Justin Trombly, Pasco/Hernando Breaking News Reporter

Justin Trombly

Pasco/Hernando Breaking News Reporter

I write stories about people and places in the North Suncoast and cover breaking news, too. Before joining the Times, I worked at the Plattsburgh Press-Republican, the Glens Falls Post-Star and the Buffalo News, all in upstate New York, where I grew up. I studied English and political science at the University of Rochester, also in upstate, and graduated in May 2018. Send me tips about how to not melt from Florida's humidity.

Deputies: Walmart clerks in Pasco marked down video games, bought them and resold for profit

Seth Lulow, 19, of New Port Richey, left, and Dominic McGhee, 20, of Holiday, right, were arrested Friday after deputies said they marked down video games at Walmart and sold them to themselves and others. [Pasco County Sheriff’s Office]
Seth Lulow, 19, of New Port Richey and Dominic McGhee, 20, of Holiday were arrested Friday.

Man killed, companion in wheelchair injured when SUV hits them in Hudson

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No charges were expected in the U.S. 19 collision. The driver also was injured.

Bus collision in Polk leaves students from Pasco Pepin Academies with minor injuries

The Florida Highway Patrol says this charter bus carrying students from Pasco County was involved in a collision on Friday. [Florida Highway Patrol]
Two buses collided around the intersection of Rockridge and Dean Still roads in Lakeland at about 10:15 a.m., troopers said.

Deputies: Pasco man choked wife and family dog after argument

Nathaniel Christopher Reed, 26, of Spring Hill faces charges of domestic battery, tampering with a witness and animal cruelty. [Pasco County Sheriff’s Office]
Nathaniel Christopher Reed of Spring Hill faces charges of domestic battery, animal cruelty and tampering with a victim, witness or informant.

Former Port Richey mayor Dale Massad gets a trial date in conspiracy case

Former Port Richey mayor Dale Glen Massad, 68, has been behind bars since Feb. 21, when he was arrested at his home. [JUSTIN TROMBLY | Times; Pasco County Sheriff’s Office]
The defense is demanding a speedy trial because Massad is being held without bail on the charge.