Hernando County

Tampa Bay Man Facing Murder Charge in Georgia For Death Of Hernando County Park Ranger

Suspected of crimes that spanned four counties in two states, a Sun City man was arrested last week in Georgia for a murder of a Hernando County park ranger in June. Jeffrey Michael Morrison was charged in the suspected foul […]... [Read More]

Brooksville Man Charged With Felony Drug Possession After Arrest At Fast-Food Drive-Thru Window

A Brooksville man is facing felony drug possession charges after Hernando County deputies stopped him in the midst of ordering a meal from a fast-food restaurant. Per Hernando County authorities, night watch commander Lt. William Power was inside a local […]... [Read More]

Brooksville Man Spared Death Penalty After Trio Of First-Degree Murder Convictions

A Hernando County jury declined to sentence a Brooksville man to death for the three murders for which he was convicted in June. George Mason III will likely be given a life sentence in November after the jury deliberated on […]... [Read More]

Spring Hill Man Facing Arson, Attempted Murder Charges After June Fire At Ex-Girlfriend’s Home

Hernando County police arrested a Spring Hill man last week they say set fire to the home of an ex-girlfriend in an alleged attempt at killing her. Christopher Lamar Jamison was arrested on September 20th for allegedly torching the home […]... [Read More]

Spring Hill Man Charged In Nephew’s Killing At Gambling Establishment

A man called to a gambling establishment in Spring Hill allegedly ended up dead at the hands of his uncle late last week. Hernando County authorities say Roger Vazquez was acting erratically in the gaming house on the afternoon of […]... [Read More]

Spring Hill Nurse Charged For Allegedly Purloining 10,000 Pain Pills From Employer

A nurse in Spring Hill is facing charges after Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies say she stole thousands of pills of pain killers from her place of work. A local rehab clinic reported the theft of a long list of pain […]... [Read More]

Drug Warrant Yields Dozens of Cannabis Plants, Hundreds of Pounds Of Cannabis In Brooksville Home

Deputies from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office say the execution of a warrant last week yielded a large quantity of cannabis plants and harvested cannabis prepared for distribution at a Brooksville home. Details were scarce, but the Sheriff’s Office says […]... [Read More]

Georgia Man Surrenders to Hamilton County Authorities on Murder Charges Relating to Hernando County Park Ranger

Although there remains a question of jurisdiction, the boyfriend of a Hernando County park ranger whose body was discovered afloat in a waterway in Georgia will face charges related to her death. Per authorities, Mitzi Marie Babb was last seen […]... [Read More]

Hernando Jury Finds Brooksville Man Guilty of Three Counts of Murder in 2014 Shooting Rampage

Four years after the events in question, a Hernando County jury passed down a verdict of guilty upon a Brooksville man the state says committed among the most shocking shooting sprees in the city’s history. A jury will decide the […]... [Read More]

Fatal Fall Wreck Yields Negligent Homicide Charge for Brooksville Man

A Brooksville man is now facing charges in connection with an accident prosecutors say he caused last fall that ended in the death of another man. Hernando County authorities say Joshua Aaron Johnson was driving his 1985 Honda moped at […]... [Read More]

Spring Hill Man Allegedly Arrested With a Blood Alcohol Level Quadruple the Limit After Running Down Mailboxes

Florida Highway Patrol troopers say over a dozen mailboxes paid the ultimate price last week when a Spring Hill man ran them down while driving in a state of extreme intoxication. Authorities say they received complaints from residents of a […]... [Read More]

Tampa Man Allegedly Attempts to Order a Burrito at Spring Hill Bank While Intoxicated

A Tampa man missed Taco Tuesday by a day and about two blocks when he allegedly attempted to order a burrito at the drive-up window of a Spring Hill bank while intoxicated. Deputies from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office say […]... [Read More]

Spring Hill Man Arrested Fifteen Months After Alleged Slaying of Mother

A death by misadventure in the fall of 2016 is being laid at the feet of a Spring Hill man whom authorities arrested late last month, 453 days after the incident. Hernando County authorities allege Albert Henry Nickerson, Jr. was […]... [Read More]

Deadly Crash Leads to DUI Manslaughter Charge for Brooksville Man

A fatal crash last week in Brooksville is being laid at the feet of a man whom authorities say was intoxicated at the time of the collision. Troopers of the Florida Highway Patrol say a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro piloted by […]... [Read More]

Brooksville Man Charged with Second-Degree Murder After Deputies Discover Body in Home

A Brooksville man was arrested last week after Hernando County authorities say he was responsible for the death of a woman whose body was discovered by police early last Wednesday morning. Police say they received a report of a death […]... [Read More]