County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jon Powers said.

A man approached the driver's side of the white 2001 Dodge Ram pickup truck, pulled out a small caliber handgun and told Andrews to get out of the vehicle, Powers said. The gunman got behind the wheel and another man hopped in the passenger's seat, he said.

The two men drove off, going east on Lock Street. "Andrews was shaken but not injured," Powers said.

Deputies are on the lookout for the white truck, which has the company's name in large red letters on the doors and back of the truck, Powers said.

The gunman was described as a 5-foot-11 black man with dreadlocks and a "multicolored, Jamaican-style cap," Powers said. His accomplice was a 6-foot-tall black man with curly hair.

Anyone with information may call the Pasco County Sheriff's Office toll-free at 1-800-854-2862.

Man arrested in June drug sale to undercover officer

DADE CITY _ A 24-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with a 9-month-old drug sale to an undercover deputy.

According to Pasco County Sheriff's Office reports, an undercover officer picked up Shawn Lee Frye about 8 p.m. June 5 to buy methamphetamine. Frye's address was not provided on the report, but records show he lived in Trilby.

The officer took Frye to a home at 37112 Tait St. in Dade City, the report said. Frye went into the home and returned with 6.3 grams, or about a quarter of an ounce, of methamphetamine, the report said.

Frye sold the drug to the undercover officer for $280, the report said.

He faces a charge of possession and sale of methamphetamine in connection with the incident. Authorities say it sometimes takes months for undercover officers to build cases against people before they are arrested.

Frye remained at the county jail in Land O'Lakes on Friday in lieu of $10,000 bail.

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