HCSO implements cutting edge crime scene technology

February 17, 2018 - 13:15

On Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 the Hernando County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) unveiled it's latest forensics technology. The FARO 3D Laser Crime Scene Mapping System documents a crime or vehicle accident scene in 3D. The HCSO is only the third agency in the state of Florida to use the latest version, the M70 version of the FARO.

Assistant Chief Deputy Bobby Jones with the Knox County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office, a a professional consultant on this system demonstrated its capabilities to members of the HCSO forensics team and representatives from the State Attorney's Office.

Deputies Arrest Convicted Felon in Possession of Firearm after Manhunt

February 02, 2018 - 16:50


Kevin Bearden

Between 01-27-18 and 01-29-18, a Residential Burglary was committed at 26307 Mountain Lake Road in Brooksville. During the burglary, a red Yamaha golf cart was stolen from inside the garage.

On 01-29-18, an Armed Residential Burglary was committed at 6190 Spring Lake Highway in Brooksville. During the burglary, several pieces of ladies jewelry and a loaded firearm were stolen. At the approximate time of the burglary, a witness observed a white male drive to the residence on a red golf cart, enter the residence, and then leave in the same golf cart.

Captain Cyrus Robinson of the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office, 1 of 30 Executive Leadership graduates

August 16, 2017 - 11:15


The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute’s Executive Leadership seminar is “an educational opportunity for upper level managers within Florida criminal justice organizations and seeks to provide a continuing education forum for the development and refinement of leadership skills for Florida’s criminal justice executives.”

Detectives Make Arrest in Aggravated Assault and Discharging Firearm from Moving Vehicle Case

July 27, 2017 - 14:21


On 07-26-17 just after 4:30 p.m., Hernando County deputies were dispatched to the area of Belmont Road in Spring Hill regarding shots fired from a vehicle.

Upon arrival, deputies met with a witness who observed a white Lincoln 4-door pass through the area. As the driver of the Lincoln passed through, someone inside the vehicle fired several shots from the moving vehicle. A total of eight 9mm shell casings were located in the roadway, within a 200 foot stretch.

Two Juveniles Arrested for Vehicle Burglaries

July 22, 2017 - 09:38

Submitted by HCSO

On 07-20-17, a victim observed what he believed to be a vehicle burglary in progress at his residence, located at 15304 Shady Street in Brooksville. The homeowner exited his residence and confronted the two individuals who were rifling through his vehicle. Both suspects fled on foot. The homeowner gave chase, catching and detaining one of the individuals.

Detectives Seeking Witnesses to Shooting

July 18, 2017 - 12:02

submitted by HCSO

On 07-17-17 at approximately 7:20 p.m., a representative from Oak Hill Hospital notified the Hernando County Sheriff's Office that a male juvenile arrived in the emergency department suffering from a gunshot wound.

Deputies and detectives were immediately dispatched to the hospital.

Physicians treating the male juvenile advised detectives that the gunshot wound was not life-threatening.

According to the victim, the incident took place "somewhere in Spring Hill." Detectives have yet to verify the actual location where the shooting took place.

Missing Couple Recovered in Hernando County

July 14, 2017 - 13:05


On 07-13-17 at approximately 10:20 p.m., Deputy David Greis-Ospina was conducting proactive patrol in the area of Treiman Boulevard (US 301) and Cortez Boulevard (SR 50) when he observed a red Kia Spectra travelling at a very slow rate of speed in the middle of the intersection. Deputy Greis-Ospina also noted the vehicle was making noises indicative of possible mechanical issues.

Deputy Greis-Ospina immediately activated his emergency lights in an attempt to contact the driver to determine if assistance was needed.

HCSO ALERT: Gold-N-Pawnd Burglary Investigation

July 05, 2017 - 09:34

On 06-19-17 at approximately 4 a.m., Hernando County deputies responded to the Gold-N-Pawnd II store, located at 5224 Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill, regarding a Commercial Alarm.
Upon arrival, deputies observed the glass in the front door of the business to be broken out.

While responding to the call, Sergeant William Hillman observed a dark colored vehicle leaving the area of the business on Mariner Boulevard. The driver was travelling at a high rate of speed. Sergeant Hillman was unable to catch up to the vehicle and did not pursue it.


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