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Friday, May 06, 2016

Hernando News

Man threatens ex-roommate to get charges dropped, Hernando deputies say

A man who pointed a gun at his former roommate and tried to force him to drop charges against him was arrested Tuesday, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated one month ago

Hernando commissioner being deployed by Navy Reserve

A Hernando County commission is taking a leave of absence while he is deployed by the U.S. Navy Reserve.
Updated one month ago

Brooksville man killed in crash blamed on Arkansas dust storm

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. — Arkansas State Police say a Brooksville man died in a five-vehicle collision during a dust storm near Walnut Ridge.
Updated one month ago
Hernando sex predator who removed monitor recaptured

Hernando sex predator who removed monitor recaptured

A registered sex predator who took off his ankle monitor and fled this week has been recaptured, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.
Updated one month ago
Man charged with taking puppies from Hernando shelter

Man charged with taking puppies from Hernando shelter

Hernando County sheriff’s deputies say they have arrested a man who broke into the Humane Society of the Nature Coast shelter last month and stole two boxer puppies.
Updated one month ago
Stiffer charge filed against driver who hit, killed 3-year-old

Stiffer charge filed against driver who hit, killed 3-year-old

A man who struck three pedestrians in Brooksville on Friday, including a 3-year-old girl who died from her injuries, has been charged with driving while license suspended resulting in a death, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday....
Updated one month ago
3-year-old dies from injuries after being hit by car in Brooksville

3-year-old dies from injuries after being hit by car in Brooksville

A 3-year-old girl who was a pedestrian with her mother and two siblings died from injuries early Saturday after being struck by a vehicle Friday in Brooksville, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated one month ago
Brooksville man accused of battering, threatening pregnant wife

Brooksville man accused of battering, threatening pregnant wife

A 31-year-old Brooksville man is in custody after striking his pregnant wife and threatening her with a gun, Hernando County sheriff’s deputies said.
Updated one month ago

Mother, two children struck by vehicle in Brooksville

A 35-year-old female pedestrian and two of her children were badly hurt after being struck by a vehicle this afternoon in Brooksville, officials said.
Updated one month ago
Three charged with running lawn work scheme, Hernando deputies say

Three charged with running lawn work scheme, Hernando deputies say

Hernando deputies have arrested three people they said were cheating Spring Hill residents out of money by contracting to do lawn work, then not delivering.
Updated one month ago