Crime

Tampa Bay Bomb squad called in due to suspicion of explosives

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Tampa Bay Bomb Squad assisted HCSO sweep the McConnell premises for explosives before conducting search warrant

photo courtesy of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office

Hernando County Sheriff's Office authorities arrested Randall McConnell of Brooksville on Jan. 25, 2017 at 10AM at his residence, 8050 B.W. Stevenson Road in Brooksville, with help from the Tampa Bay Bomb Squad.

Undercover detectives had been investigating McConnell for a year under suspicion of drug dealing. Detectives were able to purchase methamphetamine from him and then obtained a search warrant.

Target store burglarized, suspects still at large

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On Jan. 4, 2017 at 2:32 a.m., the Sheriff's Office was notified about a burglary in process at the Target store located at 4401 Commercial Way in Spring Hill.

Witnesses stated that four males were inside the store taking items and placing them into a BMW sport utility vehicle that was parked directly in front of the store.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene at 2:33 a.m. The first unit arrived on scene at 2:36 a.m, however the suspects had already fled the scene.

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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An arrest is not a conviction.

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

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