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Cops: Man twists nipples off 2-year-old boy

New Port Richey, Florida -- A man who played so rough with a boy he was looking after now faces child abuse charges after he twisted off the 2-year-old's nipples.

Pasco County deputies say Thomas Matheson was watching the boy Friday night while his mother was at work. He told deputies the two were "playing rough" when he grabbed the boy's nipples and twisted them. 

Man avoids arrest by climbing a 30-foot tree

Man avoids arrest by climbing a 30-foot tree

Land O' Lakes, Florida -- Ray Charron spent several hours eluding Pasco deputies in a very unusual spot. He ran and climbed up in some trees!

On Friday, Nov. 16, around 2 p.m., Pasco County deputies say Charron pushed an adult off of the bike and loaded it in his pickup truck and took off.

When a deputy confronted Charron, he fought that deputy and decided the best way to avoid arrest for theft was to climb 30-foot high tree.

Man pees among trick-or-treaters

Land O' Lakes, Florida -- A deputy patrolling a Land O' Lakes neighborhood caught a man urinating in a yard as trick-or-treaters gathered treats from nearby homes.

The Pasco Sheriff's arrest report goes into detail how the deputy saw Justin Northrup walk over to the side yard of a vacant house in the area of Venice and Dover drives and start peeing in a bush. The side yard was also reportedly in clear view of the road while about 50 children gathered to collect treats for Halloween.

Man charged with kidnapping, battering girlfriend

Man charged with kidnapping, battering girlfriend

Dade City, Florida -- A Dade City man was arrested over the weekend after a clerk at Cumberland Farms store reported seeing him grab a woman who was frightened for her life and force her into a car.

The clerk told deputies Charlee Chambers jumped out of a car, banged on the door of the store and said a man in the car -- later identified as her boyfriend Brian Mulford -- was going to kill her. The clerk then watched as Mulford dragged her back to the car and drove off east on SR 54.

Woman beats up former live-in boyfriend

New Port Richey, Florida -- A woman apparently upset with her boyfriend was arrested after she beat him up in the middle of a New Port Richey road.

Police say while in the road at Catherine Street just west of U.S. 19, Kristie Galonek pulled her former live-in boyfriend's hair, punched him multiple times in the head, and kicked him numerous times in the legs. She then pulled a knife on him and held it to his throat. 

Her boyfriend of seven years was able to pull away from her and run off.

Cops: 17-year-old impregnates 30-year-old girlfriend

New Port Richey, Florida -- A pregnant woman was arrested after police discovered her baby's father is a 17-year-old boy.

New Port Richey Police say Melissa Dilan-Hernandez admitted to the relationship between her and the teen saying they live together at her home and are planning on getting married.

Tests taken by detectives revealed the 17-year-old is in fact the baby's father. It is not known how long the relationship was going on and how far along Hernandez is in her pregnancy.

Hernandez was charged with Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors.

Teen rams trailer with truck

Dade City, Florida -- An teen was arrested Sunday after a deputy witnessed him ramming an airstream trailer with a truck.

Pasco County deputies say 18-year-old Jorge Zamora confronted 60-year-old Joseph Elliot because he thought he stole tools from his grandparents house while doing work there.

During the confrontation, Elliot told police Zamora punched him at least six times in the face. Elliot got away and ran home to his trailer in the 15100 block of Dade Avenue where he later went to sleep.