BULLETIN From: Pasco County Sheriff's Office
2-25-18, Home invasion and shooting
Pasco Sheriff's detectives are investigation a home invasion and shooting in New Port Richeyearly this morning....
A call was received at 2:22 a.m. that the
resident at 4429 Tidal Pond Road, was shot by two masked intruders who invaded his home. The victim was shot in the abdomen and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Preliminary investigation indicates this crime may be drug-related.
Detectives are releasing a photo of the suspect vehicle. Anyone who can provide any tips in this case is asked to contact Tampa Bay Crimestoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS, reference case #18-7986.
PALM HARBOR – Vanessa Ko, Pinellas County Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year, received the Governor’s Shine Award earlier this month.
Ko teaches mathematics and AVID, a college and career preparation program, at Palm Harbor Middle School. She is also the Pinellas Middle School Mathematics Teacher of the Year and was a 2018 state Teacher of the Year finalist.
The Shine Award was presented at a meeting of the Florida Cabinet at the Florida State Fair.
NP sets Monday event
TARPON SPRINGS — Florida Hospital North Pinellas will offer a Healthy Happenings public outreach program from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26.
Cardiologist Raul Jimenez will discuss new strategies in the treatment of atrial fibrillation. Commonly known as AFib, it’s the most common serious type of irregular heartbeat in people over 65 and affects more than 2 million people in the United States. Guests will learn about medications ...and procedures available to treat the condition.
The event will be held in Conference Rooms A and B on the second floor of the hospital and a complimentary lunch will be provided by St. Mark Village.
To learn more about hospital programs or to make reservations, call 727-943-3600. A full list of upcoming events can be found at www.floridahospital.com/north-pinellas/events.
Fun Fact: The Green Wave mascot makes up 50% of the remaining Class 7A field. Father Lopez Catholic High School beat Sunlake 49-33.
Fort Myers Senior High School jumped on Clearwater High School quick and never let up, winning the Class 7A Region 3 Final 71-37. The Green Wave will play in their fourth straight state final four Tuesday afternoon in Lakeland.