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Man accused of distributing child porn

By TIMES WIRES
Published March 1, 2007


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LARGO

A 21-year-old Largo man has been arrested on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography. Authorities searched the home of Jeffery G. Feldhaus on 108th Avenue N on Tuesday and found pornographic videos involving children on his computer, arrest reports state. Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement began investigating Feldhaus on Feb. 12 when an agent downloaded a video clip from a computer later identified as Feldhaus', the reports state. Feldhaus was being held in the Pinellas County Jail on Wednesday in lieu of $40,000 bail.

DUNEDIN

Nursing aide faces charge of lewd act

A certified nursing assistant at a ManorCare nursing home is accused of inappropriately touching the breast of a disabled 78-year-old resident, authorities said Wednesday. The incident occurred about 7:30 p.m. Monday at the nursing home at 870 Patricia Ave. According to sheriff's officials, John H. Riley, 52, of Largo wheeled the woman to her room, pulled a privacy curtain and touched her. An employee found him in the act, officials said, and a supervisor called deputies. Riley initially denied any wrongdoing but called deputies to his home Tuesday and confessed, sheriff's Sgt. Jim Bordner said. Riley has been charged with one count of a lewd and lascivious act on an elderly person and was being held in the Pinellas County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. A ManorCare spokeswoman said the company was firing Riley, who was hired in 2000.

LARGO

Catholic school plans fish fry

St. Patrick Catholic School, 2121 Trotter Road, will hold a fish fry from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday inside Monsignor McCall Parish Hall. Pizza will be available for those who don't eat fish. The cost is $8 for adults, $3 for children. After dinner, a family movie will be shown on the lawn, with popcorn and snow cones for sale. The church will hold two more fish fries, on March 16 and March 30. For information, call Dave Ruppel at 560-0063.

TARPON SPRINGS

'Eagle Eye News' broadcasts anew

Another sign FCAT testing is nearly over for the school year: East Lake High School's student-produced "Eagle Eye News" resumes its broadcasts today after a week's hiatus for testing. The news-style program started last year as a once-a-week broadcast on campus happenings. But it recently has gone daily and online, for anyone to see. Visit www.eagleeye5.com.

CLEARWATER

Seamanship in seven lessons

Flotilla 11-1 of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a seven-lesson program on boating skills and seamanship beginning Monday and ending March 26. Participants will meet from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the Clearwater Sailing Center, 1001 Gulf Blvd. on Sand Key. Topics include boat handling and safety, navigation rules, trailering a boat, using a VHF radio, and understanding aids to navigation. It is open to adults and youths. The $50 fee covers books and materials. Call 469-8895 or visit http://a0701101.uscgaux.info.

[Last modified March 1, 2007, 00:03:12]


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