Four Teens Arrested for Commercial Burglary at Hernando High

March 23, 2020

Hernando County Sheriff's Office Alert

On 03-20-20 just after 4 p.m., Hernando County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Hernando High School, located at 700 Bell Avenue in Brooksville, regarding possible stolen golf carts.

An individual who was in the area of the baseball field at the school called 9-1-1 to report suspicious activity behind the school.  The individual reported hearing a loud bang come from the rear of the school, then moments later, seeing golf carts driving away from the same area.

Weapons Disturbance Results in Deputy-Involved Shooting 2/1/10

On 02-01-2020 at 2:33 p.m., Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 5000 block of Golf Club Lane in Spring Hill (Silverthorn subdivision) regarding a Weapons Disturbance.

The 9-1-1 caller told the operator that a family member had a firearm and was threatening family members with it. Almost immediately, the caller told the 9-1-1 operator that the suspect was firing the weapon, inside the residence.

At some point prior to the arrival of the first deputy, the suspect shot a family member inside the residence (not the caller).

How much for the deer heads?

Florida brothers pawn deer heads, $19k worth of items from rental home

The renters of a home in Brooksville allowed their adult sons Brian (49) and John Snakovsky Jr. (55) to also live at the home.  The parents eventually vacated the property, leaving just the brothers to reside there. Brian and John Jr. were evicted and the owners discovered that approximately 40 items were missing from the home valued over $19,000.

Hernando County Sheriff's Office Alert: armed burglary suspect at large

3:53PM Dec. 10, 2019- The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is reporting that a robbery to a person took place at Oak Hill Medical Complex.  They give the following description of the suspect:

White/Male - 30's - Dark Hair - Light Colored Blue Jeans - Grey Shirt

Suspect ran west (toward US-19 area) from the medical complex.

Please call 9-1-1 if you see someone matching this description in this area.

Suspect is reportedly armed with a knife. - Do not approach.

The Sheriff's Office provided an update at 5:21PM:

Pasco County man arrested for sexual battery of 10-year-old Brooksville girl


On 10-12-19 at 10:20 a.m., deputies responded to a residence in Brooksville regarding a missing 10-year-old girl.

The child was last seen around 3 a.m. when a family member saw her going to use the bathroom. When family members awoke at 6:40 a.m., they were unable to locate the child. The family searched for the child prior to contacting law enforcement.