Pat Raia

Detention Center Inmate dies

by PAT RAIA, [email protected]

An inmate at the Hernando County Detention Center has died according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office (HCSO). The official cause of his death is yet to be determined.

HCSO Deputy Public Information Officer (PIO) Mike Terry said that about 11 pm on June 15, a group of inmates alerted a deputy on duty inside the Detention Center that another inmate was unresponsive.

HCSO canine teams catch would-be home invaders

Three would-be home invaders are in the custody of law enforcement authorities after they were tracked down and apprehended by the Hernando County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) K-9 unit and their handlers. The suspects’ accused get-away-car driver was caught by deputies during a traffic stop.

Around 10 p.m. on June 14, HCSO personnel responded to a call about an attempted home invasion on Moondance Circle in Spring Hill.

Brooksville City Council approves revised special events permit policy

by PAT RAIA, [email protected]

The Brooksville City Council approved a policy that requires organizations or individuals sponsoring special events on city property to apply for a street closure permit. The approved policy includes an amendment for events such as large funerals and memorials that take place in city-owned cemeteries.