Brooksville

Former CEO of Hillsborough Program for Disabled Adults Indicted on Charges of Fraud Against Government

The man widely considered to be behind the success of a Hillsborough county program for adults with developmental disabilities has now become the fourth person to face charges for defrauding the federal government. Sixty-nine-year-old Richard Lilliston, once the CEO of […]... [Read More]

Brooksville Man Sentenced in Hernando County DUI Manslaughter Case

A Hernando County judge sentenced Mikell Begley of Brooksville to 11 years in prison last week for the April death of Begley’s friend Gary Ziegler. The sentence came after Begley pleaded no contest to DUI manslaughter. Had he been convicted […]... [Read More]

Brooksville Man Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud in Foreclosure Inspection Case

Dean Counce pleaded guilty this month in federal court to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Counce was accused of submitting fraudulent inspection reports to lenders handling foreclosed properties. Around 2007, Counce founded a company in Brooksville called […]... [Read More]

Hernando Mother and Son Arrested on Drug Charges

A Brooksville mother and son were arrested last week by Hernando County sheriff’s deputies for dealing marijuana. Johanna Jorgensen and her 19-year-old son Ryan were charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a church […]... [Read More]