Caught while Burglerizing a Funeral Home told deputy “I’m doing some stupid sh*t.”
MEININGER, AARON JAY
CHARGES: BURGLARY COMMERCIAL, WEARING MASK WHILE COMMITTING BURGLARY, GRAND THEFT, POSSESSION OF BURGLARY TOOLS
TATTOO: MULTIPLE TATTOOS
Arrested on 02/02/2018 01:28 5399 COMMERCIAL WAY, SPRING HILL
Arrest Summary Excerpt: “On 02-02-18 District II Patrol Units responded to the Demarco Family Funeral Home located at 5399 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL in reference to a call of a suspect later identified as Aaron Meininger, going in and out of the business with a flashlight, crowbar and a mask on wearing dark clothing. Upon arrival units were able to observe a dark colored Chrysler 300 bearing Florida tag… parked behind the business with the engine on and the driver’s door ajar. The rear door on the business was ajar and damage was observed to the door handle and lock mechanism area to be pried. A short time later Aaron exited the ajar business door and was taken into custody without incident. Aaron was wearing dark clothing, dark colored beanie cap, a dark piece of cloth covering his mouth area and blue latex gloves. Deputy J. stated that Aaron spontaneously uttered, “I’m doing some stupid sh*t.” Aaron was transported to the District II Office and placed in the interview room.
It should be noted that while on scene I observed numerous items to include; a silver case which contained makeup, an antique looking box on the front passenger seat and electric clippers on the passenger floor board.
I also observed there to be in the rear passenger seat of the vehicle, autopsy supplies, two plastic bottles (one bottle contained soap and the other contained formaldehyde powder), a cardboard box with miscellaneous instruments and a cordless 18 volt Drillmaster, which the victim identified as all belonging to him. Aaron gave verbal consent to enter the vehicle and obtain the items to turn over to the victim.
It should be noted that I also observed a prybar, a box of latex gloves and a black drawstring bag with miscellaneous burglary tools in the vehicle that did not belong to the victim. Aaron gave verbal consent to enter the vehicle and obtain the items to turn over to the victim.
Post Miranda Aaron stated that he understood his rights and asked, “Where’s my lawyer?”, I then asked if he wanted a lawyer and he stated, “Well it says on the paper that one would be here during questioning”, I asked again if he wanted a lawyer and Aaron stated that he wanted to talk to me about what was going on. Aaron stated that he was bored and “fucked up”. Aaron stated that he did not know what kind of business he was going into. I asked Aaron if the items in the car were from inside the business and he stated that they were and that he doesn’t know what he would do with them and would probably throw them away later on. Aaron stated that he didn’t do any damage inside the place, but only to the door where he pried it. Aaron wasn’t very forthcoming on specific details and couldn’t provide anything further.
Aaron was transported to the Hernando County Jail without incident and charged with FSS 810.02 Commercial burglary with the enhancement under 757.0845 for committing the offense while wearing a mask, FSS 810.06 Possession of burglary tools, FSS 812.014 Grand theft. Aaron was placed on a no bond status due to him being out on bond for a previous case on Wednesday 01-31-18 (2018-03192). Aaron was given a court date of 02-26-18 at 0830 hrs in Courtroom “E” of the Hernando County Courthouse in Brooksville, FL.”
Exited His Vehicle and Attacked the Victim When He Recognized Him
TATTOO: SKULL FEMALE FACE
CHARGES: BURGLARY-CONVEYANCE, BATTERY
Arrested on 02/02/2018 16:53 xxxx DUNNELLON RD, BROOKSVILLE
Arrest Summary Excerpt: “On 02/02/2018, at approximately 1557 hours, I responded to... Dunnellon Road, Weeki Wachee, 34613 in reference to a battery. Upon arrival I made contact with the victim, Jonathon. He stated he was battered by the defendant, identified as Mark Gould. Jonathon stated that while driving he was approaching the stop sign located at the intersection of Allen Dr. and Dunnellon Rd. were the defendant was present in his vehicle, attempting to make a right hand turn. Jonathon said that the defendant then noticed he was behind him, and exited his vehicle. Jonathon attempted to open the driver side door, however the defendant closed the door, not allowing him to exit. Jonathon stated the defendant then struck him on the side of his face through the open driver’s side window. Jonathon said he exited his vehicle to confront the defendant, however the defendant pushed him to the ground and began striking him with a closed fist. Jonathon stated that while present on the ground, the defendant kicked him on the side of his face, which cause Jonathon to have redness to the left side of his face and a laceration to his left ear, making it difficult for Johnathon to hear. It should be noted that a few hours prior to this incident, Johnathon and the defendant had a verbal altercation, on an unrelated incident.
Contact was made with the defendant, who stated that while present at the stop sign located at the intersection of Allen Dr. and Dunnellon Rd. he was rear-ended by Jonathon. The defendant stated that he exited his vehicle to assess the damage, when Johnathon exited his vehicle and pushed him. The defendant stated that he pushed Johnathon, reentered his vehicle and drove away. The defendant stated that no other physical altercation occurred other than the pushing.
An independent witness, observed Johnathon on the ground and the defendant present over him striking him with closed fists.
It should be noted that there was no indication that an accident had occurred. There were no damage to the front of Johnathon’s vehicle. The defendant vehicle showed signs of an impact, but did not appear to be from Johnathon’s vehicle. The damages on Marks vehicle appeared to have previously been present, prior to their altercation.
The defendant was provided a court date of 02/26/2018 at 0830 hours in court room “E” of the Hernando County Courthouse.”
Officer detected a strong odor consistent with unburnt cannabis
YOUNG, ELIZABETH PEARL
CHARGES: POSS OF MARIJUANA, POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
Arrested on 02/02/2018 21:22 MONDON HILL RD & PRESTON RD, BROOKSVILLE
Arrest Summary Excerpt: “On 02/02/2018 during proactive patrol in the area of Mondon Hill Rd in Hernando County, Florida. I observed a black in color Jeep, bearing Florida tag..., traveling on Mondon Hill Rd with an inoperable rear passenger tail lamp in violation of Florida State Statute 316.221.
I activated my emergency lights on my patrol vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on said vehicle at the intersection of Mondon Hill Rd and Preston Rd.
Contact was made with the driver (defendant) of this vehicle. The defendant identified herself via Florida Driver’s license. During our interview I detected a strong odor consistent with unburnt cannabis. The defendant advised she possessed marijuana and stated it was located within the vehicle’s glove compartment inside of a black pouch.
Due to the odor detected, a probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted. During the vehicle search, I located the tan and black pouch the defendant was referring to, within the pouch I discovered a clear plastic baggie containing a green leafy substance, consistent with cannabis. Alongside of this baggie, I discovered a small clear plastic baggie which contained white powder residue consistent with cocaine.
The green leafy substance within the clear plastic baggie was field tested which resulted with positive results for THC content and the white powder residue within the smaller clear plastic baggie field tested positive for Cocaine.
Post Miranda the defendant advised these items pertained to her and she was charged accordingly.
The defendant was then placed into custody and was charged for the aforementioned charges. She was transported to the Hernando County Jail where she is being held on a $2,000 bond per the bond schedule.
The defendant will have mandatory court date on 02/28/2018 at the Hernando County Courthouse in Courtroom C at 09:00 AM.”
Open Trunk During Traffic Stop Allow Officer to See Meth Pipe
BUCKNER, ADAM LOGAN
CHARGES: POSS OF MARIJUANA, POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
Arrested on 02/03/2018 00:17 BROAD ST & SPRING HILL DR, SPRING HILL
Arrest Summary Excerpt: “On 02/02/2018, during proactive patrol in the area of Broad St in Hernando County, Florida, I observed a black in color Dodge Neon, bearing Florida tag..., traveling northbound on Broad St with an expired tag.
I activated my emergency lights on my patrol vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on said vehicle at the intersection of Broad St and Spring Hill Drive.
While approaching the vehicle from the rear, I observed the vehicle’s trunk to be open. Within the inside of the trunk compartment of the vehicle, in plain view, I observed a small plastic baggie to be lying next to a glass smoking pipe that contained a white powder residue consistent with methamphetamine. Also in the trunk was a dark green smoking pipe lying next to the small plastic baggie.
Contact was made with the driver (defendant) and the front seat passenger (codefendant) of this vehicle. Due to the aforementioned objects observed, I conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle in an attempt to locate further paraphernalia or narcotics.
A field test of the glass smoking pipe revealed it to have positive results for methamphetamine, the dark green smoking pipe with burnt green leafy substance residue field tested positive for THC content, and the clear plastic baggie which contained 1.0 grams of the green leafy substance also field tested positive for THC content.
Post Miranda, the defendant advised the contraband located in the vehicle trunk belonged to him.
The defendant was then placed into custody and charged for the aforementioned charges. He was transported to the Hernando County Jail where he is being held on a $2,000 bond per the bond schedule.
The defendant will have mandatory court date on 02/28/2018 at 09:00 AM at the Hernando County Courthouse in Courtroom C.”
During Traffic Stop He Spontaneously Uttered that his Driver’s License is Currently Suspended
HUNT, TIMOTHY KEVIN
TATTOO: UNKNOWN TYPE CHARACTER
ALIAS: REDNECK KEVIN
Arrested on 02/03/2018 00:23 BAHAMA SWALLOW AVE & NODDY TERN RD, SPRING HILL
Arrest Summary Excerpt: “On 03/02/2018, a traffic stop was conducted at the intersection of Bahama Swallow Avenue and Noddy Tern Rd, due to the defendant failing to stop at the stop sign located at Lake Drive and Bahama Swallow Avenue in violation of F.S.S 316.123. The defendant’s identity was confirmed via his name and date of birth as Timothy Kevin Hunt, 01/07/1988.
Upon contact with the defendant, he spontaneously uttered that his driver’s license is currently suspended, an ELVIS search revealed the defendant’s license was in fact suspended indefinitely as of 07/27/2015, for failure to pay financial obligations.
A TELETYPE search revealed the defendant, Timothy Kevin Hunt, with the date of birth of 01/07/1988 to have two active warrants, confirmed by Hernando County Operator 9.
During search incident to arrest, the search revealed the defendant to have a clear plastic baggie which contained 1 gram of a green leafy substance consistent with marijuana and a pink round pill imprinted “ABG 30”.
A search of the pill via DRUGS.COM pill identifier revealed it to be a Morphine Sulphate 30 mgs which is a schedule two controlled substance, and the green leafy substance field tested positive for THC content via NARCO test.
The defendant was issued a uniform traffic citations (A9E580E) (A9E58NE) under this agency’s case number 2018-03484.
The defendant was then placed under arrest and transported to the Hernando County Jail without incident.
The defendant is currently being held on a $4,500 bond status per the warrant.
The defendant was given a court date of 02262018 in Courtroom E at 0830 hours.”
Grand Theft Auto Charge for Taking His Father’s Car without Permission
NIEDERHELMAN, JUSTIN CHARLES THOMAS
CHARGES: GRAND THEFT-AUTO
Arrested on 02/03/2018 23:52 7331 HIGH CORNER RD, BROOKSVILLE
Arrest Summary Excerpt: “On 2/3/18 the defendant, Justin Niederhelman did without permission take Thomas Niederhelman Sr, (his father’s) 2013 Chevy Equinox bearing Florida tag ***** Thomas stated he left his vehicle keys on the dining table and witnessed his son, the defendant, take the keys without permission and enter the vehicle with several friends and leave the residence. Thomas stated he did not know if the defendant would be returning home with the vehicle or not. Thomas then filled out a sworn written statement and signed an affidavit of stolen vehicle.
Later contact was made at the residence where the vehicle was found parked in the driveway. Per Thomas, the defendant returned to the residence approximately three hours prior to our arrival with the vehicle. At that time the defendant was arrested for Grand Theft Auto. The defendant was transported to the Hernando County Jail without incident. The defendant was given a court date of 2/26/18 at 0830 hours and a bond of $2,000.”
During Traffic Stop Observed Trying to Kick Marijuana with His Right Foot
CHARGES: POSS OF MARIJUANA
Arrested on 02/03/2018 21:27 CORTEZ BLVD & WEEPING WILLOW ST, BROOKSVILLE
Arrest Summary Excerpt: “On 02/03/2018 while proactive patrol at the intersection of Cortez Boulevard and Mariner Boulevard. I observed a 1997 Red Ford pickup truck, bearing FL tag …., traveling eastbound on Cortez Boulevard with an inoperable tag light in violation of F.S.S 316.221. Upon approaching the vehicle, I made contact with the passenger later identified as Emilio Edwardo Uribe via name and date of birth of 07/04/1993.
Upon making contact with the defendant, on the floor board by the defendant, in plain sight I observed a green leafy substance to be consistent with marijuana. The defendant then began to kick it, and attempted to conceal the green leafy substance with his right foot.
The green leafy substance field tested positive for marijuana via NARCO TEST. The marijuana weighed 0.3 grams in total.
The defendant was transported to the Hernando County Jail without further incident. The defendant was held on a $2,000.00 bond and given a court date of 03/02/2018 at 0900 hours in Courtroom C.”
Calling 911 Because He Could Not Find His Dog
NIELSEN, ERIC PHILIP
CHARGES: MISUSE OF E911
Arrested on 02/04/2018 01:32 1010 ARCHWAY DR, SPRING HILL
Arrest Summary Excerpt: “On 10/01/2017, I was dispatched to 1010 Archway Drive which is located in Hernando County in reference to the defendant, Eric Nielsen, advising he was unable to find his dog and he wanted deputies to know. Prior to my arrival, I was advised that we had been out to the same location for 911 calls and there were no emergency concerns.
Upon arrival, contact was made with the defendant, who was sitting in his bedroom. When making contact with the subject he had no signs of physical harm and was not in any medical distress. The subject advised he contacted 911 because he couldn’t find his dog and stated” there is no emergency but I will keep calling 911 if I want” The defendant advised he made several calls to 911. Contact was made with Hernando County Sheriff’s Office dispatch, operator #14 who advised the defendant called 911, 13 times in the past 24 hours for non-emergency concerns.
Based upon the information provided, it was determined that the defendant had misused 911. He was taken into custody and transported to the Hernando County Jail. The defendant was given a court date of 03/02/2018 court room B at 0900 hours, and a bond of $1,000.”
He had the mask because “I am from New Jersey, it is winter up there.”
LEMKUL, EDWARD FREDERICK IV
CHARGES: POSSES OF FIREARM BY FELON, POSS OF AMMO BY A CONVICTED FELON, POSSESSION OF BURGLARY TOOLS
Arrested on 02/04/2018 02:13 8021 CANTERBURY ST, SPRING HILL
Arrest Summary Excerpt: “An anonymous tip came in from a concerned citizen that multiple vehicles were park outside the residence of 8021 Canterbury Street doing suspicious activity.
Contact was made with the defendant outside of this residence, at which time he appeared as though he was going to flee the area, and also kept reaching for his pockets. A search was conducted for the safety of Deputies, at which time a black mask was discovered along with a pair of latex rubber gloves and an orange and black screwdriver.
Inside of the defendant’s vehicle on the driver’s side floor board was a loaded Smith & Wesson Model SW9V bearing a serial number of PAU2725. The weapon was loaded with one magazine containing 8 rounds of 9mm ammunition.
The defendant was also observed wearing a kevlar vest, however he stated that it was for “playing paintball.”
The defendant advised that he was at the residence to meet up with a friend; however, none of the residence owners knew him.
The defendant advised that he had the mask because “I am from New Jersey, it is winter up there.” When I advised him I was from New Jersey, Florida is warmer than that, he stopped talking.
The defendant was placed under arrest, and transported to the Hernando County Jail where he is being held on a $22,000 bond.
The defendant was provided a felony court date of 03/06/2018 at the Hernando County Courthouse at 0900 hours in Courtroom D.”