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Over $100K in drugs seized from 2 Pasco homes

Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco County Sheriff's Office Narcotics detectives confiscated a large amount of drugs from two homes Thursday morning. 

The homes were located in the 10100 block of Old Orchard Lane in New Port Richey and 12800 block of College Hill in Hudson.

The three individuals arrested have been identified as Lionell Bates, 23; Samantha Saraya, 20; and Julian Ford, 23. 

Drugs found included:

Synthetic drug bust targets 3 locations, nets 4 arrests

New Port Richey, Florida -- A major synthetic drug bust in Pasco County has landed four people in jail, and there's a warning from deputies that they're not done yet.

Officials say the operators of a Mobil-Mart in New Port Richey at Massachussetts and Rowan Road were warned several times to stop selling synthetic drugs. 

But undercover officers say that did not happen and Tuesday moved in on the store and two other locations.

Also raided were the Super K store at 12838 in Hudson and the Boost Mobile store at 2448 Grand Blvd. in Holiday.

Man doused in drain cleaner during fight

Zephyrhills, Florida -- A fight between two people resulted in one being doused in drain cleaner and the other taken to jail Friday afternoon.

Pasco Sheriff's deputies say 34-year-old Lawanda Jenkins and the man who they share two children with were arguing. At some point during the argument, Jenkins doused him on his back and lower legs with drain cleaner which contains sulfuric acid.

Deputies reported the man suffered from spotting consistent with acid burn on his left lower leg due to the acid burning holes through the back of his shorts.

17-year-old charged in deadly shooting

Dade City, Florida -- A 17-year-old boy is facing the very serious charge of premeditated first degree murder after police say he shot and killed a man outside his home Saturday night.

Pasco Sheriff deputies say Adan Diaz, Jr. walked up to the 32-year-old unidentified man who was sitting in the passenger seat of his sister's car parked in the driveway of the home in the 40200 block of River Road and shot him multiple times.

Man defrauds elderly woman of over $170,000

Tampa, Florida -- A man who took advantage of an elderly Tampa woman he knew had moderate dementia and bought himself expensive items with her money is behind bars.

Tampa Police say in July 2011, Bryant Gattos became 84-year-old Agnes Raymond's financial advisor and was also in a business relationship with her. In December that same year, Gattos became the woman's power of attorney and, during that time, received documentation she suffered from dementia.

Man shoots another twice in the head during dispute

Dade City, Florida -- A 28-year-old Dade City man has been arrested for the attempted murder of another man Sunday evening.

Witnesses told Pasco Sheriff's deputies Carlos Perez and the 24-year-old man were inside a vacant home in the 14900 block of Dade Street when Perez shot the man twice in the head.

Immediately after the shooting, the two witnesses with them at the time struggled with Perez over the gun and were able to get it away from him. He then fled the scene and later arrested by Dade City Police officers.

Middle schooler caught selling pot to student

New Port Richey, Florida -- A 14-year-old Pasco County student was arrested Friday after he was caught selling marijuana to another student.

Pasco Sheriff's deputies say the teen admitted to Gulf Middle School's assistant principal he met up with the eighth grader during breakfast on the morning of May 3 and sold him a bag of marijuana for $45. The teen said the 13-year-old gave him $33 and was going to give him the rest when he sold some.

The teen was charged with sale of marijuana within a 1,000 feet of a school and possession of marijuana.