Crime

Detectives Investigate Early Morning Shooting Incident

Hernando County Sheriff's Office

On January 23, 2015, at approximately 2:35 a.m., the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office received a teletype message from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office regarding a shooting that had occurred in Citrus County. The teletype message requested that Hernando County deputies attempt to locate an individual that may have knowledge of and/or been involved in the
shooting.

New York Jane Doe of at least 35 years identified as Brooksville teen

Hernando County Sheriff's Office

On 08-14-14, Laurel Nowell, of Apache Junction, Ariz., called the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office to report former classmate and friend, Tammy Jo Alexander W/F DOB 11/02/1963, as missing. Nowell said Alexander, who attended Hernando High School, went missing sometime between 1977 and 1979.

Alexander’s family never reported her as a missing person to any law enforcement agency. Investigators made contact with Sharen Nelson, Alexander’s stepsister, who lives in
Lakeland, and confirmed Alexander was missing and that the family had never reported it to authorities.

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