Sheriff's Briefing Notes

RIDGE MANOR REPORTS IN BOLD & ITALICS

From: Terry, Michael MTerry@hernandosheriff.org
Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:28 PM

Subject: Sheriff’s Briefing Notes

Information contained in this report is from the previous 24 hours (Tuesday – Friday) or previous weekend (Monday).Please note – Due to Marsy’s Law, specific information will no longer be provided on incidents that are classified as crimes. Marsy’s Law prohibits law enforcement from releasing any information that could identify the victim of any crime (name, address, sex, age, or any other information).

LAW ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS

• Deputies responded to:
o Agency Assist (Arson) – District 1/Zone 1 – A caller reported seeing a vehicle engulfed in flames on vacant property located in the area of Labrador Duck Road and Mississippi Kite Avenue in Brooksville. Deputies determined the vehicle on fire had previously been reported stolen out of District 2. The Fire Marshal responded and determined the fire was started intentionally – Investigation active – 2020-08968.

o Commercial Burglary – District 2/Zone 6 – The owner of a business located on Spring Hill Drive reported that an unknown individual(s) forced entry into the business when it was closed – Investigation active – 2020-08975.

o Vehicle Burglaries – District 2/Zone 3 – Deputies working a found property call learned the property found was from a vehicle burglary. Deputies located several other unlocked vehicles in the area that had been burglarized – Investigation active – 2020-08992, 2020-08984, 2020-08988, 2020-08974 and 2020-09009.

o Missing Juveniles – District 2/Zone 3 – A guardian called to report a 12-year-old child had left home without permission and had yet to return home – Investigation active – 2020-09046.

o Narcotics Investigation – District 1/Zone 8 – Deputies made contact with a driver in the parking lot of a local business in Brooksville. The driver attempted to conceal a lock box under his seat. Deputies located 30.5 grams of methamphetamine, wax marijuana, numerous baggies, two scales, a glass pipe and a syringe. The also located a loaded firearm. The driver was charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine/Possession of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony/Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition/Possession of a Controlled Substance – Arrest/Male – 2020-09096.

• Schools
o No School – Spring Break.
• Miscellaneous:o N/A
JUDICIAL SERVICES • Total # of inmates housed in the Hernando County Detention Center – 649o Number of Federal Inmates (included in total) – 107

o Number of Pasco County Inmates (included in total) — 80
o Number of inmates housed in Medical Unit (included in total) – 12
o Number of Juvenile Inmates – 0o Active Hospital Posts – 0

• Number of inmates transported to COURT:
o First Appearance (no transport required) – 10
o County Misdemeanor Court – 0
o Circuit Felony Court — 0
o Drug/Mental Health/Veterans Court – 0.

• Booking Data (previous 24 hours or previous weekend):
o Number of inmates Booked In – 13
o Number of inmates Booked Out (Released) – 11


Monday, March 16, 2020 4:55 PM

Information contained in this report is from the previous 24 hours (Tuesday – Friday) or previous weekend (Monday).

Please note – Due to Marsy’s Law, specific information will no longer be provided on incidents that are classified as crimes. Marsy’s Law prohibits law enforcement from releasing any information that could identify the victim of any crime (name, address, sex, age, or any other information).

LAW ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS

• Deputies responded to:

o Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon/Trespass after Warning – District 1/Zone 9 – Two teens, who each recently received a trespass warning, showed up at an apartment complex in Brooksville to confront two other juveniles living in the complex. During the encounter one of the teens who does not live at the apartment complex brandished a handgun and pointed at the juveniles and a woman. As the woman called 911 the suspects fled the area on foot. The suspects were located by deputies at Russell Street Park. Deputies located a backpack in proximity to the suspects that contained a firearm – Arrest/Male x 2 – 2020-08506.

o DUI Crash – District 1/Zone 7 – A deputy was investigating a crash between two vehicles near the intersection of Treiman Boulevard and Richardson Road in Ridge Manor when the deputy’s parked patrol vehicle was struck by another vehicle. No one was injured. The driver who struck the deputy’s cruiser was arrested for driving under the influence – Arrest/Male – 2020-08507.

o Aggravated Assault LEO/Narcotic Investigation – District 2/Zone 1 – Deputies responded to the Microtel in Spring Hill in reference to a verbal disturbance in the parking lot. The deputy attempted to question a woman who was involved in the disturbance. The woman got into her vehicle and drove away, forcing the deputy to jump out of the way. Deputies located the suspect a short time later in the parking lot of a nearby liquor store. The woman was detained and found to be in possession of 9.5 grams of Alprazolam and 7.1 grams of marijuana – Arrest/Female – 2020-08513.

o Residential Burglary/Criminal Mischief – District 2/Zone 3 – Unknown individuals broke into a homeowner’s residence on Naomi Drive in Spring Hill and stole various electronics – Active investigation – 2020-08523.

o Burglary/Vessel Burglary – District 2/Zone 1 – A homeowner reported that a shed and a boat on his property had been burglarized. Various tools and a marine battery were taken – Active investigation – 2020-08541.

o Battery x 2/Criminal Mischief – District 2/Zone 3 – During a party, the female suspect began arguing with the female host/victim. The suspect tackled the victim during the argument. A man who attempted to break up the fight was also battered by the suspect. The suspect fled prior to law enforcement arrival – Active investigation – 2020-08632.

o Residential Burglary – District 2/Zone 3 – A homeowner in Spring Hill reported that an unknown individual(s) stole a mini bike from his property – Active investigation – 2020-08636.

o Occupied Residential Burglary – District 2/Zone 3 – A homeowner reported that two juveniles attempted to gain entry into her home through a window. The suspects were apprehended a short time later – Arrest/Juvenile x 2 – 2020-08691.

o Traffic Stop – District 1/Zone 7 – A deputy conducted a traffic stop on Treiman Boulevard in Ridge Manor. During a search of the vehicle the deputy found in the driver’s possession 14.8 grams of liquid methamphetamine, 63 grams of marijuana, and a firearm. The suspect is a convicted felon – Arrest/Male – 2020-08723.

o Driving while License is Suspended or Revoked/Violation of Probation – District 1/Zone 7 – A deputy conducted a traffic stop on Cortez Boulevard, near Braewood Street in Brooksville. The driver had a suspended license. The deputy also learned the suspect was on probation for Possession of Cocaine out of Broward County – Arrest/Male – 2020-08711.