Crime

U.S. Marshals Capture Hernando County Man in California Wanted on Warrant

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Anthony Mariarossi, 32

On 12-28-16, the U.S. Marshals Service took Anthony Mariarossi, 32, into custody in California on a Hernando County warrant for Sexual Battery on a Child by a person in Custodial Authority.

The warrant for Mariarossi has been active since July 2015 and attempts to locate the suspect were previously unsuccessful.

HCSO Arrest Summaries 12/19/16- 12/25/16

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Thayer, Lynne Marie
YOB: 1955
Arrested on 12/19/16 at 1485 Commercial Way in Spring Hill
Charges: retail theft 1 ct
Altered the tags so that items scanned in cheaper than actual price
Bond: $1000
Court date: 1/11/17

Banks, Stacey J
YOB: 1986
Arrested on 12/19/16 at 1485 Commercial Way in Spring Hill
Charges: retail theft 1 ct
Altered the tags so that items scanned in cheaper than actual price
Bond: $1000
Court date: 1/11/17

Arrests: Dec. 13- 18, 2016

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Gentile, Jeanine M
Born 1970
Arrested 12/13/16
Charges: Domestic battery, 1 ct
Jeanine was involved in a verbal altercation with her husband at their home on Hoover St. Her husband was taking photos of her with her phone while she was upset. Jeanine grabbed the phone out of her husband’s hand, scratching him on the cheek. Jeanine admitted to grabbing the phone from her husband’s hand but said that if she scratched him on the cheek, she was not aware of it and it would have been unintentional. She was arrested and brought to the Hernando County Jail

Drug dealer Walter "Disney" Gabrielsen arrested in Spring Hill

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Walter "Disney" Gabrielsen

The residence of Walter "Disney" Gabrielsen, 44, at 11718 Linden Drive in Spring Hill was searched by S.W.A.T and HCSO investigators on December 14, revealing evidence consistent with narcotics sales. A search warrant was obtained after a lengthy undercover operation, where operatives were able to purchase methamphetamine from Gabrielsen.

Gabrielson was arrested for:
* Sale and Possession of Methamphetamine Within 1000 Feet of a Church
* Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
* Possession of a Structure to Sell Methamphetamine

8 juveniles attempt to escape from Eckerd Youth Program

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Eckerd Youth Program

On December 10, 8 juvenile males were arrested after attempting to escape the Eckerd Kids property. The Eckerd Kids program is a residential program for youth with substance abuse related issues who are in the juvenile justice system.

The males between the ages of 14 and 16 made it to the woods near the facility and may have still been on the Eckerd property before being apprehended. Some of the youth attempting escape returned willingly. It is not clear from reports whether they were all part of the same assigned areas or different assigned areas.

HCSO Arrest Summaries 12/9 - 12/11/16

Timothy Kevin Kincade Jr
Alias: Man
YOB: 1987
Arrest Location: Walker Avenue
Charges: Domestic Battery 1 ct, Trespass in Structure/Convey 1 ct
Defendant argued with victim over the phone and she hung up on him. A short time later he showed up at he residence. He then began pushing her with both hands. The defendant than walked outside and the victim followed him. He hit her in the face and pushed her to the ground. While she was on the ground the defendant scratched her on the right side of her neck.

Detectives apprehend suspect involved in two burglaries

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Michael Bizuk

On November 27, 2016, after 11PM the 7-11 at 6016 Spring Hill Drive was robbed by a white man with tattoos on his neck. The clerk was able to give a detailed description and he was also caught on video surveillance cameras. The description of the man and photo from the video surveillance was put on social media and a tipster called to tell the Sheriff's Office that the man resembled Jonathan Bizuk, who resides at 1252 Garrett Avenue in Spring Hill.

Home health care worker steals credit card and jewelry from client

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Tonya Lee Pizarro

Hernando County Sheriff's detectives met with Beth Stocke at the Hernando County Sheriff's Office.

Ms. Stocke reported to detectives that she was assigned a home health care worker to help care for her mother through Mid-Florida Federal, a program from Candid Care. Ms. Stock advised the health care worker that came to care for her mother identified herself as "Shay Pizarro" and provided a copy of a Florida driver's license as proof of identification. The name on the driver's license was "Sheila Mari Pizarro" with an address in Spring Hill.

Spring Hill Pest Control Technician Arrested on Theft Charges

On 11-15-16, a Brooksville resident reported to authorities that an unknown person had made entry into his home on Appalachian Drive and stolen thousands of dollars of jewelry and an Apple MacBook.

The victim told deputies that he had received a call earlier in the day from a technician at Tropicare Pest Control. The technician, Jorge Garcia, H/M DOB/7-20-90, had called requesting permission to enter a screened area of the home while no one was home. The victim said he denied the request.

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