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19th Annual Hernando County Sheriff’s Charities Bowling Extravaganza

The Hernando County Sheriff’s Charities, Inc., will be hosting the 19th Annual Youth Education Services (Y.E.S.) Bowling Extravaganza on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The event will take place at Spring Hill Lanes, located at 3447 Commercial Way in Spring Hill. Registration begins at noon; bowling will start at 1 p.m.

Hernando County Sheriff’s Youth Education Services (Y.E.S.) is under the umbrella of the Hernando County Sheriff’s Charities Inc., a 501c3 organization with the Federal ID # 16-1633755.

HCSO Nabs Five Individuals Uttering Counterfeit Currency

On 04-14-19, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint involving the utterance of counterfeit bills at the Walmart located at 13300 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville.

Five individuals later identified as: Aaron Jamar Samuel Shaw B/M DOB/04-08-1998, Jeffery Scot Robinson W/M DOB/04-08-1999, Jeiza Ashanti Graham B/F DOB/07-12-2002, Thalia Diaz W/F DOB/10-02-2001, and Kayla Alyssa Lopez W/F DOB/07-17-1999 were seen entering the store together.

LAW ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS 4/18/19

• Deputies responded to:
o Death Investigation/Suicide – 1396 Kass Circle/Spring Hill – Victim was located in a wooded lot near this location.
o Commercial Burglary – Spring Hill Lanes/3447 Commercial Way/Spring Hill – Active Investigation.
o Battery LEO – Eric Street/Abeline Road/Spring Hill – Reports of Naked male acting suspicious – Upon arrival, male battered deputy – Arrest/Male.
o Suspicious Persons - Rio Circle/Spring Hill – Male and female walking in area – Female provided a false name and had an active warrant – Arrest/Female.

Wildfire Awareness Week

In 1998, Florida suffered one of the most devastating wildfires documented, with over 500,000 acres of forest and private lands devastated in Brevard County.

Within the last ten years, Hernando County has had over 270 fires, with 7,143 acres burning due to wildfires. Lightning is a significant factor in causing wildfires.

In 2017, Hernando County and much of the state was in a drought. A front went through Hernando Beach and lightning struck in Weekiwachee Preserve causing a wildfire.