July 6th Sheriff’s Briefing Notes


Community Outreach Coordinator

From: Terry, Michael <MTerry@hernandosheriff.org>
Sent: Monday, July 6, 2020 4:34 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).

Attached at the bottom is the district/zone map to follow along.


• Deputies responded to:

o Shooting in the Area – District 2/Zone 7 – Deputies were dispatched to the area of Ring Road and Chippendale Street in reference to residents hearing several shots fired. Several casing were located at the scene. There were no injuries reported – Investigation active – 2020-19866.

o Suicide – District 1/Zone 5 – An individual was found deceased behind the Dollar General Store located at 399 Broad Street. The adult male appeared to have died as a result of a suicide – Investigation active – 2020-20023.

o Domestic Battery on a Pregnant Female – District 2/Zone 5 – Deputies responded to a residence to conduct a wellbeing check after receiving a 911 hang up. Witnesses indicated the male suspect pushed the pregnant female victim to the ground during an argument – Arrest/Male – 2020-19981.

o Vehicle Crash – District 2/Zone 5 – Deputies responded to the area of Spring Hill Drive and Coronado Drive to investigate a crash. The suspect who caused the crash fled the scene prior to law enforcement’s arrival – Investigation active – 2020-20019.

o Attempted Grand Theft/Battery/Criminal Mischief – District 2/Zone 5 – Following a vehicle crash at Spring Hill Drive and Coronado Drive, the driver/suspect who caused the crash fled the crash scene on foot. The suspect ran to a nearby house where he attempted to steal a vehicle. He was confronted by the vehicle’s owner and a scuffle ensued. Deputies responded and were able to take the suspect into custody. The suspect initially resisted attempts by deputies to place him inside of a patrol car. The suspect was able to break one of the patrol car windows before being placed inside – Arrest/Male – 2020-20020.

o Battery/Grand Theft of a Firearm – District 1/Zone 5 – Deputies responded to the area of Wake Robin Drive and Nodding Shade Drive in reference to a physical disturbance. Deputies located three victims at the scene. The victims indicated that a known individual, along with several others, confronted them in the street. A fight ensued. One of the victims said a gun on his waistband fell out during the altercation and that the suspect took the gun without his permission. The suspects fled prior to law enforcement’s arrival – Investigation active – 2020-20053.

o Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon – District 1/Zone 2 – Deputies were dispatched to Oak Hill Hospital in reference to a stabbing. The stabbing occurred at Linda Pedersen Park. The victim said she was attempting to de-escalate a confrontation between a known male and an unknown female. During the incident the female suspect used a box cutter to cut/stab the female victim – Investigation active – 2020-20054.

o Possession of Methamphetamine/Possession of Fentanyl/Retail Theft — District 2/Zone 1 – A Loss Prevention Officer at Walmart saw the female suspect conceal numerous items in a bag and leave the store without paying. The suspect was arrested by deputies as she exited the store. In addition to the stolen merchandise, deputies also found the suspect in possession of three baggies of methamphetamine and two baggies of fentanyl – Arrest/Female – 2020-20072.

o Burglary – District 1/Zone 3 – The victim reported that between 07-03-2020 and 07-04-2020, an unknown individual forced entry into his shed. Numerous tools were taken from the shed – Investigation active – 2020-20089.

o Felony Domestic Battery – District 2/Zone 4 – Deputies were dispatched to a residence in reference to a 911 hang up. Upon calling the number back, dispatchers heard the woman ask for help. The suspect took an aggressive stance with law enforcement, but was taken into custody without incident. The female victim sustained numerous injuries, however, refused to cooperate with the investigation – Arrest/Male – 2020-20147.

• Schools

o N/A

• Miscellaneous:

o N/A


• Total # of inmates housed in the Hernando County Detention Center – 565

o Number of Federal Inmates (included in total) – 103

o Number of Pasco County Inmates (included in total) – 25

o Number of inmates housed in Medical Unit (included in total) – 12

o Number of Juvenile Inmates – 0

o Active Hospital Posts – 0

• Number of inmates transported to COURT:

o First Appearance (no transport required) – 7

o County Misdemeanor Court – 0

o Circuit Felony Court — 4

o Drug/Mental Health/Veterans Court – 9.

• Booking Data (previous 24 hours or previous weekend):

o Number of inmates Booked In – 23

o Number of inmates Booked Out (Released) – 24


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