Our network


Woman calls 911, asks where she can pee

Hudson, Fla. -- A woman needing help finding the bathroom is now facing numerous charges.

Her first mistake: calling 911 for her restroom emergency.

The Pasco Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Marcia Usher placed the 911 call Wednesday night, saying she was lost in the woods and didn't know where she should urinate.

Responding deputies found Usher not in the woods, but instead in front of her home, reportedly intoxicated and drinking a beer.

Man runs pantless a block from 2 schools, police department

Zephyrhills, Fla. -- A Michigan man was arrested Sunday after he was seen running around without pants a block from two schools.

According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, an officer was called to the area of 8th Street and Henry Drive after witnesses saw 49-year-old Jeffrey Scott Oklad running down a dirt path.

When the officer arrived he found Oklad laying in a parking lot completely nude from the waist down.

Oklad was arrested and charged with exposure of sexual organs. 

Man intentionally throws up on officer during arrest

New Port Richey, Fla. -- A 21-year-old New Port Richey man figured since he was going to jail anyways he'd show the officer just how mad he was, by throwing up on him.

According to the report, Corey Trabucco was riding his bicycle through Mendocino Street when he was overheard by a resident talking on the phone about selling drugs.

Police: Woman retaliates against roommate, sets fire to home

Hudson, Fla. -- Police say a Hudson woman set fire to her home to get back at her roommate who she alleges burned her clothes in the driveway the night before.

According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, on Feb. 9, 34-year-old Angela Feightner was moving out of the home of Nava Street, while her roommate, Chad Tompkins, watched from a neighbor's window.

When Tompkins returned home after she left, he told police he smelled smoke and found a fire in the back bedroom closet. Tompkins told a neighbor Feightner started the fire.

Homeless man harasses 911 for taxi ride

Hudson, Florida -- A homeless man was arrested Sunday for trying to use 911 to get a taxi ride.

According to the arrest report, around 10:54 p.m., 55-year-old Michael Barker called 911 nine times requesting assistance for various things, including requests for a taxi ride.

At one point, Barker called Pasco Fire Rescue complaining of chest pains, but hung up before giving his location. Dispatchers were able to find Barker near the First United Methodist Church in Hudson through his cell phone number.

Police: Man tries to burn homeless out of woods

Hudson, Florida -- Pasco County deputies arrested a man accused of trying to clean out the woods of homeless people by setting fire to it.

According to the police report, around 12:20 p.m. on Feb. 1, several witnesses reported seeing 39-year-old Elton Gaffney running out of the woods as the fire started behind the Point Plaza on US 19 in Hudson.

Police say Gaffney made several threats to the homeless, who live in the woods. One woman told police he made direct threats to her he would burn her out of the woods.

Fight over dog poop ends in arrest

Port Richey, Florida -- A fight that started over dog droppings ended with a Port Richey girl in handcuffs Sunday.

According to the police report, around 2:47 a.m., 28-year-old Jessica White approached the 19-year-old girl after the girl's dog pooped in her yard on Sudbury Drive.

Police say White punched the girl on the forehead during the fight. The girl was taken to the hospital for treatment of her injuries and White was taken to jail.

On the way to the jail, White said she did not start the fight, but she ended it.