Nurse rips off disabled veteran
BAYONET POINT – A nurse at an assisted living facility was arrested last week after she duped a disabled veteran into writing checks to her worth $6,000.
Pasco County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Allyn Nicole Lopez, 38, on one count of exploitation of the disabled for less than $10,000. The victim is also an amputee and had been diagnosed with dementia and PTSD as early as 2017.
According to police reports, Lopez befriended the victim while working at the unnamed facility. She had the victim write her checks on two separate occasions – Nov. 1, 2018 and May 25, 2019. The first check was for the amount of $2,000 and the second was for $4,000.
Lopez, who worked at the assisted living facility from October 2016 to July 2019, admitted to the crimes and cashing the checks. She was arrested and transported to the Pasco County Jail.
Refused sex, man assaults woman
PORT RICHEY – Pasco Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 63-year-old Port Richey man on Sept. 24 because he assaulted a woman after she refused to have sex in the shower.
Police reports state that Frank Michael Sorbera and the unidentified victim were arguing about getting in the shower together to have sex. The victim told deputies she was gathering her things to leave and while getting food from the refrigerator, Sorbera slammed the freezer door on her head. She had swelling and a small cut to her left temple/eye area, the police report states.
Sorbera told deputies he was arguing with the woman but denied hitting her with the freezer door on purpose. He said he heard her getting food from the refrigerator and told her to wait until her parents got there. He then shut the door, claiming not knowing the victim’s head was in the freezer.
Indecent exposure in public
HUDSON – Joshua Joseph Duffy-Sedicino, 30, was arrested last week and charged with indecent exposure after he masturbated in front of a neighbor.
According to police reports, Duffy-Sedicino stood at the wooden fence line of his 18337 Oak Way Drive home and moved a section of the fence so he could see into the victim’s backyard and porch area. This made him visible from the backyard, porch and from inside the home.
When the victim came outside to let her dogs out, Duffy-Sedicino is accused of exposing his penis and proceeding to masturbate in front of her. The report states that Duffy-Sedicino did this while looking at the victim as she walked inside.
A second victim, a painter at the victim’s house, came outside and saw Duffy-Sedicino masturbating on the other side of the fence.