Crime

Detectives Investigating Homicide in Spring Hill

On 02-22-2021 just before 10:30 p.m., Hernando County Sheriff's deputies responded to a residence on Greenbrier Court in Spring Hill after having received information that a "dead body" was located there.

Upon arrival, deputies made contact with three individuals inside the residence.  After speaking briefly with these individuals, the deputies were escorted through the residence.  Almost immediately, deputies discovered a male, who was deceased, in one of the rooms.  Obvious signs of homicidal violence were present.

Suspect in Custody After Stabbing at Mariner and Cortez

On 02-23-2021 just after 1 p.m., Hernando County Sheriff's deputies along with Hernando County Fire and Emergency Services (HCFES) responded to the area of Mariner Boulevard and Cortez Boulevard (alongside the Walgreens) regarding a male on the ground, who was reportedly bleeding from his face.

Upon arrival, deputies observed a male on the sidewalk; the male was bleeding profusely from his upper body.

Preliminary investigation revealed the male had been stabbed.  Witnesses provided a description and direction of travel for the female suspect. 

Suspicious Items Found During Drug Bust

On October 27, 2020 Hernando County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) activated a search warrant on the property of 3422 Roundup Lane.  According to arrest reports, between the dates of September 14 - 18, 2020, detectives from the Vice and Narcotics section “conducted a controlled buy operation to purchase methamphetamine from a white male identified as the defendant, Gary Paul Mansfield.”  

Owner of dogs who attacked man leaving home 8/8/2020 has an Injunction issued

When a man was attacked leaving a friends home on 8/8/2020 Hernando County Sheriff’s Deputies, Animal Enforcement Officers (AEO), and Hernando County Fire and Emergency Services (HCFES) were dispatched to 5370 California Street in Brooksville regarding a dog attack.

First Responders arrived to find the male victim suffering from severe injuries (dog bites) to his right leg. He was treated on scene by HCFES then transported to a local hospital.