FDLE agents arrest Port Richey acting mayor Terance Hagen Rowe on obstruction charges


March 13, 2019

TAMPA, Fla. – FDLE agents today arrested Terance (“Terrence”) Hagen Rowe, 64, of Port Richey, on obstruction of justice, conspiracy to commit obstruction of justice and use of a two-way communication device to facilitate the commission of a crime.

Rowe, vice-mayor of Port Richey, began serving as acting mayor following the arrest of former mayor Dale Glen Massad. FDLE agents received information that Rowe was conspiring to interfere with an active criminal investigation.

Rowe was taken to the Pasco County Jail on a $15,000 bond. Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution will handle the case.