HCSO Alert

Deputies Investigating Possible Abduction

On 03-05-19 just after 12:30 p.m., Hernando County deputies were dispatched to 3262 Ambassador Avenue in Spring Hill regarding a possible Abduction.

Upon arrival, deputies met with a W/F in her mid-teens who had run to a neighbor's house for help. 

The teen advised that Ryland Wagoner W/M DOB/11-08-1997 broke into the residence (3262 Ambassador Avenue) and beat up both the teen and Shalyn Long W/F DOB/12-28-1984 before forcing Long into a vehicle and taking her with him. 

It is believed that Wagoner may have been headed to Citrus County.

Detectives Investigating Two Commercial Robberies in Spring Hill

On 02-19-19 just after 4 p.m., Hernando County deputies were dispatched to the Dollar General store, located at 331 Commercial Way in Spring Hill, regarding a Commercial Robbery.

Upon arrival, deputies met with the clerk who advised that a white male approached the register with some candy.  As the clerk was scanning the items, the male stated, in a deep voice, to "keep the register open."  The clerk believed the male needed change and was not initially alarmed.

Detectives Investigating Two Commercial Robberies in Spring Hill

On 02-19-19 just after 4 p.m., Hernando County deputies were dispatched to the Dollar General store, located at 331 Commercial Way in Spring Hill, regarding a Commercial Robbery.

Upon arrival, deputies met with the clerk who advised that a white male approached the register with some candy. As the clerk was scanning the items, the male stated, in a deep voice, to “keep the register open.” The clerk believed the male needed change and was not initially alarmed.

Missing Endangered Adult – Keyonna Cole

The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from our media partners and the community in locating a MISSING ENDANGERED ADULT.

Keyonna Cole was last seen on 02-10-19 at approximately 11 p.m. in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Brooksville as she was walking toward Broad Street.

Cole was the victim of an attempted homicide in October of 2018, which resulted in the homicide of her unborn 5-month-old fetus.

Investigators are actively looking for Cole and believe she is in danger.

Black Female

Date of Birth  03-31-1991

Four Juveniles Charged with Armed Residential Burglary and Grand Theft

On 01-30-19 just before 7 p.m., Hernando County deputies were dispatched to 13289 Sun Road in Brooksville regarding a Residential Burglary. 

Upon arrival, deputies met with the homeowner, Donald Swafford.  Swafford told deputies that sometime between 7 a.m. and 6:65 p.m. [sic] that day, unknown person(s) had burglarized his home.  During the burglary numerous items were taken, including two firearms.  Swafford also noted that at least one of the firearms had been fired during the burglary, as a fired round was located in the mattress in the master bedroom.

K-9 Justice Helps Apprehend Domestic Battery Suspect

On 01-24-19, Hernando County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to 8386 Evergreen Ave., Brooksville in reference to a physical altercation.

During the physical altercation, Jennifer Birkel, the victim, said her boyfriend, Trevor Schreffler, W/M DOB/04-20-1989, punched her in the face.

Birkel said when she regained consciousness after being punched she began screaming for help.  Birkel said Schreffler would not allow her to leave the camper until she stopped screaming.

Prior to deputies arriving on scene, Schreffler barricaded himself inside the camper.