Burglary, hit and run with a stolen vehicle, domestic battery, a hit and run where the runner suffered a fatal crash, and two school-related incidents were reported in the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office briefing of their activities on Jan. 27, 2022.
The burglary occurred in district 1/zone 8 which is within the city of Brooksville. According to the briefing report, “an unknown suspect gained entry onto the victim’s property and stole tools out of a structure on the property.” The investigation is active.
The hit and run with a stolen vehicle occurred in district 1/zone 3, which is a large amount of territory between the Suncoast Expressway and Snow Memorial, north of Cortez. According to the report, “Three individuals fled after crashing a vehicle into a guard rail. Upon deputies arrival, it was discovered that the vehicle was stolen. Deputies were unable to locate the suspect at that time.” The investigation is active.
No information was disclosed about the domestic battery except that it led to one arrest and it occurred in district 2/zone 4 which is in Spring Hill, between Deltona and Mariner/ Northcliffe and Spring Hill Dr.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 28 an 18-year-old man from Spring Hill was driving a sedan eastbound on Spring Hill Drive west of Pinehurst Drive when he lost control of the vehicle.
As a result, the car crossed the median and westbound lanes of the roadway and entered the north shoulder when it collided with a tree and a utility pole. The teenager died from injuries sustained during the crash. The briefing report reveals that the 18-year-old was actually a suspect fleeing the scene of a car accident “a short ways down the road.”
At Central High School, a student disrupted a school function after threatening another student and claiming to be in possession of a weapon on the school campus. The student was arrested.
Over on California Street at Nature Coast Tech, a student was arrested for battery after punching another student in the face.