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By Times Staff Writer
Published November 14, 2007
Man is accused offiring pellets at kids
BROOKSVILLE - A Brooksville man was arrested after shooting a group of children with a BB gun, authorities said.
The incident began as an argument Friday between Robah Beck, 18, and a neighbor while five children, ages 11 to 14, played in the neighbor's front yard.
Beck rode past the house on Canal Drive north of Brooksville and pulled out an Airsoft BB pistol and fired a number of plastic pellets that hit all the children numerous times, Sheriff's Office reports state. Beck told deputies the gun was empty and he did not shoot the children.
Details released in bogus therapist case
SPRING HILL - Florida Department of Health investigators have released the findings of an investigation that led to the arrest of Laura Jean Caywood for practicing as a health care professional without a valid and active license.
Caywood, 38, of Spring Hill, reportedly was hired by a stroke patient to perform physical therapy, according to a news release. She was caught by the patient's primary care physician during a house call.
Caywood was arrested Nov. 2 and faces up to five years in prison, court records show.