HCSO Searching for Suspect in Spring Hill Shooting

On 05-16-2020 at approximately 7:44 a.m., Hernando County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Usher Street in Spring Hill.

A witness reported seeing an individual fire two gunshots in the direction of the victim.

No one was injured in the shooting.

The suspect, identified as Alex Michael Alcedo H/M DOB/06-11-1990, fled the area in a silver Hyundai Santa Fe prior to law enforcement’s arrival.

Stolen ‘Spice Girls’ Doll leads to Spring Hill Man’s Arrest for Burglary

On 04-09-2020, an individual leasing a storage unit at Public Storage located at 4080 Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill reported his storage unit was burglarized.

An unknown suspect had cut the lock to gain entry into the storage unit.

The victim reported all of the contents of his storage unit to include numerous collectibles were taken.

He estimated the value of items stolen at more than $50,000.

Traffic Crash with Fatality 5/12/20 Wiscon Road near Medical Park Boulevard

On 5/12/20, 12:20 PM a traffic crash occurred at Wiscon Road near Medical Park Boulevard that involved a fatality. Vehicle 1, a sedan, was traveling eastbound on Wiscon Road, east of Quarterhorse Lane. Vehicle 2, a passenger bus and vehicle 3, another sedan were traveling westbound on Wiscon Road, east of Quarterhorse Lane, with the passenger bus ahead of the third vehicle. For an unknown reason, the driver of the first vehicle lost control and caused the vehicle to cross the roadway and enter into the path of the passenger bus.

Vice and Narcotics Search Warrant - 871 Josephine Street, Brooksville

On 04-24-2020, detectives with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics Unit executed a residential search warrant at 871 Josephine Street in Brooksville.

Information was received regarding the distribution of narcotics occurring at this location.

Investigation revealed the resident, David Gayle B/M DOB/10-12-1976, was selling narcotics from the residence.

Deputies Arrest Juvenile for Armed Burglary

On 04-26-20 just after 7 a.m., Hernando County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a residence in Spring Hill (Silverthorn subdivision) regarding an Attempted Residential Burglary.

The caller provided the 9-1-1 operator with a thorough description of the suspect and stated he had attempted to gain access to the residence via several doors and windows and did, in fact, make entry to the screened lanai.

House Fire in Spring Hill; Multiple Fatalities Reported

UPDATE 4/11/20 - 

On 04-10-2020 at 10:10 a.m., Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence on the 9400 block of Dunkirk Road in Spring Hill in reference to a house fire with deceased individuals inside.

A woman, who was initially out of town, had called 911 after receiving a suicidal text from an acquaintance living at the Dunkirk Road residence.

That individual has been identified as Derick Albert Vasquez W/M DOB/06-11-1976.

Deputies and Animal Enforcement Officers Seize 20 Dogs from Brooksville Property

After receiving an anonymous complaint of possible Animal Neglect, Hernando County Sheriff’s Animal Enforcement Officers (AEO) responded to 26042 Comanche Street in Brooksville to investigate.

Upon arrival, AEOs observed approximately 20 dogs, described as “Husky mixes,” in three kennels just off the front porch of the residence.

The dogs’ coats were matted with urine and feces, and their feet were soaked with urine.