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. 

Spring Hill Woman Charged in Stabbing Incident

Date: December 21, 2020

On 12-20-2020 at 9:24 p.m., Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence on Lydia Court in Spring Hill in reference to a stabbing incident.

According to witnesses, Heather Parris W/F DOB/08-19-1991 had been engaged in an ongoing argument with her fiancé for most of the day.

At around 8:30 p.m., her fiancé decided to leave the residence to separate himself from Parris. As he drove away, his friend, who was standing in the driveway, yelled an obscenity at Parris.

Woman Charged After Deputies Find Counterfeit Bills, Printers, IDs, and Illegal Narcotics

On 11-18-20, Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies were conducting a criminal investigation at the Motel 6, located at 6172 Commercial Way in Spring Hill. The investigation involved the alleged theft of money and a firearm.

As part of the investigation, deputies needed to speak to the registered guest in motel room #119. The registered guest, identified as Chasity Lynn Hatch, permitted deputies to enter and provided consent for them to search the motel room.

Hernando High Student Arrested for Bringing Firearm onto Campus

On 09-15-2020 at 2:45 p.m., several students at Hernando High School advised School Resource Deputy Chris Downey that they observed a student in possession of a firearm on school grounds.

The student was identified as Demetrius Roberts Jr. DOB/11-26-2003.

The students advised Roberts was showing off the firearm during class.

Deputy Downey discovered Roberts had already boarded a school bus to go home.